| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:10 PM
| May 20, 2014
| 1:10 PM
For high school students studying automotive technology, the annual Ford-AAA Auto Skills Contest is the equivalent of the World Series. Watching as a spectator might not have quite the excitement of a tied Game 7 in the bottom of the ninth inning, but the...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:15 PM
HARTFORD — For years, the barren stretch of Main Street just north of downtown Hartford was notable for a now-demolished decaying building that earned the nickname "butt-ugly."
But a decades-long drought of redevelopment north of I-84 could be...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:14 AM
HARTFORD — Before Hartford can sign a lease with the New Britain Rock Cats, the city council must approve proposals that would realign four streets, authorize buying downtown property for $1.78 million and allow officials to issue or reallocate...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:13 AM
Generally, things have not gone well for America's religious right since 1692. It has been one setback after another, culminating in this week's heterodox court ruling.
In 1692, Bridget Bishop was hanged in Salem, Mass., for bewitching others, including...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:27 PM
A 39-year-old man was shot in a Windsor Mill apartment on Monday, Baltimore County police said.
The man was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma from the 7000 block of Rudisill Ct., where he was shot around 6:15 p.m., police said. His condition...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:19 AM
The Bikers Against Hunger motorcycle run to benefit Enfield Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen raised $1,787.
On Saturday afternoon 40 bikes traveled an hour loop through Enfield, Somers and parts of Strafford, Ellington and East Windsor before retuning...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:55 PM
The All-Courant high school boys indoor track team, honorable mentions, story lines of the season and more:
55 meters: Alex Brown, Rocky Hill, Jr.
300: Stephon Henry, New Britain, Sr.
600: Dhahran Velasquez, Capital Prep-Hartford,...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Outside of Criollisimo Restaurant on Arch Street in New Britain, on a sandwich board advertising the specials of the day, the magic word, "Morcilla," could be seen down the sidewalk. Inside, waiting at the counter was Diane Alverio, publisher of the...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When the first settlers arrived in the 1600s, among the things they were unprepared for in Connecticut was the weather. Owing to its geographical location, the new land they were seeking to inhabit produced an ever-changing array of meteorological...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:17 PM
By Wednesday afternoon, official results for all of Tuesday's local elections were still not up on the secretary of the state's website.
This is crazy.
By contrast, Florida voters knew by 8 p.m. Tuesday all their local election results — because...