| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Connecticut seems to be New England's tornado alley, and the Connecticut River Valley a particularly favorite twister path.
Tornadoes like Monday's have become, alas, a familiar sight in this state. Connecticut had the greatest tornado density in New...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| Jun 28, 2013
Let's face it. Airport travel is unavoidably stressful. By the time you park, lug and check your bags and proceed shoeless through long security lines, you're ready for a drink. And that's even before any dreaded DELAYED or CANCELLED messages flash on the...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:25 AM
Eighteen months. That's the amount of time it can take between the moment a leaf of premium Connecticut shade-grown tobacco is picked and the day the farmer who grew it gets paid.
In between, that leaf is handled with delicate care: hung to be cured...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Thousands of Business members and the exchange of millions of dollars are expected to be present at this years Barter Expo at the Bradley Hotel on November 15. Over 3,400 business professionals along with their employees, families and friends are expected...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Many towns and cities have turned their backs on the Connecticut River since early in the 20th century, so New England's longest waterway often flows unnoticed through our state.
But if you search it out, you'll find places like the Windsor Locks...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 12:17 PM
1) Elle Nails & Spa
781 Newfield St.
2) Silk Nails
1234 Farmington Ave.
3) Classic Nails
20 Main St.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:52 AM
106 pounds: Joey Rossetti, Glastonbury, Fr.
113: Mike Ruffino, Windham, Sr.
120: Brian Amato, Newington, Sr.
126: Matt McAllister, Bacon Academy-Colchester, Sr.
132: Howard Kilpatrick, Bacon Academy, Jr.
138: David Colvin, Westbrook/Old Saybrook, Jr....
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Katz's Delicatessen, on Manhattan's East Houston Street, is the most nostalgic of New York's Jewish delis and a destination for food tourists and American Jews searching for their roots. Jared Goldstein of jaredthenyctourguide.com puts Katz's as the...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Preview capsules for area high school boys cross country teams which reposnded to The Courant's request for information. Compiled by Lori Riley:
Coach: Walter Sullivan
Top runners: Robbie Macon-Wells, jr.; Joe Petrone, sr.;...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 10:30 AM
What would you trade for a copy of the New York Times, Nov. 19, 1863, which includes a report on Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg address? Or maybe you're in the market to exchange theater tickets for some single-malt scotch? Or need some wallpapering done...