| Mar 29, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Connecticut Water Company will be flushing its water mains in the towns of Plymouth and Thomaston, beginning on April 1 and continuing through April 15. Routine flushing helps to maintain water quality by scouring the inside of the water mains....
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:12 PM
WATERBURY — Although he's been driving a desk for years as spokesman for the state police, Lt. J. Paul Vance is still a cop, and early Thursday he found himself collaring two alleged burglars.
Reached Thursday afternoon, Vance downplayed the...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Capital Prep of Hartford remained unbeaten at 27-0 with a 69-53 victory over city-rival Weaver for its second state title, first in Class L, to finish the season No. 1 for the second consecutive year in The Courant's high school girls basketball ratings....
| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:59 PM
— The game on the line, the flashing lights of Mohegan Sun Arena, overtime looming — that scenario has gone through the Thomaston players' minds while practicing free throws this season.
"We joke around, saying, 'These shots are going to...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Capsule previews of the four CIAC state high school girls basketball championships at the Mohegan Sun Arena:
Time/TV: Saturday, 6:15 p.m., CPTV Sports
Seeds, Records: No. 4 South Windsor (23-3) vs. No. 2 Lauralton Hall (25-1)
| Mar 14, 2014
Garden Club Events
The Simsbury Garden Club's annual herb luncheon is Monday, March 17. Members will bring their favorite herb dishes and recipes to share. Marcia Lahens, cooking teacher and caterer, will discuss "Flavor Exploration — Exploring...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Garden Club Events
* Gini Mita, of Wallingford Garden Club, speaks at the Monday, March 10, meeting of the Duck River Garden Club at 7:30 p.m. at Lymes’ Senior Center, 26 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme. Mita will discuss “Plants from Seeds.”...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:21 AM
La nieve que cubría el suelo por gran parte del estado la mañana del jueves es sólo una muestra de lo que está por venir, dijeron los meteorólogos.
Una tormenta costera dejará una ráfaga de nieve el jueves por la noche hasta el viernes. Con ello...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Vote in your town's elections Tuesday, and you might well decide who wins.
Connecticut's local elections are won routinely by minuscule winning margins. My study of races for city and town councils and boards of selectmen in 2011 reveals this clearly....
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours: Thu.-Sat. through Oct. 26, 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. (860) 247-0998. marktwainhouse.org. Hear creepy tales and learn about Mark Twain's own interest in the supernatural....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:25 AM
By some estimates, there are more than 60,000 unregistered all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes in Connecticut. There are also very few places where you can legally ride them.
The result is a long-running guerrilla campaign of "rogue" riders taking to...