| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Twenty parents from across the state are being honored at the State Capitol Nov. 21 with a Parental Involvement Recognition Award. The ceremony is in the Old Judiciary Room from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
This year's awards are presented by the State Education...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:45 PM
How The Courant's state and area top 10 high school football teams fared in Week 10:
1. New Canaan (10-0): Defeated Trinity Catholic, 52-3. Next: Vs. St. Joseph (9-1) Friday (FCIAC championship).
2. Ansonia (10-0): Defeated Crosby, 50-8. Next:...
| 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 18, 2013
| 6:27 PM
STORRS — If he really wanted to, Geno Auriemma could have taken advantage of a new NCAA provision allowing formal practices to begin 42 days before the first game of the season. That would have been way back at the end of September.
Kevin Ollie and...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The marijuana landscape, both in Connecticut and across the nation, is changing kind of fast these days:
- A state legislative committee last week put its final stamp of approval on proposed regulations for Connecticut's new medical marijuana system....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Lighthouse Tours: Saturdays, 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m. $25-$35. Custom House Maritime Museum Pier, 150 Bank St., New London, (860) 912-6814, nlmaritimesociety.org.
Daily River Cruises on the Schooner Mary E: 1:30 & 3:30 p.m. $16-$30. Connecticut River Museum,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:45 PM
The Housing Authority of New Haven has turned into something of a regional rescue squad in the last few years, sending staff to help out troubled public housing operations in Ansonia, Wallingford and Bridgeport.
Of course, the HANH isn't doing it for...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Last week, we told you about Emiliano Badillo Jr. whose dog survived 14 hours in a hot car after the Middletown dipshit allegedly left him there. Not so lucky was the Yorkie/Chihuahua mix owned by Waterbury asswad Tiffany July-Lindo. During last week's...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Vanity Fair magazine has earned a reputation for serving up juicy Hollywood scandals, colorful celebrity profiles and tasty slices of popular culture.
Now, it will delve into a new form of storytelling: original video.
Vanity Fair has launched a...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Dos hombres resultaron muertos tras un Hyundai Sonata 2011 en el que viajan se estrellara contra una gasolinera en la intersección de las rutas 63 y 69 en New Haven. Un tercer hombre resultó herido.
Un oficial de New Haven, David Hartman, dijo que el...
| Feb 11, 2013
Darlene Jones-Bey knew that she had to change her way of life.
"I was really overweight. I was about 250 pounds," says this Ansonia mom. "I had very high cholesterol. I was at risk for cardiovascular disease, almost borderline diabetic."