| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:50 AM
NEW BRITAIN -— Police will sponsor their local version of the National Night Out next week with a change: There will be two locations instead of one.
Activities are planned Aug. 5 at Willow Street Park as well as at Walnut Hill Park.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:00 PM
EAST HAVEN — A town employee has filed a complaint saying Mayor Joe Maturo has subjected her to sexual harassment.
The complaint was filed earlier this month by Francine Carbone, an assistant to the director of housing and urban renewal and an...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:44 AM
One memory is clearer than all the others from Jim Bohan's childhood in Leitrim, Ireland: watching his cousin build a violin. Bohan, now 88, was 7 years old at the time.
"It put a stamp in the side of my head and I could never get rid of it," he says,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:23 PM
EAST HAVEN — Mosquitoes trapped locally last week have tested positive for West Nile virus, the state Department of Public Health said.
These mosquitoes, which were identified by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, were the first of...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Un niño de 15 meses de edad murió después de ser dejado dentro de un automóvil estacionado el lunes en Ridgefield, uno de tres casos en el estado en dos días que ha puesto un foco sobre el peligro de dejar a los niños en los vehículos durante la temporada...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:33 AM
The 2014 All-Courant high school softball Fab 15 team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more:
THE FAB 15
Olivia Banulski, Bristol Central, Sr., CF — .538 avg., 42 hits, 31 runs, 5 HRs
Katelyn Corr, Suffield, Jr., CF...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Mothers, if you want to raise strong and independent children, withhold meals until they learn their violin.
Or breast-feed them until they are 10.
Really, it's a crapshoot, and if you're looking for guidance from the multiple mothering books, blogs...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:18 AM
An arrogance laces through the episodes of corruption and abuse of office by Connecticut lawmen down through the generations, lending a certain timelessness to those crimes.
Middlesex County Sheriff John Lawrence Lewis' coddling of two imprisoned...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Jesse Leavenworth here to tell you about Jesse Leavenworth.
I write of my Revolutionary namesake with pride, but must admit some truth in the old saying about looking back far enough and finding a horse thief.
Old Jess and I share ancestors who came...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:33 PM
State Senate Majority Leader Martin Looney's so-called "Cops and Cameras" bill may get further along in the legislative process this year — who knows, it might even pass — but only because it has been made unacceptably weaker in committee....
| Jun 7, 2014
| 1:19 PM
The next chapter in the saga of East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo's quest for reinstatement of his disability pension apparently will play out in court.
He and his lawyer said Friday that they plan to sue the state in Superior Court to appeal the state...