| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:42 PM
What did we learn from this week's local elections? The short answer is nothing. You should never trust anybody who claims that city and town elections prove anything about statewide or national trends.
For example, ignore all the people who tell you...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Everybody knows that Connecticut is a blue state. The General Assembly is packed with Democrats, our congressional delegation got rid of its last Republican in the 2008 election, we have a Democratic governor and we haven't voted for a Republican for...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:40 AM
In the olden days, a rollercoaster filled with people raced by, while the call of "fresh peanuts!" mixed in with the cheers of the crowd in the grandstands at the ball grounds. Couples in their Sunday best navigated the placid waters of Hanover Pond in...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Each day, more than 8,000 students attend Meriden's 12 schools looking for opportunities for a better life. Our goal is to give each and every student the knowledge and skills to be successful in college, career and beyond. But simple knowledge alone is...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Two East Haven cops are right now on trial for alleged racial profiling and police brutality. The timing probably couldn't be better.
Connecticut is this week rolling out a new reporting system designed to keep track of who police are stopping for...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:24 AM
La policía de Meriden está investigando a un hombre que fue encontrado muerto el domingo por la noche en una habitación del hotel El Inn de Meriden.
El hombre parecía ser de 40 años de edad, dijo la policía. La causa de su muerte no había sido...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:22 AM
EAST HAMPTON — A lot of small businesses say "we're like family here," but at Cichowski's Custom Cuts, it truly is relationships, not money, that bring people together to slice fat away from muscle, to saw through the spine of a suspended deer...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:35 AM
While many roadways were at least passable by Sunday night, the outlook for the week was less clear as most towns decided to keep their schools and municipal offices closed Monday, the governor urged employees to work from home and the state braced for...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:43 AM
There is a parking area along Route 66 at the Meriden/Middlefield border that is usually full no matter what time of the year. It's the access point for the final leg of the Mattabesett Trail, which winds north to Higby Mountain and eventually Lamentation...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:33 AM
WEST HARTFORD — In just a week's time, Elizabeth Natale has turned from a middle school English teacher quietly frustrated with education reform into a national voice for colleagues throughout the country.
In an opinion column for The Courant last...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Curie’s Cliff Alexander, Young’s Jahlil Okafor and Marian Catholic’s Tyler Ulis all have stated strong cases to become Illinois’ Mr. Basketball in 2014.
All three can add McDonald’s All-American to their resumes.