| May 18, 2013
| 5:55 PM
The second-seeded Salisbury women's lacrosse team overcame its first second-half deficit of the season as Shelby Nemecek (Liberty) broke a 7-all tie with just over eight minutes to play in an 8-7 victory over third-seeded Middlebury (18-3) in the NCAA...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Twenty-seven people, including 20 children, are dead after a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Another person was found dead at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, sources told The Courant.
The shootings at the school took place in two rooms, one of...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Adam Lanza's mother was shot multiple times in the head, the state's medical examiner confirmed Sunday.
Authorities say Lanza then went on a rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School Friday, killing 20 children and six adults. Lanza, 20, shot himself once...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Taking a cue from what they're learning in class, some Johns Hopkins public health students are spearheading a climate-conscious drive to get the university to divest itself of fossil fuel holdings.
Just before taking off for the holiday break,...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 8:15 PM
A somber President Obama told a shattered community that the nation has let its children down.
"We're not doing enough,'' Obama said during an interfaith service at Newtown High School on Sunday night. "And we will have to change. Since I've been...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 8:28 PM
At the Lathrop School of Dance on Main Street, a gaggle of pint-sized 4-year-olds hopped around and flapped their arms and wiggled their tail feathers Monday morning, practicing the Chicken Dance under the tutelage of Miss Diane.
It might have taken the...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Shebeen Brewing Co. just opened its doors in Wolcott this past Sunday. Firefly Hollow Brewing Co. is shooting for its Bristol kickoff in June. That's also the target date for Broad Brook Brewing Co. up in East Windsor.
In fact, new craft breweries...
| May 8, 2013
| 2:40 PM
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| May 4, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Today (Saturday, May 4) is Free Comic Book Day.
The event has always been held on the first Saturday in May, which has happened to coincide most years with the release of a major Hollywood blockbuster movie based on Marvel Comics superheroes. (This year...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Liberty Mutual will have a new chairman later this year.
The property-casualty insurer's CEO and President David H. Long, 52, will succeed Edmund F. "Ted" Kelly, 67, who is retiring his position as a director and chairman at the end of June.
| Nov 27, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Elkhart Plastics, Inc. (EPI), a rotationally molded plastic parts manufacturer, announced plans today to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 50 new jobs by 2015.
The company, which manufactures molded plastic parts for the agricultural, marine,...