| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:09 AM
In October the Library of Congress opened a new exhibition featuring the first map of the United States — the first ever to depict the Stars and Stripes. It was printed in New Haven in 1784 by a Connecticut engraver, Abel Buell, just half a year...
| May 23, 2014
| 12:02 PM
State legislators vowed to pass legislation to cut back an overly generous judicial retirement provision that will give $100,000-a-year lifetime pensions to two newly appointed judges after they serve less than four years on the bench.
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:46 AM
When you think of war veterans, the thought of homelessness is not usually the first thing that comes to mind. Yet, many veterans fall into that sometimes invisible category of people - the kind of people that live under bridges, in alleyways, and in...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:06 AM
SOUTHINGTON — Pharmacists preparing for the advent of Connecticut's medical marijuana industry gathered Wednesday to talk about the clinical aspects of dispensing a drug that has no federal approval nor the guidelines that go along with it.
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:44 PM
HARTFORD — More than a year of secret talks culminated Wednesday on the steps of city hall as the mayor and the owner of the New Britain Rock Cats announced a deal to bring the minor league baseball team to Hartford.
What had been whispered by...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:37 AM
HARTFORD — City officials said they will make a "major sports announcement" Wednesday, when details of a plan to lure the New Britain Rock Cats to the city will be revealed.
The Courant has reported that the Eastern League affiliate of the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:36 PM
HARTFORD — The New Britain Rock Cats are negotiating with Hartford officials to move the minor league baseball team to the city in 2016.
City officials who requested anonymity said Monday there is a proposal to build a stadium at Main and Trumbull...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:45 AM
La ciudad planea construir un estadio de $60 millones para atraer a los Rock Cats de New Britain a Hartford, dijeron funcionarios el miércoles en una conferencia de prensa donde asistieron el dueño del equipo y algunos jugadores.
La afiliada de la...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:03 AM
A measure buried deep in a last-minute, 326-page bill at the state Capitol Wednesday night exempted the UConn police force from state hiring rules, allowing the university to create its own job classifications that could lead to more pay for officers....
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:00 AM
What is the population of Ireland?
Edward Slater, 32, of West Hartford will never forget that trivia question, the one that kept him from a free trip to said country in the bar-trivia finals at McLadden's in West Hartford.
Being the second closest...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:50 PM
When I was a kid, I collected a line of nature books you could buy at the supermarket.
I remember only one story from the whole series, an essay by a herpetologist doing field work in South America. He found a big brown snake in the jungle, recognized...