| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:03 PM
In recent years, more than half a million veterans struggling with poverty and service-connected disabilities were forced to wait months — sometimes more than a year — to receive veterans benefits that can mean the difference between...
| 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 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....
| Mar 27, 2014
You could say chef Meg Fama was doing farm-to-table cooking long before it was trendy.
Fifteen years ago, Fama took a job as a chef at New Haven's Common Ground High School, where she learned "the beauty of growing on the property and the...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Outside of Criollisimo Restaurant on Arch Street in New Britain, on a sandwich board advertising the specials of the day, the magic word, "Morcilla," could be seen down the sidewalk. Inside, waiting at the counter was Diane Alverio, publisher of the...