| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:04 AM
The 2013 All-Courant high school football defense team package:
Ian Dieli, Hand-Madison, Sr.
Derek Hawkins, Bloomfield, Sr.
Matt Houpert, Hall-West Hartford, Sr.
Jayson Martin, Farmington, Sr.
Zach Maxwell, Southington, Sr.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:48 PM
It should be a point of national shame that the unemployment rate for military veterans who served in Afghanistan and Iraq (or both) since Sept. 11, 2001 — known as "Gulf War II veterans" — is well above the national average. It's nearly 10...
| Jan 25, 2014
When the topic is hurricanes in these parts, the conversation begins and ends with the one that stormed ashore on Sept. 21, 1938.
"The Great Hurricane of 1938," slammed into Long Island with such force that it registered on a seismograph in Alaska and...
| 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...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Music lovers: how often do you get to take a seat at a concert, knowing full well that what you’re about to hear is completely improvised, with three world-class musicians who haven’t so much as joked about what they’re going to play?...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:41 PM
This article is part of our 2013 New Haven Annual Manual
Action Sports, 324 W. Main St., Branford, 203-481-5511, actionsportsbicyclecenter.com; 1385 Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, 860-388-1291, actionsportsct.com. Bikes, kayaks, skis, snowboards and...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:45 PM
I'm from a family of teachers. My mother, father, stepfather, wife and brother, and a small army of aunts, uncles and cousins, are teachers. Everywhere I go, I meet people who were taught by one of my relatives.
I teach teachers at the University of...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:45 AM
South Carolina folk/American singer-songwriter Angela Easterling comes to West Haven this Friday, performing at the Church of the Holy Spirit with local musician Chris Bousquet. Easterling sings about her childhood, spent largely on the farm that has been...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:05 AM
When you think of a Marriott Hotel, dinner doesn't come to mind. It's time to change that mindset, in Trumbull at least. Trumbull? This burb isn't known as a culinary destination, but the Parallel Post, in the Trumbull Marriott is just that. The...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Sausage gets a bad rap. Everyone has heard the saying about politics and sausages, like there's something not pretty going on and you'd best look away until The Finished Product is neatly packaged. Well, for one thing, that old saw would have never caught...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Connecticut fast food workers in Hartford, West Haven and Manchester joined in a national strike Thursday seeking "living wages" and union representation.
Employees of McDonalds, Dunkin Donuts, Burger King and other fast food franchises in 60 cities...