| May 30, 2013
Nearly everyone in New Haven has a Richter's story, including native son and restaurateur Jason Sobocinski. The historic tavern on Chapel Street welcomed beer-drinking crowds for nearly 30 years before closing in 2011.
Sobocinski's memories are fond...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
| May 31, 2013
Now if they'd only pass a law increasing your minimum work. -- Mike Wambolt, Enfield
Remember, it's gotta look like an accident. -- Pat Foley, Homer Glen, Ill.
We've determined that this amount will keep you gruntled. -- Scott...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 6:39 PM
A few weeks ago, I wrote a column reminiscing about my childhood adventures along the former Air Line Railroad in my hometown of Portland and whether that portion of the former Boston to New York route would ever be converted to a hiking trail.
| Jan 30, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Big Red ForThe Arts
Feb. 6, The Society Room of Hartford, 31 Pratt St., Hartford, letsgoarts.org, $175 for VIP Tasting and Entrance, $100 for General Entrance ($375 for a group of four)
If you've ever wanted to taste from a wide-ranging spectrum...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Maryland State Police and Harford County Sheriff's Office reports:
Eric Briggs, 36, and Myulika Brooks, 27, of the 4800 block of Villa Point Drive, were charged Tuesday with second-degree assault.
Wayne Bowser, 28, of the 300 block of...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Class LL: Norwalk 2, Fairfield Prep 0
Class L: Farmington 5, Avon 0
Class M: Suffield 3, Bacon Academy-Colchester 2 (2OT)
Class S: Bloomfield 3, Somers 2
Final Courant State Web Ratings
1. Norwalk, 21-1-1
2. Fairfield Prep, 20-3-1...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Carol Bartlett, a choreographer who had been the Peabody Preparatory dance department's artistic director for 25 years, died of cancer Dec. 15 at her Rodgers Forge home. She was 67.
"She was the backbone and inspirational leader of the Peabody...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Dyann Chepulis never saw the $1.7 million the owners of the Kleen Energy plant paid to settle her lawsuit stemming from the 2010 Middletown natural-gas power plant explosion that killed her husband.
Four days after a probate court judge in Litchfield...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 4:13 AM
Everything has its exceptions, and this column is no different.
For years, I've been exploring all corners of the state looking for places to escape — places where civilization disappears. Places where you forget you are in one of the most...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 8:52 PM
The Candlelight Concert Society is tooting its own horn by commissioning a new piece of music to celebrate its 40th anniversary season. Paul Salerni's "Many Happy Returns" receives its world premiere performance by the Philadelphia Brass Quintet on...