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  • Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut

    Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut
    The Puritans just didn't have much fun. Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater. Oh, there was the time just before the...
  • Must Keep Moving On Water Plan

    Water is a vital resource and also a local one, so the horrid droughts afflicting the far West have no immediate impact on the Northeast. Nonetheless, Connecticut should pay attention. Drought can happen here, especially in an era of increased climate...
  • Thumbs Up To Taxpayers, Coach, Newtown Team

    People want to be good citizens. That was brought home in the state's recent call for tax scofflaws to pay up and get amnesty. The state collected $175 million from more than 10,000 people. A lot of them had gotten in trouble in the recession and fell...
  • Access Health CT Hosts 'Chats' About New Health Exchange

    Connecticut's health exchange is hosting several more discussions across the state to explain the new online marketplace, which is a part of the Affordable Care Act sometimes called Obamacare. In addition to the exchange hosting chats, the University of...
  • Setting Up UConn-RIT At Freitas Ice Forum

    Greetings from Freitas Ice Forum in Storrs, where the heat is cranked up to about 8 degrees F. UConn vs. RIT in an Atlantic Hockey game tonight. The teams meet agains tomorrow afternoon. Tonight's lines, etc ... UCONN (7-6-2, 5-3-1 AHA) Sharib,...
  • Time To Get Handle On State's Water

    When the University of Connecticut sought to bring more water to its Storrs campus over the past year, it became obvious that the state has no statewide water plan. UConn solved its problem in December when it contracted with the Connecticut Water Co. to...
  • All-Courant Football Defensive Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school football defense team package: Linemen Ian Dieli, Hand-Madison, Sr. Derek Hawkins, Bloomfield, Sr. Matt Houpert, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. Jayson Martin, Farmington, Sr. Zach Maxwell, Southington, Sr. Jonathan...
  • Hartford Stage 50th Anniversary Exhibit At Mark Twain House

    Hartford Stage 50th Anniversary Exhibit At Mark Twain House
    “Stagecraft: 50 Years of Design at Hartford Stage,” Hartford Stage's 50th anniversary touring exhibit comes to Hartford’s Mark Twain House & Museum Jan. 21 to March 5. “Stagecraft” consists of a selection of costumes, props...
  • Herbst Says There's No Place For Staff Pushing Religion

    Rena Epstein wrote in a letter to the editor Jan. 14 ["Jesus In The Huddle?"] that she felt alienated after reading a Jan. 12 sports story based on an interview with UConn's director of player engagement about spiritually developing players on the UConn...
  • 'CROSSTALK' and 'Posters' Exhibits on Display at UConn Contemporary Art Galleries

    'CROSSTALK' and 'Posters' Exhibits on Display at UConn Contemporary Art Galleries
    Two new exhibitions are slated to open at UConn's Contemporary Art Galleries. Bruce Pavlow's Posters works in the language of pop culture phenomena and branded imaging. His posters, ornamented with stickers and d├ętourned photos, evoke tweenage dreams,...
  • 'Peter and the Wolf' Playing at the Jorgensen

    'Peter and the Wolf' Playing at the Jorgensen
    Sergei Prokofiev's orchestra play Peter and the Wolf was originally written to explain instruments to children, and it has since become a beloved tale. Now, musicians led by UConn alum Ehren Brown will join forces with puppets from the university's Puppet...