| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Creative people — from actors to musicians, and poets to painters — are coming to Hartford. What draws them here? What do they need to flourish? We asked four Hartford residents active in the city arts scene to contribute their thoughts. Three...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:58 PM
That would be like basing my pay on my approval rating. -- Jeffrey Faccinto, East Hartford
My answer is $55 for every taxpayer. -- Mike Wambolt, Enfield
I know -- it means I've done the impossible -- they're going to vote for Foley....
| Feb 12, 2014
Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers?
Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:17 PM
We were sitting at the breakfast table Thursday, watching the snow build outside, reading about the retirement after the 2014 season of the great New York Yankee shortstop and captain Derek Jeter.
Time flies like the snowflakes — can it be...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Enfield High School and Enrico Fermi High School basketball teams are scheduled to play Tuesday.
Enfield High boys will host Ellington High School, 1264 Enfield St., for a 5:30 p.m. JV game and a 7 p.m. Varsity game.
Enrico Fermi boys head to...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Do you have a rewarding job at a great workplace that gets it?
If so, you might be employed at one of the 55 companies, organizations and agencies that were honored in September as one of the Courant/FOX CT Top Workplaces of 2013.
And if your employer...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:39 AM
I don't think I've ever gone on a hike to a place with a feature that was described as "as thick as dog hair."
But it's the perfect description for the magical place that is an Atlantic white cedar forest. The trees are native to the Atlantic coast,...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:22 AM
SOMERS — There are about 500 Christmas tree farms in the Nutmeg state, but Kathy Kogut of Hemlock Hill Tree Farms estimates that at most 10 make most of their living from the seasonal sales.
"You can't survive on [just] Christmas trees. You can'...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:35 AM
While many roadways were at least passable by Sunday night, the outlook for the week was less clear as most towns decided to keep their schools and municipal offices closed Monday, the governor urged employees to work from home and the state braced for...
| Dec 26, 2013
You can practically throw a rock and hit five good pizza places in Connecticut. With the proliferation of "better burger" joints in the state in the past few years, the same can be said for the humble hamburger (which of course, originated in New Haven.)...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Over the past two months, the dispatch operations of the four state police troops in the eastern district were consolidated into one barracks in Tolland, a merger that was completed Monday.
State police officials say the consolidation will help...