| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Sharing a name with a municipality in another state can lead to confusion, according to many town workers who work in identically named towns in both Connecticut and Massachusetts.
There are 40 pairs of towns in Connecticut and Massachusetts with the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:44 AM
The University of Connecticut will pay an outside law firm to investigate its own employees' handling of allegations the school received as early as 2006 that a music professor engaged in sexual misconduct.
The school said it is cooperating in...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:05 PM
The recent controversy over who will bring an additional 2 million gallons of water a day to the University of Connecticut's main campus at Storrs highlights, yet again, the fact that Connecticut lacks a statewide water plan.
As The Courant recently...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:44 PM
In 2012, the University of Connecticut asked water utilities to propose new ways to increase drinking water supply to its Storrs campus.
Those submitting knew that an industrial park was planned, that what is now known as the Storrs Center would be...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Using logic, Joseph Sincavage of Stratford decided to display a Nazi flag outside his own home to protest unspecified policies of President Obama. The swastika flutters next to U.S., Vatican and Marine Corps flags at the Sincavage residence and replaces a...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Connecticut has made a policy and financial commitment to the University of Connecticut in Storrs. As a result, UConn is experiencing rapid growth, which is good for students and for businesses looking to hire talented young people.
This growth, however,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Lee Whitnum is a perpetual candidate known for her vitriol (likening primary opponent U.S. Rep. Jim Himes to a "Nazi" and calling U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy a "whore") and her frequent (and frequently dismissed) lawsuits. Her personal life is apparently...
| 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 23, 2013
| 2:33 PM
ConnectiCare Benefits Inc. submitted its proposed rates for individual and small-group health plans that will be sold starting in October on the state's public health exchange, Access Health CT, for coverage next year.
ConnectiCare is proposing a base...
| May 23, 2013
Monday, 11 a.m.
The parade begins at the Towpath Annex on Simsbury Road, stops at Avon Congregational Church for memorial service, proceeds down Old Farms Road, through Columbus Circle, stops at Prince Thomas of Savoy Club, to Route 44, and finishes...