| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:10 AM
DEEP RIVER — In the past six months, Erin Smith and her husband, Mat Seymour, have:
* Opened a retail store
* Had a third child
* Continued to work a hodgepodge of part-time jobs that keeps their family of five afloat in their home in Old...
| Apr 2, 2014
Even scammers get bored. So they've developed new scams for the 2014 rip-off season, including a "one-ring" operation that plants unauthorized charges on a victim's mobile-phone statement.
The new wrinkle in this unauthorized-charges ruse is that the...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:10 PM
What happens when you combine feuding in-laws, sexual dysfunction, and a Catholic priest? Whacked, the play, written and directed by Scott Kegler of Willimantic and starring a cast of Connecticut actors (pictured), presents a drunk, raucous, and bawdy...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:43 AM
We consider 75 schools to be in our circulation area (players of the year and teams presented in this section are selected by The Courant's high school staff in conjunction with those associated with the sports):
Bacon Academy, Colchester;...
| Jan 30, 2014
He was looking to transform his successful coffee shop into a full-service restaurant with thoughtful local cuisine. She was a champion of local food, the executive director of Connecticut's largest farmers market. But Andrew Gütt and Winter Caplanson had...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:57 AM
It's never been a better time to be a beer lover in Connecticut. In the past few years, breweries, brew pubs and contract brewers have popped up all over the Nutmeg State, bringing a fresh approach to craft beer and giving aficionados several new...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Aug. 9, 2013, New Haven: A Rockwell International Turbo Commander 690B crashes into two houses on approach to Tweed-New Haven Airport, killing at least two people.
June 23, 2013, Ellington: Adam Curtis, 52, of Enfield, died when his ultralight, one-...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:34 PM
With Independence Day just behind us and Labor Day not far away, this is the heart of parade season. And not only does everyone love a parade, as the old song goes, there are parades varied enough for everyone to love. In Connecticut they range from the...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:09 PM
"Unquenchable" is the title of Robert Glennon's scorching critique of U.S. historical water policy. The word also applies to the University of Connecticut's seemingly unlimited thirst for water.
To ensure the growth of its Technology Park, hedge against...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Last year, 3-year-old Athena Angeles of Willimantic was brought to Windham Hospital with a serious head injury. She was treated and released to her mother's care and died several hours later after being beaten by the mother's boyfriend, authorities said....
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:22 PM
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The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...