UConn Women Continue Dominance In AAC, Beat Cincinnati

CINCINNATI – When Geno Auriemma and his assistants shook hands with Cincinnati’s coach before Sunday’s game at Fifth Third Arena it was far from a perfunctory gesture. That’s because Jamelle Elliott, although now six years removed, remains as big a part of UConn’s family as anyone with a parking space at the Werth Champions Center. […]

Boatright Sits A Bit, Then Fires Up Huskies To Win

HARTFORD — Ryan Boatright came out of the game, sat down, exhaled and began to think. “When I was on the bench, I just saw that we were playing South Florida and it’s like the youngest team in America and we’re only up two points,” Boatright said, “and I just told myself, ‘When I come […]

Blizzard Warning Issued For Monday

A major winter storm is forecast to hit the state on Monday, bringing 1 to 2 feet of snow and wind gusts of to 45 mph, the National Weather Service said. The agency has issued a blizzard warning for Connecticut from late Monday into Tuesday. Heavy snow with “considerable blowing and drifting” conditions is forecast. […]

Girls Basketball Fabulous 15

Each week, Courant girls basketball beat writer Lori Riley evaluates the top individual performances by area players and selects her Fabulous 15. The best from last week: Mary Baskerville, Enfield: Had 19 points and 10 rebounds in a 57-33 win over Classical. Sophie Borg, Farmington: Scored 19 points and had 12 rebounds in a key […]

Up to 30 inches of snow expected

A blizzard of potentially historic proportions is expected to slam into southwestern Connecticut beginning Monday, dumping as much as 30 inches of snow on the state. Town and city officials across the region on Sunday were tracking weather reports and preparing for the worst. “We’re preparing for the worst, but we are hoping for the […]

Ukraine: Phone calls prove Russia-backed rebels attacked city, killed 30

Ukraine’s president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people. The attack on Mariupol, a strategically situated port city that had been relatively quiet for months, alarmed the West and looked likely […]

Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece’s painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday’s parliamentary elections, setting up a showdown with the country’s international creditors that could shake the eurozone. Alexis Tsipras, leader of the communist-rooted Syriza party, immediately promised to end the “five years of humiliation and pain” that Greece has […]

Rising wholesale prices could push gasoline costs back up

Gasoline prices have continued to fall, but the reprieve may soon be coming to an end. lRelated HomeCalifornia gas prices headed higher as spring approachesSee all related Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the lowest fuel prices in more than five years are likely to increase because of rising wholesale prices. Crude oil prices […]

Busway Supporters: Downtown New Britain Reaping Revitalization Benefits

Gerry Amodio, New Britain’s downtown district director, says CPA Justine Moriarty recently told him, “The revitalization of New Britain won’t come suddenly like dropping a bomb; it’s going to be like a shotgun — one pellet here, another pellet there.” “That’s what’s happening,” says Amodio. “It’s a cupcake shop, a sandwich shop, the Mae Kong […]

Northeast Recreational Vehicle & Camping Show

Featuring the latest in recreation vehicles, travel trailers, pop-up campers, camping supplies, accessories, campgrounds and travel information centers. It is the ideal place for camping families who are looking to purchase their first RV, looking to upgrade their present RV or for the veteran camper to explore new camping adventures. Dozens of on-site campground information […]

"In the Paint: Basketball in Contemporary Art"

Come enjoy this celebration of the sport of basketball and the UConn’s men’s and women’s national championship teams while exploring the complexities of the game in art.  Also on view: art created by the UConn players, memorabilia, trophies, and photographs. Featured artists include Janet Biggs, the Brothers Costacos, Awol Erizku, Ewok One 5MPH, Dario Escobar, Robert […]

Sun WineFest

On Friday, taste a variety of fine bourbons and pair them with variouse food selections such as filet mignon with aged balsamic and marsala sugo, or burrata with roasted tomato and basil. On Saturday and Sunday, sample more than 1,000 wines and beer as well as signature dishes from some of the region’s most beloved […]

Why It Matters If The Patriots Cheated

Should we care whether the New England Patriots broke the rules of the National Football League by slightly deflating the balls used in Sunday’s playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts? Few serious football fans outside of Indiana could possibly imagine that the Colts, who lost by 38 points, would otherwise have been competitive. Non-fans are […]

Parking Bans

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Driver Arrested After Fiery Crash Into Home

One man is in custody after crashing his car into a home in Westbrook and causing a fire early Sunday morning. The fire broke out after Rodrigo Sousa, 23 of Old Saybrook, crashed his car into the vacant home on Boston Post Road just before 4:30 a.m., according to the fire department. A neighbor was […]