Plainville Hot Air Balloon Festival

A spectator captures the launching of several hot air balloons at sunrise Sunday morning at the 2014 Plainville Fire Company’s Hot Air Balloon Festival at Norton Park. About a dozen balloons were launched in near perfect conditions. Patrick Raycraft | praycraft@courant.com VIEW MORE

Movin’ On Up

Miss Connecticut, Erin Brady, has been promoted. The local girl who grew up in East Hampton, and now lives in Glastonbury, CT was named Miss USA during last night’s pageant in Las Vegas. Brady, became the second consecutive winner from New England, following Olivia Culpo, from Rhode Island, who went on the become Miss Universe.

Hello Again

Fans of the Dave Matthews Band don’t have a cool nickname like Deadheads, but they are some of the most loyal fans of any musical group around.  The band has always rewarded their fans known for their long summer tours, (they have only taken one summer off, 2011, in the past two decades) and their […]