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  • Shifting Medicare Advantage Landscape Unsettles Patients

    Robert Buccieri of Norwalk needs a life-saving kidney transplant. He has end-stage renal disease, meaning his kidneys no longer function at the level needed for day-to-day life. To qualify for a transplant and make sure he was healthy enough for the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hamden Residents Capitalize On 'Energize Hamden' Initiative

    Residents of Hamden made energy efficiency strides by participating in 'Energize Hamden.' Residents had the opportunity to sign-up for the Home Energy Solutions program, convert to high-efficiency natural gas, receive rebates, take advantage of reduced...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Local Gardeners Celebrate National 20-n-20 Fight Against Hunger

    Over 20 Million Pounds Raised Nationwide in 20 Years through the Plant a Row for the Hungry Campaign. Since the first harvests in 1994, gardeners in the U.S. and Canada have delivered more than 20 million pounds of fresh vegetables and fruits to the...
  • E-cigarette bill could put more tobacco in teens' hands, groups contend

    E-cigarette bill could put more tobacco in teens' hands, groups contend
    TALLAHASSEE — Health groups and local governments say decades of work to keep tobacco products out of the hands of young people could be overturned through a House measure billed as prohibiting the sale of trendy electronic cigarettes to minors....
  • Tidbits: More options for Triscuits, Wheat Thins, Chex Mix and Easter candy

    A BASKET OF TRISCUITS About a year ago, Nabisco introduced five flavors of Brown Rice Triscuits (which also contain wheat flour and such odd ingredients as red beans and sweet potato). There were already something like eight flavors of regular Triscuit...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Comcast Announces New Hires In Connecticut

    Comcast announced the appointment of four new leaders based out of the company's Western New England regional headquarters in Berlin, Connecticut. The new employees work in a variety of departments, including Comcast Business, human resources, sales,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Northeast Agriculture: 2014 Insights & Perspectives

    Farm Credit East, the largest lender to Northeast agriculture, has recently released an outlook report, containing information and economic analysis about many Northeast agriculture industries. This report examines challenges and opportunities for...
  • Jay Paterno not thinking about another political run

    BOALSBURG — Former lieutenant governor candidate Jay Paterno said he's not thinking about running for another political office just yet after dropping out of the race late last month. He said Saturday at the annual Centre County Democrats spring...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Presentation On Home Energy Saving Program Coming To Middletown

    On Wednesday, April 9, the Middletown Chapter of AARP will host a presentation on residential energy-saving programs offered through Energize Connecticut. The presentation will be held at 2 p.m. at Saint Pius Church, located at 310 New Field Street in...
  • China looks abroad for greener pastures

    BEIJING — When Ma Wenfeng was a boy, his father earned so little money growing wheat and corn that the family mainly ate mantou, a steamed bread that is a staple of the poor. The last thing he would have dreamed of was becoming a farmer. Now it is...
  • How to keep Artillery fungus out of garden and off your house

    Q: My friend has a very bad case of black spores all over her white siding trim and on the windows in the front of her house. What can she use to take them off the siding and windows? I know they (the spores) are caused by the mulch she has around her...