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  • Medical Marijuana Testing Business Plans To Open In Hartford

    ROCKY HILL – A Denver-based company specializing in providing testing services for marijuana products plans to open a Connecticut laboratory in Hartford. CannLabs Inc. signed a lease Aug. 1 to open a facility, its first in state, in the 75,000-...
  • Maryland Avenue Park opens up in Tropico

    Maryland Avenue Park opens up in Tropico
    A new park in the Tropico neighborhood of Glendale that was a vacant lot for many years opened to the public on Tuesday. The half-acre Maryland Avenue Park is located at 812 S. Maryland Ave., to the east of the Brand Boulevard of Cars. The lot was...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Come learn about the Benefits of Bees!

     
    Meara, our wonderful summer intern sends this invitation: For the most part, people tend to find insects frightening or nasty. Because of their different appearance and habits, they tend to be stuck with a bad reputation. But honey bees appear......
  • Editorial: The case for genetically modified food

    Vermont recently joined two other New England states and passed a law to require labels on food that contains genetically modifed ingredients. Similar labeling laws have been proposed in two dozen other states, including Illinois. A push is on for a...
  • Small town fights big-time truck traffic

    Small town fights big-time truck traffic
    Elwood residents have long tolerated growing tractor-trailer traffic that rattles homes, strains nerves and interrupts funeral processions to the nearby national military cemetery. But with 8,000 big rigs rolling through town each day, many say their...
  • Marijuana delivery: Is capitalism turning us into the laziest people on Earth?

    Marijuana delivery: Is capitalism turning us into the laziest people on Earth?
    "It's the balloon theory," Jeff Raber, president of a cannabis testing lab in Pasadena, tells The Times' David Pierson about an unintended effect of Proposition D, which prompted a crackdown by local authorities on storefront marijuana dispensaries in Los...
  • Living walls offer visual interest, natural beauty indoors or out

    Plants are one of the most overlooked decorative accents in the home. But one thing's for sure: Living walls -- large vertical displays of green and/or flowering plants -- can't be ignored. A living wall instantly provides a touch of natural beauty and an...
  • India's Videocon d2h to Seek IPO

    HONG KONG - India's largest direct to home satellite TV carrier Videocon d2h is set to get a stock market listing within the next four months. Videocon d2h is a subsidiary of home appliances and energy group Videocon Industries, which is already...
  • Quakertown park construction remains on schedule

    The construction of Quakertown's newest park on the former Krupp Foundry property remains on track. "We're excited to be on schedule," said Cathy Gillahan, chairwoman of the park's steering committee and the Quakertown fundraising committee, the group...
  • Garcetti says L.A. will shelter children who have crossed border

    Garcetti says L.A. will shelter children who have crossed border
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday that the city would help shelter immigrant children who have been detained after crossing the border and has begun talks with a federal agency about doing so. "Before you get partisan, before you tell me...