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  • 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...
  • One mom takes aim at gun violence

    One mom takes aim at gun violence
    We can do better. Better than 82 people shot in one city in 84 hours. Better than a father losing two of his children, a year apart, to gun violence. Better than a shooting per week on school grounds across the country since the Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • Training puts nurses on the forefront of technological advances

    Training puts nurses on the forefront of technological advances
    Advances in health care are not all in operating rooms or laboratories. Technological advances have rapidly changed the face of health care information and how it is used and disseminated. This new field — informatics — has expanded the nurse's role and...
  • Avon Library Sparks A Reaction With Teen Programs

    Avon Library Sparks A Reaction With Teen Programs
    AVON — Librarian Marisa Hicking is trying to "spark a reaction" in the teen summer reading program at the Avon Free Public Library. The 31-year-old Manchester resident has been Avon's teen librarian for the past two years. She said this year,...
  • Audubon Warns State Must Change Conservation To Save Bird Species

    Audubon Warns State Must Change Conservation To Save Bird Species
    Connecticut's old conservation style of buying up property to save it from development, then just letting the landscape return to forest isn't working for many of this state's declining bird species, according to the state's Audubon Society chapter.The...
  • Farm manure threatens Lehigh watershed

    Jamie and Glenda Pini stood in the pasture of their small farm, among a herd of rambunctious goats, several large Angus cattle, and a pile of manure. The Pinis' farm, off Route 100, north of Interstate 78, where highways and warehouses transition to...
  • Hartford Actor Eriq La Salle's Releases Second Book

    Hartford Actor Eriq La Salle's Releases Second Book
    Actor Eriq La Salle, the Hartford native who became a star with his role on the TV show "E.R.," has been a busy guy these days, directing episodes of TV shows like "The Night Shift" and "Under the Dome," and the new series "Madam Secretary" and "Battle...
  • Chef of the moment: Barton G.'s Jeff O'Neill serves his steak with a 3-foot fork

    Chef of the moment: Barton G.'s Jeff O'Neill serves his steak with a 3-foot fork
    Jeff O’Neill is the executive chef at Barton G., the newly opened L.A. outlet of the Miami restaurant known for its seasonal cuisine and fantastical plating, such as a steak served on a wooden board with a 3-foot giant’s fork and a salad in...
  • 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......
  • Exploring the real, rugged Santa Catalina Island

    Exploring the real, rugged Santa Catalina Island
    Our Jeep rumbled along a steep road, climbing the rugged hills beyond this resort town. It was early morning, and a misty fog bank separated the island of Santa Catalina from mainland California, shrouding our view of sea and sky. But as we topped a...
  • Hughes' endorsement doesn't mean much for ordinary Marylanders [Letter]

    Hughes' endorsement doesn't mean much for ordinary Marylanders [Letter]
    Harry Hughes, who worked longer as a lobbyist for big business than as Maryland's governor, has endorsed Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in this year's gubernatorial primary. That is probably honest, since Mr. Brown seems to be strongly pro-business. But it does...