| Jul 9, 2014
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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:24 AM
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...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:40 PM
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...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 8:46 AM
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,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:31 PM
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...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 8:35 PM
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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:56 AM
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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:45 PM
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...
| Jun 16, 2014
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......
| May 23, 2014
| 5:49 PM
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...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:30 AM
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...