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  • Lanza's Psychiatric Treatment Revealed In Documents

    Lanza's Psychiatric Treatment Revealed In Documents
    Buried in the thousands of pages of police reports released Friday into the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, new details about Adam Lanza's mental health and his treatment have emerged, revealing that he was seen at the Yale Child Study Center in...
  • Access Health CT Hosts 'Chats' About New Health Exchange

    Connecticut's health exchange is hosting several more discussions across the state to explain the new online marketplace, which is a part of the Affordable Care Act sometimes called Obamacare. In addition to the exchange hosting chats, the University of...
  • The Octavias McKoy Journey -- Stratford, JUCO's, Saks Fifth Avenue, WestConn, NCAA Record Book

    A feature look at Stratford's Octavias McKoy, the Western Connecticut running back to set an NCAA record with 455 rushing yards last week against Worcester State. Here's a link to highlights of his record-setting performance.
  • The Ives Concert Hall in Danbury Debates Marijuana on Oct. 30

    The Ives Concert Hall in Danbury Debates Marijuana on Oct. 30
    Legalization of marijuana is already a reality for Colorado and Washington state. Connecticut probably won't be next, but it won't be last either — it's already decriminalized and approved for medical use here. On Wednesday, there's a debate at...
  • Editorial: Connecticut Stands Ground On Gun Safety

    Editorial: Connecticut Stands Ground On Gun Safety
    At the nation's capital, gun safety bills have been so watered down that a Washington Post columnist declared that the National Rifle Association "has already won." That may be the case in Washington, but it is not in Hartford. Members of Congress may...
  • No Place For Nepotism In State Summer Jobs

    It's not exactly shocking that sons and daughters of state employees land on the government payroll as seasonal employees. That nexus between parentage and patronage is eternal. But is it fair? There are at least three such relatives out of 17...
  • Three In Connecticut To Receive Governor's Arts Awards

    Three In Connecticut To Receive Governor's Arts Awards
        Three artist-academics will receive the 2013 Governor’s Arts Awards. The Connecticut residents to be honored are: poet, essayist, playwright Elizabeth Alexander of Hamden, chairwoman of the African-American studies department at Yale...
  • Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza

    Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza
    Shortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in 1998, Nancy Lanza had good news about her troubled son. "Adam is doing well here, and seems to be enjoying the new school," Lanza wrote to a friend back in Kingston, N.H., in a Feb. 9, 1999, email....
  • Ocean Explorer Fabien Cousteau Speaks at Ives Concert Hall at WCSU on Thursday

    Ocean Explorer Fabien Cousteau Speaks at Ives Concert Hall at WCSU on Thursday
    If you're going to get someone to come talk about the state of the world's oceans and the environment at your university, it may as well be Jacques Cousteau's grandson. Fabien Cousteau will hold a lecture called One Ocean, One People at WestConn's Ives...
  • Our Picks: Tony Bennett and the Specials Each Play the Ives Concert Park

    Our Picks: Tony Bennett and the Specials Each Play the Ives Concert Park
    Tony Bennett is one of the great voices of all time. He got his big break in 1949 when Bob Hope caught his act, and he's been singing all over the world ever since. He's a living legend if ever there was one. The Specials (pictured) broke open the...
  • Brandi Carlile Performs at the Ives Concert Park in Danbury on Saturday

    Brandi Carlile Performs at the Ives Concert Park in Danbury on Saturday
    Brandi Carlile is crazy talented. Her songs are catchy and melodic. Her voice is pitch perfect and breaks up in a satisfying dirty way on command. She's got great taste, and she's a woman that radiates strength and confidence. And her guitar and bass...