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  • Tastefully New England highlights area restaurants

    The menu read like something out of a dream: braised short ribs, brew-brined chicken, crispy skinned duck breast, prime rib au jus and baked stuffed shrimp. And those were just five of the specialty dishes at the Northeastern Connecticut Chamber of...
  • Couple Frustrated With Silence Over Loved One's Death At Southbury Training School

    Couple Frustrated With Silence Over Loved One's Death At Southbury Training School
    Beverly and John Matakaetis, who have fought for reforms at the Southbury Training School for two years after Beverly's brother died of a fungal infection while under Soutbury's care, said Wednesday that they may have reached the end of the advocacy road....
  • Family Of Southbury Training School Patient Seeks To Sue State For $5 Million

    Family Of Southbury Training School Patient Seeks To Sue State For $5 Million
    The Newington family of Jackie Kiley Jr., who died of a fungal infection while under the care of Southbury Training School, has filed notice of a $5 million wrongful-death claim against the state. In a letter to the state claims commissioner, who will...
  • Politics as Usual

    Politics as Usual
    Voter sign-up deadline almost here Monday is the last day adults, 18 and older, can register to vote on Nov. 4, Election Day. Voters will choose among candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, U.S. House of Representatives, and state House and...
  • More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says

    More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says
    More than 5 million Californians — most of them in Los Angeles and Kern counties — live near an oil or gas well, and expanding drilling in the state could increase their exposure to health risks, according to a report released Wednesday by a...
  • Child hospitalized in Chicago to be tested for Ebola

    Child hospitalized in Chicago to be tested for Ebola
    Two travelers from Liberia who are being monitored for Ebola in Chicago have both shown signs of improvement, but one will be tested for the disease out of “an abundance of caution,” health officials said. A child passenger from the West...
  • Hampton/NN CSB receives Family Wellness grant

    Hampton/NN CSB receives Family Wellness grant
    The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services has awarded approximately $ 1.2 million in funding to help prevent substance abuse and mental illness by promoting family wellness throughout the Commonwealth.  Funds will be used...
  • Florida Hospital Ebola team tries new protective gear

    Florida Hospital Ebola team tries new protective gear
    Florida Hospital's Ebola team held a training on Thursday to learn how to put on and take off new protective gear that they will use in case of a suspected case, the hospital announced on Friday. The team includes nearly 100 people from hospital areas...
  • Tinley Park to purchase Mental Health Center from state

    Tinley Park to purchase Mental Health Center from state
    Tinley Park trustees have agreed to purchase the multimillion-dollar former Mental Health Center to maintain control over one of the largest vacant properties in Cook County, officials said. Mayor Ed Zabrocki said he individually polled Village Board...
  • Hurrying to prepare for Ebola in Florida

    Hurrying to prepare for Ebola in Florida
    With growing concern over the spread of Ebola to two health-care workers in Texas, Florida officials are calling for additional equipment, training and direction to ensure the state is ready if a case is reported here. On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott...
  • New York tests doctor who was in West Africa for Ebola

    New York tests doctor who was in West Africa for Ebola
    A physician with Doctors Without Borders who recently returned from West Africa is being tested for Ebola at a New York City hospital, health officials said on Thursday, setting off fresh fears about the spread of the virus. The doctor developed a fever...