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  • #TheDress A Matter Of Perception, Experts Agree

    #TheDress A Matter Of Perception, Experts Agree
    Is it white and gold or blue and black? The Internet has been ablaze with that question ever since a woman uploaded a picture of a horizontally striped dress to her Tumblr account and asked for help from her friends in figuring out why the dress...
  • Health Workers Pursue Their Hobby With CT Doctors Orchestra

    Health Workers Pursue Their Hobby With CT Doctors Orchestra
    On a Sunday afternoon in December — a day when others are relaxing at home or ticking items off their holiday to-do lists — members of the Connecticut Doctors Orchestra set up their music stands at Middlewoods of Farmington. After a hasty...
  • With Approval of Sandy Hook Report, Attention Turns to Legislative Action

    With Approval of Sandy Hook Report, Attention Turns to Legislative Action
    HARTFORD – Questions lingered after the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission on Friday approved its 256-page report on school security, emergency response, gun-control measures, and mental-health reform arising from the deadliest elementary-school...
  • Sandy Hook report avoids naming killer, omits his mother from victims list

    Sandy Hook report avoids naming killer, omits his mother from victims list
    With final edits and approvals, members of a commission writing a report on the Newtown, Conn., school massacre have begun to think about the impact their work will have on parents of victims and surviving children, as well as people who might read the...
  • Sandy Hook Panel Nears Final Report, Decides To List 26 Victims

    HARTFORD – With final edits and approvals, members of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission have begun to think about the impact their report on the Newtown school massacre will have on parents of victims and surviving children, as well as people who...
  • Senate Bill Seeks State Panel To Investigate Hoarding Disorder

    Senate Bill Seeks State Panel To Investigate Hoarding Disorder
    HARTFORD — Hoarding is a private obsession, fodder for reality TV shows and, since 2013, an officially recognized psychiatric disorder. But in recent years, experts have come to view hoarding as something else: a serious public health and safety...
  • Sandy Hook Report To Be Ready In February

    Sandy Hook Report To Be Ready In February
    HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission's report on expanding police response, the role of high-capacity weaponry, school security, and mental health will be submitted to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in February, panel chairman Scott Jackson said...
  • Joette Katz Reappointed As DCF Commissioner

    Joette Katz Reappointed As DCF Commissioner
    HARTFORD – Joette Katz, the controversial child-protection commissioner whose bold moves have made enemies and engendered deep support, has been reappointed to lead what is perhaps the most high-profile department in state government, the governor's...
  • Lyme walk held to help raise awareness about the disease

    Two women who have been personally touched by Lyme disease organized a Lyme Walk, held Oct. 18 on the Hebron/Colchester portion of the Airline Trail, designed to raise awareness regarding the disease. Diana Young's son Brenden was in his senior year at...
  • Chapter Two: The Federalist Paper

    Chapter Two: The Federalist Paper
    After the British surrender at Yorktown brought a victorious end to the Revolutionary War in October 1781, The Courant's circulation slipped to 3,000. Looking for alternative sources of revenue, Hudson & Goodwin bought a few more paper mills and began...
  • State Experts Want Focus On Mental Health Issues After Weight-Loss Surgery

    Morbidly obese individuals who had weight loss surgery are seeking treatment for eating disorders years after their procedure, prompting concerns among some experts about the assessment process used to identify surgical candidates. "They are terrified of...