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The Hartford CourantInvestigators are trying to determine how a baby sustained a serious brain injury, police said. Police received a call from a representative of the state Department of Children and Families at 7:45 p.m. Sunday, they said Monday. The employee reported...
HartfordRecently, the third annual Counsel Conquering Cancer fundraiser was held at the ON20 restaurant in Hartford, with dishes prepared by the following chefs and their staff: Jeffrey Lizotte, ON20; Tyler Anderson, Millwright's; Stephen Cavagnaro, Cavey's; Sean...
The Hartford CourantConnecticut cancer patients will participate in a clinical trial in which researchers extract tumor cells, graft them onto mice, and then use the mice as patient avatars so scientists can develop treatment tailored to the individual. The venture into...
East HamptonChildren's Advancement Fund, Inc. was chosen to be the beneficiary of the Twin Oaks Software company's charitable donation made by the employees in honor of Autism Awareness month in April. Twin Oaks is a Berlin, based software company. In February of...
The March of Dimes has raised $328,000 to date thanks in part to over 4,000 residents who participated in a fundraiser Sunday morning at Rentschler field. The ongoing March for Babies event includes nine walk fundraisers in Connecticut split between the...
The Hartford CourantA $20 million lawsuit filed Tuesday against the town and members of the police department claims police conspired to falsely arrest a 12-year-old boy after he was assaulted by an officer at his home. The lawsuit stems from an incident that occurred on...
Meal time can become an incredibly frustrating event when you are a parent of a picky eater. "If you put a vegetable in front of a kid a dozen times, eventually he will eat it!" say well-intentioned friends and relatives, but it can be difficult....
Darlene Jones-Bey knew that she had to change her way of life. "I was really overweight. I was about 250 pounds," says this Ansonia mom. "I had very high cholesterol. I was at risk for cardiovascular disease, almost borderline diabetic." Inspired by...
Tags: Diabetes, Ansonia, Vegan Diet, Overweight, Asthma
The Hartford CourantIn the week following the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, I attended parent support forums at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center and another in West Hartford's Town Hall, both of which involved a panel of mental health...
Tags: Health, Autism, Mental Illness, Adam Lanza, West Hartford
The Hartford CourantPatrick Carroll, a custodian at Buckley Elementary School, has always been known for his long "rock 'n' roll" hair style. But he's shaved his locks for a good cause. Carroll, who has worked at the school for 12 years, decided to offer his hair as a...
The Hartford Courant— A year ago, he was still sitting in an orphanage in Addis Ababa, one of five million Ethiopian orphans and vulnerable children. To be honest, sitting is probably the wrong word. For as the one-line description of Matiwos in his adoption...
The Hartford CourantOn Friday, 13-year-old Allison Anderson could only think of her three young siblings while learning the news out of Newtown," according to her mother Camella Mollica. When the family was discussing the tragedy, Allison's 6-year-old brother, Frankie...
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