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  • How A Deadly Factory Explosion In 1854 Fueled The Creation Of City's First Hospital

    How A Deadly Factory Explosion In 1854 Fueled The Creation Of City's First Hospital
    On a March afternoon 160 years ago, a new steam boiler at the Fales & Gray Car Works near Hartford's riverfront welled with pressure until it blasted into shrapnel, demolishing much of the building. Workers were hurled through the air and crushed by...
  • ER Visits And Hospitalizations For Asthma On The Rise

    Ava Passley covered her nose and giggled as Dr. Jacob Hen walked into an examination room at his pediatric pulmonology office in Trumbull recently. Ava, 3, of Bridgeport, knows what to expect from a visit with Hen, having dealt with asthma since she was...
  • Newington Man Plans To Join Trip To Lobby In Fight Against Cancer

    NEWINGTON -- For Tom Boccaccio, cancer is deeply personal. Almost six years ago, his beloved wife Maureen died of adrenal cancer, a rare form of the disease that strikes the adrenal glands. "We were married for 45 years," said Boccaccio, fighting back...
  • Hartford HealthCare Launches Alliance With Leading NYC Cancer Center

    Hartford HealthCare Launches Alliance With Leading NYC Cancer Center
    HARTFORD — The alliance Hartford HealthCare announced a year ago with Memorial Sloan Kettering to tap into the leading New York cancer center's research and treatment capabilities is moving forward. The two health organizations announced Tuesday...
  • Construction Firm Owner, Worker Die After Truck Hits Electrical Wires

    SOUTH WINDSOR — The owner of a construction company and one of his workers were electrocuted after a dump truck's bed hit overhead electrical wires Wednesday morning. Lloyd Folsom, 55, the owner of Folsom Construction, and Connor Betts, 22,...
  • Hartford HealthCare Eliminating 350 Jobs

    Hartford HealthCare, a statewide network of health care providers with 18,000 workers, is eliminating 350 jobs, the chief operating officer announced Monday. About 230 people will be leaving through layoffs, buyouts and retirements, and the rest of the...
  • The Hartford's Liam McGee Steps Down As CEO

    The Hartford's Liam McGee Steps Down As CEO
    The Hartford will have a new CEO in July as Liam E. McGee steps down amid health problems, the company announced Monday. McGee, 59, will remain as chairman of The Hartford Financial Services Group until the next annual shareholders' meeting. Christopher...
  • Man Shoots Woman, Then Himself In Hartford Store

    Man Shoots Woman, Then Himself In Hartford Store
    HARTFORD — A woman was critically wounded when her husband shot her on Saturday morning inside a crowded Family Dollar store at Park and Lafayette streets, police said. Sharon Rentas, 41, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the torso and is in...
  • Town Official Refuses To Let Cancer Rule His Days

    Town Official Refuses To Let Cancer Rule His Days
    At age 57, the former mayor of South Windsor has one, possibly two years to live, doctors say.     He has an interesting way of dealing with it: He shrugs it off.     It's the only way that makes sense to Cary Prague. As far as he's concerned, it's the...
  • Chilling View Of Young Lanza

    Chilling View Of Young Lanza
    Although investigators believe that Sandy Hook Elementary School gunman Adam Lanza might have taken his motive to the grave, some mental health experts are looking at a disturbing storybook authored by Lanza a decade before the massacre for clues as to...
  • Inside Sandy Hook School: Learning To Heal

    Inside Sandy Hook School: Learning To Heal
    On those nights when Amy DeLoughy's children can't sleep, haunted by memories of the massacre at their elementary school, or on those mornings when they can't face the daily routine, she calls in the ducks. Doctor ducks, military ducks, postal worker...