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  • Woman Gets $1.1 Million In Priest Abuse Case; Tells Ex-Bishop, 'Shame On You'

    A New London woman who says she was molested as a child by a now-deceased priest will receive $1.1 million from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich after a retiring Superior Court judge spent his last day on the bench mediating the settlement. Mary...
  • Talking Or Fishing, Breast Cancer Support Takes Many Forms

    Talking Or Fishing, Breast Cancer Support Takes Many Forms
    For breast cancer survivors, support groups have taken various incarnations. Some are based around art therapy or yoga, others are held in more traditional settings. One is even set in a river, where the tranquil setting of fly fishing offers a unique way...
  • Crime & Punishment: Concerts Are "Public Health Emergencies" According to St. Francis Hospital

    Crime & Punishment: Concerts Are "Public Health Emergencies" According to St. Francis Hospital
    Wendy DaCosta, former secretary to Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, doesn't exactly deny in her wrongful-termination lawsuit that she violated the city's anti-harassment policy but says others were not punished for their own alleged violations of it. DaCosta,...
  • FAQ on West Nile Virus and Mosquitoes

    FAQ on West Nile Virus and Mosquitoes
    What You May Not Know About the West Nile Virus and Mosquitoes What is West Nile virus and where did it come from? West Nile virus was discovered in 1937 on the West Nile River in Uganda. Mosquitoes can carry the virus after they bite birds infected...
  • St. Francis Settles Reardon Child Sex Abuse Claims

    St. Francis Settles Reardon Child Sex Abuse Claims
    St. Francis Hospital and its insurers have reached settlements with virtually all of the 150 known child victims of hospital endocrinologist George Reardon, a milestone in years of contentious litigation that grew from what may be the most extensive...
  • Lawyers scramble for patients of accused Hopkins gynecologist

    Lawyers scramble for patients of accused Hopkins gynecologist
    One law firm has rented out a conference room in the downtown Hilton and invited patients of a Johns Hopkins gynecologist to discuss their legal options. Other firms are taking out newspaper ads, urging his patients to contact them. Others are asking...
  • Gun Violence Requires Focus On Young

    Seven years ago, I disagreed with a New Britain minister — who once was my pastor — when he started a petition to bring metal detectors to the high school. His well-intended response was to allegations that a student at the school was found...
  • Shooting Raises Vexing Mental Health Issues

    Despair at the massacre of innocents at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown will spur action from political leaders. It will also remind us of our limitations. There will be changes in laws regulating the manufacture, sale and use of guns....
  • Spreading Joy Through Music

     Spreading Joy Through Music
    When Sam Pasco was young, he recalls his mother telling him, "If you can help somebody, just do it." Never forgetting those words, Pasco has dedicated his life to two things: music and helping people. Pasco, 85, plays the saxophone in a trio with...
  • In Search Of Ghost Cats In Northwestern Connecticut

    In Search Of Ghost Cats In Northwestern Connecticut
    I was a "want-to-believer" walking into the lion's den — Bo Ottmann's mountain lion's den. Each time I've written about mountain lions, Ottmann has invited me to see his part of northwestern Connecticut. Ottmann is the founder of the Friends of...
  • Malloy's Hospital Cuts Will Hurt

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is commendably intent on creating jobs in Connecticut with grants, tax credits and loans. It's confusing, then, that he would have a different approach to a group of employers — hospitals — that provide great-paying jobs....