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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Timeline: Dr. George Reardon Case

    1956: George Reardon, a young doctor practicing in Albany, begins abusing a brother and sister, aged 5 and 7, according to a complaint the two file in 1987. The abuse continues until 1961, the complaint says. 1963: Reardon begins working at St. Francis...
  • More Space For Changing Needs Of Emergency Department At St. Francis

    More Space For Changing Needs Of Emergency Department At St. Francis
    Betsy Weinbach, an emergency department nurse at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, recalls an especially hectic shift on a recent Monday. "A couple of weeks ago, we had over 100 patients in the department," she said. "We had patients placed...
  • In Reardon Case, Hospital's Ignorance No Defense

    In the ugly case of George Reardon, child abuser/pornographer who was St. Francis Hospital's head of endocrinology, the medical center has had multiple opportunities to take the high road. Over decades, Reardon, who died in '98, lured children into his...