| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:52 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:41 AM
In 2010, around the time that Holly Church and her husband had begun talking about starting a family, she was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer.
"I was told that after the chemo, my fertility might be taken away from me," said Church, of Lebanon. "At...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:42 AM
For breast cancer patients who need radiation therapy, the option to reduce its duration from about seven weeks to five days can be appealing.
Accelerated radiation, in various forms, has been in use for nearly 10 years. While some physicians are...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 4:34 PM
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....
| Apr 23, 2013
| 11:04 AM
May 13 -- Simsbury Farms GC
June 3 -- Hawk's Landing GC-Southington
June 17 -- Twin Hills CC-Coventry
July 8 -- Goodwin Park GC-Hartford
July 24 -- Blue Fox Run GC-Avon
August 6 -- Tunxis Plantation CC (White Course)-Farmington...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Premium Outlets Pink Promotion
Sunday, Oct. 13: Representatives from Komen Connecticut will be at the Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets' center courtyard at Gap Outlet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., to answer questions regarding breast health and the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:44 AM
The University of Connecticut will pay an outside law firm to investigate its own employees' handling of allegations the school received as early as 2006 that a music professor engaged in sexual misconduct.
The school said it is cooperating in...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Robert Swain was remembered as a formidable three-sport athlete and dedicated friend and student Tuesday at a vigil that drew a large crowd at East Hartford High School.
"All the success and all the goals that we set, he met," said Uyi Osunde, Swain's...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 9:00 PM
A top city official and her fiancé injured in a crash involving a city-owned vehicle early Saturday morning have been released from the hospital, police said.
In a statement Monday, Saundra Kee Borges, the city's corporation counsel and acting chief...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 2:15 PM
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...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 2:12 PM
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...