| Apr 20, 2015
| 2:22 AM
Mental disorders surpassed respiratory problems and all other ailments as the leading cause of hospitalization in Connecticut in 2012 for children ages 5 to 14, teenagers and younger adults, according to a state health department report.
| Apr 10, 2015
| 9:28 PM
The following is a story I wrote on Judith Malina returning to Yale School of Drama 40 years after being arrested for a theater happening in New Haven by the Living Theater. Malina died this week at the age of 88
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| Mar 5, 2015
| 7:56 AM
While walking through an art gallery, it's easy to wonder what the artworks would be thinking if they were real people. What their stories are. What their gripes are. Why they have those looks on their faces. Why they're carrying those bundles, what's...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 3:07 PM
Is it white and gold or blue and black?
The Internet has been ablaze with that question ever since a woman uploaded a picture of a horizontally striped dress to her Tumblr account and asked for help from her friends in figuring out why the dress...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 9:11 AM
On a Sunday afternoon in December — a day when others are relaxing at home or ticking items off their holiday to-do lists — members of the Connecticut Doctors Orchestra set up their music stands at Middlewoods of Farmington.
After a hasty...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 11:10 AM
HARTFORD – Questions lingered after the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission on Friday approved its 256-page report on school security, emergency response, gun-control measures, and mental-health reform arising from the deadliest elementary-school...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 7:00 AM
With final edits and approvals, members of a commission writing a report on the Newtown, Conn., school massacre have begun to think about the impact their work will have on parents of victims and surviving children, as well as people who might read the...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:34 PM
HARTFORD – With final edits and approvals, members of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission have begun to think about the impact their report on the Newtown school massacre will have on parents of victims and surviving children, as well as people who...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:42 AM
HARTFORD — Hoarding is a private obsession, fodder for reality TV shows and, since 2013, an officially recognized psychiatric disorder.
But in recent years, experts have come to view hoarding as something else: a serious public health and safety...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 7:34 PM
HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission's report on expanding police response, the role of high-capacity weaponry, school security, and mental health will be submitted to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in February, panel chairman Scott Jackson said...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 12:08 PM
HARTFORD – Joette Katz, the controversial child-protection commissioner whose bold moves have made enemies and engendered deep support, has been reappointed to lead what is perhaps the most high-profile department in state government, the governor's...