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  • Thumbs Up For Mill Plans, Schizophrenia Program Save

    Thumbs up for the preservation of one of the last working textile mills in eastern Connecticut. American Woolen Co. is buying Warren Mills in Stafford Springs and plans for 38 jobs there over the next two years. A comeback of eastern Connecticut's once-...
  • 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...
  • Money At Root Of Mental Health Care Woes

    If our national dialogue is telling us anything about mental health, it is that we have to improve access to care. Here are three suggestions for reform: 1. Increase funding for mental health services and maintain that increased funding so that the...
  • Sandy Hook Commission Wants More On Lanza's Mental Health

    Sandy Hook Commission Wants More On Lanza's Mental Health
    Members of the state's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission vented their frustrations Friday about what they said was too little information being released about the mental health of Adam Lanza, the shooter who killed 20 first-graders and six women at Sandy...
  • State Police Owe Commission Full Sandy Hook Report

    Foot-dragging by the state police is unnecessarily impeding the progress of the governor's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission. The commission faces a March deadline to come up with recommendations in response to the massacre at the Newtown elementary school...
  • Adam Lanza's Father Willing to Release Medical Records To Sandy Hook Commission

    Adam Lanza's Father Willing to Release Medical Records To Sandy Hook Commission
    HARTFORD — Adam's Lanza's father, Peter Lanza, is willing to release any medical records he can about his son and to meet privately with the chairman of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, according to a statement released late Friday afternoon. A...
  • Sandy Hook Panel Crippled By Secrecy, Lack Of Money

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission has the talent to write an informed, insightful narrative of Adam Lanza's descent into madness and make recommendations that just might stop another massacre of children. Tragically, the narrow...
  • Sandy Hook Panel To Receive Lanza Treatment Records

     Sandy Hook Panel To Receive Lanza Treatment Records
    HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission secured a promise Friday from Peter Lanza to turn over at least some of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza's treatment records, and heard from two of the foremost autism experts on what the disorder isn't, as...
  • Sandy Hook Commission Studying Mental Health Following Newtown Massacre

    After focusing on guns for the past two months, the governor’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission held its first public hearing Friday on mental health issues related to the Newtown massacre. Kim Pernerewski, the president of the Waterbury chapter...
  • Lots Of Kids Are Loners, But When Does Social Disconnection Signal Danger?

    Many people who knew Adam Lanza said he was awkward, withdrawn and socially isolated. It's a common description of mass shooters, but it also describes countless numbers of young people, most of whom grow out of their shyness and go on to lead normal...
  • Southford Falls State Park A Respite In Our Darkest Hours

    Southford Falls State Park A Respite In Our Darkest Hours
    During life's darkest hours, the woods have always been my security blanket. It has always been a place where civilization disappears, replaced by the peaceful sounds of wind whispering through the pines or an owl hooting deep in the forest. And after...