| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:26 PM
NEW BRITAIN — Busway designers say that when service starts in early 2015, riders will see more than just new a new bus route.
There will be amenities common on many big-city mass transit systems, such as digital signs above the station platform to...
| Nov 16, 2013
Forgive Helen Williams of West Hartford if she didn't know exactly where she was in August when a dermatologist removed two skin lesions in a routine procedure.
She thought she was in a doctor's office in Farmington, a practice affiliated with the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
HARTFORD — The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Connecticut's costly and highly touted bioscience initiative, is announcing its latest big hire.
It is George M. Weinstock, something of a rock star in the emerging field of microbiome...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 11:06 AM
In Tuesday's municipal elections, state officials tested a new $100,000 computerized system they've been developing to bring reporting of voting results into the 21st Century — but what was supposed to be fast and efficient often turned out to be...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:54 PM
We've heard of problem skin being treated with everything from salicylic acid to antibiotics.
But yogurt and blueberries, flaxseed and salmon?
Nutrition plays a key role in skin health, says Meagen McCusker, associate professor of dermatology at the...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2013
Ramila Patel-King hit the right combination of size and space savings when she bought a stackable Whirlpool front-loading washer and dryer last December.
Patel-King, a West Hartford resident, gave up on traditional top-load washers because they were...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:24 AM
STORRS — After 17 years in the NBA, a career that is certain to land him in the Hall of Fame, Ray Allen is still careful not to drop the ball.
"I cringe," Allen said, "just cringe during practice when one of the coaches is giving instructions...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:33 PM
STORRS — There was a day last April when Jim Calhoun's thoughts were finally detached from college basketball, from the Final Four, from the recruiting trail.
He and his family were at The Breakers, the famous resort near Palm Beach, Fla.,...
| Sep 8, 2013
Normally, The Weak tries to avoid anything that has to do with state or local budgets because they generally involve leaps of logic, magical thinking, and computations in which the numbers add up to whatever the people doing the figuring want them to....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:55 PM
AVON – Much of Kevin Ollie's first summer as head coach at UConn has been spent, of course, on the recruiting trail. Once the last of the NCAA sanctions that restricted travel were lifted in July, Ollie and his staff hit the road.
His role in...