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  • AIA CT Awards Honor An Often-Overlooked Visual Art

    AIA CT Awards Honor An Often-Overlooked Visual Art
    Buildings are all around us, but sometimes we don't really see them. Unless you're paying attention, buildings often just fade into the background. "Architecture is visual, it's a visual art, but yet it's one that sometimes is not acknowledged," said...
  • 30 Years Later, Connecticut's Longest Surviving Heart Recipient Still Thankful

    30 Years Later, Connecticut's Longest Surviving Heart Recipient Still Thankful
    HARTFORD — The story of Connecticut's first successful heart transplant is one of tragedy, persistence, luck, and, ultimately, triumph. Thirty years later, the recipient, 64-year old Andy Buczek, says he still has a great deal to be thankful for...
  • Paramedics Proposed For Canton Ambulance Service

    Paramedics Proposed For Canton Ambulance Service
    CANTON — Fire department officials are recommending that the town's ambulance service be upgraded to include paramedics, a proposal that could cost nearly $300,000 or more. Leaders of the Canton Volunteer Fire & EMS Department outlined that...
  • Top UConn Health Official Resigns After Herbst Splits Job Into Two Positions

    UConn President Susan Herbst announced Tuesday her decision to split the university's top medical job into two roles – a move that effectively creates a new administrative position and has led UConn Health Executive Vice President and Dean of School...
  • Malloy Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit

    Malloy Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cut the state budget by $47.8 million Thursday to help eliminate a projected deficit of $99 million in the current fiscal year. Malloy also asked the judicial branch, which he does not control, to cut an additional $6 million,...
  • Tips For Parents On Talking About Newtown Shooting

    Tips For Parents On Talking About Newtown Shooting
    Even the president of the United States cried when addressing the nation Friday about "this heinous crime" in Newtown. So how are parents supposed to explain the shooting to their children? Be calm and delicate with the facts, said Julian Ford, a...
  • Anatomy of a Cardiac Rescue

    Anatomy of a Cardiac Rescue
    Lifeguard Sam Allison poked and pinched. He shouted at the man whose 238-pound body was wedged between a treadmill and elliptical machine in the fitness room at Cornerstone Aquatics Center. The man's face was tinged blue, and the lone signs of life...
  • Farmington Voters OK Sewer Plant Upgrade

    FARMINGTON — Voters approved a $57.24 million upgrade to the sewage plant by a wide margin, according to unofficial results Tuesday. Unofficial results from voting machines showed that 6,055 people voted for the plan, and 3,005 voted against it,...
  • Five Things To Know About How Malloy, Foley Will Govern Connecticut

    Five Things To Know About How Malloy, Foley Will Govern Connecticut
    What would Connecticut look like under Republican challenger Tom Foley? Or with incumbent Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy winning a second term on Tuesday? The race for governor offers some clear choices for voters on issues critical to the state....
  • Sewer Plant Upgrades In Farmington On Nov. 4 Ballot

    FARMINGTON — A $57.24 million upgrade to the town's regional sewage treatment plant that has been in the works for years goes to voters on Tuesday for approval. The project would be a major overhaul for the plant, which was originally built in...
  • Short Beach Candle Co. and CT River Candles

    Short Beach Candle Co. and CT River Candles have a lot in common. Both create hand-poured soy candles with all-natural ingredients; both have ties to the water; and both were started after their owners had health issues. "It went from a hobby to a...