| Oct 30, 2014
| 2:15 PM
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...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Democrats are hoping to hold on to the 21st House District seat, where they've had years of success in the heavily Republican district. Meanwhile, Republicans are hoping to win the seat back.
FARMINGTON — Democrats are hoping to hold on to the...
| Oct 25, 2014
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...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:37 PM
In her own words:Nancy D'Onofrio Baccaro, Berlin
I was 11 years old when a family cousin, Mr. Ken Cullum, who worked at The Hartford Courant office in New Britain, asked me if I would cover for a carrier who was going on vacation for two weeks. The...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:39 PM
STORRS — He had made an anonymous $3 million gift a few years ago. And even as he pledged to match $5 million more in donations toward the construction of a new soccer complex, the largest single donor in UConn athletics history had to be encouraged...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:19 PM
A few days ago, Melissa Albright heard from a travel client: the woman wanted to cancel her trip to Dusseldorf because her boyfriend was worried about Ebola.
Albright, who is a vice president for Wethersfield Travel, said the fear wasn't about what might...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:24 PM
A University of Connecticut Health Center surgeon-scientist has won a $4 million National Institutes of Health Pioneer award for his cutting-edge work in regenerative engineering.
Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, who headed the health center from 2008 to 2011,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:11 PM
— Top geneticists from Harvard and the National Institutes of Health in Washington D.C. joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and others Tuesday in opening the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine.
The new nonprofit research center and the state of...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 1:03 PM
WEST HARTFORD — A baby girl born along I-84 in West Hartford Monday is home and doing well, and her mom is grateful to the West Hartford police officers, state troopers and American Medical Response paramedics who rushed to her aid.
| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:05 PM
On the elevator walls at the new Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine are staggered, little rectangles of white light in four vertical columns resembling a Scantron answer sheet used in schools.
Actually, it's a representation of DNA electrophoresis,...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:21 AM
FARMINGTON — The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine opens next week, and many hope that it will elevate Greater Hartford as a hub for research in health care and biological sciences by attracting some of the best minds in those fields.