| Nov 28, 2014
| 11:56 AM
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...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:40 PM
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...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:03 PM
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,...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:34 PM
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,...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 7:56 AM
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....
| 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 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 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 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...