| 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 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....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:29 AM
August is going to be an exciting month for the new Storrs Center. Much of the second phase of the mixed-use development is set, while those that moved in last year are celebrating their first anniversary.
Phase two of Storrs Center, located feet from...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Landscape artist Blanche Serban is the next artist to have her work exhibited in the Celeste LeWitt Gallery at the University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave. in Farmington.
It will be up from Thursday, April 18, to Wednesday, July 17....
| Apr 26, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Connecticut's chief medical examiner has fired a state employee who let her husband view the body of mass killer Adam Lanza in the morgue two days after the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre, The Courant has learned.
The employee, Jean Henry, was...