| 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 29, 2014
| 5:06 AM
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...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 10:20 AM
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...
| 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 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...
| 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....
| 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,...
| 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...