| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:42 PM
WEST HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican business executive Tom Foley clashed Tuesday night on the economy, jobs and state spending in their second major televised debate.
In a one-hour broadcast in front of a live audience at the...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Six Hartford-area Rotary clubs are collaborating on a fundraising effort to buy webcams that will let parents of babies born prematurely see their children in the hospital when they cannot be there.
Club leaders said they are looking to raise more...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 9:28 PM
Of the 20 work days in June 2013 the state's commissioner of insurance spent 17 away from his desk — far away.
Thomas B. Leonardi's schedule that month included trips to Washington, D.C., Rome, Zurich and Seoul. That month's globe-hopping...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:19 PM
FARMINGTON — A public information session on the planned $57 million upgrade to the sewage treatment plant is scheduled for Tuesday as officials try to build interest in and awareness of the project before a townwide vote in November.
| May 23, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The $567 million public transit project that many figured would never happen is just months from completion, and designers are confident they'll stay on schedule.
The major new bridges over Route 9 and at East and Allen streets in New Britain are in...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Marijuana use among teenagers has climbed steadily since 2007, surpassed tobacco use in 2011 and is expected to supersede alcohol use in 2020.
This trend is mainly attributed to the growing belief that marijuana is not harmful to youths' health and...
| Jul 31, 2014
FARMINGTON — Robert Arciero, a professor at the University of Connecticut Health Center, was recently named the 43rd president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.
When Arciero was young he said he was a frustrated baseball...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 7:43 PM
WEST HARTFORD — Police and firefighters carried an injured mountain biker out of the woods Monday morning after he crashed his bike and severely injured his knee.
Police were called to the MDC's Reservoir No. 1 at 8:42 a.m. Firefighters and...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:45 AM
For the past 50 years, men have consistently had an easier time quitting smoking than women.
More men go cold turkey. More men stop on nicotine blockers such as gum and patches. More men succeed on medications.
Sherry McKee, an associate professor of...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Deep in the forests of Tolland, along the edge of an ancient Atlantic White Cedar swamp, is an old oak known as the "touch me tree." The tree, whose name was coined by the late Ivan Robinson, is next to the sprawling boughs of giant white pines —...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Middlewoods of Farmington residents enjoyed close encounters with hundreds of beautiful butterflies after a trip to the Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory in Deerfield, MA, on Wednesday, Aug. 6. Residents packed a picnic lunch to enjoy in the outdoor...