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  • Jackson Lab Opens To Big Hopes For Bioscience Growth

    Jackson Lab Opens To Big Hopes For Bioscience Growth
    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. The...
  • Say A Little Prayer For Me: Dorothy Ollie In Jacobs' Corner

    Say A Little Prayer For Me: Dorothy Ollie In Jacobs' Corner
    My Walk of Faith from the steps of the state Capitol to the steps of Gampel Pavilion, Hartford to Storrs, all 26 miles of redemption, will be Sunday, Oct. 5. I thought about calling it the Jacobs Is A Moron Walk. Or the No Escalators Walk. Or The...
  • Insurance Commissioner, Other State Employees, Hop The Globe

    Insurance Commissioner, Other State Employees, Hop The Globe
    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...
  • Malloy, Foley Clash On Taxes, Economy in Debate

    Malloy, Foley Clash On Taxes, Economy in Debate
    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...
  • Rotary Clubs To Buy Webcams For Neo-Natal Intensive Care Beds

    Rotary Clubs To Buy Webcams For Neo-Natal Intensive Care Beds
    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...
  • Busway Starting To Take Form; Planned Opening 10 Months Away

    Busway Starting To Take Form; Planned Opening 10 Months Away
    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...
  • State Youths Vulnerable To Marijuana Abuse

    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...
  • Malloy Forced To Shift From Rebate To Reality

    The end of the legislative session has featured an unusual amount of gear-shifting by the state's leading policy-makers. The most notable came last week when reality forced Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to abandon his $55-a-person income tax refund under pressure...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Middlewoods Of Farmington Residents Meet The Butterflies

    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...
  • UConn Med Students Make Cross-Country Trek For Leukemia

    FARMINGTON — Two University of Connecticut medical students returned to Farmington recently after a 54-day, 3,900-mile cross-country trek to raise money for leukemia research. Town resident Jonathan Kobles and Greg Kirby of Madison took part in the...
  • Jackson Laboratories Brings Opportunities To High School, College Students

    Farmington High School is one of the first schools in Connecticut to partner with Jackson Laboratories to develop a science curriculum that includes introducing students to using genetics to treat disease. "We want to introduce high school teachers...