| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The Connecticut Department of Corrections claims the right to ban violent, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable books and magazines from prison libraries if they do not have any "redeeming literary, educational or scientific value." Last month,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:42 AM
For breast cancer patients who need radiation therapy, the option to reduce its duration from about seven weeks to five days can be appealing.
Accelerated radiation, in various forms, has been in use for nearly 10 years. While some physicians are...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Connecticut's new health exchange opened for business Tuesday despite some confusion caused by a partial shutdown of the federal government.
The new marketplace processed 167 applications Tuesday — 83 for subsidized purchases of commercial...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Attendance was down again at the New Haven Open tennis tournament, by 7,208 fans, but tournament director Anne Worcester said paid attendance was up.
"Our ticket revenues are up every day but one day, when it rained Thursday," Worcester said. "We...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Last year, 18 executives at 11 Connecticut hospitals were compensated more than $1 million, according to a database released annually by the state Office of Health Care Access.
Hartford Hospital and Yale-New Haven Hospital each had four executives...
| Jun 10, 2013
Jake Puciato's bedroom has always been his haven. "Once I got diagnosed, this was my place to come and just unwind and be alone for awhile," says the 12-year-old, who is battling lymphocytic leukemia.
But he couldn't stand the disorganization and...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 1:28 PM
A booze-filled naked party at Yale University is under investigation after several students were taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital and others said they were sexually assaulted, the Yale Daily News reported.
The Feb. 19 party was an invitation-only event...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 2:32 AM
Aaron Thomas, who was arrested Friday in connection with rapes in four states over 12 years, is scheduled to be arraigned in Superior Court Monday.
Thomas, 39, is being held, with bail set at $1 million, at the Union Avenue jail, suspected in crimes...
| May 17, 2011
| 3:11 PM
Four days after Mayor John DeStefano offered a sunny view of life in New Haven in his reelection campaign kickoff, former Hill Alderman Tony Dawson (pictured) announced his candidacy with a somber city portrait: “There is no laughter in our parks,...
| May 17, 2011
| 3:22 PM
Thursday May 19
What’s the one visible marker that notes the change from winter to spring besides a clear absence of snow? New plants! An appropriately themed exhibition titled Botany opens tonight at the Milford Fine Arts...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 5:24 AM
A tiny art park in New London, a sustainable garden landscape amid wetlands, a breathtaking oceanfront house and a healing garden for cancer patients are among the award winners in this year's Connecticut Design Awards competition sponsored by the state's...