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  • 'Distracted Walking' Might Be to Blame For a Recent Spike in Pedestrian Deaths

    'Distracted Walking' Might Be to Blame For a Recent Spike in Pedestrian Deaths
    Walking along Connecticut roads is a hell of a lot less risky now than it was three decades ago. But federal officials are getting worried that "distracted walking" with cell phones and iPods and tablets could be screwing up that long-term safety trend....
  • State Policies Block Prosperity

    In many ways, Connecticut is a great place to live. The state is one of the best educated, healthiest and wealthiest in the country. A two-hour drive can take us to five of the eight Ivy League colleges, four of the top 25 museums in the United States,...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • 75-Year-Old Hartford Levee System Needs Major Overhaul

    When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, more than 50 levees and flood walls gave way, sending tens of billions of gallons of water roaring into the city, causing horrific death and destruction. Could that happen in another city...
  • East Hartford's Woodland School Graduates 25

    As rain showered down Friday afternoon, family and friends of the new graduates of the Woodland School stayed dry in the school's small gymnasium as they waited for commencement to begin. Following the playing of "Pomp and Circumstance" the graduates...
  • June is the Month For Strawberry Festivals in Connecticut

    June is the Month For Strawberry Festivals in Connecticut
    Despite Mother Nature's best efforts, the summer growing season is fighting its way into existence. Its first gift to us is the almighty strawberry, the first berry of the summer and a versatile ingredient in the kitchen. While some like to toss a few...
  • 2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State

    2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State
    Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
  • 2010 - Study Shows No Cancer Cluster At Pratt Plant

      Workers at Pratt & Whitney in Connecticut did not get brain cancer at higher rates than the population generally, according to the latest results of a multiyear study led by University of Pittsburgh researchers.     An analysis of 212,513 people who...
  • 2008 - Study: Higher Rate Of Brian Cancer Not Statistically Significant

    A long-awaited study of almost 225,000 Pratt & Whitney workers from the 1950s to the early 2000s found a slightly higher rate of brain cancer among workers at a former North Haven plant than for the Connecticut population as a whole.     But the study,...
  • 2005 - Timing Is Key In Cancer Cases

    Sixty-one families pressing wrongful death claims against Pratt & Whitney took their case to the state Supreme Court Thursday, fighting to remain part of a lawsuit blaming the jet-engine maker for a cluster of brain cancer deaths.     At issue is whether...
  • Malloy, The Supposed 'Transparency' Governor, Blasted As 'Foe Of FOI'

    Dannel P. Malloy came into office as governor two years ago saying he's committed to "open and transparent" government, but recent events have put that assertion in question. "Transparent" and "transparency" are the words that leaders use these days...