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  • Vision-Impaired Veterans Practice Rehab Skills On Fishing Trip

    BRANFORD — U.S. Army veteran Arthur Morris figured he'd have to give up fishing after his eyesight began to fail. Morris, 80, served in the Army as a water purification specialist in 1956. He's been in and out of the Eastern Blind Rehabilitation...
  • Aarón Hernández se declara no culpable; Tropezón condujo al asesinato, dice fiscal

    Aarón Hernández se declara no culpable; Tropezón condujo al asesinato, dice fiscal
    Aarón Hernández mató a dos hombres en un tiroteo desde un auto en el 2012 porque uno de ellos le derramó una copa encima más temprano en la noche, dijeron los fiscales el miércoles al describir los asesinatos como "completamente sin sentido". Hernández,...
  • This is why we need gun control

    This is why we need gun control
    The violence at Isla Vista at the start of the holiday weekend grabbed the nation's attention. But so, too, did the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard last year. And in Santa Monica. And at Newtown, Conn., before that. And on and on. More than 11,...
  • Haar: For-Profit Hospital Takeovers Could Die In Chaos As Deadline Nears

    Haar: For-Profit Hospital Takeovers Could Die In Chaos As Deadline Nears
    The best way to see what might happen if a corporation from Texas takes over four Connecticut hospitals is to visit Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Mass. That's where Erik Wexler has maintained a friendly and efficient atmosphere, first as CEO...
  • Bungled Heist Of Silk Shipment Left Security Guard Dead

    MANCHESTER — Courant reporters 95 years ago figured prominently in the investigation of a bungled heist, playing a role that would be highly improbable today. In the case of The Great Silk Robbery, the "Courant Men," as they were called in their...
  • 2014 Golf Schedules And Charity Tournaments

      CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION   May 12                         Blackledge Country Club   May 19                         Simsbury Farms Country Club   June 2                           Hawk’s Landing Golf Course   June 30   ...
  • Sandy Hook Commission Wants More On Lanza's Mental Health

    Sandy Hook Commission Wants More On Lanza's Mental Health
    Members of the state's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission vented their frustrations Friday about what they said was too little information being released about the mental health of Adam Lanza, the shooter who killed 20 first-graders and six women at Sandy...
  • CT Ski Clubs Suit Many Styles Of All Who Love Hitting The Slopes

    CT Ski Clubs Suit Many Styles Of All Who Love Hitting The Slopes
    When Jonathan Hiller of Gales Ferry arrives in Ludlow, Vt., on a Friday night, ready for a weekend of skiing at Okemo, he feels right at home. He pulls into the driveway at a three-story house on Pleasant Street, stores his gear, and visits with dozens of...
  • A First Visit To Connecticut's Portion Of The Appalachian Trail

    A First Visit To Connecticut's Portion Of The Appalachian Trail
    Only 50 more miles to go along the Appalachian Trail. And that's just the 51.6-mile Connecticut section. Overall, I have 2,178 miles to cover from Katahdin, Maine to Georgia's Springer Mountain. But everyone has to start somewhere. And my somewhere...
  • A Visit To A Not-So-Bald Mountain In Somers

    A Visit To A Not-So-Bald Mountain In Somers
    Since my wife and I had children, we are never on time for anything. You name it -- dinners, movies, plays, band performances, baseball and soccer games – and we are late for it. But during my annual fall trek to find the best places for leaf...
  • In Search Of A Ghostly Village And Discovering A Lost Quarry Instead

    In Search Of A Ghostly Village And Discovering A Lost Quarry Instead
    It was a good plan. I would explore Maromas, Middletown's last frontier, in search of the remnants of a village that was swallowed up in the 1950s by the construction of the Connecticut Advanced Nuclear Engineering Laboratory – the predecessor of...