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  • WWII Vet Should Follow Smoking Edict

    It's hard not to be sympathetic to Andy Nowicki. He is a decorated combat veteran of World War II and is about to turn 90. He picked up the smoking habit 70 years ago, back when the Army put free cigarettes in C-ration kits. Now he and his wife face...
  • We're Just One Step Ahead Of The Robots

    We're Just One Step Ahead Of The Robots
    This Labor Day piece was not written by a robot. But it won't be long before it is. In the early 1880s, unions led by machinist Matthew Maguire held a labor day event to honor the "workingman." The idea caught on as many cities and states began...
  • Flavor Profile: Mmumbai Spice in Rocky Hill

    Flavor Profile: Mmumbai Spice in Rocky Hill
    Fans of Indian restaurants know that central CT has experienced some expanding and contracting on the that front. The Ambassador of India family of restaurants had outposts in Glastonbury, West Hartford, Hartford and even New Haven. But that expansion...
  • Bridal Guide 2013: V-Neck Dresses Are in Vogue

    Bridal Guide 2013: V-Neck Dresses Are in Vogue
    Long a vestige of T-shirts and preppy sweaters, the V-neck style is becoming a staple in bridal dresses, adding a sense of classic design and sensuality. As brides look for strapless alternatives either for novelty or more coverage, V-necks are one...
  • A Home Is Needed For 'Talking Books'

    Since 1978, dedicated volunteers have quietly made their way to a tiny studio in the Raymond Memorial Library in East Hartford and performed a marvelous service for their fellow citizens who are blind or otherwise unable to read. The volunteers have...
  • Support Groups Help Alzheimer's Patients, Caregivers Learn From Each Other

    Support Groups Help Alzheimer's Patients, Caregivers Learn From Each Other
    When Ruth Waldman's husband was placed in a nursing home a few years after he developed Alzheimer's disease, she would visit him and they'd hold hands and talk. "I took him home for Christmas Eve and we had a wonderful time — he was as normal as...
  • All-Courant Boys Tennis Team

    All-Courant Boys Tennis Team
    All-Courant Boys Tennis Singles Sam Aronson, Avon Sr. Sam Flaxman, Avon, Sr. Ryan Foster, Classical-Hartford, Jr. Varun Jayarun, Xavier-Middletown, Fr. Chandler Libby, Granby, Jr. Reid Risinger, Glastonbury, Sr. Dan Rombola, Berlin, Jr. Scott...
  • Alzheimer's Organizations/Support Groups

    Alzheimer's Foundation of America - Their mission is, “To provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families—through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life.”...
  • Alzheimer's Support Groups And Organizations

    According to the Connecticut chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, there are 100 caregiver support groups in the state and six groups for people living with Alzheimer's or a similar dementia. For information about meeting times and locations,...
  • 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,...
  • MetLife Moving 2,600 Workers To North Carolina

    — MetLife will consolidate operations and shift jobs to North Carolina, where it will build two new campuses in a move aimed at saving hundreds of millions of dollars by 2016. An undisclosed number of jobs will be slashed in Bloomfield and other...