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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Police Investigate Probate Lawyer Over Disabled Man's Missing Funds

    Police are investigating a probate court-appointed lawyer who allegedly tried to cover up his improper handling of a disabled man's finances by filing false accounting statements — as the man's assets dwindled by tens of thousands of dollars over...
  • 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 New Chief At AFL-CIO: Big Promotion, Big Pay Cut

    A New Chief At AFL-CIO: Big Promotion, Big Pay Cut
    It was a crowning achievement for Lori Pelletier as she stood before the AFL-CIO state delegates, about to be elected to head the state's largest labor federation after 14 years in the No. 2 spot. "I'm honored and humbled and it really is the best job...
  • 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...
  • Centennial Celebration Is A Walk In The Park

    If you like camping, swimming, hiking, climbing, biking, boating and, of course, history, then you are ready and hopefully eager to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Connecticut's state parks. Their contribution to the quality of life in the state is...
  • 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,...