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  • November trial set for Boston bomber suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

    The trial of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin on Nov. 3, a federal judge has ruled, a much earlier date than defense attorneys had requested. In a status hearing Wednesday, Judge George O’Toole said the date was fair....
  • It's National Alpaca Farm Days This Weekend!

    It's National Alpaca Farm Days This Weekend!
    How cute are alpacas? Answer: very cute. This weekend, Sept. 28-29, marks National Alpaca Farm Days, so take a drive out to one of Connecticut's many alpaca farms to get up close and personal with these adorable furry fellers. Here are your options:...
  • Pleasant Valley Drive-In Struggling To Stay Open In Digital Age

    Pleasant Valley Drive-In Struggling To Stay Open In Digital Age
    Movies are in Donna McGrane's blood. Many years ago at Pleasant Valley Drive-In in Barkhamsted, her mother worked in the kitchen and her father ran the projectors. So McGrane was heartbroken Monday when she found out that the drive-in she runs with...
  • Elizabeth T. Clark, legislative reference deputy

    Elizabeth T. Clark, legislative reference deputy
    Elizabeth T. Clark, who was deputy head of Baltimore City's Department of Legislative Reference for more than two decades, died Jan. 18 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at St. Agnes Hospital. The 50-year Catonsville resident was 89. The daughter...
  • 'Seclusion' Is A Helpful Emergency Response For Some Students

    'Seclusion' Is A Helpful Emergency Response For Some Students
    "My son is very OCD, non-verbal autistic, understands everything you say," says Jane Stango of Watertown, remembering how her son would bang his head against a faucet when he became extremely agitated at the River Street School in Windsor, a Capitol...
  • Continued strict prison conditions urged for Boston bombing suspect

    Continued strict prison conditions urged for Boston bombing suspect
    BOSTON -- Despite the presence of an FBI agent in the room, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev made a “statement to his detriment” while his sister was visiting him in prison, federal prosecutors say. Prosecutors revealed the...
  • Hartford's Constitution Plaza: Potential Still Unfolding

    Hartford's Constitution Plaza: Potential Still Unfolding
    As we approach its 50th anniversary next year, Hartford's Constitution Plaza is still controversial. It has been criticized over the years as desolate and lonely, a failure as a public space. But as landscape architecture, it is a remarkable example of...
  • Some common prescriptions linked to impotence

    Some common prescriptions linked to impotence
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Tranquilizers known as benzodiazepines and certain older antidepressants are linked with a greater chance of having erectile dysfunction (ED), according to a new survey. "Definitely it confirms the tricyclics (antidepressants)...
  • Feds Should Stop Fighting Medical Marijuana

    To all appearances, Connecticut is well on the way to making medical marijuana available to people who are suffering from certain serious illnesses. Regulations have been drafted and will be voted on by a legislative committee next month. Physicians...
  • Medical Marijuana Brings With it All Kinds of Other Speculation

    Medical Marijuana Brings With it All Kinds of Other Speculation
    Pot entrepreneurs are looking at potential medical marijuana growing sites in New Britain, Middletown, Bridgeport, Waterbury and Watertown. Venture capitalists are weighing dope investment opportunities. U.S. mayors are urging the feds to back off and let...
  • CT, Mass. Municipalities That Share Names Field Wrongly Placed Phone Calls

    CT, Mass. Municipalities That Share Names Field Wrongly Placed Phone Calls
    Sharing a name with a municipality in another state can lead to confusion, according to many town workers who work in identically named towns in both Connecticut and Massachusetts. There are 40 pairs of towns in Connecticut and Massachusetts with the...