| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:24 PM
HAMDEN — About a dozen elderly people gathered in a conference room at Hamden Government Center on Friday to talk about their anger and frustration since UnitedHealthcare announced last fall it would cut thousands of doctors from its Medicare...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Sherwin B. Nuland, physician and author of the book "How We Die," died Monday at his home in Hamden, Conn., at age 83. He had been afflicted with prostate cancer, his daughter Amelia Nuland said.
An unsentimental and bracing look at death, "How We Die"...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:26 PM
"That's why I know no son or daughter of mine will ever be a nigger." — Ned (Thalmus Rasulala), from "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman"
You know how once you start to focus on something, it seems to pop up everywhere?
So it was before I...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:08 AM
NEW BRITAIN - A team of students from New Britain High School will participate March 1 in a competition to represent Connecticut in the federal government's National Science Bowl.
The national competition is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy'...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:19 PM
The worst sin is to be boring, and that is something John Ginnetti — who with his wife, Danielle, owns 116 Crown, and now Meat & Co. — seems incapable of being.
Originally conceived as a popup business, Meat & Co. opened in the space...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Dad made it quite clear: If he ever caught my older brother smoking reefer, he'd be out of the house. If Dad ever found the stuff in the house, he'd be out of the house.
The word was marijuana would lead to harder drugs because it was a well-known...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Robert A. Dahl, an esteemed and influential political scientist who in such books as "Who Governs?" championed democracy in theory and critiqued it in practice, has died. He was 98.
A professor emeritus at Yale University, Dahl died Wednesday at a...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:55 PM
They got the message and it was loud and clear: It's not good to be a tree in Connecticut.
So like others before who felt the sting of persecution, they were pulling up roots. They were getting out of town. They were fleeing the only state they'd known....
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:28 PM
HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission secured a promise Friday from Peter Lanza to turn over at least some of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza's treatment records, and heard from two of the foremost autism experts on what the disorder isn't, as...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 5:19 PM
La Comisión Asesora de Sandy Hook aseguró el viernes una promesa de Peter Lanza de entregar por lo menos algunos de los archivos del tratamiento del gatillero de Newtown, Adam Lanza, y escucho de dos de los expertos más importantes en el campo del autismo...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When the first settlers arrived in the 1600s, among the things they were unprepared for in Connecticut was the weather. Owing to its geographical location, the new land they were seeking to inhabit produced an ever-changing array of meteorological...