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  • Tracking Device Can Dispatch Emergency Services If Needed For Elderly

    Tracking Device Can Dispatch Emergency Services If Needed For Elderly
    Diane Ragali is part of the "sandwich generation", planning her son's wedding, working part-time in a temp agency and taking care of her father-in-law, who is almost 90 and living alone. "He wants to be independent," says this Bristol woman who is primary...
  • Emergency Response Teams Compete At Simsbury 'SWAT Challenge'

    SIMSBURY — Five members of the Meriden SWAT team crawled under electrically-charged wires, climbed onto a teammate's back to get over a 6-foot barrier, then knocked down a wooden door as part of the 10th Annual CT SWAT Challenge. During the...
  • Protein Sciences Lands Distribution Deal For Flublok, Its Latest Flu Vaccine

    The chief executive of Protein Sciences announced Wednesday a major distribution agreement that will put the Meriden drug company's influenza vaccine in hundreds of more locations across the United States. Passport Health has agreed to make Flublok...
  • Southington Winning Sewage Odor Battle

    SOUTHINGTON — This summer has seen a big drop in the sewage odor problems that last summer generated dozens of resident complaints and perplexed workers who tackled the noxious issue. A combination of several factors turned out to be causing the...
  • Mideast fascinated captive ex-UCF student, friend says

    Mideast fascinated captive ex-UCF student, friend says
    As a student at the University of Central Florida, Steven Sotloff always talked about going to the Middle East. Sotloff was curious about the region. "He wanted to go over there, and he wanted to tell stories ...," said his friend Emerson Lotzia Jr....
  • Connecticut's Delightful, Quirky Museums

    Let's say you are not terribly interested in old woodworking planes, radios, locks or clocks. But step into a museum devoted to such collections and you almost can't help being drawn to them. The sheer diversity in similar objects reveals the human...
  • Did You Know? Three Facts About Every Connecticut Town

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  • 'A Promising Strategy': Longer School Day Provides A Boost

    'A Promising Strategy': Longer School Day Provides A Boost
    Going back to school is bittersweet for even the most ardent young student, but some kids are happily returning to a school where the day is 100 minutes longer than usual. In fact, the attendance rate has climbed at Casimir Pulaski Elementary School...
  • Fishing Guide

    INLAND LARGEMOUTH BASS fishing is reported as slow in many areas. Night fishing is still producing some fish (try black jitterbugs and surface poppers). Waters to try include Billings Lake, Gardner Lake, Tyler Lake, Burr Pond, Lake Saltonstall, Shenipsit...
  • Police Respond To Roll-over Crash In Meriden

    MERIDEN — Officers were on the scene a possible head-on crash during which more than one person was injured Thursday morning, police said. The crash in the area of Parkview and Hanover streets was reported shortly before 8 a.m., an emergency...
  • Pryor Tells Superintendents: 'You Are On The Right Track'

    Pryor Tells Superintendents: 'You Are On The Right Track'
    HARTFORD — A day after announcing his plans to leave soon, state Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor addressed superintendents at their annual back-to-school meeting Tuesday, pointing to progress made during his watch and urging them to go forward...