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  • Help Children Escape Hellholes

    Help Children Escape Hellholes
    As a practical matter, the state of Connecticut was probably right to decline the federal government's request to temporarily house up to 2,000 migrant children at the Southbury Training School. Malloy administration officials cited a variety of reasons...
  • Will We Answer This Postcard From God?

    Will We Answer This Postcard From God?
    That was a pretty quick "no," amigo. Last week, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy flatly rejected a federal quest to house, temporarily, 2,000 of the Central American refugee children at the Southbury Training School. And that was that. Maybe Southbury isn't...
  • Taxpayer-Funded 'Newsletter' By GOP Legislators Criticizes Democrats, Campaign-Style

    Many people aren't happy to find still another taxpayer-funded constituent newsletter from their state legislator in the mailbox. That's because there's often less news than self-promotion in the brochures, some of which could double as campaign...
  • Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare

    Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare
    A Texas-based hospital chain that is buying four Connecticut hospitals said in a surprise announcement Tuesday it will add a fifth to its roster: Saint Mary's in Waterbury. Connecticut's legislature this year passed a bill allowing for-profit hospitals...
  • Disabled Clients' Protections Lacking

    Two news stories reveal disturbing gaps in the state Department of Developmental Services' safety net. State auditors have discovered a large backlog in the list of group home workers fired for abuse of clients, The Courant reported this past week....
  • Diabetics Are At Risk For Vision Loss

    People with diabetes are at higher risk for eye diseases that can lead to vision loss or blindness, but they might not have symptoms at first. Regular eye exams can provide early detection, when treatment is most effective. Diabetic retinopathy, one...
  • Miles sin energía después de tormentas severas

    Miles sin energía después de tormentas severas
    Una tormenta que sopló por las partes occidentales y meridionales del estado el martes dejó a miles de clientes sin energía, con carreteras cerradas, árboles caídos e inundaciones. Más de 8,000 clientes de CL&P estaban aun sin electricidad, en su...
  • Mother Encourages Others With Back Pain To Re-consider Spinal Surgeries

    Mother Encourages Others With Back Pain To Re-consider Spinal Surgeries
    Putting dishes on the table was becoming impossible for Lynda Pascone of Southbury. Only 30, the emergency medical technician had suffered a herniated disc when she stopped a patient aboard a six-foot stretcher from sliding down an incline. The physically...
  • Kevin Hunt: How Do Electricity Suppliers Get Away With It?

    Kevin Hunt: How Do Electricity Suppliers Get Away With It?
    If you can name the company that supplies your home's electricity, the monthly rate, whether it's fixed or variable, the contract length and possible cancellation fees, maybe you're not among the hundreds of people who have complained this year about rate...
  • Colonial Realty's Founders Bilked Nearly 7,000 Investors

    Colonial Realty's Founders Bilked Nearly 7,000 Investors
    Bernard Madoff's investor fraud took the Ponzi scheme to a new level, but it wasn't so long ago that Connecticut had its own infamous fraud case tied to some of Hartford's most well-known real estate: Colonial Realty Co. And in the two decades since...
  • Connecticut's Musical Heroes -- Natives And Adoptees

    Are we a musical state? We are indeed. But our performances and organizations tell only part of the story. In some ways, the vitality and range of Connecticut's musical history is best indicated by the large and ever-lengthening roster of notable music...