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  • 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....
  • Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'

    Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'
    Sada Thompson, a Tony Award-winning actress best known to TV viewers for her Emmy Award-winning role as the matriarch in the 1970s dramatic TV series "Family," has died. She was 83. Thompson, a resident of Southbury, Conn., died of lung disease Wednesday...
  • 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...
  • Katie Stevens Gets By With A Little Help From Her Friends

    Katie Stevens Gets By With A Little Help From Her Friends
    After hosting months of "American Idol" viewings at home in Middlebury, some family friends of Katie Stevens moved the party to Los Angeles last week. Penny Albini and her daughters, Maria Elaina, 19, and Julia, 15, took the week off from school and...
  • 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...
  • Best Place for LASIK

    Best Place for LASIK
    1) The Eye Care Group 40 Temple St., Suite 5-B  New Haven  (203) 789-2020 1201 W. Main St., Suite 100  Waterbury  (203) 597-9100 22 Old Waterbury Road, Suite 202  Southbury  (203) 262-1600 6 Business Park Drive  Branford  (203) 488-5411 www....
  • 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...
  • Initial Police Response In Sandy Hook Shooting Scrutinized

    Initial Police Response In Sandy Hook Shooting Scrutinized
    State police investigating the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have focused some of their efforts on the police response, interviewing local officers to iron out inconsistencies in their versions of events and examining decisions made in the minutes...
  • Bundling Sticks For A Perfect Fire Is A Yankee Tradition

    Bundling Sticks For A Perfect Fire Is A Yankee Tradition
    Walking along the Farmington River Trail in Canton recently I passed the back yard of a home with a cord or more of nicely stacked firewood. Atop the stack were little bundles of slender twigs and thumb-thick branches, perhaps 15 inches in length,...
  • State Police Merge Dispatch Operations Union

    Over the past two months, the dispatch operations of the four state police troops in the eastern district were consolidated into one barracks in Tolland, a merger that was completed Monday.  State police officials say the consolidation will help...
  • July 14, 2013

    July 14, 2013
    HONORABLE MENTIONS Are you better off now than you were four days ago? -- Pat Foley, Homer Glen, Ill. I want you -- to pay higher gas taxes! -- Michael F. Tierney, New Britain This is just adding fuel to the ire. -- Bill Hook, Plainville Global...