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  • Obama administration's balancing act: Health insurance benefits vs. costs

    Even as House Republicans press to repeal the health care law, government advisers this week are preparing to wade into one of the most contentious questions raised by the legislation: What benefits must insurers cover? The answer will affect tens of...
  • Lyme doctor with troubled past offers controversial treatment

    Lyme doctor with troubled past offers controversial treatment
    When Dr. Jeffrey Piccirillo moved to the small college town of Grinnell, Iowa, the Joliet surgeon had been sued multiple times over allegations of malpractice, personal injury and negligence. In 2003, less than a year earlier, he had filed for bankruptcy....
  • Small Crowds Make B.O.M.B. Fest Enjoyable, Though Not Profitable

    Small Crowds Make B.O.M.B. Fest Enjoyable, Though Not Profitable
    Let’s just say that crowds weren’t a problem this year at B.O.M.B. Fest. Actually, from a certain perspective, that was the problem. About 8,000 people paid to attend (an average of 4,000 per day, with another 500 total comped in) the two-...
  • Just Keep on Pluckin'

    Q: Dr. Vogl, your last column was about tick season. I'm worried about my dog and Lyme Disease. Should I be? I wouldn’t say that I can come close to Carnac the Magnificent’s ability to predict events, but we certainly did pluck a lot of ticks...
  • 'Art and Artists in Connecticut'

    Connecticut “has given the world more artists of ability than any other state,” or so proclaimed Henry W. French in his 1879 tome Art and Artists in Connecticut. That may or may not be true, but it does suggest another proclamation at this...
  • Foundation lends Rodin works to LCAD

    Laguna Beach will be the first Orange County city to get a glimpse of a rare collection of works by Auguste Rodin. The exhibition opening Monday at the Laguna College of Art & Design celebrates the school's 50th year. Works are from the Iris and B....
  • Learning The Language Of Interior Design

    Learning The Language Of Interior Design
    Just as you can master a foreign language like Chinese, you can learn the language of interior design, says New York interior designer Alexa Hampton. "In fact, when you look at a room, you're reading it," she says. "It's a vocabulary that you can learn."...
  • Eclectic Mix Is Of The Moment

    "It's all in the mix" was the refrain last weekend at the Interior Inspirations show in Old Lyme, a fund-raiser for the Child & Family Agency of Southeasatern Connecticut. "The matchy-matchy thing is over," declared New York designer Larry Laslo. He...
  • Close-up on Old Lyme

    Close-up on Old Lyme
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Likely named after Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire, in England. A settler, Matthew Griswold, apparently left England from the port of Lyme Regis. ORIGINS: Set off from Saybrook in 1665, the town was incorporated in 1855 as South Lyme. The...
  • Chronic Lyme disease: A dubious diagnosis

    Chronic Lyme disease: A dubious diagnosis
    Dr. Bernard Raxlen arrived at Manhattan's glamorous Gotham Hall on a cool autumn night in 2008 to receive a humanitarian award. With a lime-green Lyme disease advocacy ribbon pinned to his dapper black suit, Raxlen joined partygoers sipping martinis...
  • Barbara Frances Gaffey

    83, of St. Helena, CA died peacefully at home, surrounded by loving family on Sunday, February 12, 2012.  Born July 5, 1928 in San Francisco.  Preceded in death by her father, Daniel J. Lyons, and by her husband of 47 years, Dennis D. Gaffey.  Barbara...