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  • Pink Aid: compassionate care for breast cancer patients

    A chance meeting with a woman wearing a wig convinced Andrew Mitchell-Namdar to start Pink Aid, an organization that provides compassionate care to patients with breast cancer. The organization, based out of Westport, Conn., has given out more than $1 million in just three years. This past April, Day Kimball Hospital received $25,000 from Pink Aid. It will help pay for services that are non-medically related, including transportation, prostheses and mastectomy garments, wigs, head wraps and more.
  • The Dazzling Historic Mosaic In Our Backyards

    The Dazzling Historic Mosaic In Our Backyards
    Connecticut has at least 200 mostly small, emphatically local museums. Although they have almost nothing in common — local history being the least homogenous thing imaginable — they do share a kind of exuberant localism. If you want to know...

    Concurrent credits can cut college costs

    The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees approved a 2015 budget worth $1.2 billion on June 25. That budget includes a more than 6 percent increase in the cost of tuition. For Connecticut residents, that means more than $10,000 per year. For non-...

    Late-1700s Engraver Imprisoned At New-Gate For Counterfeiting

    Late-1700s Engraver Imprisoned At New-Gate For Counterfeiting
    Richard Brunton was a Connecticut artist who engraved his way not only into the homes of the wealthy with his prestigious prints during the time of the American Revolution, but also into the notorious Old New-Gate Prison where he lived after being...

    Why Is John G. Rowland Really Leaving WTIC?

    John G. Rowland, as he introduced himself on his WTIC-AM NewsTalk1080 afternoon talk show, announced Thursday that he is leaving the station to "take care of some personal issues." Although the former governor did not say what those "personal issues"...