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  • Hospital Sales To Create Windfall For Charitable Foundations

    Hospital Sales To Create Windfall For Charitable Foundations
    People in Connecticut have talked a lot about what happens to patients and staff at five nonprofit hospitals that are being bought by a Texas hospital chain, but there's another issue. What happens to the money? When a nonprofit hospital is sold to...
  • This is why we need gun control

    This is why we need gun control
    The violence at Isla Vista at the start of the holiday weekend grabbed the nation's attention. But so, too, did the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard last year. And in Santa Monica. And at Newtown, Conn., before that. And on and on. More than 11,...
  • Aarón Hernández se declara no culpable; Tropezón condujo al asesinato, dice fiscal

    Aarón Hernández se declara no culpable; Tropezón condujo al asesinato, dice fiscal
    Aarón Hernández mató a dos hombres en un tiroteo desde un auto en el 2012 porque uno de ellos le derramó una copa encima más temprano en la noche, dijeron los fiscales el miércoles al describir los asesinatos como "completamente sin sentido". Hernández,...
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  • 2014 Golf Schedules And Charity Tournaments

      CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION   May 12                         Blackledge Country Club   May 19                         Simsbury Farms Country Club   June 2                           Hawk’s Landing Golf Course   June 30   ...
  • Bungled Heist Of Silk Shipment Left Security Guard Dead

    Bungled Heist Of Silk Shipment Left Security Guard Dead
    MANCHESTER — Courant reporters 95 years ago figured prominently in the investigation of a bungled heist, playing a role that would be highly improbable today. In the case of The Great Silk Robbery, the "Courant Men," as they were called in their...
  • CT Ski Clubs Suit Many Styles Of All Who Love Hitting The Slopes

    CT Ski Clubs Suit Many Styles Of All Who Love Hitting The Slopes
    When Jonathan Hiller of Gales Ferry arrives in Ludlow, Vt., on a Friday night, ready for a weekend of skiing at Okemo, he feels right at home. He pulls into the driveway at a three-story house on Pleasant Street, stores his gear, and visits with dozens of...
  • Sandy Hook Commission Wants More On Lanza's Mental Health

    Sandy Hook Commission Wants More On Lanza's Mental Health
    Members of the state's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission vented their frustrations Friday about what they said was too little information being released about the mental health of Adam Lanza, the shooter who killed 20 first-graders and six women at Sandy...
  • A Visit To A Not-So-Bald Mountain In Somers

    A Visit To A Not-So-Bald Mountain In Somers
    Since my wife and I had children, we are never on time for anything. You name it -- dinners, movies, plays, band performances, baseball and soccer games – and we are late for it. But during my annual fall trek to find the best places for leaf...
  • Repeating The Feat: Three Years Of Top Workplaces

    Repeating The Feat: Three Years Of Top Workplaces
    This year's list of 55 Hartford Courant/FOX CT Top Workplaces award winners includes a "Terrific Twenty" who have won in all three years since the contest started. That score of employers deserves special recognition for consistency. Within that list of...
  • In Search Of A Ghostly Village And Discovering A Lost Quarry Instead

    In Search Of A Ghostly Village And Discovering A Lost Quarry Instead
    It was a good plan. I would explore Maromas, Middletown's last frontier, in search of the remnants of a village that was swallowed up in the 1950s by the construction of the Connecticut Advanced Nuclear Engineering Laboratory – the predecessor of...
  • A First Visit To Connecticut's Portion Of The Appalachian Trail

    A First Visit To Connecticut's Portion Of The Appalachian Trail
    Only 50 more miles to go along the Appalachian Trail. And that's just the 51.6-mile Connecticut section. Overall, I have 2,178 miles to cover from Katahdin, Maine to Georgia's Springer Mountain. But everyone has to start somewhere. And my somewhere...