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  • Waterbury Police ID Man Shot And Killed Monday Night

    Waterbury Police ID Man Shot And Killed Monday Night
    WATERBURY — Police have identified the man shot and killed Monday night on Wood Street as Luis Santiago, 49, of Waterbury. Santiago was shot in the head about 10 p.m. on Wood Street near Walnut Street, police said. Police said their...
  • Man Took Drugs Before Fatally Slashing Infant, Police Say

    Man Took Drugs Before Fatally Slashing Infant, Police Say
    BRISTOL — Arthur Hapgood Sr. stepped outside 211 Park St. on Monday evening to smoke some marijuana, and when he returned, he was a changed man, witnesses told police. He was making bizarre comments, waving his arms and yelling, and then started...
  • Heroin Abuse Bill Establishes Federal Funding For Inpatient Care

    U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty is cosponsoring legislation that would establish a federal grant program to fund inpatient treatment for heroin abuse. The bill is a response to a high rate of heroin overdose deaths in Connecticut and throughout the country that...
  • Many Domestic Violence Restraining Orders Never Get Served

    HARTFORD — An estimated 40 percent of the restraining orders issued by New Haven judges in domestic violence cases between 2010 and 2011 never got served, according to information provided to a state task force Wednesday. Bridgeport's record of...
  • Safeguards Needed Against Nonprofit Stealing

    Safeguards Needed Against Nonprofit Stealing
    Yet again, someone on the inside is accused of ripping off a nonprofit agency. This has happened too often, and wasted a lot of public and philanthropic dollars. It is time to significantly increase oversight of such agencies. Karen O. Lewis, 57,...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Always Moving Forward: As Transportation Progressed, The Population Spread Out

    Always Moving Forward: As Transportation Progressed, The Population Spread Out
    In the business of getting from here to there, Connecticut has frequently been among America's pioneering states. Manufacturers like Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky are at the forefront of modern aviation, but over the centuries Connecticut was home to...
  • What About Another Science Center?

    Are the parents of inner-city children from Bridgeport, New Haven and Waterbury going to take the time and expense to bring their children to the Connecticut Science Center in Hartford? I doubt it. Instead of pumping millions of dollars into the Science...
  • Fill Up The Rent With UConn Fans

    As a UConn football season ticket holder, I am constantly dismayed at the sold but unoccupied seats at Rentschler Field. Let's support our new coach and dedicated student athletes by filling those sold seats. Here's an idea: Season ticket holders who...
  • Torrington Man Faces Workers' Compensation Fraud Charges

    TORRINGTON — A local man was charged Tuesday with workers' compensation fraud after he was seen working for a paving company while receiving disability, officials said. Richard Perry Jr., 54, of Linden Street, had received more than $10,000 in...
  • Connecticut's Iron Corner

    Connecticut's Iron Corner
    I was still tying my shoes at State Line Car Wash this morning when two guys from Lakeville pulled up in separate cars. Rick DelPrete, retired history teacher and athletic director from the Hotchkiss School, was on hand to show me the remains of the...
  • Connecticut's Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen

    Connecticut's Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen
    Connecticut's largest wine festival returns this weekend, July 26 and 27, to the Goshen Fairgrounds, with wine tastings, food, crafts, wine seminars, live music and entertainment. The two-day event features representatives from 11 participating...