• By Dr. David Katz
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Some months ago, after some prior scene of mass-casualty mayhem and bullet-riddled bodies, New York Times columnist Nick Kristof argued passionately and persuasively for addressing gun violence within the context of public health. He elaborated the non-partisan commitment to reducing deaths …

  • By Tedd Levy
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OLD SAYBROOK — Highly successful politicians generate an emotional attachment among their constituents and perhaps the most notable of these public figures in recent Connecticut history is Ella Tambussi Grasso, the first female governor in the U.S. elected in her own right and a politician w…

  • By Ashley Winchester
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MADISON — Robert Bremmer knew Mary Field Terrel as many grandchildren do: She was a caregiver and an explainer, a soup-maker and a storyteller. She was frail, but active, with short grey-brown hair in a tight bun and a fondness for flowing dresses — “that classic ’60s grandmotherly look,” Br…

  • By Lisa Lelas
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There’s no way around it. No matter how hard you work on cleaning and clearing your home, clutter seems to always creep back in, especially if you have a spouse or kids who may not have the same orderly goals as you. If you have a home computer and a mailbox, let’s face it, you have unwanted…

  • By Luther Turmelle
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Connecticut’s solar energy industry is ranked 30th in the United States in terms of overall jobs, according to the National Solar Jobs Census 2017, which is produced by a non-profit group that promotes the renewable power industry.

  • By Joe Amarante
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BRANFORD — Stony Creek Brewery, which has expanded its craft-beer brewing capacity in recent years and operates a successful flagship tasting facility on Indian Neck Avenue, will open a two-story brewpub at Foxwoods Resort Casino this summer.

  • By Jeff Mill
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HADDAM — Health-care professionals, emergency service personnel, social service providers, elected officials and families who have lost children to opioid abuse met recently to give U.S. Sen. Christopher Murphy, D-Conn., a report from the front lines in the battle against the plague.

  • By Sarah Page Kyrcz
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GUILFORD — In bitter cold temperatures, hundreds huddled on the Green Friday night for a candlelight vigil in honor of Ethan Song, 15, who died Wednesday after suffering a gunshot wound inside a Seaside Avenue home.

  • By Joe Amarante
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BRANFORD — Stony Creek Brewery, which has expanded its craft-beer brewing capacity in recent years and operates a successful flagship tasting facility on Indian Neck Avenue, will open a two-story brewpub at Foxwoods Resort Casino this summer.

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  • By Barbara Carlson
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BRANFORD — If you are sitting and chatting with Gayle Olovson-McKernan, you might find that the conversation has turned to elephants and their amazing qualities, and then skipped to keeping warm in colonial America, and surprisingly detoured to horse racing in Kentucky.

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  • By Sarah Page Kyrcz
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MADISON — Disappointment, sadness, shock and anger are just some of the emotions expressed by some parents and board members about the announcement that Our Lady of Mercy School will close at the end of this school year.

  • By Jane Horwitz Special to The Washington Post
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The third time isn’t quite the charm for “Maze Runner: The Death Cure,” the third installment in the movie franchise based on author James Dashner’s sci-fi trilogy for young adults.

  • By Dan Haar
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Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau helped coordinate a unified trash collection contract for 14 towns. Easy stuff, he said, compared with the bigger nut, shared services involving town workers.

It is already the 4th week of January. Are your New Year resolutions coming to fruition? If you are like many, you have good intensions, but without a plan they will be difficult to accomplish. One of my resolutions a few years ago was to cut out processed foods and to read food labels listi…

VALLEY/SHORE — The land trusts of East Haddam, Essex, Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, and Salem invite amateur photographers to captures the beauty of these towns as part of its 12th annual photo contest. Photographers of all ages may enter, with those 16 years old and younger entering the you…