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  1. Anthem Inc. CEO's Pay Was $8 Million Last YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The Hartford Courant

    The CEO and president of Anthem Inc., Joseph R. Swedish, was compensated $8 million last year, up from $7.48 million in 2013, according to a filing Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission . Anthem Inc. of Indianapolis is the parent company of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut, the state's largest health insurer by membership, based in Wallingford.


  2. New Insect Invader In Connecticut: Southern Pine BeetleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Hartford Courant

    An insect that has chewed its way through pine forests in the South for decades has been found in Connecticut, posing a threat to pitch pines and other pine species, the state's top bug expert said Thursday. "The Southern pine beetle was first detected March 17 in Wharton Brook State Park in Wallingford and has since been found in North Canaan, Simsbury, Barkhamsted and Seymour," said entomologist Kirby Stafford of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven.


  3. Thoughts Of SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Gilda Wolcott of Wallingford gets a kick out of a giant Amaryllis on display. At left is her friend, Bob Ginter.


  4. Police: Cromwell Bank Robbery Related To Four OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Police believe the robbery of the Webster Bank on Coles Road on Tuesday afternoon by a woman claiming to be armed is related to four others. This robbery is the fifth in 11 days that may be related, police said.


  5. Man Sues Southington Restaurant After He's Tossed By Mechanical BullRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    A Wallingford man is suing a local restaurant and bar claiming that he was injured after he was thrown from a mechanical bull named "Old Thunder." Steven M. Saleski, in a lawsuit dated Feb. 6, sued Meadow Muffins LLC, which owns the mechanical bull, and T.C.B. LLC, which owns the restaurant, The Cadillac Ranch Restaurant at 45 Jude Lane.


  6. Two Connecticut Manufacturing Executives Named To Commerce Department Advisory PanelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Joe Sylvestro, Pratt & Whitney's head of manufacturing operations, was named to the council, the first United Technologies Corp. executive chosen for the council, the company said. The council advises the federal government on a wide range of issues that affect the success of manufacturing in the United States.


  7. Multinational Lighting Company To Shutter Wallingford PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Lighting manufacturer Acuity Brands told 93 employees in Wallingford that they will be out of work as it closes its factory there. Acuity Brands is a multinational corporation with 7,000 employees and $51 million in profits in its most recent quarter.


  8. State Awards Ireland $6 Million For 21 Years' Wrongful IncarcerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | CTNow.com

    Kenneth Ireland was awarded $6 million from the state on Thursday, becoming the first person to be compensated for a wrongful incarceration claim in Connecticut since a law was passed nearly seven years ago. Ireland, 44, spent two decades in prison for a Wallingford rape and murder he did not commit.


  9. New Vineyard Stokes Wallingford Area's Reputation For WineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    WALLINGFORD - With the opening of a new winery in Northford, many people are calling the Wallingford area a destination location for wine lovers.


  10. Wrongfully Imprisoned Man Describes Perspective He'd Bring To Parole BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Kenneth Ireland's credentials for a post on the state's board of pardons and paroles are unlike any of his fellow nominees. During a confirmation hearing Friday before the state judiciary committee, Ireland, imprisoned for more than two decades for a 1986 rape and murder in Wallingford he did not commit, spoke of the extraordinary perspective and experience he would bring to the board.


  11. Wallingford Man Found Dead In Woods Next To Middlefield RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    MIDDLEFIELD - " A Wallingford man who went missing Thursday was found dead in the woods behind a restaurant on Route 66 Friday, police said.


  12. Report: State Must Strengthen Bridge to Adulthood For Young People With AutismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Connecticut must strengthen the bridge between the teen and adult worlds for the nearly 12,000 young people with autism, so more can live and work independently as they reach their early 20s. A recent study by the legislature's program review and investigations committee found that "transitional services" - programs that try to prepare teenagers with autism for an independent life - generally start now at 16 in schools, but need to begin years earlier.


  13. Plans For Newington Development Shift To Assisted Living FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    A developer is considering a new plan for a commercial project already under construction at the intersection of East Cedar Street and Russell Road. The company may now scrap that project and partner with Amara Community Living of Mansfield to build an all-inclusive retirement community, according to town officials.


  14. Manchester Man Gets 4 1/2 Years In Prison For Armed Bank RobberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    A Manchester man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to 4 1/2 years in prison for his role in three armed bank robberies. Leroy McCoy, 49, according to a news release, conspired with others to rob the Naugatuck Savings Bank in Southbury on April 20, 2011, the Webster Bank in Cromwell on October 7, 2011 and the Connex Credit Union in Wallingford on April 19, 2012.


  15. Edible Arrangements Founder Buys Software CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Connecticut businessman Tariq Farid, who founded the Edible Arrangements franchise, has acquired the company formerly known as eMaximation, which sells software to automate franchise-buyer recruitment. Farid has renamed the Atlanta software company as Naranga.


  16. Type 1 Diabetes Increasing As Medical Teams ShrinkRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Brian Lybeck of Avon tests his blood glucose level before heading off to swim practice, which will tell him how much food he need to eat and also calculate the amount of insulin he needs from a pump he programs to deliver the medication. Brian Lybeck of Avon tests his blood glucose level before heading off to swim practice, which will tell him how much food he need to eat and also calculate the amount of insulin he needs from a pump he programs to deliver the medication.


  17. Middletown Area Becomes Latest To Use 2-1-1 To Combat HomelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Middlesex County along with Meriden and Wallingford on Monday became the sixth of eight zones in the state to join the 2-1-1 system to provide better services to the homeless. The Connecticut Coordinated Access Network will receive calls from the United Way 2-1-1 system from people with a housing emergency, and will arrange an appointment for the person at sites in Middletown or Meriden where they can meet with local service providers.


  18. Wallingford Company Sold For $60 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    A Minneapolis manufacturer of proteins, antibodies and small molecule compounds for biomedical research announced last week that it will buy Wallingford's CyVek for $60 million in cash, plus a potential $135 million in bonuses depending on CyVek's product sales through 2020. Connecticut Innovations, the state's venture capital arm, announced Thursday that it would achieve about $6 million in profit from Bio-Techne's purchase of CyVek.


  19. Chick-Fil-A Plans Openings In Wallingford, Danbury Nov. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    After debuting in Connecticut Oct. 9 with the opening of its first restaurant in Brookfield, Chick-fil-A is scheduled to open two more franchises Nov. 6 in Wallingford and Danbury.


  20. 'Outraged' Local NAACP Demands Meriden Councilman's Resignation After Comparing City To DetroitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    A city councilor finds himself in hot water with the Meriden/Wallingford branch of the NAACP after he unfavorably compared the city to Detroit during a recent meeting. Meriden/Wallingford NAACP President Jason Teal sent out a press release Monday stating that the local NAACP would demand the resignation of Councilman Lenny Rich during the public comment portion of tonight's city council meeting because of comments he made during a meeting Sept.


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