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  1. FMLA Leave for Headache Effectively Converts Full-Time Position into...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | JD Supra

    Sam oversees a storage area for the Connecticut Department of Transportation and during certain times of the year, his position requires a fairly extensive amount of overtime. For years, Sam has suffered from "cluster headaches," which are far worse than migraines and can last for days.


  2. Chicopee residents debate Willimansett bike path proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 |

    This is the first phase of the Chicopee River Canal Trail opened in 2010 in downtown Chicopee. The city is trying to build a second path.


  3. Police and Knights of Columbus join forces to fight the coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | DFW Catholic

    New Haven, Conn., Dec 19, 2014 / 02:16 am .- The Knights of Columbus is joining forces with the New Haven Police Department in the Coats for Kids initiative to make winter a little warmer for children and families in need this year. "With Christmas approaching and the weather getting colder, we are pleased to be able to work on this with the wonderful men and women of the New Haven Police Department," stated Supreme Knight Carl Anderson in a Dec. 18 Knights of Columbus press release.


  4. Norwalk Fire Department Hosts 'Frozen' And Toy Drive SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Norwalk Daily Voice

    NORWALK, Conn. -- The Norwalk Fire Department, in partnership with the Human Services Council's Children Connection, is hosting "Disney's 'Frozen' at the Firehouse."


  5. Connecticut's Seventh E-House Opens In DanburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Danbury Daily Voice

    DANBURY, Conn. The Connecticut Technical High School System, in partnership with Energize Connecticut, announced the opening Wednesday, Dec. 17, of the state's seventh E-House at Henry Abbott Technical High School in Danbury.


  6. Greenwich Family Raises Record-Breaking $50,000 For Alzheimer's AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Greenwich Daily Voice

    Eleonora Tornatore-Mikesh, CEO, Alzheimer's Association CT Chapter; Lexi Rodriguez, Special Events Director, Alzheimer's Association CT Chapter; members of the Zaccagnini family including Douglas; Barbara Brock and Steven GREENWICH, Conn. Greenwich resident Barbara Brock Zaccagnini along with her sons Douglas and Steven raised a record-breaking $50,000 during the recent Walk to End Alzheimer's event supporting the Alzheimer's Association.


  7. Recommendations for Connecticut vets home dueRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Nonpartisan staff members are scheduled to present state lawmakers with recommendations for improving the aging Connecticut Veterans Home in Rocky Hill. The General Assembly's Program Review and Investigations Committee has been examining operations at the facility and whether residential services are delivered fairly and adequately.


  8. Connecticut Named Fourth Healthiest State In The NationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Weston Daily Voice

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. Connecticut is one of the healthiest states in the entire United States, according to report released by the Connecticut Department of Public Health.


  9. in Re: David P. *Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | FindLaw

    LAVINE, BEACH and PELLEGRINO, Js. Michael D. Day, for the appellant . Tammy Nguyen-O'Dowd, assistant attorney general, with whom, on the brief, were George Jepsen, attorney general, Gregory T. D'Auria, solicitor general, and Benjamin Zivyon, assistant attorney general, for the appellee .


  10. Connecticut DMV won't allow three-wheeled vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | TheDay.Com

    The Conneticut Department of Motor Vehicles has rejected an attempt to vehicle maker Polaris to have its three-wheeled Slingshot classified as a motorcycle. The Waterbury Republican-American reports the DMV sent a letter to Polaris last week saying the Slingshot more closely resembles an automobile, a designation that would require it to meet more stringent safety standards.


  11. Lawmaker gathers ammunition to fight for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Greenwich Citizen

    Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich Youth of The Year award winner, Matheus Chaves, 18, right, a Greenwich High School senior, and Bobby Walker, Jr., chief executive officer of the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich, center, give a tour of the club to U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, at the club in Greenwich, Conn., Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Photo: Bob Luckey U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., right, listens as Morgan Pray, 9, center, and Jaya Maduro, left, also 9, tell the state's junior senator about their club activities during a visit by Murphy to the club in Greenwich, Conn., Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.


  12. a Polaris Slingshot Now Banned In Connecticut, Still Not A MotorcycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Jalopnik

    Connecticut is the latest state to deny the Polaris Slingshot the ability to be registered as a motorcycle. Which makes sense, since it's not a motorcycle .


  13. Conn. economy shows signs of strong recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | News Times

    Connecticut added more jobs in November, a 10th month of employment growth over the last year --pointing to a stronger recovery, according to local economists. At the same time, the unemployment rate rose slightly, as discouraged workers returned to the labor market.


  14. US executions continue to decline: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Washington : Driven in part by continuing legal disputes related to lethal injection drugs and state moratoriums on the death penalty, the 35 people executed in the US were the fewest in two decades, according to a year-end report by the Death Penalty Information Centre. The centre, which opposes capital punishment, also found that the 72 death sentences issued in 2014 represent the fewest in 40 years.


  15. OP-ED | Health IT In Connecticut - Learning From MistakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 |

    A wise advocate once told me that if I have a problem with wasting money, I should find a different profession. The latest example of that truth is HITE-CT, a quasi-public entity created in statute to develop a system of health information exchange for our state.


  16. Town scrambles to get new assessment letters outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Connecticut Post

    The letters that Stratford property owners received from the tax assessor's office earlier this month were in error, because they showed the fair market values and not the assessed value, as was intended. "I looked at the letter and I thought to myself, `Something is really wrong here, I mean, you've got to be kidding me,' " said Barbara Heimlich who lives near the Holy Name of Jesus Church on the West Side.


  17. Conn. Teacher Facing Charges After Allegedly Showing Up Drunk to ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 |

    A Spanish teacher who allegedly showed up drunk for work at Southington High School in Connecticut last month is now facing disorderly conduct charges, The Hartford Courant reports. John Edward Hansen Jr., 47, of New Haven, was "possibly impaired" the morning of Nov. 6, when students reported that he was acting strangely, according to police.


  18. What to say when your Muslim child asks about PeshawarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Religion News Service

    The massacre of 145 people, nearly all of them children, at a Pakistani school on Tuesday is almost too horrible for adults to talk about, much less children. Does the fact that the gunmen - members of the Pakistani Taliban - consider themselves devout Muslims make the conversation more difficult? What about the fact that some people are going to blame Muslims in general for atrocities committed by a few? This is not the first time militants have targeted children.


  19. Connecticut communities join together for gigabit broadbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | CNET

    Connecticut takes the first step toward launching a gigabit broadband network that officials hope will spur competition and lead to higher-speed service at lower prices. A consortium of 46 municipalities, representing about 50 percent of the state's population, is looking to build an ultrahigh-speed broadband network capable of delivering gigabit upload and download speeds.


  20. From the inside, out: Art show encourages natural connectionsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Greenwich Citizen

    Kathleen Vance of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, N.Y., next to her piece "Traveling Landscapre," that will be part of the show " Reconnecting with Nature," at the Flinn Gallery in the Greenwich Library, Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. The show will run from Dec. 11, 2014 through Jan. 21, 2015.