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September 4, 2013

Malloy, Lawmakers Defend Investment in Bioscience

by Christine Stuart | Sep 4, 2013 1:56pm
Posted to: Business | Election 2014 | Town News | Farmington | Health Care | Jobs | Labor

Christine Stuart photo “Would it kill you to have it done before Election Day?” Gov. Dannel P. Malloy asked the project manager as the two stood on a bridge Wednesday overlooking the new Ambulatory Care Center at the University of Connecticut Health Center campus in Farmington.

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August 9, 2013

CDC: Obesity Rates Among CT Children Remain Unchanged

by Christine Stuart | Aug 9, 2013 11:23am
Posted to: Town News | Farmington | Health Care | State Capitol

Courtesy of the CDC The Centers for Disease Control reported earlier this week that national obesity rates among low-income children ages 2 to 4 declined slightly from 2008 to 2011, but Connecticut is one of 21 states that saw no improvement.

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May 9, 2013

Moose On The Loose

by Staff Report | May 9, 2013 11:25am
Posted to: Farmington

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is warning motorists in the Farmington area to be on the lookout for a moose.

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November 6, 2012

They Say They Hated The Ads, But The Message Apparently Resonated

by Hugh McQuaid | Nov 6, 2012 5:32pm
Posted to: Congress | Election 2012 | Town News | Farmington | West Hartford

A sample of midday voters in Farmington universally hated this year’s onslaught of negative political ads, but that doesn’t mean the ads didn’t resonate. In fact, in many cases voters who said they didn’t like the ads then offered voting rationales that seemed to come straight from transcripts of the TV commercials.

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October 17, 2012

Construction On Jackson Laboratory Begins

by Hugh McQuaid | Oct 17, 2012 3:47pm
Posted to: Business | Education | Town News | Farmington | Health Care | Jobs

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst were on hand Wednesday to watch as construction workers began pulling down building on the UConn Health Center campus to make room for the new Jackson Laboratory.

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August 14, 2012

Roraback Fends Off More Conservative Opponents

by Terry Cowgill, Scott Benjamin & Elizabeth Bowling | Aug 14, 2012 11:24pm
Posted to: Congress | Election 2012 | Town News | Farmington | Torrington

A moderate Republican, Sen. Andrew Roraback, fended off his more conservative opponents to take the Republican nomination in the 5th Congressional District.

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Esty Picks Up Voters In Farmington; Donovan Fares Better In New Britain

by Hugh McQuaid | Aug 14, 2012 3:02pm
Posted to: Congress | Election 2012 | Town News | Farmington | New Britain

(Updated 6:35 p.m.) The federal investigation involving Chris Donovan’s congressional campaign was on the minds of some Democrats heading to the polls in Farmington Tuesday. Several former supporters said they casted votes for his primary opponent Elizabeth Esty due to their uneasiness.

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April 17, 2012

Lawmaker Says His Flying Days Have Come To An End

by Christine Stuart | Apr 17, 2012 11:38am
Posted to: Town News | Farmington | State Capitol

State Rep. Bill Wadsworth, 59, of Farmington was returning home from the shoreline in his Robinson R22 helicopter Saturday when it started spinning out of control.

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January 5, 2012

Malloy Marks One Year In Office With Jackson Labs Bill Signing

by Christine Stuart | Jan 5, 2012 3:59pm
Posted to: Town News | Farmington | Health Care | Jobs | Labor

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced a final agreement between the state and Maine-based research laboratory during a ceremonial bill signing at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington where the new genomic lab will be built.

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November 9, 2011

Lawmakers Rally With Striking Red Cross Workers

by Hugh McQuaid | Nov 9, 2011 5:03pm
Posted to: Jobs | Labor | Nonprofits | Farmington

A group of Democratic lawmakers joined striking American Red Cross workers in calling for the nonprofit to negotiate a fair contract with its workers Wednesday.

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