On Oct. 7, several hundred friends and supporters gathered for the grand opening of The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine on the University of Connecticut Health Center campus in Farmington. This will be the newest branch of The Jackson Laboratory — a nonprofit research institute that has been a pioneer in genetics research for 85 years.
October 19, 2014
December 4, 2013
Being in space is like swimming in a pool, Astronaut Randolph Bresnik told a group of Farmington High School students Monday, drawing some laughter.
September 4, 2013
“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.
August 9, 2013
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.
May 9, 2013
by Staff Report | May 9, 2013 12:25pm
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.
November 6, 2012
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.
October 17, 2012
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.
August 15, 2012
A moderate Republican, Sen. Andrew Roraback, fended off his more conservative opponents to take the Republican nomination in the 5th Congressional District.
August 14, 2012
(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.
April 17, 2012
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.