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New consensus guidelines for toxicity testing of oligonucleotide-based therapeutics

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:56:49 -0700

Oligonucleotide-based therapeutics present unique challenges when it comes to testing their potential to cause reproductive and developmental harm. New consensus guidelines for toxicity testing that take into consideration the combined chemical and biological characteristics of these novel biopharmaceuticals are presented in Nucleic Acid Therapeutics, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann ...

State hopes to follow up health care insurance success for 2015

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:55:46 -0700

In preparation for the reopening of enrollment for health insurance through the state's online marketplace, Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy visited the Community Health Center to learn about planned reachout efforts.

NJ Gov. Chris Christie returning to CT before election day

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:17:43 -0700

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was in Groton last Monday and he’ll be coming back to Connecticut this Monday. The Republican Governors Association announced Wednesday that Christie will make a stop in Windsor Locks on Monday, November 3. Christie will be drumming up some last-minute support for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley. That rally is […]

CT investing $10M in Electric Boat

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:44:50 -0700

The state said it will loan $10 million to Groton submarine manufacturer Electric Boat to help build out the company’s capabilities related to a $17.6 billion contract with the U.S. Navy awarded in April.

CT spending $8M to buy 2,237 acres of open space

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:22:08 -0700

The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection is providing $7.8 million in grants to 25 communities to purchase 2,237 acres of property to be preserved as open space.

Obamas, Christie Visiting CT In Final Week Before Election

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 18:04:28 -0700

With President Obama and other national figures arriving during the next seven days, national attention is focusing on Connecticut as millions of dollars pour into the dead-heat governor's race.

USS North Dakota Commissioned in Connecticut

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:41:42 -0700

The United States Navy commissioned it's newest and most advanced submarine today in Groton, Connecticut.

Our weather will slowly improve!

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:20:52 -0700

THE END OF THE WORKWEEK…The big coastal storm is still will with us, but the worst of the wind and rain is now over. Rainfall totals since yesterday range from 0.5” to 1.5” for most of the state. Rainfall totals include: Falls Village 1.50”, Hampton 1.14”, Portland 1.14”, Sharon 1.08”, Bethel 1.10”, Wethersfield 1.03”, North Canton 0.95”, Staffordville 0.87”, and Hampton 0.57”. Groton was on the ...

EDITORIAL: Connecticut must do more to combat elder abuse

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:52:17 -0700

They used to be called “the golden years,” but in the latest study by the National Council on Aging about growing older in America, for many seniors those years are tarnished with fear.

Morris Haxton

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:44:48 -0700

Morris James Haxton passed away October 30, 2011 in Groton, CT. He was born March 20, 1931 in Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada to Andrew and Agnes Haxton. August A. Busch of Anheuser-Busch brought the Haxton

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