• Posted on October 30, 2013

Coventry Police ask your help nabbing would-be burglar

Coventry CT Police on Oct. 30 released this image of a man attempting to break into the Bidwell Tavern. East Lyme and Groton police also have video images of a man matching this description who they say committed burglaries in their towns.

Coventry CT Police on Oct. 30 released this image of a man attempting to break into the Bidwell Tavern. East Lyme and Groton police also have video images of a man matching this description who they say committed burglaries in their towns.

The Coventry Police Department is investigating an attempted burglary at the landmark Bidwell Tavern at 1260 Main St.

Police say a would-be burglar attempted to rob the tavern just before 2 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 25. The man was not successful in gaining entry, but his image was captured by a security camera, police say.

Also, police in East Lyme and Groton are investigating similar break-ins in their towns.

East Lyme Police are investigating a break-in at the Lyme Tavern at about 2 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22.

Police say many of the suspect’s actions were similar to those recorded at the Bidwell.

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  • Posted on October 25, 2013

Gov. Malloy responds to controversy over UConn sexual assault complaints

“I absolutely support the idea of holding public hearings on UConn’s sexual assault prevention and response procedures,” Gov. Malloy said. Image from the Clothesline Project which supports speaking out about violence toward women.

“I absolutely support the idea of holding public hearings on UConn’s sexual assault prevention and response procedures,” Gov. Malloy said. Image from the Clothesline Project which supports speaking out about violence toward women.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Oct. 25 made the following statement in response to the controversy surrounding complaints filed by UConn students claiming the university failed to responsibly handle their reports of being sexually assaulted.

Legislators are now calling for public hearings on the complaints.

“I absolutely support the idea of holding public hearings on UConn’s sexual assault prevention and response procedures,” Gov. Malloy said.

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  • Posted on October 23, 2013

Flu shot may also help your heart

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, a preventive cardiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, agreed that preventing the inflammation associated with the flu is the likely reason that getting a flu vaccine reduces the risk of heart problems.

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, a preventive cardiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, agreed that preventing the inflammation associated with the flu is the likely reason that getting a flu vaccine reduces the risk of heart problems.

U.S. Dept Health and Human Services

If avoiding an achy, feverish week or so laid up with the flu doesn’t motivate you to get a flu shot, a new study linking flu shots to a lower incidence of heart disease might persuade you to roll up your sleeve.

The flu vaccine is currently recommended for everyone over 6 months of age in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For people with certain health issues, such as heart disease or respiratory problems, the vaccine is highly recommended.

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