Elena Tipton, Connecticut's first kid governor. (Photo: Secretary of State Denise Merrill)

Meet Connecticut’s first kid governor

Elena Tipton, a fifth grader from East Hartford, was sworn in as Connecticut’s first kid governor Friday – and she already has an action pla…

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West Haven woman pushes for more breast cancer screening coverage

Though insurance companies will pay for breast cancer screenings for women who are in their 40s and older, younger women who want to be scre…

89-year-old World War II veteran Alex Sawchyn stakes out to shoot veterans' stories of service. (Photo: Vicki Thomas)

Local heroes help war hero

After his homeowner’s insurance was canceled pending a list of repairs, Alex Sawchyn, an 89-year-old World War II veteran, is getting some h…