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  • READER SUBMITTED: A Terrifying Glimpse Of CT History Not In Textbooks

    On Thursday, Oct. 23, at 6:30 p.m., Connecticut author Anne Farrow will tell a tale of two journeys. The first began in 1757, as a ship owned by an affluent Connecticut merchant sailed to Sierra Leone, West Africa, to take on fresh water and slaves. On...
  • A.J. Langguth dies at 81; foreign correspondent and historian of wars

    A.J. (Jack) Langguth, a former foreign correspondent, longtime USC professor and historian of wars whose book on the Vietnam conflict was widely admired for a narrative sweep that gave serious weight to the perspectives of ordinary North Vietnamese and...
  • Robert J. Fisher: American history offers insight into Ferguson shooting, riots

    On March 5, 1770, a contingent of British soldiers fired on a crowd of unarmed protesters who were threatening a sentry. Five colonists were killed in what became known as the Boston Massacre. Committees of Correspondence were formed to publicize news...
  • Toronto: Documentary on New York's Rats in the Works

    Dakota Group and Submarine have optioned movie rights to Robert Sullivan's book "Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City's Most Unwanted Residents." Production on the documentary is set to begin early next year. Producers are David Koh,...
  • Summer Day Trips: Edenton, N.C., offers plenty of historic charm on the water

    "One of America's prettiest towns" is the designation Edenton, N.C., earned from Forbes.com. From shops selling funky and eclectic art and a scenic waterfront that includes a restored 1886 lighthouse to historic homes and delicious food, Edenton more...
  • Is there still hope for 'Longmire'?

    Is there still hope for 'Longmire'?
    Q: Please tell me A&E isn't canceling "Longmire." My husband and I think it's one of the finest dramas on TV. A: The modern-West drama based on the novels by Craig Johnson has indeed been dropped by A&E after three seasons. This upset viewers because,...
  • ‘Star Wars Rebels’ premiere ‘Spark of Rebellion’ set for Oct. 3

     
    “Star Wars Rebels” has its premiere date. The new show set in the galaxy far, far away will arrive via […]...
  • We all make history, positively, says advocate for area's past

    About halfway through her 30-year tenure as a guardian of Central Florida's history, Sara Van Arsdel thought her dreams might go up in smoke, literally. "It was one of the worst days of my life," she remembers of that hot Monday in July 1999 when a...
  • Emmy Awards: 'True Detective,' 'Turn,' 'Masters of Sex' set tone early

    Emmy Awards: 'True Detective,' 'Turn,' 'Masters of Sex' set tone early
    Who in attention-deficient Hollywood doesn't grasp the importance of the first impression, the pickup line, the elevator pitch? With television's new Golden Era well underway, opening titles — those clever or mesmerizing gambits that set the tone...
  • Railroad Museum, Farmers Market, breakfast among regular attractions in Perryville [neighborhood column]

    The Perryville Farmers Market is open every Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the corner of Broad Street and Roundhouse Drive in Lower Ferry Park; vendors are selling produce, crafts, baked goods and other wares. The Perryville Railroad Museum is open every...
  • Developer Seeks Redevelopment For 300-Year-Old Farmington House

    FARMINGTON — A local property group has proposed to tear down a 17th century building in order to develop the property for commercial use, but local historical groups say they opposed to the plan. Newington-based One Waterville Road LLC purchased...