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  • CPS issues new school calendar

    CPS issues new school calendar
    Chicago Public Schools is again changing its school calendar, with classes beginning after Labor Day next school year. Last year, CPS moved to a single calendar for all schools and classes started Aug. 26. On Wednesday the school board approved a new...
  • District 207 considers calendar change

     District 207 considers calendar change
    After a survey a few years ago showed interest in moving first semester final exams in Maine Township High School District 207 to before winter break, nothing was done, but now another survey is asking the same question. District spokesman Dave Beery...
  • Polar vortex gives CPS an 'Abe-portunity'

     
    Like most area youths, Chicago Public Schools students have missed four days of classroom instruction so far this winter due to the brutal cold. But unlike most area youths, CPS students are still scheduled to get a day off on......
  • Retail coupon roundup for Columbus Day sales

    Retail coupon roundup for Columbus Day sales
    It's Shopping Saturday! Go coupon crazy so you can save on Columbus Day sales this weekend.  The weather's going to be beautiful, so use my fabulous deals to save on fun things to do. Get BOGO admission at 18 fun spots during Miami Attractions Month and...
  • Plantation maintains Yom Kippur as paid day off

    Plantation maintains Yom Kippur as paid day off
    What's a fair benefit when the taxpayers are footing the bill? Plantation gives its employees 11 paid holidays a year, plus vacation time. The list includes the typical national holidays of Christmas and Fourth of July, but tradition here is to give Yom...
  • Chicago schools consider unified calendar

    Chicago schools consider unified calendar
    Chicago Public Schools students would be on the same calendar in the coming year, one that begins Aug. 26 — at least a week before most students now start school — and ends June 10, under a proposal the Board of Education will vote on...
  • Savage Love: The Wedding Party

    Savage Love: The Wedding Party
    I'm a 31-year-old genderqueer in Brooklyn with a large family on Long Island. My only sister got engaged 48 hours ago, and she's moving fast on planning the wedding. I have two questions. Number one question: I texted my sister the only date I wasn't...
  • Trip Guide To Martha's Vineyard

    Trip Guide To Martha's Vineyard
    >>For a complete list of ferry operators, special events, bike paths, public beaches, adventure outfitters, walking tours, and lodging and dining promotions, go to mvy.com. >>Use the bus. The Martha's Vineyard Transit Authority sells daily bus passes...
  • Maria G. Zannino, funeral director

    Maria G. Zannino, funeral director
    Maria G. Zannino, a longtime Highlandtown funeral director who played a prominent role in numerous Italian social and cultural organizations, died Saturday from complications of heart disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 80. "Maria was so...
  • Hispanic Heritage Month: How an intern helped make it happen

    Hispanic Heritage Month: How an intern helped make it happen
    The assignment seemed perfect for me. I was a Mexican American college student in Washington and was asked to get cosponsors for a bill that would create a month-long observance honoring the achievements of Latinos — National Hispanic Heritage...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 3 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 3 Picks
    This morning, as I’m sitting at my desk, sipping a Starbucks Pumpkin Latte and trying to write the intro to this column, there’s one thing that keeps going through my mind: Hype. My coffee has a giant cardboard sleeve announcing the 10th...