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  • Used Book Sale Dec. 12 & 13

    Used Book Sale Dec. 12 & 13
    The Friends of the Newport News Library will host a sale of gently used books Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Virgil I. Grissom Library. Categories include military interest, general history, children’s books, cookbooks, crafts, and...
  • Ferguson library donations top $350,000

    Ferguson library donations top $350,000
    During the protests and destruction that raged after the death of Michael Brown, even when schools were closed, the Ferguson Municipal Public Library stayed open. And now it's being rewarded. A grand jury last month declined to indict Darren Wilson, the...
  • No property tax increase in Woodridge despite expected budget deficit

    No property tax increase in Woodridge despite expected budget deficit
    Woodridge residents' property tax bill to the village will not increase despite a budget deficit expected to top $2 million next year. Trustees last week approved the 2014 tax levy ordinance at $3.18 million, which is the same amount residents paid in...
  • Portrait artist's Chicago-themed works on display at Glen Ellyn library

    Portrait artist's Chicago-themed works on display at Glen Ellyn library
    If you ask local portrait artist Peter Hagerty his favorite color, he's quick with an answer. "It's Chicago blue," he said. "You can do a lot with it. It makes good backgrounds." The self-described "Chicago guy" is displaying 18 of his works this...
  • Joshua Safran at two Jewish book festivals; Dana Cowin for LitLunch

    Joshua Safran at two Jewish book festivals; Dana Cowin for LitLunch
    An array of Jewish book events continue this month. The David Posnack Jewish Community Center's 27th annual Book Festival continues through February; events are at the center (5850 S. Pine Island Road, Davie) unless otherwise noted. Authors will sign...
  • Hanukkah happenings

    Hanukkah happenings
    Local Jewish organizations will host family-friendly Hanukkah events in celebration of the Jewish festival of lights. On Dec. 14, a few days before the holiday, a few pre-Hanukkah events take place. The Galbut Family Miami Beach Jewish Community Center....
  • PJ Library Eighth Night Hanukkah Celebration set

    PJ Library — South Palm Beach County, a program of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County, is hosting a free, "Eighth Night Community Hanukkah Celebration," with something for every age and stream of Judaism, on Tuesday, Dec. 23 at Boca...
  • Clermont Historic Village plans holiday lantern tour

    The South Lake County Historical Society will present its third annual "Holidays in the Village," a guided lantern tour of Clermont's Historic Village, 490 West Ave., next to the old railroad depot. The village includes The Townsend House, built in...
  • Busway Almost Ready; First, DOT Offers Tips on Riding

    Busway Almost Ready; First, DOT Offers Tips on Riding
    NEW BRITAIN — If all goes to plan, distinctive lime green and silver buses will begin shuttling along the CTfastrak route in just a shade under four months. The state transportation department says the busway holds out the offer of fast rides,...
  • One man's fine art of complaining about your post office

    One man's fine art of complaining about your post office
    Marc Fischer approached the Logan Square post office the way a beaten dog approaches its owner. He came at it sideways, tentatively, prepared to flee. His memories of the place were not especially warm. When he was asked by a reporter to return to the...
  • Boynton library offers free language courses

    Boynton library offers free language courses
    To learn a new language in Boynton Beach, all you need is dedication and a library card. Last week, the Boynton Beach city library launched its first online language learning tool, called Transparent Language Online, where residents can choose from...