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  • Chesapeake Regional signs on with Bon Secours platform for Electronic Medical Records

    Chesapeake Regional signs on with Bon Secours platform for Electronic Medical Records
    Chesapeake Regional Medical Center will migrate to the Epic Electronic Medical Record system over the next two years and has engaged Good Help Connections, a Bon Secours Health System subsidiary, to provide support for the implementation. CRMC is the...
  • Sen. John McCain Among R.J. Julia Author Talks

    Sen. John McCain Among  R.J. Julia Author  Talks
    U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) will give a talk about his latest book, written with Mark Salter, on Monday, March 9, at a luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza, 100 Berlin Road, Rte. 372, Cromwell, presented by R.J. Julia Booksellers of...
  • Reciting poetry with poise, Frederick freshman tops Md. competition

    Reciting poetry with poise, Frederick freshman tops Md. competition
    Kyle Shreve always gets most nervous just before he takes the stage to recite a poem. "It's the worst when the person before you is walking back to their seat," he said. But when the 15-year-old freshman from Frederick County steps in front of the...
  • Joan Curto celebrates Sondheim with smarts and savvy

    Joan Curto celebrates Sondheim with smarts and savvy
    What would we do without Stephen Sondheim? The ingenuity of his lyrics, the conversational cadences of his melodies and the jazz-tinged allure of his harmonies brought American songwriting to a level of sophistication that never really has been...
  • Review: Grand singing lifts 'Tannhauser' at Lyric Opera

    Review: Grand singing lifts 'Tannhauser' at Lyric Opera
    Of all the mature operas of Richard Wagner, "Tannhauser" requires perhaps the greatest indulgence from all but the most uncritical of Wagnerites. For one thing, it is long and repetitious, lasting more than four hours, and not all the music finds the...
  • Tolland Library Foundation presents Poetry Slam

    Eight teenage competitors read their original poems at the fourth annual Poetry Slam, presented and sponsored by the Tolland Public Library Foundation on March 5. Tolland High School English teacher James MacArthur hosted the slam and explained the...
  • How Tom Sleigh, Marilyn Hacker, Deborah Landau, Cecilia Woloch bear witness

     How Tom Sleigh, Marilyn Hacker, Deborah Landau, Cecilia Woloch bear witness
    Poets have expanded the boundaries of what we call the "poetry of witness." We are talking about both the passion that drives "witness" and the re-creation of that passion on the page, of course. But we are also talking about being transparent as well...
  • Poetweet: A website that turns your tweets into poetry

    Poetweet: A website that turns your tweets into poetry
    In the age of mechanical reproduction, poetry is easy. All you have to do is tweet. The magical site Poetweet will make a poem from your tweets. Tell it what your Twitter handle is and it'll scour your tweets for poetic fodder. Next, choose one of...
  • Stopping To Reflect On A Snowy Day

    Stopping To Reflect On A Snowy Day
    Among twenty snowy mountains, / The only moving thing/ Was the eye of the blackbird. — Wallace Stevens In the second stanza of Connecticut poet Wallace Stevens' "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird," Stevens has his narrator say, "I was of...
  • Maya Angelou's impact deep for James City poet

    Maya Angelou's impact deep for James City poet
    "Maya Angelou died." These three words flashed across the screen on my phone and the news etched a notch of pain upon my heart. I did not speak to anyone about the news. I went about my day in May as usual, except that my heart hurt with the dull ache...
  • Through 'Hamilton,' the Founding Fathers might once again make history

    Through 'Hamilton,' the Founding Fathers might once again make history
    The Founding Fathers famously had a way with words, but as reincarnated in Lin-Manuel Miranda's sensational musical "Hamilton," they can now bust a rhyme with the legendary MCs. These revolutionaries still wear frock coats and breeches, but when they...