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  • Daughter's labor of love preserves history for generations

     Daughter's labor of love preserves history for generations
    "I have early memories of perching on my father's favorite chair, listening to him reading poetry aloud. He was well read, a lover of popular fiction, of classics, and of poetry. Sometimes he read to me from the journal of Walter P. Snow, always...
  • 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...
  • Christ the King students to publish book about Beverly

    The 32 students who comprise the eighth-grade class at Christ the King School in the Beverly community of Chicago are accomplishing something that many only dream about – they will soon publish a book. Teacher Vicki Rocus said the project has...
  • 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...
  • 'The Passenger' is haunted by the ghosts of Auschwitz

    'The Passenger' is haunted by the ghosts of Auschwitz
    Mieczyslaw Weinberg has only recently emerged from the dark shadows to which his vast musical output was consigned during and after World War II. No single work has done more to bring about that rehabilitation than the Polish composer's Holocaust-themed...
  • Poetry makes a difference in 'Please Excuse This Poem'

    “Most poets,” Carolyn Forch√© writes, in the introduction to Brett Fletcher Lauer and Lynn Melnick’s anthology “Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poets for the Next Generation” (Viking: 290 pp., $16.99), “begin writing...
  • Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Angie Estes

    Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Angie Estes
    The $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Angie Estes for her book "Enchantee" (Oberlin College Press). Announced Wednesday and presented by Claremont Graduate University, the award is among the most significant in America for a mid-career poet....