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  • City honors game show winner, a nonprofit leader

    Darius Daughtry had only two things on his mind as he flew out to Los Angeles to participate in "Wheel of Fortune," the popular television game show. "I wanted to make sure that I covered my expenses," Daughtry said. "I also didn't want to embarrass my...
  • Holiday TV programming is a feast for adventurous foodies

    Holiday TV programming is a feast for adventurous foodies
    Harley "Sauce Boss" Morenstein is Canadian, but he's always had a certain reverence for the American holiday of Thanksgiving. That may be because he's all about overindulgence, as his popular Epic Meal Time franchise attests in calorie-drenched detail....
  • Canton's First Poet Laureate Indulges Love Of Language And Nature

    Canton's First Poet Laureate Indulges Love Of Language And Nature
    CANTON — For Joan Hofmann, Canton's new town poet laureate, poetry was an itch that needed to be scratched. As a university professor and teacher, writing has been a central part of Hofmann's life for years. But in a recent interview, she said...
  • Printers Row Picks: The best books of 2014

    Printers Row Picks: The best books of 2014
    We picked the best books from 2014 that stood out amongst the rest in a year filled with good literature. Here are our picks. The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses by Kevin Birmingham (Penguin, $29.95) Sex and anarchy! A...
  • Verses of note: The best poetry of 2014

    Verses of note: The best poetry of 2014
    Most of this year's high-profile poetry titles slid right off my eyeballs. Plus ça change. The New Yorker and The New York Times Book Review regularly ignore exciting books like Robyn Schiff's "Revolver" and (my friend) Anthony Madrid's "I Am Your Slave...
  • Melancholy 'Measure'; Growlers touch greatness

    Full Measure T. Jefferson Parker St. Martin's Press; 276 pages The day I finished reading T. Jefferson Parker's "Full Measure," the Los Angeles Times published a lengthy story about the psychological state of Adam Lanza, the Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • Canton Appoints Town Poet Laureate

    CANTON — A resident who is a professor at the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford has been named as the town's first-ever poet laureate. Joan Hofmann was appointed to that position by the board of selectmen when it met on Wednesday. Hofmann...
  • Hartford Library Celebration Launching 'Hartford Through Time'

    Hartford Library Celebration Launching  'Hartford Through Time'
    A free celebration at the Hartford Public Library will launch "Hartford Through Time" ($22.95), a book published by the library's Hartford History Center. The launch party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center, 500 Main St., Hartford....
  • Poetry Event Features American School For The Deaf Students

    Poetry Event Features American School For The Deaf Students
    HARTFORD — Deaf and hard of hearing students conjured flames and flowers with their fingertips Thursday at a poetry reading at Asylum Hill Congregational Church. Students from the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford joined students...
  • Man uses poetry to lure 12-year-old karate student into sexual activity

    Man uses poetry to lure 12-year-old karate student into sexual activity
    A former South Florida martial arts instructor admitted Wednesday that he used a 12-year-old fellow student's love of poetry to lure her into a sexual relationship. Alexander Johnson, 41, of Boca Raton, is facing 10 years to life in federal prison after...
  • What's coming up?

    What's coming up?
    From poetry readings to author fairs, there are plenty of opportunities this week to meet and chat with local authors.  - Thursday, 7 p.m. Award-winning author Jamie Quatro will speak at the College of William & Mary's Tucker Hall Theater as part of the...