| Jan 14, 2015
| 12:57 PM
It’s a terrific idea: An online literary magazine, posting a short piece every Monday, like a bracer before you start your week. That’s the intent of Okey-Panky, which launched this week under the auspices of Electric Literature. Okey-Panky...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 11:55 AM
A Deerfield Beach company has been fined $25,000 for not registering as a telemarketer and violating Mississippi's Do Not Call list.
The Mississippi Public Service Commission voted to fine Active Periodicals for five counts of telemarketing violations...
| Jan 29, 2015
George G. "Greg" Plitt Jr., a Gilman School graduate, actor, stunt double, and a certified personal trainer who was considered the No. 1 male fitness model in the world, died Jan. 17 in Burbank, Calif., after being struck by a passenger train.
| Jan 25, 2015
| 10:00 PM
The effectiveness of sewers and wastewater projects may not get noticed by a lot of people around Deerfield when everything is working, but it has been winning the village awards.
Deerfield’s water reclamation facility (WRF), completed in 2013, won...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 3:00 PM
The following isn’t a scene you’d expect to find in one of Gillian Flynn’s dark razor-sharp novels that have kept readers up well past their bedtimes.
An author writes a third book, hoping to build off of the success of the previous...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:19 PM
STORRS – Long before the doors opened, Jim Calhoun liked what he saw.
"I remember seeing the artist's renderings of it, and they had snow around it," Calhoun said. "I wanted UConn to have a special place, and it was. When you come up on it, on a...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 3:02 PM
After reading about the noble efforts of Martin Luther King Jr., I could not help but contrast his fight for justice and civil rights with the absurd racist and police-bashing comment of columnist Clarence Page.
In an otherwise intelligent Room for...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:22 PM
France mourned its dead Thursday amid a national sense of alarm as law enforcement authorities using a massive dragnet searched for two brothers suspected in the massacre of a dozen people at a Paris magazine.
As of early Friday, the two men had...
| Jan 18, 2015
Camellias are plants with benefits — they add pops of flower color in the winter garden and help feed pollinating insects that emerge on warm winter days.
"Camellias belong in the home landscape because they are attractive, evergreen shrubs that...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:37 PM
A Virginia man who ran a commando training school in Mississippi has filed a $30 million libel suit in Orlando against Outside magazine.
James Frank Smith, Jr., 44, a former Fox News expert on counter-terrorism and security, alleges that a story in...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:53 PM
After writer Al Martinez, a celebrated columnist for The Times from 1984 to 2009, died Monday dozens of readers wrote letters as they often do after someone of prominence passes, praising his work and expressing their grief. But many of the letters on...