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  • Hill-Stead Museum In Farmington Celebrates With A 'Monet in May' Fundraiser

    Theodate Pope Riddle was well-known for her smarts, her appreciation of art and her beautiful hilltop estate on the hill in Farmington. And she would have had a blast Thursday evening at her now Hill-Stead Museum, as supporters celebrated its...
  • Unionville Museum Opens 'Favorite Things' Exhibit

    Unionville Museum Opens 'Favorite Things' Exhibit
    FARMINGTON — The Unionville Museum is now welcoming visitors to its 69th exhibit featuring many aspects of the village's history. The free exhibit, "These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things," was assembled by examining the museum's collection and...
  • Enfield Students Headed To National History Day Competition

    Three John F. Kennedy Middle School students have performed their way to the national level of the National History Day competition. Fourteen-year-old eighth graders Zack Healy, Alex Krawiec and Nick Steele placed first in the junior group performance...
  • Broward County Calendar

      Thursday, May 21, at 11:30 a.m. Magnolia Luncheon United Way of Broward County's Women Leadership Council The fourth annual luncheon recognizes women of dignity, strength and perseverance. Lynne Wines and Publix Super Markets will be honored...
  • Travel Channel to feature Baltimore's National Museum of Denistry

    Travel Channel to feature Baltimore's National Museum of Denistry
    Tonight's episode of the Travel Channel's "Mysteries at the Museum" will feature Baltimore's own National Museum of Dentistry.  The "mystery," according to a news release from the Travel Channel? How one ad man got a nation of people with no concept of ...
  • Memorial Day schedule and closings

    Memorial Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday: Government offices Closed in all jurisdictions. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Libraries Closed in all jurisdictions. Public schools Closed in all jurisdictions. Trash/recycling No pickup in...
  • Memorial Day events on the Peninsula

    Memorial Day events on the Peninsula
     Newport News Memorial Day Celebration at Victory Arch: Victory Arch, 25th Street and West Avenue, Newport News. Sponsored by the American Legion Braxton-Perkins Post No. 25. Ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Monday. After the ceremony, the public is...
  • Civil War 150: Jefferson Davis began imprisonment at Fort Monroe

     Civil War 150: Jefferson Davis began imprisonment at Fort Monroe
    Jefferson Davis was no stranger to Fort Monroe when — as the captive head of the defeated South — he arrived off Old Point Comfort aboard the Union steamer William P. Clyde on May 19, 1865. A decade earlier he'd come as Secretary of War,...
  • West Hartford Children's Museum Celebrates Conny The Whale

    West Hartford Children's Museum Celebrates Conny The Whale
    WEST HARTFORD — Playing inside Conny, the life-size replica of a sperm whale at the New Children's Museum, is a memory shared by many Connecticut residents. In celebration of Conny's 40th birthday in summer 2016, the museum is kicking off a...
  • Students portray favorite historic figures for annual Wax Museum

    Students portray favorite historic figures for annual Wax Museum
    More than 120 Colonel John Wheeler Middle School students stepped in the way-back machine this week and came out a historical figure they admire for the 2015 Wax Museum. Enrique Jimenez, 14, of Winfield, donned the persona of Cesar Chavez. The eighth-...
  • Fabled ruins, artifacts of Palmyra, Syria, fall into hands of Islamic State

    Fabled ruins, artifacts of Palmyra, Syria, fall into hands of Islamic State
    Islamic State militants have entered the museum in the captured Syrian city of Palmyra, but there was no immediate word about the fate of precious artifacts or of the fabled ruins outside town, Syria’s antiquities chief said Thursday. The...