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  • Grissom museum welcomes $150,000 in new state budget

    Officials at the Grissom Air Museum are hailing state lawmakers' decision to include $150,000 for the facility in the state's new two-year budget. The museum about 60 miles north of Indianapolis has about 20 aircraft on display that reflect the history...
  • Community news for Jewett City edition

    Academy of the Holy Family event BALTIC – A Spring Craft Fair, featuring handmade craft items, will be held on Saturday, May 9 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., outdoors under tents, weather permitting, at the Academy of the Holy Family, 54 West Main St....
  • May 12 parade to kick off year-long bicentennial festivities

    Griswold's bicentennial celebration will kick off in earnest this month with a festive parade May 16, headlining a full slate of events to mark the town's 200th anniversary. The celebration coincides with the 120th anniversary of Jewett City's...
  • Community news for Putnam edition

    Lincoln train ride NORWICH - "Ride the Rails with Abe Lincoln" train ride on the Providence & Worcester Railroad on Saturday, May 16. Boarding at either Norwich or Putnam, the train leaves Norwich at 8:30 a.m. and Putnam at 11 a.m. Howard Wright will...
  • Community news for Killingly edition

    Spring symposium at Canterbury Community Center CANTERBURY – On Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Canterbury Community Center, 1 Municipal Dr., will have a Spring Symposium about Prudence Crandall, a 19th century schoolteacher, whose...
  • Ellis Island expands its story of US immigration history

    Not all of the stories at Ellis Island's immigration museum are about someone's great-grandfather arriving as a boy from Europe at the start of the 20th century. With the unveiling of a new exhibition next month, Ellis Island is telling stories of...
  • Indianapolis Museum of Art exhibit showcases 'Dream Cars'

    A newly-opened exhibit at the Indianapolis Museum of Art is putting the spotlight on revolutionary automobiles that are as much machines as they are sculpture and art. The Indianapolis Star reports (http://indy.st/1EYrRry ) that the "Dream Cars"...
  • Obama library: A once-in-a-lifetime exception

    Obama library: A once-in-a-lifetime exception
    The people who are not authorized to speak have spoken: Barack Obama's presidential library and museum will be built on Chicago's South Side. Multiple anonymous sources told multiple news outlets last week that the University of Chicago had won the...
  • Gallery: Art scene is as fresh as spring

    Gallery: Art scene is as fresh as spring
    "Every spring is the only spring — a perpetual astonishment." — Ellis Peters I can't remember a spring so welcome as this one. The fresh air and sunshine pour hope and optimism into our souls for all things new and exciting. No matter...
  • New power broker in town: The Barack Obama Foundation

    New power broker in town: The Barack Obama Foundation
    Now that Chicago has been selected as the home of President Barack Obama's library and museum, there is a new power broker in town that could help shape the future of the city's political and economic landscape: the Barack Obama Foundation. Over the...
  • NBMAA Holds Annual ART of the Party

    NBMAA Holds Annual ART of the Party
    It might have been the New Britain Museum of American Art's 15th annual ART of the Party Spring Gala Saturday, but this year, the black tie soiree was doing dual duty. It was also a night all about retiring executive director Doug Hyland. From auction...