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  • 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 ...
  • 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-...
  • New American Paintings come off the pages and onto the wall

    New American Paintings come off the pages and onto the wall
    "American Paintings: Midwest Edition," opening May 16 at the Elmhurst Art Museum, is an exciting first. The exhibition is the first time that paintings from the critically acclaimed New American Paintings publication will be displayed together on walls,...
  • Community news for Windham edition

    Nathan Hale's 260th birthday COVENTRY – The 260th birthday of Connecticut's State Hero Nathan Hale will be on Sunday, June 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Nathan Hale Homestead, 2299 South St. Special activities include free tours of the first...
  • Free museum entry for military and families with Blue Star Museum program

    Free museum entry for military and families with Blue Star Museum program
    Soldiers and their families can enjoy free visits to 18 South Florida museums starting Memorial Day for the Blue Star Museum program. The program, which runs through Labor Day on Sept. 7, offers free entry to 2,000 U.S. museums, exhibits and art centers...
  • Man accused in deadly Tunisia museum attack arrested

    Man accused in deadly Tunisia museum attack arrested
    Italian police have arrested a Moroccan man on suspicion he helped organize and execute the March 18 attack on Tunisia's Bardo Museum that left 22 people dead, authorities said Wednesday. Abdelmajid Touil was arrested Tuesday night on a Tunisian...
  • Mary Rose Deveau keeps the town's history alive

    Mary Rose Deveau gently cradles a diminutive doll in her hands as if it were a real newborn. "Isn't he beautiful," she coos. "Look at his little face." He has a head made of composition – a mixture of sawdust and glue – and a rubber body...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you to do this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you to do this week
    Here are your Freebie Friday events for this coming week, and e sure to check out our Memorial Day deals coming this weekend.   In the Freebie Spotlight Memorial Day Events Memorial Day Service: the placing of memorial wreaths at The Honor...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • BCFPD hosts antique fire truck expo

    BCFPD hosts antique fire truck expo
    Drivers motoring by the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District (BCFPD) at 22222 N. Pepper Road in Lake Barrington might have noticed something different in front of the headquarters station May 16. "We're happy to welcome the community to our...