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  • Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief

    Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief
    Gregory Beck, a town-employed emergency dispatcher, has been asked by his own party to give up his seat on the Brookfield Board of Education because of a Facebook comment about the Sandy Hook massacre that no one liked. The Newtown Patch website profiled a Newtown native's "26 Days of Kindness," a simple initiative encouraging people to do one nice thing a day in the 26 days leading up to the first anniversary of the tragedy. Beck, a black-hearted man who is unable to respond to the issue of Sandy Hook with that kind of empathic, non-political sentiment, wrote, "I shall buy my friends who are gun enthusiasts a box of ammunition on days 1-26" on a link to the story posted on Patch site's Facebook page. Both town Republicans (who endorsed him) and Democrats have asked Beck to give up his seat. Beck apologized and called his comments "completely indefensible" but told the Danbury News-Times he won't resign.
  • What I learned on the Young Money beat

    What I learned on the Young Money beat
    The year is coming to an end, my little spendthrifts, and so is RedEye's Young Money project. I'm proud to say that over the past few years, personal-finance coverage at RedEye has grown from basic (shorter version of my very first column: "maybe ... save...

    Personal finance Q&A: Consider tax implications when downsizing

    Personal finance Q&A: Consider tax implications when downsizing
    Dear Liz: My mother just turned 75 and wants to downsize from her four-bedroom house. My father passed away six years ago. She owns her home outright, and at the time of my father's death the value of the house was estimated at $1.2 million. Right now she...

    After the thaw: Re-imagining Cuba in 2015

    MIAMI With glasses raised, some Cubans have kept up the ritual toast "Next Year in Havana" as the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve. It has gone on for decades, ever since the 1959 Cuban Revolution brought Fidel Castro to power. Now, for the...

    Wilmette police blotter: Attempted credit card fraud reported

    The following items were taken from police reports: Wilmette •Someone use the information belonging to a resident in the 2400 block of Concord Lane to apply for three credit cards, it was reported Dec. 17. •Holiday lights on bushes at a...