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  • Odenton/Gambrills: Wildcats Class of 2015 includes at least five Eagles

    Odenton/Gambrills: Wildcats Class of 2015 includes at least five Eagles
    There are plenty of numbers bandied about during the graduation season. For a select group of seniors at Arundel High School, one number would be 5. There are at least five Eagle Scouts -- Zevel E. Berman, Daniel L. Dean, Shawn D. Hardesty, John L....
  • 'San Andreas' aims to shake up audiences with an up-close catastrophe

     'San Andreas' aims to shake up audiences with an up-close catastrophe
    When director Brad Peyton pitched Dwayne Johnson on "San Andreas," a relentless thrill ride that brings the Big One to the big screen for the first time in 40 years, he promised to redefine the disaster genre. "I want to create shots that truly...
  • Thousands attend Italian nun's beatification in Kenya

    Tens of thousands of people gathered in a central Kenyan town Saturday to attend the beatification ceremony of an Italian nun who worked for many years in this East African nation. Up to 100,000 people from all over the world gathered in Nyeri to witness...
  • Reader Report: Trip to Everest becomes more than Newport Beach trekkers planned

    First of three parts. KATHMANDU, Nepal, May 5, just before sunrise. -- The rooster crows as if it's going to be just another day. Far from it. My trekking partner, April Thompson Egbert, is sleeping in, jet-lagged, no doubt, from having just flown...
  • My Word: Instead of giving $100 to a candidate, split contribution with a worthy cause

    A few weeks ago I was musing about the upcoming election cycle, thinking which likely local and national candidates that I would be supporting and how much I would consider contributing. And then it hit me like a brick. Why? Not that supporting a...
  • Community news for Willimantic edition

    FACES spaces CANTERBURY - The Fine Art and Craft Exhibit and Sale (FACES) at the Finnish Hall, 76 North Canterbury Road, will be on Saturday, Oct. 3., at 9:30 a.m. This is an event listed in The Last Green Valley's Walktober calendar. A call for...
  • Community news for Colchester edition

    Democratic candidates sought COLCHESTER - The Colchester Democratic Town Committee is seeking candidates who are registered Democrats to fill positions on the Democratic ticket for the November 3 election. Interested candidates should contact Michelle...
  • Burundi: 2 killed in protests against president's 3rd term

    Two protesters in Burundi were shot dead Thursday, said the Red Cross, as pitched battles in the capital escalated between police and demonstrators opposed to President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term. Meanwhile, the United Nations said dialogue...
  • Today in History

    Today is Thursday, May 21, the 141st day of 2015. There are 224 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 21, 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St. Louis monoplane near Paris, completing the first solo airplane flight...
  • Colombians celebrate baby's miracle survival from mudslide

    Colombians are celebrating the rescue of an 11-month-old baby who survived a huge mudslide that killed at least 78 people, including the child's mother and 11 other relatives, but officials held out no hope Wednesday for finding more survivors. Jhosep...
  • Glastonbury Saying Goodbye To Retiring Teachers, Administrators

    Glastonbury Saying Goodbye To Retiring Teachers, Administrators
    GLASTONBURY — Each year during the board of education's meeting in May, Superintendent Alan B. Bookman honors educators and administrators who are leaving at the end of the school year. This year's recognition ceremony was no different with longtime...