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  • Stronger Laws Needed To Rebuild Fisheries

    For centuries, coastal communities in New England have relied upon a rich connection to the ocean and its bounty. Finfish such as cod and shad have supplied us with food, recreation and livelihoods for generations. At The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, one...
  • State's Mills Can Work Magic Again

    In recent years, vacant mill or factory buildings in Norwich, Windsor Locks, Somers and Waterbury were destroyed by fires, sad losses not unknown to many other communities. The message couldn't be clearer: We need to use our remaining mill buildings or...
  • What's new in France in 2014

    What's new in France in 2014
    France is always working to show off its rich heritage in innovative ways. You'll see some impressive changes this year. The big news in Paris is that the extensive, multi-year makeover of the Picasso Museum is nearing completion. The museum, which...
  • What's new in Italy? Doors closing, doors opening

    What doesn't change about Italy is that it's always changing. In 2012 some long-closed doors are opening again. Historic sights, newly scrubbed and restored, are coming out from behind scaffolding. A few more monuments are still under wraps, but getting...
  • Changes spice up northern Europe in 2012

    While the countries of southern Europe struggle with financial instability, those living in northern Europe are in stronger shape, thanks to their ability to produce more while consuming less. It remains to be seen to what degree they will continue to...
  • What's new in France in 2013

    Travelers to France find a rich and constantly changing palette of cultural and historic sights. Here's a review of what's new or different in la belle France for 2013: Increasingly, attractions in Paris and beyond are adding online ticketing, which lets...
  • Tornadoes shape towns' past and future

     Tornadoes shape towns' past and future
    — Beneath a circus tent supplied by the federal government, residents of this map dot on the High Plains met night after night to plot a course for their town's future. Eventually a vision emerged of an eco-friendly town that would attract...
  • Glenbard D87 seeks $35 million for renovations

    Glenbard D87 seeks $35 million for renovations
    Voters in the March primary will decide whether Glenbard High School District 87 can borrow $35 million to upgrade its buildings. If the tax increase is approved, debt will be refinanced so the tax rate will not be increased for the bond and interest...
  • Anonymous $1 million gift will jump-start Plaza Live renovations

    Anonymous $1 million gift will jump-start Plaza Live renovations
    How does a $1 million Christmas gift sound? That's how much one secret Santa gave to the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra to begin renovations at the Plaza Live theater, which will become the group's administrative headquarters and rehearsal facility....
  • Couple hopes to save iconic 'Eternal Indian' statue

    Couple hopes to save iconic 'Eternal Indian' statue
    The slightly mournful face of what some might consider Illinois' Statue of Liberty has weathered its 102 years remarkably well. It's a focal point of The Eternal Indian, a 50-foot statue that towers over the Rock River about 100 miles west of Chicago near...
  • District 112 may cut number of schools in half to save money

    District 112 may cut number of schools in half to save money
    North Shore School District 112 officials argue the district's future looks bleak without closing four or even six of the district's 12 school buildings. Members of the district's superintendent's citizen finance and facilities advisory committee have...