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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.
  • How to improve credit scores

    Dear Liz: I am trying to help my retired parents refinance their home. Currently they are paying over 8% interest. (This loan should be illegal.) The problem is their credit score, which is around 536. They had a tax lien in 2004 (it has been paid off for...

    Student debt holds back many would-be home buyers

    Student debt holds back many would-be home buyers
    Sarah Luna wants to buy a home in up-and-coming northeast Los Angeles before it's too late. At 31, she has a master's degree and earns more than $70,000 as a court reporter and freelance editor. She daydreams about trading the Glendale apartment she...

    Blotter: Lewd comments, stolen phones and tossed egg

    Blotter: Lewd comments, stolen phones and tossed egg
    A wallet containing various credit cards was stolen April 14 from the purse of a shopper at a store on the 300 block of East Rand Road. The credit cards later were used at a store in Northbrook to charge $1,800. An egg was thrown at the soft top of a...

    Pa. man charged, two others sought in Abingdon car break-ins, thefts

    One man is charged and two others are facing charges in connection with a string of car break-ins between March 8 and 14 in several Abingdon communities, police said. Aaron Cooper Starrs, 19, of the 500 block of East. South Street in Kennett Square, Pa....