| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Melissa Perlman of BlueIvy Communications, a local public relations firm, personally competed twice in the World Maccabi games in Israel representing Team USA and, specifically, her hometown of Boca Raton.
She competed once as a youngster in '97, and...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It has come down to this for Brian Perry: an apple or banana for lunch, Red Sox ballgames on an old Zenith TV and long walks to shake off the blues.
At 57, Perry has been unemployed and looking for work for nearly seven years, ever since that winter...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Americans like to believe that our exceptional story was cooked up in the proverbial melting pot. And it's true that we've broadly taken strength from our diversity. But the way we engage our differences has more recently begun to shift. We're more...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Once again, the poets came through. When we asked readers to submit opinionated poems for this year's Op-Ed poetry pages, we heard from nearly 1,000 of you. Your poems dealt with just about every aspect of modern life — with war and peace, with...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:54 PM
The new superintendent of the Naval Academy said Thursday that the institution is a national leader in confronting sexual assault and sexual harassment among students, and should be helping other schools tackle what he described as a widespread problem....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Do police officers have an existential fear of black men? It's quite clear that black men have an existential fear of the police.
I fear police officers, even though I've never been to jail or arrested, and even though I have family and friends who are...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Even before Tuesday, a handful of speakers at this fall's Chicago Humanities Festival had been announced: comedian Paula Poundstone, writer Colm Toibin, former Brown University president Ruth Simmons, rocker-poet-autobiographer Patti Smith, conservative...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:58 PM
MANCHESTER — MARC, Inc., which serves developmentally disabled people in the Manchester area, has appointed an interim leader as the organization seeks a replacement for former executive director Ken Charpentier.
Terry Schmitt, an ordained minister...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Former Ebony magazine editor Amy DuBois Barnett is joining ESPN as executive editor for an upcoming website about African-American sports and culture, the network announced Thursday.
Barnett will manage editorial operations and will report to Jason...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Fiat shareholders approved a merger today that will lead to the creation of a new company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles at a meeting in Turin, Italy.
The decision marks the end of an era in Italy as Fiat founded 115 years ago by Giovanni Agnelli exits the...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford (SA@S) students will perform Hamlet and Cymbeline in repertory through Aug. 10 on the grounds of the former American Shakespeare Festival Theater in Stratford.
Avon resident and Brown University student Margaret Valerio,...