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  • Ars Viva Symphony directors decide to go out on top

     Ars Viva Symphony directors decide to go out on top
    When a classical music group disbands, the cause almost invariably is financial — declining ticket sales and contributions, mounting deficits, rising costs, or some combination thereof. It's almost unheard of for any such organization to go out of...
  • Obama's library to be built in Chicago, sources say

    Obama's library to be built in Chicago, sources say
    President Barack Obama has selected the University of Chicago to host his library and museum, sources have told the Chicago Tribune. Despite a flurry of reports Thursday that Chicago had won the library, there was no official confirmation by the Obama...
  • Rebecca Sue Palasits, volunteer

    Rebecca Sue Palasits, volunteer
    Rebecca Sue Palasits, an active community volunteer who served with the Peace Corps and taught school, died May 2 of breast cancer at her Columbia home. She was 59. The daughter of Willis Shaner, a retired Colorado State University professor, and...
  • Review: 'Our Town' by Kevin Jack McEnroe

    Review: 'Our Town' by Kevin Jack McEnroe
    Conflict-of-interest disclosure: I'm incapable of an impartial assessment of the "Town" in this book's title. I fell in love with Los Angeles when I moved here three years ago, and I wear my heart on my (year-round, short) sleeve. An unabashed devotee,...
  • Community news for Windsor Locks edition

    11th Annual Windsor Locks Athletic Hall of Fame Golf Tournament WINDSOR LOCKS – The 11 Annual Windsor Locks Athletic Hall of Fame Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, May 16, Suffield Country Club. The tournament will be 4 person Scramble with...
  • Greenberg Appointed To West Hartford School Board

    WEST HARTFORD — The board of education voted Tuesday to accept Cheryl Greenberg as its newest member. Greenberg, a professor at Trinity College, was selected to fill a vacancy left by Democrat Jillian Gilchrest, who resigned in March. Greenberg...
  • Joseph A. Matera, Md. Legal Aid director

    Joseph A. Matera, Md. Legal Aid director
    Joseph Anthony Matera, an attorney who expanded Maryland Legal Aid when he headed the agency, died of an infection Saturday at Pacifica Senior Living Skilled Nursing Facility in Oakland, Calif. The former Hunting Ridge resident was 83. Born in White...
  • John Bell aims to bring puppetry to the public through Ballard Institute

    Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Director John Bell said he first got interested in puppets as a kid growing up in the fifties. But it was when he saw the Bread and Puppet Theater in Vermont while in college that Bell was really struck by the...
  • The Sun wins Newspaper of the year from MDDC

    The Sun wins Newspaper of the year from MDDC
    The Baltimore Sun was named Newspaper of the Year — and its website also took top honors — in the 2014 editorial contest results announced Friday by the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association. The Sun has been chosen Newspaper of the Year...
  • Bringing up baby while doing time

    Bringing up baby while doing time
    Decatur Correctional Center's E-wing is a place of stark juxtapositions, where the crackle of guards' radios mix with the happy cries of a toddler learning to take his first steps. Colorful murals of Bert and Ernie from "Sesame Street" decorate the...
  • Jake Young, Jason Lynch named top District 11 wrestling scholar-athletes

    Jake Young, Jason Lynch named top District 11 wrestling scholar-athletes
    Jake Young's senior wrestling season ended one bout short of states, with another injury and more frustration. Through his career, the Freedom has competed through injuries, surgeries and the anxiety they cause. "What I learned is that you have to be...