| May 12, 2015
| 12:01 PM
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...
| May 1, 2015
| 4:17 AM
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...
| May 8, 2015
| 10:48 AM
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...
| May 7, 2015
| 7:16 AM
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,...
| May 7, 2015
| 6:38 AM
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...
| May 6, 2015
| 2:37 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 1:26 PM
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...
| May 4, 2015
| 1:08 PM
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...
| May 4, 2015
| 10:56 AM
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...
| May 3, 2015
| 8:01 AM
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...
| May 2, 2015
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...