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  • 'Daphne Taylor: Quilt Drawings' at Reynolds Fine Art

    'Daphne Taylor: Quilt Drawings' at Reynolds Fine Art
    If you have attended services at a Quaker meeting house, you will immediately feel at home when you walk into Reynolds Fine Art in New Haven. Here, through Dec. 3, you will find the serene and beguiling "quilt drawings" of Daphne Taylor. She calls them "quilt drawings" but the drawing itself is made with thread on the surface of her fabric creations. It's a hybrid art form, of sorts, but one that seems to come naturally to Taylor.
  • Targeting 'assault weapons' again

    Targeting 'assault weapons' again
    The 1994 federal law banning "assault weapons" was a high point of the gun control movement and Bill Clinton's presidency. Signing the bill, he said it was the beginning of "our effort to restore safety and security to the people of this country." But...

    Transparency about medical costs is key to controlling them

    U.S. health-care spending has never grown as slowly as it did last year. Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the Oval Office when the U.S. government began recording health-care spending in 1960. Since that time, growth in health-care spending has never been...

    Paul M. Long Sr.

    Paul M. Long Sr.
    Paul M. Long Sr., who had been middle school head at St. Paul's School and later became headmaster and savior of the Eastern Shore's Gunston School, died Dec. 10 at the Johns Hopkins Hospital of pneumonia. He was 91. "He very much cared about...

    Rocky Hill Hires Dana McGee As Human Resources Director

    ROCKY HILL — A top priority for Town Manager Guy Scaife since taking office in September has been to find a human resources director for the town. This week, he announced he had succeeded. Dana R. McGee, a 46-year-old lawyer with a background that...