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  • A Pair Of Connecticut's Grand Vistas In The People's Forest

    A Pair Of Connecticut's Grand Vistas In The People's Forest
    At the beginning of October, the Connecticut Forest & Park Association sent out a press release showcasing some of the state's best vistas for fall color. Meriden's Chauncy Peak? North Stonington's Lantern Hill? Simsbury's Heublein Tower? Been there, done...
  • Council's District 5 race between Peroutka, Armstrong draws attention

    Council's District 5 race between Peroutka, Armstrong draws attention
    Speaking before a handful of voters in a community hall last week, Michael Anthony Peroutka gave his pitch for why he should be elected to the Anne Arundel County Council. His message appealed to fiscally conservative voters. The recently retired lawyer...
  • Oberweis campaigns at ice cream shop; Durbin with Michelle Obama

    Oberweis campaigns at ice cream shop; Durbin with Michelle Obama
    On the final weekend before Election Day, U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis met with friends Saturday at a “soft opening” of a new Oberweis Ice Cream and Dairy store in Bolingbrook, one of many stops on his campaign schedule. The Republican...
  • More Veterans Day events than ever in Boca, West Boca

    More Veterans Day events than ever in Boca, West Boca
    With an estimated 1.2 million veterans living in Florida, it's no wonder that observances for veterans are growing in Boca Raton and West Boca. War-time veterans make up 75 percent of the total, with Vietnam vets the largest category, according to the...
  • Power outage momentarily dims voting at San Fernando polling places

    Power outage momentarily dims voting at San Fernando polling places
    At the polling place at San Fernando Elementary, the voting was lights out. Literally. The power inside the school’s George Lopez Auditorium went out momentarily on election day at about 10 a.m. Poll workers said they didn’t know what caused...
  • Busy day at the polls: Missing judges, ballot confusion, steady lines of voters

    Busy day at the polls: Missing judges, ballot confusion, steady lines of voters
    Illinois voters headed to the polls Tuesday to settle a close, contentious race for governor and decide an unusually large number of ballot questions as well as races for U.S. Senate and House, the General Assembly and the County Board. Missing election...
  • America's Moms for Soldiers salutes troops with special Veterans Day concert

    America's Moms for Soldiers salutes troops with special Veterans Day concert
    America's Moms for Soldiers volunteers are usually busy preparing care packages to send to U.S. troops in Afghanistan. But on Nov. 9, America's Moms salutes troops past and present with a Veterans Day Concert. The free concert will take place at 4 p.m....
  • Gloucester Board of Supervisors meeting Wednesday

    With Election Day on Tuesday, the Gloucester Board of Supervisors will hold its monthly meeting on a Wednesday this month. The board is set to meet tonight at 7 p.m. Colonial Courthouse. The agenda includes a presentation on the county's...
  • After Rosedale derailment, NTSB calls for ban on phone use by drivers

    After Rosedale derailment, NTSB calls for ban on phone use by drivers
    The freight train derailment and explosion that caused millions of dollars in property damage in Rosedale last year spurred National Transportation Safety Board officials on Wednesday to call for new laws banning the use of hands-free cellphone devices by...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: YMCA's annual prayer breakfast; Performance at La Crescenta Library

    The YMCA Foothills will host its annual prayer breakfast at 7 a.m. Thursday at the Crescenta-Cañada Family Y location, 1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. The breakfast keynote speaker will be...
  • New memorial dedicated to fallen Navy SEAL

    New memorial dedicated to fallen Navy SEAL
    Last year on Nov. 11, a handful of veterans walked out of the American Legion Post in Deerfield Beach to observe the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month — the official end of World War I — under South Florida's brilliant sunshine....