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  • Author To Discuss 'Remarkable Women of Hartford'

    Author To Discuss 'Remarkable Women of Hartford'
    Harriet Beecher Stowe, Beatrice Fox Auerbach and Ella Grasso are among 12 women profiled in "Remarkable Women of Hartford" (The History Press, $19.99), a book whose author will give a free talk Wednesday, March 25, at 2 p.m. at the Community Services...
  • Rutter: 'Our Cheap Man Mitch' rediscovers human bondage

    Just when you thought dehumanizing cheapness could not find a new voice, darn if one doesn't pop up. Congratulations, Purdue President and former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels. You have reintroduced the glorious benefits of indentured servitude to American...
  • George Washington U. opens new museum in big boost for arts

    George Washington U. opens new museum in big boost for arts
    A new museum in Washington will showcase a wide variety of art, history and culture through ancient textiles and a significant collection on the history of the nation's capital — while also signaling a major expansion in the arts for George...
  • Looking at Iran after Netanyahu's speech

    Looking at Iran after Netanyahu's speech
    It's now been two weeks since Netanyahu's speech before Congress, time to reflect on what irked me and to turn my attention to the substantive issue of Iran and what to do about its nuclear capabilities. First, let me begin with the speech. What...
  • Lehigh Mining & Navigation receives four Louix Awards and other company news

    Lehigh Mining & Navigation receives four Louix Awards and other company news
    Bucks County airportsreceive state grants Two Bucks County airports recently received awarded grants totaling $667,500 as part of a $9.7 million state investment to improve safety and operations at six Pennsylvania airports. Doylestown Airport will...
  • March 14 Letters: Logan Act, influence in Congress, Isle of Wight taxes

    Logan Act's impact Bill Wright ("Return to sender," March 11) is among those who believe 47 Republican senators should be charged with violating the Logan Act because they wrote an open letter to Iran's leaders stating that any executive agreement...
  • Enfield edition community news: Enfield, Somers, East Windsor

    Felician Adult Day Center celebrates Valentine's Day ENFIELD - The Felician Adult Day Center celebrated Valentine's Day on Friday, Feb. 13. The day kicked off with a "Love Bug" craft project. Clients and staff enjoyed a special lunch and concluded the...
  • Miller overreacts, Hogan benefits

    Miller overreacts, Hogan benefits
    We doubt Gov. Larry Hogan intended to make Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller's head explode with his State of the State speech last week, but it might wind up working out for him politically, if not for the people of the state substantively. The...
  • Robert J. Fisher: Alexander Hamilton knew that defaulting on debt was bad policy

    Robert J. Fisher: Alexander Hamilton knew that defaulting on debt was bad policy
    In 1789, Alexander Hamilton, the first U.S. Treasury secretary, faced a dilemma still challenging Congress today. The new nation was deeply in debt, and there was a lack of consensus in Congress about how to pay for it. Of the $75 million total debt,...
  • SpaceX readies for launch at Cape Canaveral

    SpaceX readies for launch at Cape Canaveral
    SpaceX plans to try again Sunday night to land its used rocket on an unmanned barge in the Atlantic Ocean after launching it into space, an experiment seen as a big step toward making space launches dramatically less expensive. The company is...
  • Colonial Williamsburg displays George Washington in diverse portraits

    Colonial Williamsburg displays George Washington in diverse portraits
    If you ever wanted to look the most indispensable Founding Father in the eye, this might be a good time. With the recent acquisition of an iconic Gilbert Stuart portrait — plus the timely loan of a much earlier landmark likeness — Colonial...