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  • 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...
  • Prince Charles, Camilla to visit Washington-area sites

    Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, will visit sites across the Washington area next week during their U.S. visit. The British Embassy announced Monday that Prince Charles and the Global Ocean Commission will host a meeting March 18 on the...
  • Leila's Library

    Leila's Library
    Use Your Words, Sophie Penguin Young Readers Group By Rosemary Wells Age range: 3 - 5 Years   This book is about a little girl who likes to talk using made up words. Her parents remind her "Sophie use your words." When Mommy has a baby she has to use...
  • Speak Out

    One recent contributor to Speak Out said she finds the criticism of President Obama offensive. Presidential criticism goes all the way back to the presidency of George Washington and every president since has received bad press, negative comments and some...
  • Unlikely duo of Va. senators claim connections to Hamilton

    When Virginia Sen. Donald McEachin made an offhand comment during dinner about his distant relation to Alexander Hamilton, it drew a shocked reply from a colleague who also claims to be a descendant of the Founding Father: "Hold on. You're kidding me."...
  • Legal battle continues over Revolutionary War battlefield

    The battle was hanging in the balance that January day in 1777 when Gen. George Washington boldly rode between the American and British lines to rally his soldiers. "Instantly, there was a roar of musketry followed by a shout," wrote an American...
  • Iranian role in fighting IS in Iraq: Where will it lead?

    Iran's growing influence in Iraq is setting off alarm bells, and nowhere is the problem starker than in the high-stakes battle for Tikrit. It marks a crucial fight in the bigger war to expel the Islamic State group from Iraq, and yet Iran and the Shiite...
  • Rauner decries high Lake County property taxes during Mundelein visit

    Rauner decries high Lake County property taxes during Mundelein visit
    Limiting unions' power, revising campaign finance laws and creating term limits for elected officials were among the topics Gov. Bruce Rauner discussed during a March 2 visit with the Mundelein-Vernon Hills Rotary Club. Rauner was on a tour titled...
  • GeorgeFest performer admires first president's bravery, leadership

    GeorgeFest performer admires first president's bravery, leadership
    EUSTIS — The guy with the black three-cornered hat, gold-buttoned vest and powdered white wig with bow-tied ponytail will stand out at today's GeorgeFest Grand Parade. Rudy Treml, 75, will be decked out as George Washington when the parade gets...
  • History Matters

    February 1970 Go-go girls wanted From Times ads: "Antiques — Old things, cut glass, silver china, sm. pcs of furn. misc items; Old Dolls Wanted; also will buy old doll clothes. Private party; "Receptionist — Mature, attractive, alert w/...