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  • Taming Burlington's Taine Mountain Preserve

    Taming Burlington's Taine Mountain Preserve
    Burlington's Taine Mountain Preserve is one of those places across Connecticut that surprise you, especially when you travel through suburbia to get there. On my journey to the preserve, urban sprawl and rows of commercial shopping centers along Route 6...
  • 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...
  • John Boehner, Dana Carvey, Bill Gates: Sunday guests

    John Boehner, Dana Carvey, Bill Gates: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning guest list: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, discusses the GOP agenda, Obamacare and the Department of Homeland Security on "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Other guests are Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy...
  • Home and garden briefs for Feb. 12: Learn about garden renovation and tree care

    The Hampton Roads Horticulture Society has two speakers scheduled for February and March that focus on the renovation and care of gardens and trees. First is "Garden Renovation," on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. Dr. Laurie Fox "will encourage us to think...
  • Will NBC's Brian Williams get promised second chance?

    Will NBC's Brian Williams get promised second chance?
    In handing Brian Williams a six-month suspension for misleading viewers, NBC Universal chief Steve Burke says his chief anchor deserves a second chance. Whether he actually gets one is an open question. Time is renowned for its healing powers but in this...
  • 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...
  • Free entrance to national parks during Presidents Day weekend

    Free entrance to national parks during Presidents Day weekend
    National parks will waive entrance fees Saturday through Monday in honor of Presidents Day weekend. It's the longest fee-free period of the year for national parks. The free admission applies to more than 400 parks nationwide, including Yosemite, Joshua...
  • Brian Williams suspended amid Iraq war scandal

    Brian Williams suspended amid Iraq war scandal
    An exaggerated tale of combat in which no one was injured has proved injurious to the career of Brian Williams, who was suspended for six months without pay from his post at the top-rated “NBC Nightly News.” The swift punishment for Williams...
  • Whispering our story

    Actors in colonial garb may be a common sight at Colonial Williamsburg, but on Monday the landscape had a more dramatic flair as the Revolutionary City hosted filming for the television series "Turn." Preparing for its second season, the show follows a...