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  • 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...
  • Rare book collection worth $300 million largest gift ever to Princeton

    Rare book collection worth $300 million largest gift ever to Princeton
    A remarkable collection of rare books valued at $300 million has been donated to Princeton, the university announced Tuesday. The collection is the largest gift ever received by the university. The gift was made by William H. Scheide, a philanthropist...
  • 'Book of Negroes' is a compelling look at a slave's journey

    'Book of Negroes' is a compelling look at a slave's journey
    As a handsome period miniseries, "The Book of Negroes," which premieres Monday on BET and continues through Wednesday, is a first for a network whose original offerings have often seemed something less than ambitious. That the miniseries is Canadian-made,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...