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  • Glastonbury Takes Step To Replace Gideon Welles Windows

    Glastonbury Takes Step To Replace Gideon Welles Windows
    GLASTONBURY — The school board voted unanimously Monday to apply for a state grant to replace the windows at Gideon Welles School. The windows have caulk that is contaminated with PCBs. Some adjoining brick is also contaminated. Replacing the...
  • Dad pleads: Don't let health insurance offer my daughters birth control!

    Dad pleads: Don't let health insurance offer my daughters birth control!
    Remember the prediction that the Supreme Court’s decision to let Hobby Lobby opt out of Obamacare contraception coverage would open the floodgates for more of the same? Well, it’s not a flood, but it is a one-man trickle. A Missouri...
  • 5774 Year in review

    September 2013 The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre in...
  • ESPN Snubs Yale-Army, Takes College GameDay To South Carolina

    NEW HAVEN – In a society that views the latest technical accouterment with more intrigue than most things old and dependable, it likely didn't surprise Yale on Sunday when ESPN decided it would not host "College GameDay" from Yale Bowl on Saturday....
  • Former Miami-area mayor found guilty of corruption

    MIAMI (Reuters) - A Miami jury found a south Florida mayor guilty of corruption charges on Monday stemming from an undisclosed consulting job he took for a healthcare company while in office, as well as illegally using his position to lobby forĀ a...
  • Gun Groups Spend Over $130K Preparing For Battle In Connecticut

    Gun Groups Spend Over $130K Preparing For Battle In Connecticut
    National groups on both sides of the gun control issue have been pouring money into Connecticut this year, hoping to influence the outcome of the first statewide elections since the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and the firearms...
  • Ravens release a statement aimed at rebutting ESPN Ray Rice report

    In advance of a news conference featuring Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti regarding the Ray Rice scandal, the team released a lengthy statement aimed at rebutting an ESPN.com story published Friday. The ESPN story, citing 20 unnamed sources close...
  • Westfield Congregational Church 'aspires' to repair and renew historic structure

    A Jesus action figure stands on a shelf in Rev. Jonathan Chapman's office in the basement of the Westfield Congregational Church. A glittery silver Jesus bank stands not far off. They are fitting accoutrements for the job that lies ahead for Chapman as he...
  • William A. Fogle Jr., executive assistant to Mayor Schaefer

    William A. Fogle Jr., executive assistant to Mayor Schaefer
    William A. Fogle Jr., who served as Mayor William Donald Schaefer's executive assistant and all-purpose troubleshooter and later became secretary of the Maryland Department of Licensing and Regulation, died Wednesday at his Glen Rock, Pa., farm of...
  • Long lines to look forward to at Norton Museum

    Long lines to look forward to at Norton Museum
    British painter Terry Haggerty is used to having his art looked at and parsed by a diverse audience — his massive mural at AT&T Stadium, home to the Dallas Cowboys, in the week will be viewed by as many people as will see the Van Gogh at New York&...
  • Garcetti aide is face of city's outreach to foreign-born residents

    Garcetti aide is face of city's outreach to foreign-born residents
    Gustavo Hernandez sat with his family in a large auditorium in the downtown Central Library, a pen and pad in his lap. He had come for a free workshop, organized by the office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, to reapply for a federal program that...