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  • Pennsylvania antlerless deer permits on sale next week

    Not since my wedding in 1982 have I taken off two weeks in a row at work, and getting back into the office Monday morning reminded me why. Back then, a much simpler time, you merely had to deal with the U.S. mail and phone messages. Today, emails have...
  • Nelson should focus on better broadband access

    FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai recently described net neutrality — the Orwellian doctrine that prohibits the prioritization of Web content such as health-care communication or remote learning — as a "solution in search of a problem."...
  • Congress faces tough choices, tight timeline for highway funding

    Congress faces tough choices, tight timeline for highway funding
    Congress returns to work Monday facing a tight deadline to fund highway and road projects across the country, an election-year scramble that has injected uncertainty into state and local construction plans at the start of the summer driving season....
  • Kevin Hunt: Where's My Mail? She Blames USPS For Change-Of-Address Changeup

    Kevin Hunt: Where's My Mail? She Blames USPS For Change-Of-Address Changeup
    A change-of-address form at the local post office and missing mail left a Groton woman wondering, "Is It Just Me?" (She must have known that no question is too small for The Bottom Line.) Q: "I moved from an old house in Old Lyme to a condo in Groton...
  • How The Courant Covered Tribute To Lou Gehrig, July 4, 1939

    The Yankees honored Lou Gehrig at Yankee Stadium July 4, 1939. The headline and beginning of the Associated Press story that appeared in The Courant July 5: Largest Crowd Of Season At Yankee Stadium To Pay Tribute To Lou Gehrig. Members Of Great 1927...
  • A temporary patch [Editorial]

    A temporary patch  [Editorial]
    In the world of highway repairs, the term "cold patch" refers to an asphalt mix that's used to temporarily fill potholes. Congress appears to be inching slowly toward its own version of a cold patch that would maintain funding for highway and transit...
  • Scammers posing as Treasury officials who threaten arrest if not paid

     Scammers posing as Treasury officials who threaten arrest if not paid
    Doris Teno, of Rockford, admits panicking when she recently took a call from someone claiming to be with the Treasury Department who complained that she and her husband hadn't properly filed their taxes for 2010. He told her she had to pay him $1,000 or...
  • St. Charles couple helped son run a mail-order marijuana business: authorities

    St. Charles couple helped son run a mail-order marijuana business: authorities
    A St. Charles couple have been arrested and charged with helping their son operate a mail-order marijuana business, Kane County prosecutors said Thursday.  Anthony W. Salemi, 56, and Gina T. Salemi, 52, of the 5N block of North Glen Oak Lane, are facing...
  • Bel Air's Natural Gatherings sells handmade crafts sourced from owners' garden

    Bel Air's Natural Gatherings sells handmade crafts sourced from owners' garden
    In a narrow hallway on a high shelf, a sign sits next to an intricate wreath of looped vines, feathers and dried flowers. “Flowers feed the soul,” it says.  That hallway divides the front and back rooms of Natural Gatherings, Rick and Jane...
  • La Cañada History: Postmaster retired after 33 years of service

    La Cañada History: Postmaster retired after 33 years of service
    Ten Years Ago It was announced that the Jet Propulsion Laboratory would create its first float entry for the Jan. 1, 2005 Rose Parade, in cooperation with Caltech. The float's theme would be "A Family of Explorers," in keeping with the parade's...
  • Judge rejects Lance Amstrong's motion to dismiss government lawsuit

    The U.S. government can continue to pursue its lawsuit against Lance Armstrong after a federal judge rejected the disgraced cyclist's motion to have the case dismissed. The government is suing Armstrong to recover some of the approximately $42 million ...