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  • Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief

    Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief
    Gregory Beck, a town-employed emergency dispatcher, has been asked by his own party to give up his seat on the Brookfield Board of Education because of a Facebook comment about the Sandy Hook massacre that no one liked. The Newtown Patch website profiled a Newtown native's "26 Days of Kindness," a simple initiative encouraging people to do one nice thing a day in the 26 days leading up to the first anniversary of the tragedy. Beck, a black-hearted man who is unable to respond to the issue of Sandy Hook with that kind of empathic, non-political sentiment, wrote, "I shall buy my friends who are gun enthusiasts a box of ammunition on days 1-26" on a link to the story posted on Patch site's Facebook page. Both town Republicans (who endorsed him) and Democrats have asked Beck to give up his seat. Beck apologized and called his comments "completely indefensible" but told the Danbury News-Times he won't resign.
  • Opinion: Anniversary of the Magna Carta, Flag Day deserve a turn in the spotlight

     Opinion: Anniversary of the Magna Carta, Flag Day deserve a turn in the spotlight
    Two dates rapidly approaching on the calendar caught our attention recently, and we hope they are of as much interest to our readers as they are to members of the Editorial Board. Our legal foundation Americans tend to view the Founding Fathers with...

    Aurora event to honor local man who inspired Flag Day

    Aurora event to honor local man who inspired Flag Day
    This Sunday throughout the United States, folks will celebrate Flag Day. The national day of remembrance might not have been created at all without the efforts of Dr. Bernard Cigrand, a dentist in Aurora, who became the nation's greatest advocate to...

    Today in History

    Today is Monday, June 8, the 159th day of 2015. There are 206 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 8, 1915, U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan resigned over what he viewed as President Woodrow Wilson's overly...

    Erik Larson on 'Dead Wake'

    Erik Larson on 'Dead Wake'
    Best known for "The Devil in the White City," his best-seller about the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago and the serial killer H.H. Holmes, Erik Larson has made a career of bringing half-remembered history to vivid, vibrant life. Using a narrative strategy...