| Oct 25, 2014
| 1:34 PM
County Commissioner Leslie Campione, who fought unsuccessfully last month to prevent a property tax-rate increase, is seeking another term so she can work to reduce the burden on taxpayers.
The Republican's opponent in the race from District 4,...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 6:29 PM
All cities go through phases as they develop from small ports or county hubs. In the mid-1890s, Hartford went through a phase known as "the rain of parks," which fell around the city's periphery. In a span of months — August 1894 to November 1895...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Elizabeth B. "Bettie" Delaplaine, former director of special events for the Frederick News-Post newspaper and a community activist and patron of the arts, died Thursday at Frederick Memorial Hospital of complications from a blood infection and a kidney...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 5:30 AM
AVON — The former Christ Church on Harris Road has been sold to the Farmington Valley American Muslim Center and will become that organization's permanent home.
The sale was announced recently by the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut, which had...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:19 PM
After allegations last spring that several schools in Birmingham, England had been infiltrated by a group of people “with a restricted and narrow interpretation of their faith” trying to achieve an “Islamisation” of secular state...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Elizabeth Ann Lazier and Joseph Michael Schomburg were married in August at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Glendale, the home parish of the bride’s family for more than 20 years.
Rev. Canon Mark A. Weitzel, who has known the bride since she...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 12:08 PM
"One of America's prettiest towns" is the designation Edenton, N.C., earned from Forbes.com.
From shops selling funky and eclectic art and a scenic waterfront that includes a restored 1886 lighthouse to historic homes and delicious food, Edenton more...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Day in Maryland on Nov. 1, Howard County Heritage sites will participate in a day of special programming that is free and open to the public. Additional parking for Ellicott City events will be...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:44 PM
All things considered, Bernard Mayes had done most of them.
He was the first board chairman of National Public Radio. He was a journalist, a gay rights activist, a university dean, a classics scholar who translated plays from the Greek, and an...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Few tapestries woven in Europe during the Renaissance surpass in sheer beauty, technical mastery and narrative charm one that Pieter Coecke van Aelst designed in 1548.
It depicts God accusing Adam and Eve of perfidy in the Garden of Eden. Like a...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance.
14th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival: kick-off party at Clancy's Cantina on today, indoor venues around Flagler Ave. and New Smyrna Library on Saturday, indoor venues...