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Lent

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Top Lent Articles

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  • The God Squad: Eating meat is not equivalent to murder

    My recent column on vegetarianism touched a vein (oops) among many readers. Most who responded to the column focused on the obvious selfishness and immorality of causing suffering and death to a sentient being just so we can have a burger for lunch when a...
  • CASA Kane County hosts 'Black & White Diamond Ball'

    Over 700 guests enjoyed an evening of philanthropic entertainment at CASA Kane County's annual gala, Saturday, March 7 at the Q Center in St. Charles. The "Black & White Diamond Ball" included live and silent auctions, an exquisitely unique diamond...
  • Enfield edition community news

    Enfield Badgers finish strong season ENFIELD - The Enfield Badgers (St. Bernard's JV girls' basketball team ) just completed an outstanding season. These girls played their hearts out. Champions in the Manchester League with an overall of 15-0, they...
  • East Hartford edition community news

    East Hartford Adult and Continuing Education awarded mini-grant EAST HARTFORD - East Hartford Adult and Continuing Education was recently awarded a $500 mini-grant from the East Hartford School Business Partnerships to host two "Community Reading and...
  • In the vegetarian vs. meat-eating debate, there's no one-way-or-the highway position

    My recent column on vegetarianism touched a vein (oops) among many readers. Most who responded to the column focused on the obvious selfishness and immorality of causing suffering and death to a sentient being just so we can have a burger for lunch when a...
  • Kass offers February Moutza of the Month

    Kass offers February Moutza of the Month
    Some days the awarding of the Moutza of the Month is just too dang easy. For example, I'm sitting here in my office chair, drinking a cappuccino, glancing up at my precious Rahmfather portrait, one eye on social media, the other on my work, and there it...
  • Putnam edition community news: Putnam, Pomfret, Thompson, Woodstock, Eastford

    Finnish American Heritage Society CANTERBURY - The Finnish American Heritage Society, 76 North Canterbury Road, is looking for vendors for the Tori Open Air Market on Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Canterbury Community Center, 1 Municipal...
  • Former Bear Anthony Adams hosts Bear Necessities' Bear Tie Ball

    Former Bear Anthony Adams hosts Bear Necessities' Bear Tie Ball
    Bright lights illuminated the entire Great Hall ballroom of Union Station in Chicago as guests were warmly welcomed by co-chairs Nina Mariano and Paul Lacono and CEO/Founder Kathleen Casey. More than 650 were in attendance Saturday, Feb. 28 to celebrate...
  • Local chefs dish on secret to pepper and egg sandwiches -- keep it simple

    Local chefs dish on secret to pepper and egg sandwiches -- keep it simple
    The trick to making a delicious pepper and egg sandwich is to have just the right balance of its three main ingredients: a roll of French bread, peppers and eggs. That's how Norm Cohen, owner of Big Norm's in Gurnee, has been making the traditional...
  • Updated: Go meatless with these pepper and egg sandwiches

    Updated: Go meatless with these pepper and egg sandwiches
    I grew up Catholic, back in the days when that meant that every Friday was a meatless Friday (Catholic kids have it so easy these days). And my mom was an old-school Irish cook (killing germs was Job One) who did unspeakable things to fresh fish. And so I...
  • Artist Faheem Majeed focuses on large impact of small gestures

    Artist Faheem Majeed focuses on large impact of small gestures
    Each Jesus Christ was weighty and sizable, about 21/2 feet long, cross included. Each statue had come out of a mold, then plaster had dripped off, pooled and hardened, settling around the edges and leaving thin crescents of residue that clung to the...