| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:39 AM
So where can that Glastonbury crown in Friday's debut of the new series "Glastonbury Mysteries" be found? Above the front door of town hall and part of the town seal.
The Glastonbury thorn, a legendary plant with roots in the Bible, has long graced...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Roman Catholics across the Chicago area flocked to their parishes Sunday, expressing hope that their next archbishop, Blase Cupich, will be an extension of Pope Francis by welcoming more voices on matters such as same-sex marriage and helping to heal...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:09 AM
GLASTONBURY — So exactly what is depicted on the new Historical Society of Glastonbury sign on the town green? The dozen images, painted by local artist Dave Magee, represent vital parts of the town's storied history.
Chicken and egg:
| Aug 28, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens has a nature theme running throughout its 2014-15 season — appropriate for a museum surrounded by natural beauty.
Exhibits focus on artistic patterns found in nature in a "botanical art" show, and on...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Upcoming exhibitions at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art include a major new installation of late 19th- and early 20th-century windows; selections from a recent gift of American and European decorative art; and a display of 1905 wedding...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:52 AM
European Union and NATO officials expressed undisguised relief on Friday at Scotland's clear vote against independence from Britain, but some fretted that the genie of separatism may be out of the bottle in Europe.
EU partners had mostly kept quiet in...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Ian Paisley, the thundering Protestant preacher who helped fan the sectarianism of Northern Ireland’s “Troubles” but went on to lead a power-sharing government that included some of his most bitter Catholic enemies, died Friday in...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Buy your own
In response to "WAR ON WOMEN," I couldn't stop laughing, war on women. That is what you call it so you don't have to take responsibility for your sex life. You want me to pay for all of you who hop into bed with every low life out there. I...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Although over the years the relationship between Israel and the United Nations has been somewhat rocky due to the Palestinian issue, 32 nations, including the United States, in late July sent a letter to a U.N. committee asking that the body recognize...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:20 AM
There’s a whiff of publicity stunt about Esquire magazine’s decision to name Pope Francis its “Best Dressed Man of 2013.” But the magazine’s editors are pretty astute in recognizing that the pope’s “black shoes...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
There's at least one indisputable truth in "Heaven is for Real," stated by Reverend Todd Burpo (Greg Kinnear): "What we believe changes what we perceive."
Of course it does. It's the reason some will see that the film is based on a...