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  • Fired E.O. Smith Soccer Coach Faces Obscenity, Morals Charges

     Fired E.O. Smith Soccer Coach Faces Obscenity, Morals Charges
    MANSFIELD — The girls soccer coach at E.O. Smith High School has been fired and faces a variety of charges after he allegedly distributed an inappropriate sexual video that was viewed by juveniles, police said. Jeffrey M. Sirois, 57, of Lebanon,...
  • Faith and Values: Exploring and honoring our connections

    Faith and Values: Exploring and honoring our connections
    Connection is a word with a lot of meanings, not all of them in the dictionary. The most common one is probably the joining of two or more different things. We plug an electrical cord into an outlet and say we have a connection. We say the same thing when...
  • Lauderdale-by-the-Sea lowers tax rate

    Lauderdale-by-the-Sea lowers tax rate
    Property owners will see a lower tax rate on the town's portion of their property tax bills this year, but the town will be collecting more taxes because property values have increased. Commissioners this week approved a new rate of $3.80 for each $1,000...
  • University of Illinois upheld its values in denying Salaita

    This is in response to the recent opinion piece “Steven Salaita: U. of I. destroyed my career” (Perspective, Sept. 29). The University of Illinois upheld its values of creating an inclusive and safe learning environment when it rescinded...
  • Malloy Hopes Class Warfare Pays Off

    Malloy Hopes Class Warfare Pays Off
    In television ads and talking points, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his supporters have sought to portray Republican rival Tom Foley as a heartless businessman incapable of relating to the concerns of working people. Malloy has accused Foley, who made a...
  • Oakland Park tax rate drops 2 percent

    Oakland Park tax rate drops 2 percent
    Commissioners are giving property owners a slight break in the city's tax rate, but the city will still collect more taxes than last year because property values continue to rebound. Commissioners have approved a 2 percent drop in the rate to $6.27 for...
  • Liberal vs. conservative parents: Ideology affects how the kids are raised

    Liberal vs. conservative parents: Ideology affects how the kids are raised
    The vast majority of conservative Americans — 81 percent — believe it's "especially important" for children to be taught religious faith, while most liberals — 88 percent — place tolerance at the top of their list of values...
  • Faith and Values: Temples throughout the ages

    In my last two columns, I've written about a new temple being constructed in the city of Philadelphia by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The temple, which is near Logan Square, is due to be completed in 2016. Since the closest temples...
  • Mailbag: Village Laguna supports Zur Schmiede, Iseman but not as a slate

    Planning Commissioner Rob Zur Schmiede is concerned that Village Laguna's support of his candidacy along with Councilwoman Toni Iseman's might be interpreted to mean that they were running as a slate. We want to clarify that our support does not create...
  • Palm Beach County approves $4 billion budget

    Palm Beach County approves $4 billion budget
    More spending for the Sheriff's Office, less money to catch up on road repairs and higher property tax bills for many residents result from the $4 billion Palm Beach County budget approved Monday. While the County Commission agreed to maintain the same...
  • Why do Americans hate America? [Commentary]

    Why do Americans hate America? [Commentary]
    After some hand-wringing over British citizens who have chosen to fight with ISIS, Prime Minister David Cameron said he thinks one reason for the defection is that too many of the defectors have forgotten what it means to be British. As a means of...