| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:33 PM
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,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Palm Beach County's property tax rate won't increase, but most tax bills will cost more anyway under a preliminary budget plan county commissioners approved Tuesday.
Commissioners for the fourth year in a row held the line on the tax rate, agreeing to...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:42 PM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Road improvements take a back seat to finding more money for the Sheriff's Office in a $4 billion Palm Beach County budget that the County Commission initially approved Monday.
County commissioners held the line on the property tax rate, but rising...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:05 AM
"...but we tortured some folks." -- President Barack Obama, Aug.1, 2014
OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks?" Really?
Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the president's phrasing last week as he acknowledged the abuse of suspected...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Often the most stressful part of making a decision is the possibility of making the wrong choice. We spend hours pondering the "what ifs" and soliciting advice from confidants.
Ruth Chang, professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, said we devote...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Just weeks after its Toronto preem, a film that explores life in Kenya's LGBT community was banned by that country's government on the grounds that it "promotes homosexuality."
"Stories of Our Lives," a collection of five fictional vignettes based on the...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Next Sunday I'll be doing the same thing I love to do every Sunday morning — sitting with a great cup of coffee, reading my local newspaper, checking the opinion pages, ensuring the correct placement of ads, watching my Twitter feed and tweeting...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:06 AM
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...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:30 PM
I've been thinking about what Paul wrote to the church in Philippi: "Let each of you look not to your own interest, but to the interests of others."
If you think of yourself as a self-made person, then Paul's idea may be difficult for you to swallow....