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  • Future of Bozrah's Camp Tadma On The Auction Block

      Future of Bozrah's Camp Tadma On The Auction Block
    BOZRAH — Generations of Boy Scouts pitched their tents and explored the woods at Camp Tadma, and now that the property is up for auction, conservationists see a rare opportunity to preserve a prime slice of the state's wilderness. Those...
  • Scout completes park safety project

    Scout completes park safety project
    Ryan Douglas' Eagle Scout project has made a lasting impact at Tree Tops Park in Davie. The 17-year-old junior at St. Thomas Aquinas High School spent about five months surveying, mapping and placing 37 markers over the 155 acres of trails. In addition,...
  • $7 Million Verdict In Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against Boy Scouts

    $7 Million Verdict In Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against Boy Scouts
    WATERBURY — A Superior Court jury handed up a $7 million verdict against the Boy Scouts of America on Friday, finding that the organization was liable for sexual abuse committed by a scout leader in New Fairfield in the 1970s. Court records show...
  • Ex-Winnetka teacher accused of molesting third child at camp

    Ex-Winnetka teacher accused of molesting third child at camp
    Authorities have filed a third felony charge against former Winnetka teacher Bill Bricker after a woman reported that he molested her as a child on an overnight camping trip in Wyoming in 1968, court records show. Bricker, 94, who spent decades as a gym...
  • Two dazzling displays of winter lights

    Two dazzling displays of winter lights
    L.V. ZOO'S WINTER LIGHT SPECTACULAR A WALK-THROUGH WONDERLAND In its 40-year history, Lehigh Valley Zoo has never shined as brightly it has during the past few weeks. That's because the 29-acre zoo in the center of the Trexler Nature Preserve in...
  • Sex abuse trial less likely for ex-Winnetka teacher, 94

    Sex abuse trial less likely for ex-Winnetka teacher, 94
    The prospects grew dimmer Thursday that an elderly former Winnetka teacher will ever stand trial on child sex abuse charges, after his attorneys described in court a man ravaged by age and disease and not fit for trial. For one man who claims longtime...
  • Amazon values same-sex equality, but its charitable-giving plan clashes

    SEATTLE Amazon.com is among the most progressive companies when it comes to sexual-orientation equality, offering benefits to same-sex partners of its employees and covering transgender surgical procedures. At the same time, though, Amazon also gives...
  • In Curiosity Hacked, children learn to make, not buy

    With her right hand, my 8-year-old daughter, Kalian, presses the red-hot soldering iron against the circuit board. With her left hand, she guides a thin, tin wire until it's pressing against both the circuit board and the tip of the iron. The tin begins...
  • Vet thinks inside the box for good of Old Glory

    Vet thinks inside the box for good of Old Glory
    One day last spring, John Palmeri glimpsed hints of red, white and blue peeking from a trash compactor at a Home Depot in Huntington Beach where the Vietnam-era veteran was working. Palmeri yanked the tattered American flag from the bin and marched to...
  • Boy Scouts Closing Bozrah Camp, Putting On Auction Block

    Boy Scouts Closing Bozrah Camp, Putting On Auction Block
    A prime piece of wilderness — 336 acres, including a 27-acre lake, in southeastern Connecticut — is going on the auction block early next year after being well traversed by summer campers for decades. The Connecticut Rivers Council of the...
  • Good deeds: Boy Scouts launching annual food drive

    Good deeds: Boy Scouts launching annual food drive
    As the cache of Halloween candy gives way to the bounty of Thanksgiving, followed by the confections of Christmas, area Boy Scouts say it's time once again to make sure everybody — especially children — has enough to eat. Boy and Cub Scouts...