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  • Brown follows centrist course with earned income tax credit

    Brown follows centrist course with earned income tax credit
    If you were the governor with extra bucks to burn, would you help the working poor? Or help the aged and disabled poor who are unable to work? Another choice: Provide healthcare for immigrants in the country illegally? Or help poor kids get dental care....
  • Manes: Summer camp for kids needs mattresses

    Manes: Summer camp for kids needs mattresses
    "To strive for the purity of waters, the clarity of air, and the wise stewardship of the land and its resources; to know the beauty and understanding of nature and the value of wildlife, woodlands and open space; to the preservation of this heritage and...
  • Tour takes in Italy's religiously significant sights

     Tour takes in Italy's religiously significant sights
    Maranatha Tours, which specializes in Christian tours that visit places relevant to the Bible, has a new itinerary this year that tours Italy accompanied by biblical scholars. Scheduled for Sept. 4-11, the trip will include attending the first night of...
  • Getting a thrill out of Ocean City

    Getting a thrill out of Ocean City
    Some people go to Ocean City to relax. They plop their chairs or blankets on the warm sand. They read a book or perhaps drift off for a nap, lulled by the shrieks of seagulls, the lapping of waves, the laughter of children. But for the past four years,...
  • Water hazard: Tips to stay safe

    Water hazard: Tips to stay safe
    While many parents worry about their children’s safety around swimming pools, drowning incidents occur in all bodies of water, so safety precautions need to be taken around all water environments. According to the Center for Disease Control, about...
  • Riverfest celebrates the Willimantic River

    Staff Writer The Willimantic River is often referred to as one of the Quiet Corner's most valuable natural attributes. Each year the RiverFest, sponsored by the Willimantic Whitewater Partnership (WWP), offers residents and visitors alike a unique way to...
  • Hawaiian sailing canoe on worldwide voyage could visit Newport News in 2016

    Hawaiian sailing canoe on worldwide voyage could visit Newport News in 2016
    For 40 years, Nainoa Thompson has been sailing his Polynesian open-ocean canoe, the Hokule'a, all around the great Pacific. He's been on an extended mission to learn to build the ancient voyaging ships of his Hawaiian ancestors and master the nature-...
  • Shell's Polar Pioneer drilling rig arrives in Seattle, greeted by foes in kayaks

    Shell's Polar Pioneer drilling rig arrives in Seattle, greeted by foes in kayaks
    The mayor made a late play to stop it, citing permit violations. The port commission, under pressure from the city and the public, politely asked for a delay. A City Council member put his paddle where his politics are, joining a few dozen other “...
  • Midwest events for travelers include Lincoln Days in Pittsfield, Ill.

     Midwest events for travelers include Lincoln Days in Pittsfield, Ill.
    Illinois June 6-7: Lincoln Days, Pittsfield. Civil War re-enactors set up camp at Pittsfield City Lake and hold drills and battles. There will also be period food, vendors and artisans. 217-285-6995, http://www.tinyurl.com/mj79mt2. Miles from Chicago:...
  • Prosecutor: N.Y. woman accused of killing fiance confessed to tampering with kayak

    Prosecutor: N.Y. woman accused of killing fiance confessed to tampering with kayak
    A woman accused of killing her fiance while out paddling on the Hudson River admitted tampering with his kayak and later confessed "it felt good knowing he would die," a prosecutor said Wednesday. Angelika Graswald, 35, has been indicted on a second-...
  • 'Island Earth' canoe will dock in Hampton Roads on worldwide voyage

    'Island Earth' canoe will dock in Hampton Roads on worldwide voyage
    Next year, a celebrated native Hawaiian making a four-year, 45,000-mile voyage in a traditional double-hulled sailing canoe will venture up the East Coast, landing in Miami, D.C., New York and Cape Cod on a historic mission. Educator and "ocean elder"...