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  • McIlroy enjoys lengthy presidential lunch with Clinton

    (Reuters) - Having displayed mainly regal form on the PGA Tour in his last four starts, Rory McIlroy benefited from some presidential advice ahead of this week's Deutsche Bank Championship in Norton, Massachusetts. Two days after finishing in a tie for...
  • Green Infrastructure Can Help Handle Storms

    Here are two dots that can be easily connected. Earlier this month, a sudden and powerful rainstorm hit Long Island, dumping more than 13 inches of rain in some areas in eight hours. The record-setting deluge caused catastrophic flash floods that...
  • Morse Museum of American Art 2014-15 season

     Morse Museum of American Art 2014-15 season
    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...
  • Pols: Shipbuilding Critical To Connecticut's Economy

    NEW LONDON — Ship repair and shipbuilding is "largely invisible to most of our state," said U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, "but it is a critical core strand to our economic vitality." Blumenthal and U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, held a...
  • Not Unique To Ledyard

    In the "Our Towns" special section on Aug. 24, a distinctive aspect listed for Ledyard is that it "was covered by a continental ice sheet during the last ice age." That is not a unique attribute. Every town in Connecticut was under that ice mass when...
  • Thanks to one man's quest, Chequamegon Bay still producing big bass and drawing anglers

    ASHLAND, Wis. Roger Lapenter covered a lot of territory before he wound up on Chequamegon Bay running a bait shop he never intended to buy. He was a ski instructor at Aspen Mountain in Colorado, guiding fly fishers on mountain streams in summers. He fly-...
  • This new house

    This new house
    ★★★★ Because it had been so long since I'd dined in a restaurant like La Nouvelle Maison, I had to remind myself that it isn't unusual for a waiter to hover near your table. And it's just fine for the sommelier in the...
  • Why one Long Island county dismissed $2.4 million in speed-camera fines [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Technology, Earnings/Financials The goal of speed cameras should be to improve safety and change driver behavior, not to make motorists feel like they're being ripped off. A speed-camera program in one Long Island county...
  • What you missed on 8.26.14

     
    Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Marketing/Advertising, Crossover, BMW, Volvo, Motorcycle, Luxury Meet the 2015 Volvo XC90 It's been a long time coming, but the 2015 Volvo XC90 is finally here. It has a simple, clean design (which most people seem to...
  • 'The Homesman' Books Centerpiece Spot at 2014 Hamptons Intl. Film Festival

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The 2014 Hamptons Intl. Film Festival will spotlight Tommy Lee Jones' upcoming Western "The Homesman" as its centerpiece film, one of the first titles to be named to the slate of the 22nd annual Long Island event....
  • Suicide by train rate puts spotlight on Metra

    Suicide by train rate puts spotlight on Metra
    Signs on railway station platforms in Boston, New York and Toronto are intended to offer help to anyone who is emotionally distressed or suicidal — a last-ditch effort to keep people from taking a final, fatal step onto the train tracks....