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  • Chamberlin plans to expand; Fort Monroe has no say

    Chamberlin plans to expand; Fort Monroe has no say
    A Hampton Roads icon, Old Point Comfort's The Chamberlin, is planning to expand, officials of the Fort Monroe Authority disclosed Thursday -- and then hastened to say it has nothing to do with them. The former hotel is now a senior living center...
  • No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster: Front Burner

    No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster: Front Burner
    When 20-year old Florida State University student Ashley Cowie was accidentally shot and killed, dying in her twin sister's arms at a fraternity party in 2011, John Thrasher was the Florida Senate's powerful Rules Committee chairman. At the time, a bill...
  • At Fort Eustis, Sen. Kaine sees private sector potential

    At Fort Eustis, Sen. Kaine sees private sector potential
    Sen. Tim Kaine stepped inside a training simulator at Fort Eustis on Thursday and deftly piloted a small Army craft through the water. This kind of realistic training — complete with three-dimensional images and weather that gets nasty at the...
  • Kurdish fighters in Iraq make headway in battle against Islamic State

    Kurdish forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes have gained ground against Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, potentially clearing an escape route for persecuted minorities remaining on and near Mt. Sinjar. The offensive, begun this week, paired the...
  • Giant horse pens in Newport News served World War I doughboys

     Giant horse pens in Newport News served World War I doughboys
    Two months after the United States entered World War I in April 1917, the Army selected its principal ports of embarkation for sending a massive expeditionary force to Europe. Writing in a June 20 memorandum to the chief of staff, Quartermaster Gen....
  • Coon Leaving Glastonbury Town Council

    Coon Leaving Glastonbury Town Council
    GLASTONBURY — During his 14 years of public service, Councilman Timothy P. Coon only knew one way to serve. "I put my heart into this town," Coon said Monday. "And I wanted to do the job right by putting the time into it that it required." But...
  • Pet cemetery lets best friends stay together after death

    Pet cemetery lets best friends stay together after death
    Rhona Levy gazed into the small oak casket and stroked the soft hair lying on the white satin pillow. "I will always be with you," she said, leaning down to kiss the tiny forehead. Then Levy removed a pendant from her neck and clasped it around the...
  • In Lebanon, friends plead for U.S. hostage Peter Kassig's release

    In Lebanon, friends plead for U.S. hostage Peter Kassig's release
    He was an unusual sight in this embattled but historic Lebanese port city, a Westerner who wasn't a journalist, a young man driven to provide humanitarian help to the unremitting flow of wounded and displaced from Syria's civil war. "He was full of...
  • La Grange police chief to retire at end of year

    La Grange police chief to retire at end of year
    After serving four decades as a police officer, including 11 years as the top cop in La Grange, Chief Michael Holub has decided to retire at the end of the year. Holub, 62, said he will always cherish his memories as chief, working and socializing...
  • Blotter: Two reports of young girls being followed by a man in La Grange

    Blotter: Two reports of young girls being followed by a man in La Grange
    The following items were collected from reports released by the La Grange Police Department. Two unrelated incidents of a suspicious man following girls were reported. On Nov. 9, several girls were walking near the intersection of Ashland and Harris...
  • WWII hero Melvin Baron awarded honorary diploma

    WWII hero Melvin Baron awarded honorary diploma
    Moodus lost a son 70 years ago, and on Saturday, Nov. 8, his friends, neighbors and those who just wanted to pay their respects came together at Hadlyme Congregational Church on Rte. 82 to honor his memory. Included in that group were members of the...