| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:51 PM
With the nation watching, Newtown parents still grieving and gun owners objecting, legislative leaders Monday said they had met the solemn challenge presented by the Sandy Hook school massacre with a bipartisan agreement for the nation's strongest gun...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:34 AM
Unlike Mark Turgeon's first three years at Maryland, when a lack of early-season road experience and not many tough non-league games left his men’s basketball team a little ill-prepared for what it would face in the ACC, the Terps should be more...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Why shop consignment for back-to-school? As Again! Again! owner Laura Kobylanski points out, there are many good reasons. Kobylanski's shop is located in Colchester, and carries gently-used children's clothing size preemie to junior, shoes size 0...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 9:21 PM
James Elliot, the MIT astronomer who discovered the rings of Uranus and the faint atmosphere of Pluto, died March 3 at his home in Wellesley, Mass. He was 67 and had been suffering from cancer.
The rings of Uranus are narrow and faint and not...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:51 AM
COLLEGE PARK — Maryland guard Dez Wells first met Chris Paul during an Amateur Athletic Union tournament at the University of North Carolina five years ago.
Wells, who was playing in the tournament for a Raleigh-based team, was going into his...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Ten-year-old Genevieve, from Hampton, attempted to lead a pair of dwarf Nigerian goats by leash around the goat barn at the Brooklyn Fairgrounds. The pair, named Poppy and Rosie, refused to cooperate after spotting a roaming dachshund. Though the dog...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:49 AM
REGION- Windham County 4-H summer science mini-camps are taking place at the Windham County Extension Center, 139 Wolf Den Road, Brooklyn. 4-H Lego Robotics Week is Monday, Aug. 11 through Friday, Aug. 15 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The program is for ages...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Connecticut has a history of being a generous and sharing state — its communities, while staunchly independent, have often pulled together. One of the state's nicknames, the Provisions State, attests to this.
The Provisions State moniker dates...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 2:22 PM
Our book club was founded by women from Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church more than 20 years ago. Today, about half of our 20 participants are from outside the congregation.
We make a point to host Chicago authors when we can. We enjoyed talking with Jian...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Most of the ricotta in this country is probably baked into lasagna. And that's delicious.
But ricotta aspires to so much more. Its fresh flavor shines when treated lightly, its creamy texture soaring as well. The new vegetables of spring — the...
| Jul 23, 2014
2013 NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS
•Julia Alvarez, novelist, poet and essayist, Weybridge, Vt.
•Brooklyn Academy of Music, presenter, Brooklyn, N.Y.
•Joan Harris, arts patron, Chicago
•Bill Jones, dancer and choreographer, Valley...