| Dec 19, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Anne Arundel County unveiled a $1.04 billion operating budget proposal on Wednesday for next fiscal year, calling for 75 new positions throughout the school system and $5.8 million to open a new contract school.
Interim Superintendent Mamie Perkins...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The Cobb School, Montessori in Simsbury is the proud recipient of Hulafrog of the Farmington Valley/New Britain's 2013 Preschool of the Year.
Hulafrog is a website designed for parents of young children, full of local kid-friendly events, classes and...
| Dec 11, 2013
A federally funded anti-tobacco group flew to Chicago on Tuesday to present an award to Mayor Rahm Emanuel for his cigarette regulation efforts.
A little-known anti-tobacco group that gets money from a federally funded parent organization flew members...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Howard County General Hospital said Monday that Steven C. Snelgrove will become president, succeeding Vic Broccolino, who plans to retire Jan. 15 after 24 years of service.
Snelgrove has 34 years of health care management experience, most recently...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Babies are expensive.
That's why on Monday, the Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County, along with the Palm Beach County Food Bank, gave away 27,000 diapers to be distributed to the county's 10 Bridges programs.
Bridges caters to families in...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 1:27 PM
A little-known anti-tobacco group that gets money from a federally funded parent organization flew members to Chicago to present an award Tuesday to Mayor Rahm Emanuel for his efforts to pass tougher regulations of menthol cigarettes.
| Dec 8, 2013
Alarmed by Metro-North's seven-month-long string of train wrecks and derailments, the Federal Railroad Administration on Friday issued emergency orders to make the nation's busiest commuter railroad operate more safely.
The new rules force Metro-North...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Butcher, baker and candlestick maker.
That's part of the formula for success for the Easton Farmers Market, which opens its second winter season Saturday in new digs at 325 Northampton St. The winter market is expanding from about 20 vendors last year at...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 5:20 AM
MENLO PARK, Calif. The black Labrador retriever knew something was wrong. He refused to leave the side of Sandro Navarro, repeatedly nuzzling the troubled man, trying to comfort him.
It was the anniversary of that terrible 2003 day in Iraq when Navarro...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:41 AM
(Free!) Mozzarella Sticks Giveaway
Roots Handmade Pizza 1924 W. Chicago Ave. 773-645-4949
Be among the first 300 arrivals at the walk-up window on Winchester Avenue and take away a free mini-order of the Ukrainian Village spot's signature...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Hinsdale Elementary School District 181 is weighing how it can make fundraising by parents' organizations more equitable among all of its schools.
The district will seek input from its Parent Teacher Organizations about what, if anything, it should do...