| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Gulfstream Park, Calder, Claiming Crown, My Charmer, Tropical Turf Handicap, Fred W. Hooper
South Florida has never had a day of racing like Saturday. There have been afternoons when the quality of horses competing was higher but not the quantity of...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 6:30 AM
President Obama will get a break from "Obamacare" when he pardons the traditional Thanksgiving turkey. Each of us can also set aside our cares by pardoning a turkey and choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance — one that gives thanks for our...
| Nov 26, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A wallet was stolen between 6 and 7:45 p.m. Nov. 20 from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 200 block of Canterbury Lane.
•A 1995 Chevy Lumina was stolen from a driveway in...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:51 PM
EAST HARTFORD — Starting Dec. 6 with a tree-lighting ceremony on the town green, the 21st annual Holiday Fest will feature 28 events throughout town over four days.
The tree-lighting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, and will include...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:39 AM
Brothers Justin and Jeremy Batoff are about to trade in their condominium overlooking the lacrosse fields at Johns Hopkins, their alma mater, for a Greenspring Valley farmhouse.
They share a real estate portfolio. They work together at the family law...
| Nov 21, 2013
The promotional materials for award-winning sci-fi and mystery author Nicola Griffith's new doorstop of historical fiction, “Hild,” read in part: “As in Hilary Mantel's ‘Wolf Hall' and Sigrid Undset's ‘Kristin Lavransdatter,'...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Seventeen people and one dog gathered in Wyman Park on Sunday for a two-hour tour of tracks, tunnels, charcoal burns and other evidence of the old Maryland and Pennsylvania railroad line, better known as the Ma and Pa, which ran 77.2 miles between...
| Nov 18, 2013
The following were taken from police reports:
•A CB radio, antenna and digital camera valued a combined $820 were stolen after a window was removed in a vehicle sometime Nov. 10-11 in the 100 block of Old Chicago Drive.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:27 PM
Dr. Doris R. Entwisle, a professor of sociology and engineering studies at the Johns Hopkins University for nearly half a century and a pioneer in the field of the sociology of education, died Tuesday of cancer at her Towson home. She was 89.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Visitors flock to the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino each year by the hundreds of thousands, drawn by works of European and American art spanning centuries, by expansive gardens renowned for their beauty and...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Eleanor E. O'Donnell, a retired civil engineer who tutored Hispanic immigrants, died Nov. 7 of heart failure at her Tuscany-Canterbury home. She was 96.
The daughter of an ironworker and a homemaker, the former Eleanor Elizabeth Doney was born and raised...