| Apr 19, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Saturday, April 20
Bass Buddies: Painting Like the Masters. Designed for children 4-6, art class allows participants to explore their creative side with painting, drawing or sculpting and may include a science experiment, museum...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Originally, I had anticipated writing about Earth Day and the obligation that people of faith have to care for God's creation. After all, if we cannot be the prophetic voice and model an earth-conscious life, how can we possibly honor our God? And yet,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:00 AM
If you live in Connecticut (or just across its borders) and have an electric car or plug-in hybrid, it's worth considering taking part in an exciting road rally planned for the weekend after Earth Day.
The first annual Connecticut EV Road Rally takes...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Aetna said Monday it is conducting finals tests on 975 solar panels that cover a field next to the insurer's Windsor office — doubling Aetna's solar energy capabilities in Connecticut.
In conjunction with Earth Day on Monday, Aetna said the solar...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday announced his latest partnership with Coca-Cola: The soft drink giant will pay for 50,000 blue recycling carts for Chicago homes and in return gets to put images of Coke products on the lids of the familiar bins.
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Re. "Newport hotel wins vast support," (April 24):
A front-page article in the Daily Pilot shows a headline that claims Newport residents overwhelmingly support a hotel on the site of the old City Hall. This is very misleading, given that there were...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Most people will not admit this out loud, but we have made fun of Earth Day.
With its unrealistic solar ovens and organic patchouli oil, over the past 40 years it has grown into a bloated caricature of itself. And now in Laguna Beach we have added its...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 8:33 PM
Vanis Buckholz walks into the OASIS Senior Center, waving hello and being greeted like the regular he is.
But at 10 years old, Vanis' visit is strictly business.
As founder and president and head picker of the Re "Cycle" er recycling business, Vanis...
| Apr 17, 2011
Former First Lady Nancy Reagan was reunited with old friends on Tuesday when she was guest of honor at the annual spring gathering of the Colleagues, a volunteer group that supports the Children's Institute in its work to help youngsters affected by...
| Jan 20, 2011
Imagine turning Tax Day into a holiday. That's what happened with Tu Bishvat, the 15th day of the Jewish month of Shvat, which is Thursday.
During the time of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, Tu Bishvat was the date for determining the age of fruit trees in...
| Apr 4, 2012
Plant a tree? Sure! If Queen Elizabeth II is out there doing it in her mid-80s, you can too. Of course, HM has a retinue of staffers who do the heavy lifting: digging the hole, finding and positioning the tree, taking care of it afterward. She need only...