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  • Book Review: 'Not Fit for Our Society' by Peter Schrag

    Book Review: 'Not Fit for Our Society' by Peter Schrag
    Not Fit for Our Society
  • Closeup On Litchfield

    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From Lichfield in Staffordshire, England. Local historians have concluded that the added "T" was the result of a clerical error. ORIGINS: Originally called Bantam by the Indians, the area was settled in 1719 when a group from...

    Puritans Viewed Christmas As Corrupt Religious Ritual

    The Grinch would have come up empty- handed in Colonial Connecticut. There would have been no presents under the tree, let alone a tree to steal. Christmas was viewed by the Puritans of New England as a corrupt religious, if not a pagan, ritual and was...