100 years ago — 1921
LIME ROCK — The first sewing society is to be held at Miss Carrie Richardson’s Thursday. Every one is cordially invited.
— Lost (Adv.) Flexible Flyer racer taken from the Hub, name “Jeffrey” scratched on top. Reward for information given to R.W. Dufour.
A conspiracy to seize power
“If a political party does not have its foundation in the determination to advance a cause that is right and that is moral, then it is not a political party; it is merely a conspiracy to seize power.”
— Dwight D. Eisenhower, March 6, 1956
In our beloved New England towns, we know the 21st century challenges: the new economy, aging infrastructure and more. But the hottest topic before our towns: What is our housing need and how do we best meet it?
In 1966, the University of Kentucky’s all-white basketball team played for the NCAA championship against the all-Black Texas Western team. The latter won 72-65. The game has long been hailed as pivotal in integrating college basketball.
There is a letter to the editor on this page that explains the reasons why WQQQ 103.3 is no longer available through the NPR station WSHU out of Fairfield, Conn., and affiliated with Sacred Heart University. After nine years of carrying the WSHU programming, WQQQ is now independent once again.
Nonprofits are not immune to criticism
Reduce, reuse, recycle. We all know the litany. But there are several “r”s missing. Sandwiched between reduce and reuse is repair. Sounds obvious, but the companies that provide the goods we buy have a vested interest in making sure we keep on wasting everything.
Without taking much notice, Connecticut lost a hero of journalism and justice recently: Donald S. Connery, 94, who lived in Kent for almost 60 years even as he traveled and reported from around the world for United Press International and Time magazine and its related publications.