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Old Sturbridge Village

Grab your bonnet and musket: It’s a 19th-century getaway

STURBRIDGE, Mass. Perhaps it was the intrigue of a straw bed or the chance to finally shoot a gun, but when asked to spend a night living like a farmer in the 19th century, I jumped at the opportunity. More...

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Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: Regarding the letter from “Dumbstruck in the East” (April 22), whose 9- year-old daughter has been getting “proposals of marriage” from a church usher in his 70s. More...


Patten Library offers ‘Let’s Talk About It’ book group

BATH   Patten Free Library in Bath has been selected by the Maine Humanities Council to offer “Let’s Talk About It,” a free reading and discussion group, with copies of books available at the library. More...


North Korea fires missile over Japan in aggressive test

SEOUL, South Korea   North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern Pacific Ocean, officials said today, an aggressive test-flight over the territory of a close U.S. More...