Who’s ready for an upbeat story? Come on. There’s no shame in it. You won’t look “less cool” if you abandon negativity and division, and instead direct your attention to something positive for a few minutes. I promise.

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I am fascinated by the English language. It’s not solely because I struggle every day to put words into a sensible pattern in order to adequately express a sentiment or idea, though that’s certainly a part of it.

Most of us are at least aware of the term “mid-life crisis.” It’s basically when a person wakes up one day, comes to the jarring realization that the years ahead are maybe fewer than the years behind, and that individual clings to his or her youth with a drastic change of behavior, such as b…

According to an article by the San Antonio Current, the San Antonio Museum of Art has an Egyptian cat mummy, from between 30 B.C. to 395 A.D. It contains cat remains, linen and pigment, and was gifted by one Gilbert M. Denman.

Bob Shellard and his wife Nancy have been married 67 years. In fact, they recently celebrated their wedding anniversary on Saturday, March 14, in Stafford Springs, Conn.

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After a half-century of basically stealing other people’s oxygen to keep this fine motor of mine running in peak condition, I’ve learned a few things. To be fair, I’ve forgotten some things, as well, but bear with me — I’m trying to make a clever point to get rolling into this column.

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Collectively, we’ve spent a ton of time lately discussing toilet paper shortages. Or the lack of bread in the stores. Or meat. Or produce. Well, let’s face it: We spend a ton of time complaining in general these days.

Like many of you, I’ve tried to stay informed on the current situation with the novel coronavirus, particularly in the United States. Also, like many of you, I’ve attempted to understand the precautions and steps I need to take to keep myself, my family and my business as safe from the sprea…

A wise man, while reflecting on the happenings in our community over the course of 2019, might stroke his chin, stare off into seemingly another dimension and pontificate over how life’s ups and downs contribute to the entirety of the collective experience of humanity and...

I’m fairly convinced that I’m going to one day see my daughter speaking in a Congressional hearing — and she won’t make it easy on those who are asking the questions.

According to statistics shared by PBS, via data they collected from the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs, the total number of Americans killed in all U.S wars is more than 1.1 million.

We lose people in life. That sounds overly simplistic, and it is. Obviously, we lose people in varying ways, to varying degrees. As kids, we lose our friends when their families move somewhere else, or they go to a different school at some point. We experience a feeling of loss over the end …

According to a 2018 study conducted by the Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA), a Project Play partner that provides custom data on youth participation to the Aspen Institute, 56.5 percent of American children ages 6 to 12 participated in team sports in 2017, at least on a limit…

One of the joys of a nation like ours, in a time like today’s, is that we all have an opinion, and we all have access to a technological platform to share said opinion.

Do you ever just sit down, take a look at the world around you and think, “Wow. Is it really possible that I'm not as screwed up as I always thought I was?”

“Fifteen years ago, Darin, Shaun and I were standing in a printing plant in Dover, watching the first issue of the Coastal Point come off the press. We had worked the entire night before, going home only long enough for a quick shower after we had finally sent those pages off to the printer,…

Thanksgiving does two things for me each year: It causes me to re-evaluate my eating and exercise habits as I inevitably wake up at some point on the floor with a piece of pumpkin pie stuck to my chin, and I set about making a New Year's resolution that focuses on my propensity to, well, wak…

The BBC and Sky News reported last week that a Dutch “positivity trainer” launched a legal battle to lower his age a couple decades to boost his dating and job prospects.