About Town

May 16, 2014 This week, About Town stayed close to home and traveled around the world from the comfort of the seats at Independence Hall, the auditorium …

Galileo and climate change deniers

May 16, 2014 Future historians will rightly compare the climate change deniers of the 21st century to the science-hating reactionaries who jailed Galileo in the 17th century.

Bugging out: Protect kids this summer

May 16, 2014 It’s tick season. And mosquito season. And chigger season. Is there any bug that isn’t causing us trouble these days? If we’re soaking up …

Working on garden of my dreams

May 15, 2014 Camille Nesler “Outside the Box” Spring is finally here and I for one am thrilled. While I’m not …

On rudeness and incivility

May 14, 2014 Tom Purcell, Freelance Writer What do you mean Americans have gotten ruder?” “Poll after poll has been showing it …

About Town

May 9, 2014 It’s been a few weeks since my last column. I hope you all have been out and about enjoying the great weather we’ve been …