Friday May 10
The Hartford Courant
Essex Celebrates 'Burning Of The Ships' Saturday
That parade, which takes place Saturday at 2 p.m. in front of town hall, commemorates the so-called "Burning of the Ships" - the infamous day in April 1814 when British marines stormed the town and set fire to more than two dozen ships in the harbor.
Portsmouth Daily Times
James Wright, 87
James W. Wright, 87, of Upper Arlington, died peacefully surrounded by his family Sunday, April 28, 2013.
Repairs underway on Mt. Diablo beacon
The Eye of Diablo is in serious disrepair after years of neglect. At 85 years old, the Mount Diablo beacon is lit on Dec.