The city of Pompeii was destroyed during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Some may be familiar with the ancient site. It’s been a tourist destination for over two hundred fifty years. Not so familiar? Nearby Oplontis. That’s the focus of a new exhibition in Northampton at the Smith College Museum of Art.
The third Connecticut casino would be about 13 miles from MGM’s planned casino in Springfield.
Two federally recognized tribes in Connecticut this week announced they’ve chosen a site in East Windsor for a third casino. The next step is getting approval from the legislature.
This week, Connecticut’s two federally recognized Native American tribes picked East Windsor as the site of a third casino in the state. It’s just a few miles from the MGM casino under construction in Springfield.
More than a million Vietnamese refugees have come to the U.S. in the decades that followed their civil war; more than 65,000 Vietnamese make New England home. Syrians are another massive wave of people dislocated by war. These two very different cultures share a common experience, yet through literature and poetry, one Vietnamese refugee who grew up in Hartford is making the experience universal.
Many small towns in New England are eager to welcome refugees from the war in Syria, but that doesn’t seem likely under President Donald Trump’s […]