Butler County Times Gazette
Posted at 1:01 AM

Word of the Dayslake \ sleyk \ verb; to allay (thirst, desire, wrath, etc.) by satisfying; to make less active, vigorous, intense, etc.: His calm manner slaked their enthusiasm; to cause disintegration of (lime) by treatment with water.— Dictionary.comWebsite of the DayThe Thirst projecthttp://www.thirstproject.org

Updated Apr 18, 2014 at 1:59 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on former President Bush.

Updated Apr 18, 2014 at 1:10 PM

The Newton High School baseball team suffered a setback Tuesday night after a pair of non-league losses to Andover at Klein-Scott Field.

Updated Apr 18, 2014 at 1:09 PM

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing...

Updated Apr 18, 2014 at 10:21 AM

An historic home near Rosalia burned down Wednesday.

Updated Apr 18, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Looking ahead to the weekend forecast and beyond, there is a little more hope for some precipitation between this weekend and the middle of next week.

Updated Apr 18, 2014 at 8:55 AM

FRAMINGHAM – Most people heading to the Marathon route on Monday have a good idea of what they’ll be seeing this year – uniformed and undercover police along city streets, bomb-sniffing dogs, security checkpoints at the starting and finish...

Updated Apr 18, 2014 at 8:24 AM

HOPKINTON – Third-grader Will Masterson practiced his Swahili with Frankline Chepkwony at the Elmwood School on Thursday morning.Chepkwony is an elite Kenyan runner in this year’s Boston Marathon.

Posted Apr 18, 2014 at 8:00 AM

There is a need for more volunteers this summer as a result of expanding to two locations five days a week

Posted Apr 18, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Coming up in the east in late April evenings is the constellation Bootes, the Herdsman. Its principal stars form what looks more like a kite than someone who herds animals. Its brightest star, Arcturus, shines a lovely yellow-orange hue. Over to the...

Posted Apr 18, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Ongoing public battles over the reach and authority of prosecutors has cast a shadow over corruption probes in two states. The American Bar Association established a set of standards for prosecutors to use as a guide for professional conduct and...

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