Comedian Bill Cosby shares fatherly advice before upcoming show at San Manuel Casino

05/15/2014 06:30 PM EDT
Comedian, actor and author Bill Cosby portrayed fictional father Dr. Heathcliff "Cliff" Huxtable in probably his most famous role on "The Cosby Show" from 1984 to 1992. 
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The Accidental Musician: Chad VanGaalen brings his quirky sound to town
05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - A funny thing happened to Chad VanGaalen on the way to becoming an accomplished illustrator and animator: He became a hell of a songwriter and musician, too. Full Story

AYER NEWS
New football coach part of rebuilding process

SHIRLEY -- When Ayer Shirley Regional High School Athletic Director Jon Sweeney introduced Philip Marchengiani to the ASRSD School Committee last week, he stressed that hiring the new head football coach was a substantial step forward in the "rebuilding" process. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Celebrate spring with a hike

on Holy Hill
Celebrate spring with a Holy Hill Walk on Sunday. Harvard Conservation Commission's Land Stewardship Subcommittee is leading a hike on Sunday, Apr. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Practice makes better, author tells students

PEPPERELL -- During Spirit Week at Varnum Brook Elementary School, students heard an important message from a visiting author. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Salma Hayek hopes The Prophet inspires new generations

04/27/2015 09:55 AM EDT
BEIRUT (AP) — Salma Hayek says she hopes the animated feature film "The Prophet," which she co-produced, can inspire young fans to think outside the box about ways to improve the world. 
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Kim Kardashian: supports Bruce Jenner's gender transition
04/27/2015 08:29 AM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian says she and her family support her stepfather Bruce Jenner 100 percent as he goes through gender transition, even though family members are still adjusting to that news in what she called "a daily process. Full Story

Hundreds of German cinemas refuse to show 'Avengers' film
04/27/2015 03:54 AM EDT - BERLIN (AP) — Several hundred movie theaters in Germany have refused to screen the new "Avengers" film in a dispute over rental fees with Disney. Full Story

Singer Jamie Barton wins the 'Heisman Trophy' of music
04/27/2015 12:10 AM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — The prize dubbed the Heisman Trophy for singers is going to a Georgia native with an earth-shattering voice — and an earthy style. Full Story

Writers withdraw from PEN gala, cite honor for Charlie Hebdo
04/26/2015 11:34 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Ondaatje, Francine Prose and at least four other writers have withdrawn from next month's PEN American Center gala, citing objections to the literary and human rights organization's honoring the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Full Story

Lauer, DeGeneres team for racy Daytime Emmys opening
04/27/2015 12:14 AM EDT - LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Lauer and Ellen DeGeneres helped the Daytime Emmys make a gender-bending return to television with a comedy bit involving pasties and black stockings — and not worn by DeGeneres. Full Story

Opera in Kids Tent at New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
04/26/2015 09:09 PM EDT - NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Opera is as much a part of New Orleans' African-American heritage as jazz, said Givonna Joseph, whose troupe is bringing opera to the Kids Tent at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival for the fourth year in a row. Full Story

Salma Hayek hopes The Prophet inspires new generations

BEIRUT (AP) — Salma Hayek says she hopes the animated feature film "The Prophet," which she co-produced, can inspire young fans to think outside the box about ways to improve the world. Full Story