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In Search of the “Unicorn of the Sea”

Salisbury’s Joseph Meehan related his adventures as expedition photographer on several trips to the Arctic and Greenland to study the “Unicorn of the Sea” to an attentive audience in Noble’s Community Room on March 3. The so-called unicorn is, in fact, the narwhal, a small whale distinguished by a pike-like tooth as much as 9’ …

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Professor Nadine Strossen and Federal Judge William Kuntz

Noble welcomed two distinguished speakers on January 21. Nadine Strossen, president of the ACLU from 1991-2008, now a professor of law at NYU, discussed her new book, HATE: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship, and her Harvard Law classmate and longtime friend, the Honorable William Kuntz II, United States District Court Judge …

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Program Marks 100th Anniversary Of The End of WWI

It was a standing room only crowd who gathered in Noble’s Life Long Learning Center on November 3 for an information-packed lecture on the aftermath of World War I presented by Hamish Lutris, associate professor of history at Capital Community College in Hartford. Among the interesting facts he mentioned was, that as Europe’s great empires …

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The Enigmatic Bobcat of Connecticut

Connecticut Master Wildlife Conservationist Paul Colburn, who presented a fascinating program on black bears to a capacity crowd last April, returned to Noble on October 28 to introduce an equally large group to Connecticut’s only wild cat, the bobcat. Numbering between 1,500 to 2,000 in the state, the beautiful, tawny bobcat (Lynx rufus) with the …

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AARP Fraud Watch Network on the Move

Today, someone’s identity is stolen every 2.8 seconds and $40 billion is lost to scammers each year. But there are actions you can take to protect you and your family. Two crime fighting experts were at Noble on September 14 for a program entitled “The Con Artist’s Playbook” outlining the tactics these criminals use and …

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