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  • Health plans must be ACA-compliant on Jan. 1

    Health plans must be ACA-compliant on Jan. 1
    Virginians who renewed their health plans early last year to avoid a January 2014 deadline requiring compliance with the Affordable Care Act are running out of time. Renewals for 2015 coverage must comply with 10 minimum benefits mandated by the ACA, such as the inclusion of mental health services and hospitalization.
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Mosquito-repellent gardening keeps away pesky biters

    September is iffy when it comes to mosquitoes. The month can be good or it can be bad, depending on weather patterns. Generally speaking, July and August tend to be somewhat drier months in Hampton Roads, which helps keep mosquito numbers down,...

    Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life

    Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life
    When European buckthorn and other nonnative invasive plants were removed from Forest Park in Lake Forest this spring, people driving along Deerpath Road or walking on the park's lawn could see Lake Michigan. The view had been obscured for many years as...

    READER SUBMITTED: Public Information Forum Center For Community Agriculture

    The Town of East Haddam will hold a public information forum on Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the Nathan Hale-Ray High School Auditorium to respond to resident questions regarding the Center for Community Agriculture. The agricultural economic development...

    Natural product companies look to give back

    Natural product companies look to give back
    Those who peddle so-called natural products frequently say they are looking to produce healthier and more environmentally sustainable products.  Those presenting their wares at this year's Natural Products Expo East – which serves as a preview...