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  • Manchester Directors Back Farm Preservation Grant

    MANCHESTER — The head of the local land trust, arguing for preserving a 62-acre farm at a board of directors' meeting Wednesday, cited a report saying development in Manchester outpaced any other community in the state from 1985 to 2006. The...
  • Dig In: Garden Clubs, Lectures, Appraisal Events, Antiques Show

    Dig In: Garden Clubs, Lectures, Appraisal Events, Antiques Show
    Garden Club Events * Gini Mita, of Wallingford Garden Club, speaks at the Monday, March 10, meeting of the Duck River Garden Club at 7:30 p.m. at Lymes’ Senior Center, 26 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme. Mita will discuss “Plants from Seeds.”...
  • Marylanders deserve to know what's in their food [Commentary]

    Marylanders deserve to know what's in their food [Commentary]
    Genetically modified crops are failing to live up to their promises to produce higher yields at less environmental cost, yet they are showing up in everyday food without customers even knowing it. During this legislative session, Maryland lawmakers have...
  • Residential energy costs likely to rise

    Residential energy costs likely to rise
    The cost of Oak Park's all-renewable energy is expected to rise about 20 percent in June when the village will start a new contract under its Community Choice Aggregation energy program. The existing contract with energy supplier Integrys expires in...
  • 'Slow is Fast' traces a more elemental California

    In the fall 2012, three friends — Dan Malloy, Kellen Keene and Kanoa Zimmerman — decided to bicycle much of the length of California and, by way of photographs and interviews, share what they encountered in a book. The result is “Slow is...
  • Government Policies Worsen Inequality

    Someone who is determined to disbelieve something can manage to disregard an Everest of evidence for it. So Barack Obama will not temper his enthusiasm for increased equality with lucidity about the government's role in exacerbating inequality. In the...
  • Don't allow wind turbines on preserved ag land [Letter]

    Don't allow wind turbines on preserved ag land [Letter]
    The General Assembly should not approve any bills that allow wind turbines or solar panels on agricultural lands that are under restrictive easements purchased from farmers by the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, MALPF ("Bills would...
  • Cholesterol test now recommended for kids 9 to 11

    Cholesterol test now recommended for kids 9 to 11
    The face of cholesterol testing just got a lot younger. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently revised guidelines for annual well-child visits, adding a recommendation that all children between the ages of 9 and 11 get a dyslipidemiascreen, which...
  • A Visit To A Rare Atlantic White Cedar Forest On Upper Bolton Lake

    A Visit To A Rare Atlantic White Cedar Forest On Upper Bolton Lake
    I don't think I've ever gone on a hike to a place with a feature that was described as "as thick as dog hair." But it's the perfect description for the magical place that is an Atlantic white cedar forest. The trees are native to the Atlantic coast,...
  • March gardening calendar

    Almanac Average temperature: High 79 Low 56 Rainfall: 3.54 inches Spring arrives: March 20 The moon 1. Moon phases •New moon: March 1 •First quarter: March 8 •Full moon: March 16 •Last quarter: March 23 •New moon:...
  • Lake Forest hopes to reopen Forest Park by Memorial Day

    Lake Forest hopes to reopen Forest Park by Memorial Day
    Lake Forest officials say they hope to reopen the city's first and oldest park to the public by Memorial Day. Closed since Labor Day, Forest Park, which officials say is one of the last remaining green spaces along Lake Michigan, got a handful of...