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  • Bristol Reschedules Municipal Services For Veterans Day

    Bristol Reschedules Municipal Services For Veterans Day
    BRISTOL - City Hall and the trash transfer station will be closed on Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day. Trash collections for Nov. 10 won't be affected, but there will be no pickups on Nov. 11, the public works department announced. Instead, all...
  • Ex-Bear promoting medical pot while licensing process continues in secret

    Ex-Bear promoting medical pot while licensing process continues in secret
    Since they won the Super Bowl, members of the 1985 Chicago Bears have made second careers out of promoting apple-pie products like McDonald's, Coca-Cola and G.I. Joe. Now, they can add a more countercultural item to the menu: medical marijuana. Emery...
  • The founder of the environmental movement had Baltimore roots

    The founder of the environmental movement had Baltimore roots
    Rachel Carson's three lyrical books on the sea made her an acclaimed author, but 1962's "Silent Spring" — the title conjuring a world without birdsong — made her a heroine. Her clear passages describing DDT and chemical contaminants'...
  • Disney's investment in trees will help curb climate change

    Disney's investment in trees will help curb climate change
    At Disney, caring for our planet is at the core of who we are. From the characters and settings of our films, to our parks and wildlife, the beauty of nature has always inspired the many worlds of Disney. We believe that it is our responsibility to...
  • Thanksgiving is coming. Do you know where your turkey is?

    Thanksgiving is coming. Do you know where your turkey is?
    Thanksgiving is still three weeks away, but guess what: If you want your first choice of a great specialty turkey, you'd better get your order in soon. The best birds fly off the shelves, particularly at the smaller butcher shops and markets. A couple...
  • Two Lehigh County financial services firms merge

    Two Lehigh County financial services firms merge
    Two financial services firms in Lehigh County have announced a merger. Michael J. Fischer, president and CEO of Client 1st Financial LLC, and Drew Maron, president of Maron Financial Solutions have announced the two firms have become one. The merged...
  • Just take those old MP3s off the shelf

    Just take those old MP3s off the shelf
    In his digital music collection, Dave Muller owns 349,370 songs, enough to keep a listener jamming for three consecutive years without so much as a bathroom break. A vast chunk of that collection will fill the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood's...
  • Close Clean Water Act loophole

    Close Clean Water Act loophole
    The Chesapeake Bay and all of its connected lakes and tributaries are a vital resource for Maryland, providing clean drinking water and drawing millions of visitors each year to the area who seek outdoor activities such as canoeing, hiking, sailing and...
  • No, woolly bear caterpillars cannot predict winter weather

    No, woolly bear caterpillars cannot predict winter weather
    Does the size of an orange band on a woolly bear caterpillar mean a cold winter or a warm winter? Or is the important thing the black ends? I've heard so many forecasts of what to expect this winter, I'm relying on caterpillars! What the middle band...
  • In urban farming, a different taste of L.A.

    In urban farming, a different taste of L.A.
    At the Jonathan Club downtown, not everyone took it well when an infrequently used paddle tennis court on a fifth-floor roof was sacrificed to gem lettuce, swiss chard and microgreens. Executive chef Jason McClain, of course, was thrilled. His father, a...
  • Organic fertilizers a better choice for Md. farms

    Organic fertilizers a better choice for Md. farms
    Recently, the Business Economic and Community Outreach Network, a part of Salisbury University, issued a report addressing chicken manure as fertilizer. The report was commissioned by the Maryland Department of Agriculture and the Perdue School of...