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  • Fly tying helps set a plan for winter weather

    Fly tying helps set a plan for winter weather
    With cold weather expected to hit the region by week's end, it's time to start thinking about things to do to break the monotony of cabin fever that will be hitting the outdoors-minded public in January and February. Once the rifles and muzzle loaders...
  • 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'...
  • Weed-infested garden requires time, patience — and mulch

    Weed-infested garden requires time, patience — and mulch
    We bought a house with several large flower beds that had not been tended for many years. They are overgrown with bindweed, burdock, thistle and other weeds. Once we get the weeds out, what low-cost approaches can we use to deter weeds while we build up...
  • 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...
  • Forest Park narrowly approves pot dispensaries

    Forest Park narrowly approves pot dispensaries
    A medical marijuana dispensary that could open near a residential neighborhood was narrowly approved Monday night in Forest Park over the objections of residents who cited safety and property value concerns. The proposed St. Fiacre dispensary at 7228...
  • Macungie raises local services tax

    Macungie raises local services tax
    People who work in Macungie will start paying more for that privilege beginning Jan. 1. Macungie Council recently voted 6-1 to adopt an ordinance allowing the borough to raise the local services tax to $52. Council member David Boyko voted no. "We'...
  • 'Guerrilla farming' takes off

    EARLYSVILLE, Va. The Rhode Island Reds run free, which means the hens have a habit of laying their eggs anywhere they please: under the porch, near the hog pen, next to that tree over there. So Chris and Annie Newman have no choice but to play a kind of...
  • Blotter: Stolen lawn mower in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Stolen lawn mower in Lake Forest
    The following incidents were taken from Lake Forest police reports: A riding lawn mower was stolen from a residence in the 700 block of Washington Road sometime during the weekend of Oct. 1-2. A 75-year-old Lake Forest woman was arrested at 10:14 p.m....
  • Winter farmers' market begins at Killingly Grange

    The Killingly Grange on Route 101 held its first winter farmers' market of the season on Nov. 8. In its second year, the market provides a venue for local farmers and artisans to sell their produce and products. On Saturday, shoppers found counters filled...