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  • Out of the Blue: Fight Monsanto; get more out of Village Entrance

    What a refreshing day May 25 was. Besides a beautiful and sunny start to Memorial Day weekend, more than 1,000 people gathered at Main Beach to express their indignation that a single company named Monsanto could be granted so much power by our government...
  • Howard County pets: What's the hype about raw diets?

    Howard County pets: What's the hype about raw diets?
    Q: I’ve heard a lot about raw dog food, but it seems pricey. Is it safe? Are the health benefits substantial? A: Raw diets for dogs (including raw meat) have become increasingly popular. Some pet owners -- even some veterinarians -- swear by them,...
  • Illinois counties can do little but brace for fracking's impact

    CREAL SPRINGS, Ill.-- Oil and gas companies and environmental groups have hashed out legislation they say would make Illinois a national leader in protecting public health and the environment from fracking.    The proposal covering the process more...
  • A vegetarian eyes Restaurant Week options

    Classic moment on "The Office": At a barbecue at the home of paper salesman Jim Halpert, icy accountant Angela Martin stands in the queue before the grill and deadpans, "I'm a vegetarian." Without missing a beat, Jim helpfully replies, "There's soda...
  • Events this week: Concerto Concert at Lanterman Auditorium

    Events this week: Concerto Concert at Lanterman Auditorium
    CLASSES New Threats to Oak Trees – Saturday, May 4 at 10:30 a.m. Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive. Learn about borer insects and how to protect local oaks. For more information, call (818) 949-7980 or visit www.descansogardens.org. CERT Class...
  • Recipe Finder: Christmas fruitcake

    Marie Racine of Huntley, Ill., was looking for a recipe she had lost for making fruitcake that contained dried apricots and Brazil nuts. I did not receive any reader responses to her query, so I decided to do a little research. The recipe world is loaded...
  • Curtis B. Reiber, Army officer

    Curtis B. Reiber, Army officer
    Curtis B. Reiber, an Army intelligence officer whose career spanned three decades, died Nov. 20 of a stroke at Saint Agnes Hospital. He was 77. The son of a DuPont Co. worker and a homemaker, Curtis Brooks Reiber was born in Centre Hall, Pa., and...
  • Maryland delays growth pollution rules

    State rules requiring "offsets" for water pollution from new development have been delayed until next year, Maryland's top environmental regulator told lawmakers Wednesday. Although the regulations originally had been set for issuance by next month,...
  • How to make a garden bloom at Guilford Elementary/Middle

    In "Harvest of disappointment: Good intentions weren't enough to make a garden thrive at on Baltimore school," (November 23), Bess Keller wrote a compassionate and thorough account of the garden project at Guilford Elementary/Middle School — lessons...
  • Young Connecticut Farmers Look For New Solutions and New Crops

    Young Connecticut Farmers Look For New Solutions and New Crops
    According to U.S. Census data, there are nearly 5,000 farms in little old Connecticut. That sounds pretty good. Except the demographics suck. The average age for farmers here is 57.6 years. The largest single farming age-category is 65 and older....
  • Online grocery ordering and home delivery move to organic market

    Online grocery ordering and home delivery move to organic market
    Nate Weiner used to do most of his grocery shopping at the Wegmans in Hunt Valley and the Giant near his Hampden home. Now he orders most of his groceries online from Relay Foods and picks it up at designated spot on Sundays. "I get most of my produce...