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  • Home of the Day: Twin moderns in Mount Washington

    Home of the Day: Twin moderns in Mount Washington
    The cedar-lined modern home in Mount Washington mirrors its neighbor to the left, and for good reason. Architect Simon Storey designed the two homes, known as “Brother and Sister,” in collaboration with his sister, Anna Gregory. Twin floor...
  • Brick-laying ceremony lets people leave their mark on the town

    Twice a year, First Town Downtown offers residents and business owners the opportunity to become a permanent part of Windsor's landscape. Bricks are purchased and then imprinted with the information requested, and a ceremonial brick-laying at the circle...
  • Overhauling an aircraft carrier: a complex challenge

    Overhauling an aircraft carrier: a complex challenge
    NEWPORT NEWS — When Edward Shields joined the Navy 10 months ago, the recruiter didn't mention jackhammer duty. But last week, the young Navy airman stood aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, bending his 6-foot-5-inch frame in a...
  • 'Books and Bricks' club meets at Welles-Turner Library

    'Books and Bricks' at Welles-Turner Library, organized by children's librarian Lisa Amato,is a hit. Nearly two dozen children gathered to read a story and make robots with Lego bricks on the morning of Tuesday, July 8. Although Lego is an...
  • Heath Ceramics to host Marmol Radziner design event Thursday

    Heath Ceramics to host Marmol Radziner design event Thursday
    The celebrated and multifaceted L.A.-based architectural firm Marmol Radziner, known for its fusion of clean-lined, contemporary design with natural and industrial elements, will showcase its many works in architecture, landscape, furniture and jewelry at...
  • Saving Jamestown's historic church tower

    One of English America's most iconic early colonial structures may have dodged a potentially disastrous cold-weather wrecking ball this past winter when near-record freezing temperatures caused new lime mortar joints to fail instead of splitting off large...
  • Was A Time Capsule Found At Enfield High School?

    Was A Time Capsule Found At Enfield High School?
    ENFIELD — On a lazy holiday weekend eve, an 8-foot piece of concrete found outside Enfield High School captured the imagination of residents Thursday. Construction workers at Enfield High School cutting down trees and preparing the site for...
  • Rappahannock Concrete expands to Hampton as market recovers

    Rappahannock Concrete expands to Hampton as market recovers
    Gloucester-based Rappahannock Concrete opened its sixth ready-mix concrete plant in Copeland Industrial Park in Hampton in March as residential market demand recovers. "We felt like having an additional plant would help us service our customers better...
  • 5 home design tricks to add that tropical touch

    5 home design tricks to add that tropical touch
    For many Floridians, living in the tropics just isn’t enough. Many homeowners love to bring the outside in and infuse their homes with a taste of the tropics. “The people who live down here love to put in tropical touches,” says Janet...
  • Touhy Avenue viaduct repairs on schedule

    Touhy Avenue viaduct repairs on schedule
    Repairs to the Touhy Avenue railroad viaduct are on schedule for mid- to late summer, Park Ridge officials said recently. Wayne Zingsheim, the city's public works director, said he had not received reports of debris falling onto the roadway since...
  • 8 in Allentown are evacuated when cracks are found in homes

    Eight Allentown residents were evacuated from their apartments Friday evening after an investigation of bricks falling from an attached house found cracks in their walls. The fallen bricks were reported at 6:30 p.m. at 418 Allen St., an unoccupied house....