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  • Home and garden briefs for Feb. 19: Attend a free interior design workshop, learn about urban gardening

    How interior designers work is the topic of a free program Tuesday, Feb. 24 at the Middlesex County Public Library. "Talk to an Interior Designer" runs from 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. featuring Pam Deihl, a professional interior designer, according to a release...
  • UConn Not Ready To Embrace Endowments For Coaches

    UConn Not Ready To Embrace Endowments For Coaches
    HARTFORD – Athletic fundraising takes on many forms and serves many purposes as UConn proved again this year when it announced the Werth family name would be attached to the basketball practice facility on campus. Earlier this week, Notre Dame...
  • Deter deer damage with determination and best practice plants

     Deter deer damage with determination and best practice plants
    Oh, dear, the deer are doing it again – eating everything in sight in your lovely yard. Late winter can be your worst deer-related nightmare because it's when their natural food supply of acorns, grasses and tender foliage is pretty much gone....
  • Upcoming Events: Flower And Garden Show, Birds of Prey, Bears, Home Design

    Upcoming Events: Flower And Garden Show, Birds of Prey, Bears, Home Design
    Free soil testing and gardening advice will be available at the Connecticut Flower and Garden Show, Thursday, Feb. 19, through Sunday, Feb. 22, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. The University of Connecticut Soil Testing Laboratory...
  • Robert Oliver FrenchAugust 9, 1922 - February 3, 2015

       Robert Oliver French (Bob) was born in Los Angeles, CA, to Oliver Edwin French and Frances Annette Myers. He passed away peacefully in Pasadena at the age of 92.    He moved to Glendale soon after starting school, and went to R.D. White, Wilson,...
  • The Harbor Report: The man who monitors the moorings

    This week, I had a chance to catch up with Deputy Sean Scoles of the Newport Beach Harbor Patrol. Scoles' duties included monitoring the mooring fields, keeping the moorings' maintenance schedule, contacting derelict boat owners, maintaining a mooring...
  • Tips: Safety for seniors starts at home, continues in the community

    With nearly 50 million citizens age 65 and older living in the United States and Canada, seniors represent one of the fastest growing population segments, but also a demographic commonly targeted for crime. As the senior population continues to increase...
  • New England Flower & Garden Shows Get Jump On Spring

    New England Flower & Garden Shows Get Jump On Spring
    Groundhog Day is just over a week away, but regardless of whether Punxsutawney Phil and Connecticut's Chuckles see their shadows or not, signs of spring in February and March are hard to find. Outdoors, that is. Inside, it's another story. At flower...
  • Plainfield OKs demolition ordinance, but seeks to preserve history

     Plainfield OKs demolition ordinance, but seeks to preserve history
    With a goal of preserving its storied history while ensuring residents' dealings with the village avoid becoming too cumbersome, Plainfield's Village Board voted Monday to change the town's demolition ordinance. The new ordinance seeks to simplify the...
  • Bird Nerd: May I See Your Passport, Mr. Bird?

    Bird Nerd: May I See Your Passport, Mr. Bird?
    I'm a stickler for proper identification. I understand not everyone is a stickler and I appreciate that. I fall somewhere in the middle between hard-core birder and recreational birding enthusiast. Still, it's important to have the proper names but I've...
  • 8 things you should know about Chris Ballard

    8 things you should know about Chris Ballard
    The Chicago Bears’ search for a new general manager soon could come to a close, with former Bears staffer Chris Ballard the presumed front-runner to succeed Phil Emery.   Here are eight things you should know about Ballard. -- He played football...