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  • Aquaponics class a first for Master Gardeners

    An aquaponic gardening class drew 20 people to Bigelow Brook Farm in Eastford on April 11. The class was part of the UConn Extension Master Gardener program, an educational program that combines classroom and hands-on learning with community outreach. The...
  • Home and garden briefs for April 16: Celebrate Earth Day at events across Hampton Roads

    Earth Day 2015 is Wednesday, April 22. Activities and events are scheduled throughout the weekend and next week to observe the day set aside to appreciate the planet and its natural resources. Hampton A free viewing of "Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a...
  • Pennsylvania man among world's top giant pumpkin growers

    Many years of creating larger-than-life Cucurbita maxima, or giant pumpkins to those of us not fanatical and yet in awe of this hobby, have resulted in a Saegertown man's induction into the Hall of Fame of an international pumpkin organization. Quinn...
  • Gardening with Fido and Fluffy can be doable and downright delightful

    Safe, friendly gardening with a pet in your household can be a difficult pastime if your yard isn't set up to handle the wear and tear from a four-footed animal who doesn't know the difference between your prized petunias and the potty. On Saturday,...
  • Allentown's America on Wheels displays pickup trucks, from Model T to modern

    Allentown's America on Wheels displays pickup trucks, from Model T to modern
    From the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra to the Ford F-150 and RAM 3500, today's posh pickup trucks are a far cry from the primitive workhorses of the early 20th century. At America on Wheels' new exhibit, "Getting' the Job Done: Evolution of the...
  • Home and garden briefs for April 2: Count the birds for the Virginia Living Museum

    The Virginia Living Museum's third annual Birding Cup event encourages people to "go outdoors, breathe in fresh air, walk, look and listen throughout the Peninsula's wild and not so wild areas." The April 10-11 event is a timed search for as many...
  • Community news for Windsor Locks edition

    Volunteer Income Tax Program WINDSOR LOCKS - Volunteer Income Tax Program (VITA) will prepare Windsor Locks resident's taxes if income is under $52,000 on Wednesday and Thursday evenings, from 6-9 p.m., through April 15, at Town Hall, 50 Church St,...
  • Cross country invitational meet renamed in honor of Al Dorner

    Cross country invitational meet renamed in honor of  Al Dorner
    When Susan Tilley began giving a history lesson of the Newport News Invitational Cross Country Meet, Al Dorner wondered if she had forgotten the occasion. This was the Newport News Track Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Until Tilley, executive...
  • Tips: Vegetables to try out in your home garden this year

    Gardens are truly a thing of beauty. In many cases they play an important role providing fresh, delicious food to gardeners and their families. The sweet satisfaction of eating a salad or pasta made with fresh vegetables that you harvested only hours...
  • Grateful Dead collectibles auction has Deadheads buzzing

    Grateful Dead collectibles auction has Deadheads buzzing
    Tim Kelly was wide-eyed Wednesday as he wandered through Deadhead heaven — a collection of more than 700 Grateful Dead-related items up for auction this weekend in Union, about 60 miles northwest of Chicago. Items on the block at Donley Auctions...
  • Weis launches online shopping at Woodlawn store

    Weis launches online shopping at Woodlawn store
    Weis Markets is now offering online shopping with in-store pick-up at its Woodlawn store. The supermarket on Security Boulevard is the latest Weis in the area to offer the option,  also available at locations in Perry Hall, Laurel, Woodstock and...