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  • Meet nice native skunk cabbage and beneficial flies that like it … as well as not-so-nice winged burning bush

    When you hear the name, skunk cabbage, you instinctively wrinkle your nose, thinking it smells bad. You're so right. This first flowering plant of spring doesn't exactly smell good. "The flowers of skunk cabbage have no colorful petals to attract...
  • What to do with inherited antiques

    Q: My sister and I inherited our mother's antique doll collection and we want them appraised. Can you recommend someone who has the interest/experience to do so? A: Our reader adds that mother was an antiques dealer who bought, sold and repaired dolls....
  • Upcoming Disneyland memorabilia auction includes costumes, more

    Upcoming Disneyland memorabilia auction includes costumes, more
    An auction of Disneyland memorabilia, set to take place this weekend, showcases a treasure trove of costumes and uniforms worn by the Anaheim park’s employees and performers, including elaborate gowns worn in the Golden Horseshoe Revue and a three-...
  • New Gucci designer debuts as Milan celebrates youth

    Fashion is always about renewal, but in this round of Milan Fashion Week it's not just the collections that are getting a fresher-upper but, it seems, much of the Italian fashion system. Gucci's new designer Alessandro Michele, a brand insider little...
  • Alessandro Michele makes Gucci debut at Milan Fashion Week

    Alessandro Michele strove for discontinuity in his Gucci debut, relaunching the brand with romantic flourishes against a hardened, urban background. Michele was an unknown to much of the fashion world when he was named as sole creative director to one of...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1′ deleted scenes: Watch Peeta, Effie, Katniss

     
    Two newly-released deleted scenes from “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1″ offer glimpses of Katniss Everdeen preparing to become […]...
  • Enfield School Officials Optimistic Of Co-Op Approval For Football Program

    ENFIELD — The school district may know before May 1 if the two high schools, which will merge into one starting in 2016, can join up for a co-op football program this fall, Enrico Fermi High School Principal Paul Newton told the school board on...
  • Backyard makeover in Newport News extends daytime enjoyment, relaxation

     Backyard makeover in Newport News extends daytime enjoyment, relaxation
    Last year, Michael and Suzanne Naler won a landscape makeover for their backyard in Newport News, courtesy of Landscapes by Eric Bailey of York County. Before the $10,000 redo, the yard was bland, according to the Nalers. They won the prize at a 2014...
  • Sailing wanes as baby boomers, millennials find other ways to play

    Sailing wanes as baby boomers, millennials find other ways to play
    The pursuit of sailing is fighting head winds. Beyond the blow from the Great Recession, sailing faces pressure from aging baby boomers turning toward powerboats and millennials enjoying broader leisure options, industry leaders say. The number of U....
  • 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...