Monthly Archives: August 2011

Community Conversations-Join In

The last community conversation about the budget is this Wed., August 31 at Warner Park Comm. Center at 7:00 pm. This last conversation is about public health, and will include the Fire, Police and Public Health departments. The mayor has … Continue reading

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Little Libraries—Look for Them

I walk every day, sometimes twice a day and sometimes on my walks I find myself on North Street. I was walking on Hoard several weeks ago, and as I crossed North St. I saw a little structure, sort of … Continue reading

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Junk in the Trunk

by Donna Poehner I’m not a pack rat (I’ve lived with a couple, so I know one when I see one), but I do tend to hang onto things too long. I think it’s because I don’t want to waste … Continue reading

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Swiss Chard is Showing Up

Swiss chard is showing up — in our CSAs, in our gardens and at the farmers’ markets. There was a time when I didn’t know the difference between kale and swiss chard. Green leaves is how I thought of them … Continue reading

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