| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:05 AM
There is a new disease that is showing up in flower gardens all over the country that is attacking impatiens. Impatiens Downy Mildew was first seen in a few areas of the country but now seems to be fairly wide spread, including here in the Dakotas. This...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:41 AM
The adoption Saturday of 21 hamsters and guinea pigs reflects a troubling trend of animal abandonment at Alaska transfer sites, sometimes in frigid winter temperatures.
The animals that have been dropped off before include cats, dogs, birds, lizards and...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| May 17, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The first time John Warren walked into the old Pointer Brothers store in the Guinea section of Gloucester, he felt like he'd stumbled into something special.
Though the original sales and display area on the first floor had been cut up by a maze of...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 12:26 PM
As pets head outdoors this spring, owners should remember they aren’t the only creatures outside.
Dogs and cats can pick up fleas and disease-bearing ticks in backyards and out in the woods. Regular preventative care, including monthly medicine,...
| May 1, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Before he and his wife moved to Seattle a few years ago, Abdoulaye Sylla had taught West African dance at Trinity for years, and he’d also presided over weekly drum and dance classes at Hartford’s West Indian Social Club. But before that Sylla...
| Dec 19, 2012
Frank Costanza was right after all. "Seinfeld" fans will recall the 1996 episode when the crusty Costanza, played by Jerry Stiller, pointed to the bird on his plate and asked, "What is this thing anyway?" Told it's a "Cornish game hen" by his son's snooty...
| Apr 26, 2013
The cure has taken 25 years for retired Smithfield police officer, Kurt Beach. In his first week on the job, in January 1988, Beach used mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in an attempt to save the life of a baby with a bloody breathing tube. He tears up as...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Here's some general Guinea Jubilee news updates.
First off, applications for the annual Guinea Heritage Association scholarship, typically valued at $500, are due on May 1.
Complete applications can be downloaded at www.guineajubilee.com. There are...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:35 PM
We rely on plants for almost all of our most basic needs: the air we breathe, the food we eat, shelter from the elements, and …...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 4:34 AM
Andy Hochman’s palms hit a hand drum in an odd rhythm that sounds a bit like, “Let’s a go now.” Sitting next to Hochman, Natasha …...