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    Stargazers: Why is the nighttime sky dark?

    08/28/2015 09:02 AM EDT
    On the last weekend of August, we'll all enjoy the beautiful full moon as it rises in the east at dusk. Some early North American tribes knew the August full moon as the Sturgeon moon, since this is the time when this large fish is readily caught. 
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    Thom Smith: Safflower seeds may solve squirrel issues
    08/28/2015 09:02 AM EDT - Q: A few years ago, you mentioned a bird seed that squirrels didn't especially like. At the time I wasn't really interested, but since then — last fall — my wife got us a bird feeder, and we have constantly battled squirrels. Full Story

    Ron Kujawski: Almost time to fertilize the lawn
    08/28/2015 09:02 AM EDT - I consider myself a lawn minimalist. In other words, about the only care our lawn gets is a regular mowing. Wildflowers, otherwise known as weeds, seem content with my lawn management strategy. And, since our only water source is a well, the lawn Full Story

    Yankee Chef: Sweet bread features 'tastiest fruit on earth'
    08/25/2015 02:23 PM EDT - I used cherimoya here because it has been described as the tastiest fruit on earth. It cost me about $5 for just one, but I am glad I went to that expense. It is a seasonal fruit here in New England and is widely available in late summer right up Full Story

    HEALTH AND FITNESS
    Beware: Wild parsnips cause skin burns

    BURLINGTON >> A common plant found along roadsides and open areas may not appear harmful but its sap contains a chemical that causes serious skin reactions when exposed to sunlight. The sap, or juice, inside the stems, leaves, flowers, and Full Story
    EDUCATION NEWS
    Maple Street's Bryan wins award for Leadership in Development

    MANCHESTER >> Kate Bryan, Development Director at Maple Street School, was awarded the Timothy G. Scott Award for Leadership in Development from the Independent School Association of Northern New England (ISANNE) at a recent Advancement and Full Story
    MOST RECENT
    Grammy Museum's new exhibit explores Laurel Canyon's music scene in the '60s, '70s

    05/15/2014 06:32 PM EDT
    "What is up in Laurel Canyon/ The seat of the beat," sang Van Dyke Parks on his "Song Cycle" album in 1968. 
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    Japanese honeysuckle is sweet but aggressive
    05/15/2014 06:30 PM EDT - Honeysuckle is a blessing or a curse, depending on why and where you plant it and which type you plant. Full Story

    Grammy Museum's new exhibit explores Laurel Canyon's music scene in the '60s, '70s
    05/15/2014 06:27 PM EDT - "What is up in Laurel Canyon/ The seat of the beat," sang Van Dyke Parks on his "Song Cycle" album in 1968. Full Story

    Japanese honeysuckle is sweet but aggressive
    05/15/2014 06:25 PM EDT - Honeysuckle is a blessing or a curse, depending on why and where you plant it and which type you plant. Full Story

    Grammy Museum's new exhibit explores Laurel Canyon's music scene in the '60s, '70s
    05/15/2014 06:23 PM EDT - "What is up in Laurel Canyon/ The seat of the beat," sang Van Dyke Parks on his "Song Cycle" album in 1968. Full Story

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    Chris Brown owns 14 Burger Kings

    Peyton Manning, Kanye West, Magic Johnson, Rick Ross, Jimmy Buffett, and Hank Aaron also own fast food joints.