Weekend weather: Wind, rain in the forecast
Mar22

Weekend weather: Wind, rain in the forecast

NORTHAMPTON — The start of the weekend could be wet and windy.The National Weather Service is predicting hazardous weather Friday and into the weekend.On Friday, there will likely be fog and up to a half inch of rain which may continue into the evening. Winds may reach 20 miles per hour, and there may be brief but heavy snow in the later evening with minor accumulations possible. Expect temperatures to be between 30 and 44...

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Events Spring 2019

Fix-it Fair set for April 27 in NorthfieldNORTHFIELD — Bring items that need repair and your Northfield neighbors will do their best to fix them for free, Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Northfield Elementary School, 104 Main St. Winter birds talk and quilt displayGREENFIELD — Greening Greenfield will present “Winter birds,” a talk and quilt display, Saturday, Feb. 23, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Jon Zon Community...

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Test what you know about climate change

For Going Green This is an invitation to test what you really know about climate change. You can find out by first taking a short, on-line test with five questions. After you get those test results, I invite you to respond to four simple questions in this column below.The on-line test was created by Bill Gates, one of the founders of Microsoft. Bill Gates knows a lot about climate change.Gates has joined an international coalition to...

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Redefining usefulness …
Mar21

Redefining usefulness …

For Going GreenTouring Phyllis Jeswald’s Conway home is like stepping into the pages of an enchanted seek-and-find. Can you find a two-foot tall bolt? Here it is, ingeniously turned upside down as a plant holder. Do you see an antique oak commode? Yes, now it’s a lovely lamp stand. Where are the hand-crank apple corers? There they are, seven of them perched like exotic crows roosting atop the kitchen cabinets. Indeed, if Jeswald’s...

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More Events – Spring 2019
Mar21

More Events – Spring 2019

‘Growing Our Clothes’ set for April 28 in ShelburneSHELBURNE — The Shelburne Historical Society will offer the first in a series of interactive programs with “Growing Our Clothes: Local Lambs and Linen,” which will happen on Sunday, April 28, from 1 to 4 p.m., in and outside of the Arms Academy building on the corner of Maple and Church streets. Farmers and artisans will present and invite the public to share in a variety of...

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Making your own cleaning products?
Mar21

Making your own cleaning products?

Associated Press To reduce waste and avoid unnecessary plastic bottles and chemicals — and to save money — many people are opting to make cleaning products from scratch at home. You can find an abundance of recipes for household cleaning products online, along with reusable glass spray bottles designed to hold them.But not all homemade cleaning products are created equal, and some simple concoctions can be downright dangerous.“To have...

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