Digging in the Dirt – February 2019

By Stacy Kershaw

If you’re anything like me and chomping at the bit to get your hands dirty…these final days of winter are torture! Since it’s still too soon to head outside and start digging, what CAN you do?

Here are a few tips to keep you busy while your garden thaws:

Digging in the Dirt with Stacy Kershaw ~ December 2018 ~ Protect Your Garden from Winter Damage

By Stacy Kershaw

It seems like we went right from Summer to Winter this year. I barely had time to shut off the outside water and store my hoses before the ground froze. While we may have a warm day here and there, we need to prepare our gardens for the inevitable onslaught of messy winter weather.

Here are 5 tips to protect your garden from winter damage:

An Open Opportunity To Make An Impact At Open Town Meeting

By Ryan Doucette

From a young age, my grandfather spurred my interest in advocacy and politics. Ever since my summers with the former mayor and politico, who I just referred to as Grandpa, I have interned on various campaigns, lobbied on Capitol Hill and have spoken with leaders across this nation. If there is one thing that has been consistent throughout my experiences, change seldom occurs. Whether it is local, state, or federal level, leaders have their agenda, and that trumps just one individual. However, this is not the case under an open town meeting government. Change is possible under the town meeting, and all it takes is one person, but with great power comes great responsibility. Open town meeting is the purest form of democracy, but the system is also problematic.

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