Health

Hinsdale School District joins healthy living community

HINSDALE, N.H. — The Hinsdale School District is one of six Monadnock Region businesses and organizations that have made the commitment to make their workplaces healthier for employees. These organizations join the growing number of businesses …

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HCRS hosts community eventBRATTLEBORO — Health Care and Rehabilitation Services, Vermont's second-largest community mental-health agency, will be hosting a Community Appreciation Event on Saturday, April 29, at The Robert H. Gibson River …

Graceful Health: Alcohol and your health

Let's start by looking at some common beliefs about alcohol.How would you answer the following questions, true or false? A moderate amount of alcohol each day is good for your health. The United Nations has established a standard portion size for …
Food

Toss veggies into hummus, roast them and enjoy a tasty crust

I remember being told in marketing class back in graduate school that the fastest growing food category in America was hummus. Hummus, our professor insisted to us disbelieving students, would soon be ubiquitous. I should have heeded his advice and …

Out-flank old ideas of flank steak with this rolled version

Do you ever have the feeling that the world is lying to you? That everyone else in humanity has agreed to love something terrible, and you have to play along or risk looking like a fool?

Cook the apples, lose the gap in your pie!

Any number of tasks may strike you as easy as pie, but anyone who's ever actually made a pie can tell you that it actually requires some care if you want it to turn out well.Consider apple pie. Its ingredients are few and elemental: apples, of …
Insights
Should you postpone the wedding because of debt?

Q: I'm getting married, and my partner has hefty student loans and credit card bills. I don't. Should I be worried enough to reconsider?A: You're fortunate to have found someone you want to spend the next, oh, 60 years with.

6 things you should stop doing to your dining room table

Mind Your Manners: If you get an invitation, respond promptly

Outdoors
Thom Smith | Naturewatch: Earth Day is more than one day a year

Just as Passover has eight days, and Christmas has twelve, Earth Day has 365 with an extra day added every four years. Impetus for Earth Day's birth on April 22, 1970, began with Rachel Carson's New York Times bestseller "Silent Spring" in 1962. …

Stargazers: Mooning around with Jupiter

Ron Kujawski | Garden Journal: With a little care, life of Easter plants can be extended

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