April 22, 2014
…and what will follow? Dateline: March 6, nighttime low temperature 12 degrees; daytime barely making it over freezing. Yet, during the night, an army of tiny ants descends upon a dropped bit of last...
April 15, 2014
Buds, blooms and a burst into spring foliage can happen almost overnight during this time of the year.  While this change brings great relief from the cold winter days, for many people, the spring...
April 08, 2014
There are many organizations that provide services to those in need of some form of assistance. These organizations count on the power of volunteers to achieve their mission. These organizations and...
April 01, 2014
The week of April 7-13, 2014 is National Public Health Week. The theme this year is “Public Health: Start Here.”  The daily themes associated with the slogan are: Be Healthy from the Start; Don’t...
March 18, 2014
Most of us think of our home as a healthy and safe place. However, there are scientific studies that demonstrate that small, perhaps unnoticeable issues can create health problems down the road....
November 26, 2013
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), hosts a section on their website called “Ask Karen,” (also available in Spanish). In that section...
December 10, 2013
You can’t see it, smell it or taste it.  However, this hazard can make you sick very quickly, or even kill you before you even know it’s there.  The CT Department of Public Health (CT DPH) reports...