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Celebrating 40 fairs at the Adams Agricultural Fair
07/25/2014 12:18 PM EDT
At the Adams Agricultural Fair, bright blue ribbons are handed out for the best baked goods; farm kids triumphantly accept trophies for their superior animals and spectators cheer on their favorite oxen teams.Full Story
Ron Kujawski: Extending pea-picking season
07/25/2014 11:52 AM EDT -
Since the beginning of July, we've been enjoying fresh peas from the garden almost every day. That may seem boring to some people, most likely those who have only tasted the mush known as canned peas, but fresh peas adapt to a myriad of recipes to sustain even the most educated palate. (How does one educate a palate -- home schooling?)Full Story
'Dumpster Diva' gives forgotten items new life
07/20/2014 03:54 PM EDT - LENOX -- Myla Blum calls herself the Dumpster Diva. While she has an eye for high-end design, she is not above salvaging someone else's idea of trash to create it.
"It breaks my heart when I see chairs and bureaus on the side of the road," Blum said. "I want to gather them all up, bring them home with me and give them new homes -- like puppies with little wet noses."Full Story
Ron Kujawski: Downpours, diseases and pests, oh my!
07/17/2014 01:48 PM EDT - What a week! We've had a plethora -- don't know what that word means, but I like the way it rolls off the tongue -- of pests, development of devastating diseases and a deluge of downpours. Full Story
Mr. Know-It-All: A penny for your dreadful thoughts
07/17/2014 01:45 PM EDT -
Q: At a yard sale, a man seemed very excited as he carried a box of papers to his car. He told his companion that he just purchased more than 100 penny dreadfuls -- well, I think that's what he called them. Are you familiar with the term? -- M.L., Scranton, Pa.Full Story
Berkshire companies find gold in cleaning up dog poop
07/14/2014 10:46 AM EDT -
As the master of a Bernese mountain dog and St. Bernard, I'm constantly in pooper-scooper mode.Full Story
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Kevin Bacon brings his 'Six Degrees' to Comic-Con
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kevin Bacon's "Six Degrees" world got even bigger Sunday at Comic-Con. During a Sunday panel for his Fox show "The Following," a fan brought up the pop culture game known as "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon," whose premise is anyone in Hollywood can be linked to the actor. Full Story
'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer causes outrage
Clip on NBC’s “Today” show angers two organizations.