Illinois weed sales peak in 2022, literally.

As the saying goes, “money doesn’t grow on trees,” but in Illinois, it does grow on cannabis plants. In the year By 2022, the state will reach a marijuana milestone for adult-use marijuana sales, according to data released by the Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulation. But what does one do with all that … Read more

A stunning shot of a humpback whale in South Portland, Maine

Humpback whale sightings in South Portland are rare, to say the least. Josh Doughty has a bad word in a video he posted on Facebook. I have to say, if I witnessed this at South Portland’s Spring Point Lights I would let a few fly too. According to Josh,How lucky we are to be there? … Read more

Northern Lights Master Gardeners Plan Fall Plant Sale

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This New England company’s beautiful pop-up pictures could belong in a magazine.

Rewind to a few weeks ago. Yours truly was walking through Prescott Park in Portsmouth, New Hampshire when something caught her eye. Sitting in the grass next to the nearby gardens was this delightful picnic display and a crowd of people sitting around it. Two balloons displayed the numbers ‘2’ and ‘5’, and the girls … Read more

Registration is open for the Toms River Rec after school program.

Yes, it’s still summer, but before you know it, we’ll be back to school and back to a regular work schedule, and parents will be looking for creative and positive programs for their kids to do after school. Don’t miss the opportunity to enroll your child in the Toms River Youth Services after-school program. Registration … Read more

Rabid Street cat attacks Manchester, New Jersey residents

oh no! Always be careful when you see what you think is a cat. My daughter got a cat away from college and she really had to take care of her health but that is not always the result. It is because of the control of the animals, and some pine acorns are now well … Read more

How to be cool at Rockford Pool this week

If you hate the heat, you may want to take a trip to Antarctica or a cool place because the next few days in Illinois will be very sad. Even if you love the heat, finding ways to stay cool in the next few days will be very important, and swimming is always a good … Read more

A grateful Wisconsin student honored the teacher for always shining brightly during the day.

People often think of military personnel and first responders as real heroes of life, and they are complete, but I certainly think teachers should be added to that top of the list. Teachers shape life. Teachers are coping with some very difficult situations every day and are still able to smile. Teachers give a lot … Read more

The Rockford woman helps ease the stress of parenting one summer camp at a time

Summer vacation is coming, and many working parents are asking, “Who will look after my children this summer?” It is the time of year when they begin to panic. Or “How do I entertain my kids over the summer holidays?” Often, the answers to both questions are as surprising as this week’s hometown hero, Rockford’s … Read more

How 52 giant pits turned into a very special campground in Illinois

When we come to camp, what are some of the things on your list? Here is a list of my must-have camps: It should have running water and a shower. I need to have bedrooms that do not require me to sleep on the floor. It should have entertainment facilities to choose from. If you … Read more