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Going home

Residents begin returning to Canal Apartments

With soiled carpet and water-soaked walls replaced, the first round of residents moved back into the Canal Senior Apartments Monday and everyone is expected to be back home by Christmas, staff says.

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November celebrations you may not know

November is known for many things — Veterans Day and Thanksgiving are the two most celebrated, but this month is also Aviation History and International Drum Month, National Adoption Awareness, Model Railroad, Native American Heritage and Peanut Butter Lovers Month.

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Juniper berries — a fruit of many faces

Do you have juniper trees around your house?

Our firefighters do more than put out flames

October is Fire Prevention Month and the week of Oct. 6-12 was Fire Safety Week — a time for awareness of the danger from uncontrolled fires.

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Cooler nights call for heartier meals

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Crisp is the word that best describes October mornings in Rim Country. There may be lovely, languid days, but mornings and evenings are brisk, if not downright chilly. Time to put away the T-shirts and flip-flops and get out the sweatshirts and socks.

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If ‘Farmers’ Almanac’ right, get ready for winter now

According to the “Old Farmers’ Almanac,” winter of 2014 will begin early and be a hard one.

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If September were a color, it would be gold — not the bright gold of early spring or the glaze of sun on new fallen snow, but a soft, mellow gold that matches this month’s gentle flow into autumn.

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Fingers of fall beginning to trace through our days

Summer may not be officially over, but subtle signs of fall are appearing.

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August days perfect for hammock

August is summer full-blown, a month to savor the cool, early morning hours with a glass of juice or cup of coffee sipped on the patio.

Stock up at Senior Center Thrift

There will be a $1 bag sale of clothing every day for the immediate future at the Thrift Store.

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Remembering the lost art of embroidery

Does anyone do embroidery these days or has it become a lost art?

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Thrift Store lets you roll for discount

Feeling lucky? Here’s your chance to get a discount at the Senior Thrift Store, 512 W. Main St., adjacent to the Senior Center.

May gives us much beloved and beautiful roses

The merry, merry month of May … a perfect time for strolling through the park, taking a bike ride, or just sitting out in your back yard.

May is a gift to everyone

May is Mother Nature’s gift to Rim Country.

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Spring fever is sizzling

Has the early beautiful weather put you in the mood for planting?

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