February 2, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

The Island Garden

Force plants for early fruits and flowers

It’s been an interesting winter with 50-degree days occurring regularly in January, ocean water temperatures staying in the mid to high 40s when normally they’d be right around freezing at this time of year, daffodils coming into bloom an More...

Scattering Seeds

The last male member of the “greatest generation” in my wife’s family died this past week. A beloved uncle passed away after a lengthy illness.  Such deaths are a sad reminder of a rapidly fading era. More...


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The winners were recently announced for the Conanicut Island Art Association’s latest Town Hall show, “Pastel, Charcoal and Watercolor.” From left are Priscilla Foley, first place; More...