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Past articles by Heather:

Beware the Asian longhorned beetle and lanternfly, Mass residents advised

Two invasive insects have found their way into Massachusetts: the Asian longhorned beetle and the spotted lanternfly. Report them if you see them. → Read More

'Wicked Hot Mystic' study finds watershed communities are heating up, here's how much

If you're thinking it's been getting even more wicked hot in the summer around here, especially in more urban areas, you're not imagining things. → Read More

Walk the Revolutionary War path of patriots at recently updated Minute Man Historical Park

Minute Man National Historic Park is a beneficiary of generous federal funding. Two members of Congress visited July 25 to see the funds at work. → Read More

Thanks to conservation efforts peregrine falcons can be seen from Boston to the Berkshires

Peregrine falcons were wiped out in Massachusetts. Now, thanks to a conservation program, the population is rebounding. What has been done to help? → Read More

Talbot Mills Dam removal in Billerica would restore Concord River flow, fish populations

A plan to remove the Talbot Mills Dam from the Concord River in Billerica will be the topic of discussion at an upcoming public meeting on the topic. → Read More

RiverFest to celebrate Sudbury, Assabet, Concord Rivers with hiking, paddling and more

There will be guided paddles to interpretive walks, art installations, family-friendly events, and kids’ activities at the 23rd annual RiverFest. → Read More

Is a hurricane coming? Climate prediction center NOAA sees MA storm clouds gathering

The Pacific and the Gulf of Mexico are both influencing how the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season will shape up -- and scientists say it could be bumpy. → Read More

New England Botanic Garden's children's garden The Ramble brings Narnia, Neverland to mind

What's new at the New England Botanic Garden (NEBG) in Boylston that's sure to put the wonder into nature for visitors? → Read More

Last of 88 cats given up to Second Chance Animal Services from East Brookfield man adopted

Last fall, dozens of cats were surrendered to Second Chance Animal Services by an East Brookfield man. Where are they now? → Read More

Everything you need to know to handle aggressive wild turkeys

Wild turkeys have you in a flap? Here's what to do when you run 'afowl' of of these iconic feathered neighbors → Read More

Sunflowers of Peace. Students at Franklin charter school raising funds for Ukraine relief

How students at Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School are putting sunflowers to work helping the people of Ukraine. → Read More

At the top of their game. Franklin Fire earns pinnacle rating, joining just 8 others in Mass

Franklin Fire has joined a short list of departments that have earned a top rating from an insurance organization. What does this mean for you? → Read More

Ideas for historic site are due soon. Franklin accepting informal plans until month's end

If you have a vision for Franklin's South Meetinghouse, town officials are all ears, but not for much longer. → Read More

Ideas for historic site are due soon. Franklin accepting informal plans until month's end

If you have a vision for Franklin's South Meetinghouse, town officials are all ears, but not for much longer. → Read More

Franklin Empty Bowls dinner benefit makes a comeback

Franklin's popular Empty Bowls dinner benefit is making a full comeback in May. The event benefits the Franklin Food Pantry. → Read More

A new home for Franklin pantry. Former Edwin's building will allow for expanded programs

After sitting vacant for the past several years, the former Edwin's gift shop in Franklin is getting a new purpose. → Read More

Franklin inviting ideas for meeting house. Open houses planned, deadline for plans set

If you have an idea for the next chapter in the life for the South Franklin meeting house, it's time to come for a peek and share your ideas. → Read More

Injured gulls finds guardian angels as it is rescued from atop Medway church

Heaven was watching when a herring gull got injured atop a Medway church. Thanks to an alert guardian angel, working detail nearby, help was quickly summoned. → Read More

Franklin For All forum to begin visioning for downtown area

Do you have a vision for Franklin's downtown area? Your ideas are wanted! A forum is planned March 7 as part of the Franklin For All initiative. → Read More

Downtown area parking discussed. Franklin Council sub-group to explore solutions

Parking, parking everywhere, but not a space to park. How can that be? Franklin Council looking at downtown area parking issue, seeks recommendations → Read More