Muni Complex Week Ending Jan 15: Municipal Complex: ‘Crowning Achievement in 2020’

This week’s municipal complex update is a little bit different. Instead of showing you our new building, I’m taking you on a quick video tour of our old Town Hall now that all of the furniture is out. 

“Why?” you may ask. 

Here’s why…

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Seals seem to like floating platform off Alameda shoreline

Harbor seals, those sleek and slinky residents of San Francisco Bay, now have a new venue where they can bask after swimming — a floating platform just offshore between Encinal Beach and the USS Hornet museum in Alameda. Harbor seals prey on anchovies, herring and bottom-dwelling fish in the bay, but they need to get out of the water in a safe place to warm up between swims.

Enter the

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4 top winter hiking trails near Lancaster County, plus how to stay warm and safe | Food + Living

The great outdoors widens horizons as we continue to hunker down. Going outside doesn’t have to stop when the temperatures drop. There’s beauty in taking a walk in the winter. Wilma Wagler loves walking through the covered bridges crossing the Conestoga River around her home near Leola, no matter the weather.

“It is so invigorating,” she says. “I love the scenery and getting outside. It keeps me emotionally and physically

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Valley News – Jim Kenyon: Thetford’s public works director needs to be directed out of public work

I don’t like to see anyone lose their job. (At least anyone not named Donald Trump.) That said, Thetford’s public works director, Nathan Maxwell, needs to go.

But the Thetford Selectboard lacks the backbone to fire Maxwell, who posted a couple of jaw-dropping short videos on social media last year that reeked of racism and misogyny. In a 13-second clip about why he doesn’t wear a mask during the coronavirus

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How to Celebrate Galentine’s Day, the Absolute Best Day of the Year

Photo credit: Krista Stucchio
Photo credit: Krista Stucchio

From Seventeen

Once upon a time, February was the most dreaded month of the year. If you weren’t in a relationship, it felt like only a time for couples. And if you were dating someone, there was so much pressure to find the perfect gift and be Pinterest-level romantic. But then, along came Galentine’s Day — the holiday that saved the most disliked month of the

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