PARIS - Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists. The hot weather in Paris has brought many picnicking visitors to the garden, whose garbage is a feast for the rats.
We pamper our gardens all year, but then desert them to go on vacation during what's often the hottest, driest time of the year.A little planning can soften the blow.Ideally, a neighbor or fellow gardener could handle watering and other tasks while you're away. But if that's not possible, here are some easy ways to keep your plants and flowers […]
BOYERTOWN - The Achilles' Heel of Boyertown's American Legion baseball team this summer has been a penchant for porous defense.And in Tuesday night's Pennsylvania State Tournament opener, that alarming trend reared its ugly head at the most inopportune time for the Bears.With Boyertown two outs away from what would have been an exhilarating tw […]
How good are the schools? That answer, whether fact or perception, influences housing values, a community's economy and a town's ability to grow and thrive. In many cases, it's based on test scores or other evaluators that don't tell the whole story. And sometimes, the reports are contradictory.