Thursday Sep 11
On Two Wheels: Autumn offers the best time to ride
It seems like we were just talking about coming out of winter when now we are staring the late stages of the 2014 riding season in the face albeit what I and many others consider to be the best time of the year to ride. Mid September to late October bring with cool air that motorcycles so like along with the bright autumn colors, which in New England is arguably the most scenic in the country.
Bits & Pieces
Steven Senne/Associated Press file A judge assesses the aroma of a Brandywine tomato during a 2001 contest at Elm Bank Reservation in Dover, Mass. An heirloom tomato contest will be part of the Dartmouth Grange Fair this weekend.
The Swellesley Report
From Strawbery Banke to Elm Bank: MassHort hires Forti to oversee horticulture/education
The Massachusetts Horticultural Society , which has its headquarters at Elm Bank Reservation on the Wellesley/Natick/Dover line, has named John Forti as director of horticulture and education.
Trustees of Reservations honor Dover farmer
During 12-hour work days as farm manager at Powisset Farm in Dover, Meryl LaTronica, 34, might organize produce headed for local food banks, run a workshop on growing vegetables, feed the pigs, mentor aspiring farmers, write a blog, or fix a tractor.
Body of US general arrives at Dover Air Force Base
The body of a two-star general killed in an Afghan "insider attack" arrived Thursday at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to be prepared for burial at Arlington National Cemetery.