Poem A Day – Sept. 30, 2015

Twelve-Hour Shifts Jill McDonough A drone pilot works a twelve-hour shift, then goes home to real life. Showers, eats supper, plays video games. Twelve hours later he comes back, high-fives, ... Continue Reading →

David F. DeRienz Sr. Obituary

Loving father and grandfather Mr. David F. DeRienz, 68, of Waterbury passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, in Brunswick, Maine. Dave was born in Waterbury Nov. 23, 1946, ... Continue Reading →

Poem A Day – Sept. 27, 2015

Duval’s Birds Conrad Aiken The parrot, screeching, flew out into the darkness, Circled three times above the upturned faces With a great whir of brilliant outspread wings, And ... Continue Reading →

Now Here’s a Tip!

By JoAnn Derson  We are moving out of our apartment, as we finally found a home to purchase. With all the new projects, we’re going to need our deposit back, so we want to leave ... Continue Reading →

Senior News Line: Reversing Muscle Loss

By Matilda Charles Most of us already have experienced it: age-related muscle loss. It doesn’t matter how athletic we were in our youth, some degree of muscle loss is to be expected. ... Continue Reading →

Paw’s Corner: Home Alone

By Sam Mazzotta DEAR PAW’S CORNER: Whenever I’m away for several hours – at work, mostly – my dog tears up the house. General will knock over lamps, chew sofa cushions, ... Continue Reading →

“O’ pumpkin pie, your time has come ’round again and I am autumnrifically happy!” ~ Terri Guillemets Continue Reading →

Sharpening Focus on Women Vets

VETERANS POST by Freddy Groves Women veterans haven’t gotten the same level of health care as male veterans. Here are just a few of the obstacles they face in trying to obtain ... Continue Reading →

No Harm in Taking Nitro for Angina

DEAR DR. ROACH: Could you write about the effect that angina, stopped quickly by nitro, has on one’s system? My husband takes Imdur (30 mg) twice a day to control angina, although ... Continue Reading →

Poem A Day – Sept. 26, 2015

I shall forget you presently, my dear (Sonnet IV) Edna St. Vincent Millay I shall forget you presently, my dear, So make the most of this, your little day, Your little month, your little ... Continue Reading →