Feb. 07, 2017
By Rod Lee
Their names might not by synonymous with the famed beer makers of the world, not as yet mentioned in the same breath as Sam Adams (and his heir apparent Jim Koch), Adolph Coors, Joe Schlitz or Augie Busch.
But wait. Greatness may be in the works for Nate Lanier, Damien Goudreau, Jonathan Weisbach and Dean Rohan—the young men who founded Tree House Brewing in a small barn on St. Clair Road in Brimfield two years ago;... Read More
Feb. 03, 2017
The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) is coordinating its second annual Spring Outdoors and is looking for walk and event leaders. Spring Outdoors launched in 2016 and was a great success. In 2017, Spring Outdoors will run from the Spring Equinox on March 20 until the Summer Solstice on June 21.
Similar to Walktober, nonprofits and businesses can benefit by hosting a walk or event that will connect people to their organization’s lands,... Read More
Feb. 03, 2017
By Amy Palumbo-LeClaire
Volunteering time to help others is not only a common ethical practice; it’s also medically sound.
According to the Corporation for National and Community Service, the health benefits to volunteering one’s time are substantial. On a mission to measure its precise benefits, researchers over the past two decades have found that “in addition to the positive feelings known as a helper’s high,... Read More