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Paul Rogers: Leftover seeds can be fine if well kept

“I have some flower and vegetable seeds left over from last year. Are they any good?”Whether a given seed is worth using for a second year depends on two factors. The first is the conditions of heat and humidity that the seed has been exposed to during the past year. The second factor is the seeds’ genetics.Many of us store seed from year to year in a bedroom closet. There it is kept cool, dry and dark. I store special seeds in glass jars on a shelf in the […]

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WORCESTER – From left, Michael Cournoyer and Ari Goodman, both seniors at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, stop to check out two large, melting Pokémon snow sculpures along Institute Road, created by fraternity members, on Saturday. [Staff/Steve Lanava]

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Worcester State speaker: Symbolic progress but racism remains

WORCESTER – A black man may have been elected twice to the White House, but activist Nyle Fort told an audience at Worcester State University on Tuesday that the struggle for racial equality in America continues.“Racism, more than anything is a system of injustice,” Mr. Fort told about 20 students and community members at Worcester State. “We still live in a knowingly not just racial, but racist society.”Mr. Fort, 27, is a youth pastor, freelance […]

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Paul Rogers: Leftover seeds can be fine if well kept

“I have some flower and vegetable seeds left over from last year. Are they any good?”Whether a given seed is worth using for a second year depends on two factors. The first is the conditions of heat and humidity that the seed has been exposed to during the past year. The second factor is the seeds’ genetics.Many of us store seed from year to year in a bedroom closet. There it is kept cool, dry and dark. I store special seeds in glass jars on a shelf in the […]

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Worcester’s South High could be in line for makeover – or replacement

WORCESTER — City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. is seeking an additional $1.35 million loan order for a feasibility study to determine whether South High Community School should be renovated or replaced by a new building.The loan authorization being sought by the manager is in addition to the $1 million loan approved by the City Council in February.Mr. Augustus is seeking the additional loan authorization because of the anticipated complexity of the study, and the city’s […]

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Annual stART festival opens eyes along Worcester’s Park Avenue

WORCESTER – There was art as far as the eye could see – wearable art, edible art, aromatic art, whimsical art, tinkling art, techno 3D-art, nourishing art, historical art and good old-fashioned art. And stART on the Street founder Tina Zlody declared…its our 10th year on Park Avenue so people know where to find us to shop, eat, enjoy the festivities.

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