Volume XVII, Issue 23 # June 4 - June 1, 2009

This Week’s Features …

Trash Pickin’

What these kids found grossed them out … and taught them a lesson in recycling

Students from Huntingtown High School’s Advanced Placement Environmental class sorted through 18 bags of garbage from the cafeteria and classrooms. They were shocked — in part at the amount of recyclables thrown in with the trash.

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Spotlight on Theatre

A jaw-dropping cast of operatic talent makes up 2nd Star Productions’ Man of LaMancha.

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Food Ways/ Food Wise

This economy’s bringing back the backyard gardener

Betty Knapp majored in journalism. But she doesn’t need a newspaper to read the state of the economy. The plant propagator and proprietor of Loch Less Farm, in Owings, has a direct measure: Customers are buying vegetables before flowers.

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Fishy Tales

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Regular Favorites …

Letter from the Editor


The Sporting Life
by Dennis Doyle

Bay Gardener
by Dr. Frank Gouin

Sky Watch
by J. Alex Knoll


Days a Week
calendar of events

by Diana Beechener

Music Notes
by Ashley Goodman

movie reviews and

Free Will Astrology©
by Rob Brezsny

News of the Weird©
by Chuck Shepherd


Ink Well Xwords©
by Ben Tausig

last week's Xwords solution


last week's Sudoku solution

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