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Health Matters: Yard and Garden Safety

by Emily DeLeo Spring has sprung! Now is the time to start buying your plants and flowers and begin to enjoy all the health benefits of gardening. You should also be aware of some simple safety precautions you can take when working in your yard. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has put together […]

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The Aesthetic Battles of Urban Gardening

by Laura Richard For years now, it has been a priority of the East Side Business Improvement District to invest in gorgeous gardening for the area to help keep the neighborhood beautiful. This is no small undertaking considering the number of factors that must be considered. One of the biggest issues is how to keep […]

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NOTES FROM CITY HALL

compiled by Currents Staff Up On Downer Historical Society Throws a Curve In February, over the loud objections of most nearby residents, the City Planning Commission (CPC) and the Common Council voted to approve plans for a five story parking garage on the southeast corner of Downer Avenue and Belleview Place, which would displace a […]

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Woodland Pattern Nurtures And Grows Young Poets

by Mary Vuk Julie Strand, Educational Coordinator of Woodland Pattern, said that students take pride in writing a poem. “Poetry isn’t always viewed as the most exciting or cool art form, but in our programs students get to write and say exactly what they want and know that their thoughts and experiences are worth something. […]

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