Punxsutawney Phil will make headlines again on Groundhog Day, Feb. 2, and the U.S. Humane Society is encouraging people to celebrate the day by learning more about our wild neighbors and ways to peacefully coexist.
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Saturday, September 15, 2012
Sometimes, you get in a rut. It might be food, clothing, attitude or gardening related. You just can’t seem to break free. All I can say is, “Snap out of it!”
Monday, July 9, 2012
The University of Missouri Extension service says the ravenous pests are rearing their heads and gardeners should be wary.
Japanese beetles are invading, according to the University of Missouri Extension service, and gardeners should be on the lookout. The service said the beetles were about three weeks early in Missouri, including Town and Country and Manchester. “Certainly we need to be looking at this point,” said Wayne Bailey, a state entomologist for University of Missouri Extension, in a statement. “These beetles are gregarious feeders, so if you have one, a lot will come in." He said the critters send out chemical signals to their brothers and sisters that the feeding is good, drawing more beetles to gardens. The extension services maintains records of Japanese beetle counts from traps in St. Charles County and other surrounding areas. Counts in the two…
Sunday, March 13, 2011
Take a look at just some of what you'll find on Town and Country - Manchester Patch this week.
Coming up this week on your Town and Country - Manchester Patch site: Town and Country Board of Aldermen Meeting - The Town and Country Board of Aldermen is once again scheduled to discuss one resident's request for solar panels, it's a move that has other residents outraged calling the panel and eyesore. The board will also review adjusting speed limits to 25 mph to help create a school zone for Mason Ridge Elementary School. Changing the city's weapons laws, including what constitutes a concealed weapon violation, is also on the agenda and set for discussion for Monday night. Tax Credits Fuel Expansion of Manchester Historic District - Town And Country-Manchester Patch provides a closer look at the proposed expansion of Manchester's …
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
A closer look at a new program already working to make Town and Country more environmentally friendly.
As our world negatively and perceptibly changes before our very eyes, many of us are searching for ways to protect our environment and go green. From global warming leading to rising seas and Hurricane Katrina to the Pacific Garbage Patch or the basic desire to eat sustainable, unmodified and pesticide free food, many are all looking for a way to be greener. The knowledge that we, as individuals and as a community, can impact a change in our future existences is a great motivator. Town and Country's leaders are taking one of the first local steps in addressing the city's environmental challenges. They have announced the creation of their Green Team Commission and they, with resident volunteers, plan to propel this green movement forward…