They bent over individual white boards, grasping markers bearing their names (there is no more sharing) and taking dictation. “How do I spell get?” asked Ms. Moore. “Sometimes in the South we say, ‘g-i-tt,’” she hinted. “So, you have to be careful because it is ‘guh-Eh-tt.’ ” But the hybrid […]

Life in the Philippines hasn’t been the easiest lately. With over 325,000 confirmed cases, the country wears the unenviable crown as Southeast Asia’s current coronavirus hotspot, with regions across the country dipping in and out of lockdown since March. Needless to say, the pandemic’s impact on the day-to-day life of […]

CLOSE One group wants to add pet food and cleaning products to the free packages of food it provides to families in need. Another group wants to move forward with plans to build a museum in the heart of the Monaghan Mill Village. Those “wants” require money that’s been hard to come […]

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. KB Home (NYSE: KBH) today announced the grand opening of Flatiron Meadows Villas, a new enclave of paired homes situated in a premier master-planned community that offers a unique Colorado lifestyle, combining comfort and modern design with […]

ALEXANDRIA, VA — Visit Alexandria took its annual meeting for members to the web on Wednesday, highlighting the resilience of businesses, hotels, the health department and city government in response to challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. A video from Visit Alexandria spotlighted small businesses and local initiatives was shown […]

ALPHARETTA, GA — Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Scarecrow Harvest Festival, held last year in Brooke Street Park, has been canceled. Each fall, residents and visitors of Alpharetta look forward to seeing the downtown streets decorated with scarecrows made by local schools, businesses and organizations. This sight brings a smile […]

Calabasas Mayor Alicia Weintraub recently penned a letter to the community. The letter in its entirety is below: Another week of summer has gone by and tomorrow we move into the month of August. Everybody thought we would be farther along in the journey to dealing with COVID-19, but the […]

CEDAR PARK, TX — Communities in and around Austin are able to enjoy virtual programming offered by Austin Pets Alive! all from the comfort and safety of home, and continuing supporting the import work to help save vulnerable animals of Central Texas. Amid the pandemic, families can access fun downloadable […]

As Belmont formulates a Master Plan to improve and set the vision for its parks and open spaces, community feedback is being sought on the city’s extensive parks and trail system. The Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan, or PROS, will set the framework for planning, maintaining, developing and […]

Tessa Schreiner, Guest columnist Published 9:51 a.m. ET March 29, 2021 CLOSE Learn from a local apiarist (beekeeper) how to raise a happy, healthy beehive at the Sustainable Community Summit will be hosted April 6-10, 2021. (Photo: Leon County) Have you thought about starting a composting bin at home but aren’t […]

Although many free community Easter egg hunts have been postponed until next year to curtail the spread of COVID-19, some are still happening virtually, as a drive-thru, outdoors or with the Easter Bunny in a “bubble.” ENCINITAS Eggcinitas Eggstravaganza — Participating Encinitas business owners will give out thousands of eco-friendly […]

“Strength in Community” was the theme of the Ramona Chamber of Commerce’s Community Awards for 2020 recognition ceremony held outside for the first time. Chamber President Karen Domnitz presented the awards with Chamber Directors Carol Fowler and Cindy Galloway acting as hosts of the March 20 event at the Ramona […]

Officials in Wrightsville, York County, have positioned the borough to take advantage of economic development opportunities that could attract bikers, hikers and history buffs to the river town. Borough Council unanimously approved joining the Trail Town Program on March 15 after a presentation touting the economic impacts of trails by […]

Savarino Companies is actively collecting community feedback as they continue phase one of their redevelopment plan for the second floor for the DL&W Terminal. BUFFALO, N.Y. — Two years after the NFTA awarded Savarino Companies pre-development rights to redevelop the second floor of the DL&W terminal along Buffalo’s waterfront, owner […]