All public schools must start offering in-person learning five days a week as of Monday, April 19, Gov. Chris Sununu has announced. Administrators are being given 2 1/2 weeks’ notice of the change so they can make the necessary adjustments, the governor said. “We want to get kids back into […]

CLOSE Fans wear face masks as they watch a spring training baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Texas Rangers on Feb. 28, 2021, in Surprise. (Photo: Charlie Riedel/AP) It’s been more than a year since the first COVID-19 restrictions were enacted. But with more than 1 million vaccinated […]

Last year, the pandemic shut the gates of many public gardens just as spring was on its way: According to a survey by the American Public Gardens Association, only about 4 percent of public gardens remained fully open as of March 30, 2020. Once public gardens began to reopen months […]

Photo: Ian Tuttle (Getty Images) Today, the online children’s gaming platform Roblox is dumping 199 million shares of mammon onto the market through its direct listing, which likely means a Black Friday-level mob and hours of free content for CNBC’s Squawk Box on a yet-unprofitable company. Nothing new there, but […]

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. – Bedford Public Library System and Bedford 4-H are teaming up to create hands-on learning opportunities for kids. This month, Bedford 4-H is teaching a STEM science water education series that explores flooding, pollution, irrigation, water conservation and the different ways we use water. The four-part series […]

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BELTON — Chalk Ridge Falls, with its crystal-clear creeks, scenic waterfall and rocky cliffs, is a popular Bell County spot for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. The Stillhouse Hollow Lake park is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is updating its comprehensive land and recreational management master plan […]

America is emerging from the 2020 presidential election close to a social breaking point. While we occupy the same physical terrain, the countries Joe Biden and Donald Trump supporters imagine and see online have never been further apart. As Biden looks to rebuild America’s infrastructure and bring the country back […]