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Hiking in Maine: Enjoy a Ski and Stay Ad...

A group of skiers enjoy the slopes along the Androscoggin River at Carter’s XC Ski Center in Bethel. Photo by Carey Kish Just 10 minutes down the trail through the woods, shuffling on skis with an overloaded orange sled in tow, I come to a russet-colored frame cabin. With a big smile and a warm […]

To The Point: Governor Whitmer, State Re...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A new legislative year has begun, and Governor Whitmer and lawmakers are considering what they would like to accomplish in 2022. “We want to support our schools so they can keep our children safe and deal with the incredible disruptions our children have all been through due to COVID,” the […]

KOVELS: ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIONS | News...

Think how difficult it was before 1800, when you had to have light to work at night and there were only candles or several kinds of oil lamps. In the 1850s it was easier. There were kerosene lamps, gas lamps and finally electric lamps. Today we have an idea of ​​what it was like when […]

WMU students and faculty working to buil...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Federal infrastructure funding legislation will soon provide Michigan with $563 million for repairing and replacing bridges, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Friday. Western Michigan University’s Center for Structural Durability is already partnering with the Michigan Department of Transportation to build a bridge near Detroit that will be the largest of its […]

Making progress towards sobriety, recove...

Leslie Gold (far left), founder of Strides in Recovery, stands alongside runners, coaches and board members at a fundraising event last year that supported the organization’s sobriety efforts through fitness and exercise. A group of runners from the Los Angeles-based nonprofit are scheduled to run in the half-marathon portion of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon on […]

Top Benefits of Being a Great Closet and...

Last month, we shared “how” to grow your small business. In the next two issues, we’ll look at “why” you can or won’t grow your business. In my experience, anyone who has started a business, at some point dreams or envisions what it would be like to become a big business. You might think that […]

Videos paved the way for timber supplier...

For as far back as he can remember, Mark Stephens has worked around woodworking. His father, Keith, opened Woodworkers Source in 1978 and even as he tried to get away from the shop by earning a degree in English Literature from Arizona State University, Stephens couldn’t stay at the job long. away from the thrill […]

At Laboratorio Paravicini, vintage Itali...

Turning off the bustling shopping thoroughfare that is Milan’s Via Torino, where trams blare past chain stores such as like Zara and Sephora, and on Via Nerino, with its majestic gray stone buildings that keep the narrow alleyway in shadow, is akin to stepping into an alternate world. Yet First Street marks the southern border […]

A power tool for reclaimed wood

The popularity of sharp-edged, resin-filled table tops, along with the increasing use of reclaimed wood in all kinds of fashions, is creating a demand for tools for effectively working with not exactly virgin wood. A new portable power tool called The Restorer aims to be that tool. Marketed under the Porter-Cable brand as well as […]

Cayce cabinetmaker making new works of a...

Not at the park, but at home. He makes tall sculptures like a bucket pouring water or a horse. CAYCE, SC – If you’ve walked the Cayce Riverwalk, you may have seen wood carvings of animals, castles, and people. It’s because a local artist made them. While art is generally mobile and permanent, this genre […]