Month: October 2022

Middletown secures $35,000 municipal waste diversion grant

Middletown secures $35,000 municipal waste diversion grant

The city will be using $350,000, its portion of $5 million in state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Sustainable Materials Management money, earmarked for 15 municipalities and three regional groups in Connecticut. Officials gathered at the highway garage on Washington Street recently to share the news. Sanitation district customers are the only ones eligible …

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Green Plate Special: A new app helps prevent waste at small local food businesses

Green Plate Special: A new app helps prevent waste at small local food businesses

When it comes to entertaining food past its grocery store “best by” date to organizations that fight hunger, Maine ranks high. According to LawnStarter.com, Maine is among the top five states that find uses for such food, which is still perfectly edible; the “best by” label refers to quality, not safety. Given that Americans are …

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Halloween safety tips for trick-or-treaters in Ottawa and eastern Ontario

Halloween safety tips for trick-or-treaters in Ottawa and eastern Ontario

Thousands of ghosts, goblins, superheroes and other costumed children and adults will hit the streets of Ottawa for Halloween. It is the first Halloween without COVID-19 restrictions since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. This weekend, families took advantage of the nice weather to attend Halloween activities across Ottawa. Mickey Hooper and her three-year-old son …

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Food that looks like family: Michigan mom makes hilarious meatloaf resembling her son

Food that looks like family: Michigan mom makes hilarious meatloaf resembling her son

You are what you eat. Melissa Suriano of Mesick, Michigan, seemed to take the phrase to a whole new level after she surprised her son recently with a dinner that was pretty personal. Suriano presented her 17-year-old son, Collin, with a large meatloaf that resembled his face. NEW JERSEY GRANDMOTHER GOES VIRAL FOR RANKING HER …

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