CHESTER – It’s been an atypical weather year and while the local peach crop was destroyed over the winter, local orchardman Kitt Plummer is looking forward to his apple and blueberry crops and new plans for fruit expansion at his Hazelton Orchards on Route 102. Plummer and his wife, Cathy Hazelton Plummer, have been reinvigorating
HAMPSTEAD – The Hampstead Area Water Company has advised its Hampstead and Atkinson customers that a watering ban is in effect. The ban does not apply to Hampstead residents who have wells for their water, the majority of residents. The water company issued a “temporary watering ban” that prohibits all outdoor watering until further notice.
SANDOWN – The mild drought the area is experiencing might not be good for the trees and gardens looking to take advantage of the summer sun, but it is not good for mosquitoes, and according to Sandown’s mosquito control contractor, the current batch of the insects is down in number. Different types of mosquitoes hatch