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Lovable lovage
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Lovable lovage
When I told my wife I was off to find some lovage, she was supportive. Levisticum officinale, after all, is a close relative of celery, parsley and dill, three of her favorite plants to eat.
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Keep it spicy
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Keep it spicy
If I were stranded on a desert island with one type of chile pepper, it would definitely be the jalapeño. No single pepper wears as many sombreros as the pride of Jalapa, Veracruz, Mexico.
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Labor of Love
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Labor of Love
Labor Day is unique among holidays in that nobody really celebrates it. It lacks the excitement of New Year’s, the virtues of MLK Day, the mystery of Easter, the love of Mother’s Day, the sorrow of Memorial Day, the unity of the Fourth, the excesses of Thanksgiving and the baggage of Christmas. 
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Sangria summer
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Sangria summer
The summer solstice has snuck by, again. Depressing, I know, but as our hemisphere prepares for its date with winter, there is no need to overthink the situation. The roses are still fragrant, and the tomatoes are still ripening, because the heat has only just begun, and we can’t lose sight of the big picture: This is a very good time to drink sangria.
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Easing the transition: Areas of stress for young students, tweens, teens
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Easing the transition: Areas of stress for young students, tweens, teens
The unknown is stressful for students entering a new school or a new school year. It’s never easy transitioning from one environment to another, but parents can help with the adjustment.
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Careers
Roxbury Community College – Your Future is our Focus
New construction at Roxbury Community College (RCC) is now complete; our new, state-of-the-art facilities now match the long-standing quality of our academic programs.  The College recently completed $72.5 million in renovations.
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Boston Public Library provides tuition-free literacy services
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Arts & Culture
Boston Public Library provides tuition-free literacy services
Boston’s public library system offers a lot more than just books — a number of services for English language learners are also available for free.
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Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce honors United Housing Management for diversity
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Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce honors United Housing Management for diversity
United Housing Management, LLC (UHM), a property management company based in Dorchester, recently received a Small Business of the Year Award from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. UHM accepted the Diversity Award as part of the Chamber’s 2018 Small Business Night.
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Recipe: Golden Cashew Milk
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Recipe: Golden Cashew Milk
The homemade versions, especially of nut milks, are spectacular. Properly made, they are superior to store-bought on every metric, including flavor, texture, all around milkiness, even cost. And they don’t take long to prepare.
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Sellers disclosure: What you need to tell when you sell a home
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Sellers disclosure: What you need to tell when you sell a home
When you’re selling a home, the words “sellers disclosure” may fill you with confusion, even with fear. What exactly is the point of a sellers disclosure, and how much do you need to reveal? The following FAQs will give you the answers you’re looking for.
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Tips for getting your security deposit back
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Tips for getting your security deposit back
Moving out of an apartment or rental home is hard work and often unveils inevitable wear-and-tear from living in the space. What can be even more challenging is restoring the space to its original condition in order to get your security deposit back.
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Rent vs. own:  Which is right for you?
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Rent vs. own: Which is right for you?
If you’re thinking of buying your first home, you’ve probably wrestled with the decision to rent or own your home — and for good reason. Owning a home is a big commitment. With it comes a lot of responsibility and a long-term financial relationship.
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