How to deal with hazardous building materials

REGION – Encountering hazardous materials during a home renovation is extremely common. Learn to identify, assess, and remediate these issues so they don’t pose problems down the road. Better addressed than ignored: Be proactive When considering an efficiency upgrade, it … Continued

How to control moisture in your home or business

REGION – Too much moisture in a home or business can cause discomfort. Plus it encourages mold, rot, and bacteria, and erodes the durability of a structure. Take the following steps if you experience damp-smelling rooms, find mold or mildew … Continued

A homeowner’s buying guide to insulation


REGION – Want to stay warmer in winter, keep cooler in summer, and reduce your energy bills year round? Combined with proper air sealing, adding insulation is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to do it. Your home … Continued

Buttoning Up has never been more affordable

Button Up

REGION – It seems like of all the seasons, fall has some of the strongest associations for people. After the back-to-school whirlwind is over, our thoughts turn to the spectacular changing leaves around us – and the many tourists who … Continued

SEON’s 4th annual Sustainable Home Tour


REGION – On Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the 2019 Sustainable Home Tour will showcase homes and the design and construction teams whose work demonstrates a commitment to high performance building, sustainable materials, durability, indoor air … Continued

Living with bats in your house?


  REGION – Bat are everywhere! It may feel that way to some of Vermont’s human residents. Summer is when some species of bats gather in colonies, to raise their young in human-made structures such as houses, barns, office buildings, … Continued

Chester Townscape spring bulb sale


CHESTER, Vt. – On Sept. 21 and 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Chester Townscape volunteers will once again be selling spring-flowering bulbs at Chester’s Fall Festival. All bulbs are top quality, hardy, easy care, deer resistant, and expected … Continued

Medicinal plant workshop with Brenna Morris


WALPOLE, N.H. – On Sunday, Sept. 8, from 2-4:30 p.m., learn about medicinal plants with Brenna Morris. Plants have been used medicinally by every culture in the world, and roughly 25% of our modern medicines are based on compounds that … Continued

CCCD summer bulb to add some color to your garden

summer bulb

WALPOLE, N.H. – Thinking about adding some color to your yard or garden? If so, you’ll want to check out the Cheshire County Conservation District’s Summer Bulb sale. The CCCD is working in partnership with conservation districts across the state … Continued

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