Day: February 26, 2015

Do You Hear Spring?

by Steve White Weirs Times Contributing Writer After reading this article, venture outside and listen for just a moment. Do you hear spring? Wait for it………do you hear it now? All around your home, nature is anxiously awaiting the new life that springtime embodies. Look for that first “cardinal kiss.” Watch as the male, with

Africa’s Vulnerable Sahel Region Targeted by Terror

by John J. Metzler, Weirs Times Contributing Writer UNITED NATIONS–The vast swath of nine countries bordering the southern reaches of the Sahara desert are marked by poverty, drought and chronic instability. Yet these oft-forgotten lands are increasingly making the headlines as in the case of Mali a few years ago, when militant Muslim factions made

Doing Good Work

by Brendan Smith, Weirs Times editor Even during the harshest of winters, like this one, I try to find something nice to do for others. While some turn to the dark side and use cabin fever and a lack of sunshine for their fall from grace, I find it best to fight back by doing

Play In The Snow! (After You’re Done Shoveling)

by Amy Patenaude, Weirs Times Outdoor/Ski Writer Everyone I know is tired of shoveling snow. We’re wondering where we’re going to pile up the next snowstorm. Our walkway is now narrowed to just one shovel width and it is impossible to keep the mailbox clear. What a month! What a winter! Clearing snow should be