Commencement Countdown On!

Manchester/Essex Regional High School has a pretty cool tradition of having the parents of graduating seniors decorate their children’s parking spots. Thanks to Ken Lawler and his drone we get to enjoy these sweet views from above. Congratulations to all of the seniors…especially Maddie L. And, yes, I cried a little bit when watching Ken’s video. Be sure to check out the video as well as the photos. I’m very appreciative that Ken was willing to share when asked.

Osprey Couple Has Returned to Lobsta Land Nest

They are back and tending to the nest behind Lobsta Land! The osprey pair was spotted yesterday together in the nest. One flew off and returned with nesting material while the other worked on nest maintenance. This happened a couple of times in the half hour or so that we watched. We may also have observed some courting behavior. The nest is just a little out of reach for my lens, so I have sacrificed some clarity for closeness. They are so fun to watch. Lucky for us, the Essex Greenbelt Osprey Cam makes it easy to watch live. There is a current nest photo on the site but I am not sure the camera is live yet. Watch it here for clearer footage:

7 Projects for Spring Cleaning From Grand Banks Building Products

Cape Ann Home

Warmer weather has arrived, and we are not mad about it. Now that daylight savings has given us our evening sunshine back, it’s time to start cleaning out our closets. And disinfecting them. This is the opportunity to tackle all the projects we’ve been putting off.

Spring Cleaning comes as a response to the shift in seasons. As we begin to put away the heavy layers of winter and break out the spring/summer wardrobe, we start to reorganize our closets and our shelves. We start to evaluate the shape of our homes and how they fared through the dark and cold winter months.

Spring signals more than just cleaning out your closet, it’s a time for new growth and rebirth. Spring Cleaning is a time to look around you house and decide what you can work on, what you can improve. Even if you aren’t making any big renovations, fix…

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