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2. ACV can be used as a disinfectant. ACV and other vinegars can kill harmful bacteria or prevent them from multiplying, according to Healthline. ACV has historically been used as a disinfectant and natural preservative and may help reduce instances of E. coli. Those same antibacterial properties also may help head off infections of the throat. Reader’s Digest indicates that gargling with ACV can soothe a sore throat and create an acidic environment in the esophagus that most germs can’t survive.

The word “vinegar” comes from the French “vin aigre,” or “sour wine.” Vinegar is a diluted solution of acetic acid that forms with the fermentation of grapes, apples, rice, 3. ACV contributes to feelings corn, and many other ingredients. of fullness. Many people insist that ACV helps with weight Apple cider vinegar, or ACV, is a loss. According to dietician and type of vinegar that has recently certified diabetes instructor Katie skyrocketed in popularity due to Rankell at UC Irvine Medical its purported health benefits. ACV Center, ACV has been shown to is formed from cider or apple must lower blood sugar by reducing the and has a long history as a home absorption of carbohydrates, while remedy, making it the most popular also contributing to feelings of type of vinegar in the natural health fullness that can help people avoid community. The following are just overeating. a handful of the purported benefits credited to ACV. 4. ACV naturally lowers cholesterol. A 2016 study published 1. ACV improves healthy gut in the British Journal of Nutrition flora. Like other fermented foods found consumption of the acetic and beverages (think yogurt acid found in ACV reduced serum and kombucha), ACV is rich in cholesterol and triglyceride levels enzymes and probiotics. Probiotics in rats. More research is needed can aid in digestion and make to determine if humans can reap sure that the digestive system is similar rewards. working efficiently. According to the health and wellness team at 5. ACV can treat dandruff and other MyFitnessPal, unpasteurized ACV skin ailments. The acidity of ACV can deliver probiotics and energize changes the pH of the skin and digestion. Others say that ACV can scalp, making it harder for yeast to assist with easing an upset stomach grow. Applying ACV to the scalp by addressing unhealthy bacteria. can inhibit dandruff. It also can be Some remedies suggest that the used as a toner that exfoliates the pectin in ACV can help soothe skin and makes it less oily. intestinal spasms as well.

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Silent destroyers: Tips to spot termites and prevent infestation (BPT) - There are many reasons that termites have gained the nickname "silent destroyers." Five billion reasons, in fact. Termites cause more than $5 billion in property damage in the U.S. each year. If left unchecked, they can silently chew through the structural stability of a home, eating away at wood, flooring and even wallpaper. To make matters worse, the damage they leave behind is not typically covered by most homeowners' insurance policies. How to spot termites Spring is prime time for termite populations as they emerge in search of new structures to invade. Termite explorers, referred to as swarmers, will look for hospitable homes, and are particularly attracted to structures that may have sustained damage from severe winter weather or have dead or decaying wood on the property. Once these swarmers have determined a home to be a good fit, it's likely that they will settle in and begin a new colony, growing into a full-blown termite infestation over time. Termite or flying ant? Many people will see termite swarmers in homes during the spring and mistake them for flying ants; this can end up being a costly mistake. Winged termites have a straight waist, straight antennae and their wings are equal in size. Flying ants, on the other hand, have waists that are pinched in the middle, bent antennae and two sets of wings, with the top set being larger than the lower. Termites are also most likely to swarm in the spring, while flying ants may swarm at various times of the year. It is not always possible for an untrained eye to spot evidence of termites, but homeowners should keep a look-out for a few key signs that can help them identify a termite infestation. Other signs of infestation Mud tubes - Subterranean termites, the most destructive termite

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species, build mud tubes to provide moisture while they travel between their colony and food source. Mud tubes are most often found near the home's foundation. Wood damage - Termites tend to eat wood from the inside out, so wood that sounds hollow when tapped often signifies a termite infestation. Homeowners should also look for blistering pieces of wood. Frass - Drywood termites produce wood-colored droppings as they eat through infested wood. If a homeowner finds a small pile of termites need in order to thrive. what looks like pellets inside or outside the home, it could be a sign • Repair leaking faucets, water pipes and exterior AC units. of a drywood termite infestation. It's a good rule of thumb to have your home inspected for termites once every two to three years, and every year if you live in the south or in warmer climates. If termites are suspected, a pest control professional will be needed to eliminate the problem. Top 10 termite prevention tips The good news is that there are plenty of ways homeowners can help protect against termites, while in turn, protecting their greatest investment - their home. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) offers this termite advice:

• Repair fascia, soffits and rotted roof shingles. • Replace weather stripping and loose mortar around basement foundation and windows. • Divert water away from the house through properly functioning downspouts, gutters and splash blocks. • Routinely inspect the foundation of a home for signs of mud tubes (used by termites to reach a food source), and wood that sounds hollow when tapped.

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(BPT) - The last year of high school is a whirl of activity, and it's no different when it comes to the final leg of college selection. Once the acceptance notifications arrive, it will soon be time to sit down with a different stack of mail: financial aid letters.

Deciphering free aid vs. other options: Take a close look at each line in the aid column. Key words, such as scholarships, grants and fellowships, signal no-strings money for school. Work-study and student loan packages are options that will need students to find a job or pay the money back.

As you undoubtedly know, the cost of college is no small investment. In the 2017-18 academic year, the average tuition and fees for fouryear public colleges is $25,620, while for private colleges, the costs are $33,520, and public two-year colleges cost $3,570, according to the College Board.

Cost-of-living expenses: Think about those extra costs that come up over the weeks and months of any college year, such as meals, phone, transportation and laundry. Don't forget entertainment. After all, they're not going to spend all their time studying in their dorm room. Does the campus and community At the same time, the College offer plenty of low-cost and no-cost Board reports that more than 70 attractions and entertainment so percent of students receive grants they can have fun with their friends to help pay for college. Hopefully, without breaking the bank? those financial letters contain some Local economy: One thing worth good news. considering is the local economy of For most families, analyzing the the first-choice school, especially if letters is a process of uncovering your student may want to pick up a the college that can offer the best part-time job along the way. Even education at the best value for your better, look for local employers that student. One way to get there is to are compatible with your child's parse the details of the letter itself career goals. An entry-level job at so you understand the net cost of one of these workplaces can help your student's education. Still, make ends meet, while making your

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The effects of alcohol on consumption or even too much alcohol on a single occasion include the body cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle that compromises its According to the 2015 National ability to pump blood to the rest of Survey on Drug Use and Health, the body. Irregular heart beat, stroke 56 percent of adults age 18 and and high blood pressure are some over reported drinking alcohol in additional heart conditions that the past month. The prevalence of can result from excessive alcohol alcohol is undeniable, and many consumption. drinkers seem unfazed by the shortand long-term effects of alcohol • Pancreas: The pancreas is a gland consumption. While drinking in located in the abdomen that, among moderation may not necessarily other things, aids in the digestive prove harmful, the National process. The NIAAA notes that Institute on Alcohol Abuse and alcohol causes the pancreas to Alcoholism notes that excessive produce toxic substances that alcohol consumption, whether it’s can lead to pancreatitis. An on a single occasion or over time, inflammation and swelling of blood can take a serious toll on various vessels in the pancreas, pancreatitis areas of the body. can prevent proper digestion and produce pain in the upper abdomen • Brain: Alcohol can affect how the that can spread to the back as well. brain looks and works, interfering with its communication pathways • Liver: Cirrhosis, a chronic disease and potentially disrupting one’s of the liver that’s often linked to mood and behavior. In addition, alcoholism, may be the most widely alcohol can affect a person’s ability known liver disease associated to think clearly and adversely affect with alcohol. However, additional coordination. diseases, including alcoholic hepatitis, fibrosis and steatosis also • Heart: Heart problems associated may result from heavy drinking. with longtime excessive alcohol Roughly 35 percent of long-term

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S PR ING 2 0 18 May 17th The Science and Art of Tomato Culture presented by Christie J. Higginbottom SOUTHBRIDGE - On Thursday, May 17 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm the Jacob Edwards Library will present The Science and Art of Tomato Culture presented by Christie J. Higginbottom. For the last century the Tomato has been America’s favorite garden vegetable – actually a fruit. Gardeners still have many questions about planting, feeding, watering, pruning and supporting their tomato plants. In addition, new tomato health problems have challenged the grower. This program will offer information and inspiration for growing this very popular plant.

May 19th Roast Pork Dinner CHARLTON CITY, MA – Saturday May 19th, the Charlton City United Methodist Men located at 74 Stafford Street, will be serving their scrumptious Pork Roast Dinner. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS THE 3RD SATURDAY OF MAY. Tender Roast Pork with creamy whipped potatoes and gravy, sweet carrots, tender peas, homemade applesauce, roll & butter and let’s not forget dessert-a brownie sundae and an assortment of beverages. Dinner is served from 5:30 till 7pm and takeouts are available. Adults $10.00, children 6-12 $6.00 and children under 5 are free. Family maximum of $40.00. Tickets may be purchased at the door, reservations are greatly appreciated, church office #(508)248-7379 for information and reservations. We are handicap accessible. Come and enjoy food and fellowship bring your family and friends. K of C Chicken BBQ PUTNAM, CT – There will be a chicken barbecue at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 64 Providence Street, Putnam, on Saturday, May 19, from 5pm to 7pm. $15 per person buys half a barbecued chicken, a whole baked potato, roll and cof-

fee or tea. Eat in or take out. Proceeds benefit the Boy Scout Troop 21 Summer Camp Fund. For tickets, visits Joseph’s Jewelers in Putnam, or call (860) 928-7241. Mini-Workshop and Book Talk WEBSTER - On Saturday, May 19 from 2pm to 3:30pm there will be a M\mini-workshop and book talk with Paula Sullivan, author of “Simply Being Happy: 93 Ways to Replace Worry with Peace and Create a Joyful Life”, at Booklovers’ Gourmet, 55 East Main Street in Webster. This is a free event with books available for purchase. RSVP to 508-949-6232 or email deb@bookloversgourmet.com Paula has been researching the subject of happiness for years and compiled what she’s learned into this fun, easy-to-read book that is in the style of a workbook. Fill it out, make it your own, and use it every day to get happy! Come by and learn some daily techniques on creating a joyful life. For more information visit www.simplybeinghappy.com Charlton City United Methodist Church Kid’s Club CHARLTON CITY, MA - Saturday, May 19th Charlton City United Methodist Church located at 74 Stafford Street would like to invite children ages 3-12 to join their new Kid’s Club. On the 3rd Saturday of each month we will be offering parents a safe environment for their children. There will be story time, music, crafts, games and lunch. There is no cost and all are invited. The program will run from 10am to 2pm. Please call the church if you have any questions or to sign up your child at (508)248-7379.

May 21st Wicked Game of the Hunter Book Talk with Author Tracey Ryan SOUTHBRIDGE - You are invited to a book talk and signing at the Jacob Edwards Library on Monday, May 21 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm with local author Tracey Ryan who is promoting her first mystery:


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16th Annual Memorial Day Duck Race AUBURN - Come and enjoy The Auburn Junior Woman’s Club 16th Annual Memorial Day Duck Race on Monday, May 28th! Immediately following the Parade which starts at 10am. Auburn Pubic Library grounds (Mirror Pond in the back) 369 Southbridge Street, Auburn, MA 01501. $500 first place prize to the duck that crosses the finish first, plus many more prizes. Free activities for children! Ducks can be adopted at the fire station during the parade and at the library prior to the race. Free Parking. For more information, or to adopt your duck, email us AuburnJuniors@gmail. com.

Cancer Support Group for Spouses and Family Members SOUTHBRIDGE - Cancer Support Group for Spouses and Family Members. Meets the fourth Tuesday each month from 6:30-7:30pm at TriCommunity YMCA,43 Everett Street, Southbridge MA 01550. Is your spouse or family member a cancer patient or survivor? Do you keep your questions, concerns or fears to yourself? Have you wished there were others you could talk with who have been in your shoes? Whether you are a spouse, parent, sibling, child, relative, or caregiver of a cancer patient, please join us for our monthly support group led by the husband of a cancer survivor. For more information visit www. pinkhippy.org or call 508-304-3463.

May 24th Throwing Back Pottery with Pied Potter Hamelin SOUTHBRIDGE - Rick Hamelin, otherwise known as Pied Potter Hamelin, will present his workshop on the development of pottery and the trade called “Throwing Back Pottery” at the Jacob Edwards Library on Thursday, May 24 at

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SPR ING 2 0 18 May 31st From Habitants to Immigrants: French Canadian Settlement in Central Massachusetts presented by Jacqueline Lassard Finn and Leslie Choquette SOUTHBRIDGE - Please join the Jacob Edwards Library on Thursday, May 31 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm for a special event, From Habitants to Immigrants: French Canadian Settlement in Central Massachusetts presented by Jacqueline Lassard Finn and Leslie Choquette. From Habitants to Immigrants: The Sansoucys, the Harpins, and the Potvins, is the story of three French Canadian families, from the forays of the Carignan Salières Regiment in 1665-66, to settlement in the Canadian wilderness, dependence on a family economy, the pain of epidemics and war, the loss of French Canada, the ensuing cultural conflicts, the end of available farmland, and finally, emigration to the mill towns of Massachusetts and the creation of a Franco-American diaspora across the United States. The chronicle of the Sansoucy, Harpin, and Potvin families reveals the strength of French Canadian families, parishes, and communities, their sorrows, limitations and joys. It is the story of generations of oppressed but resilient people in the context of the social, economic and political events of their times, their emigration and eventual assimilation as industrious and patriotic American citizens. The book contains oral histories, family letters, and photographs. Sponsored by Friends of Jacob Edwards Library. Tri-Valley Health & Wellness Fair DUDLEY - Tri-Valley proudly announces its very first Health & Wellness Fair to be held on Thursday, May 31 from 10am - 2pm at the 10 Mill Street, Dudley Headquarters. This is A FREE event designed for Older Adults & Caregivers featuring multiple vendors. Discover the Programs & Services offered through Tri-Valley Benefits Enrollment Center, Options Counseling, Alzheimer’s Network, Personal Care

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June 2nd Outdoor Flea Market To Be Held in Oxford OXFORD - An OUTDOOR FLEA MARKET will be held on Saturday, June 2 (Rain Date: June 9) from 8am to 2pm at the First Congregational Church of Oxford, 355 Main Street (Route 12) in Oxford. Morning coffee and donuts and lunchtime hot dogs, beverages and snacks will be available. Reservations from vendors are now being accepted. Each space is $15 and vendors must bring their own table. For more information or to reserve a spot, contact the church office at 508-987-2211 or at officeadmin@oxfordfirstucc.org, or contact Fran at 508-987-8961. Flea Market and Craft Fair ROCHDALE - Women of Christ Church, Rochdale will hold its 6th Annual Flea Market and Craft Fair Saturday, June 2 from 9am to 2pm, 1089 Stafford Street. There will be something for everyone; beautifully handcrafted items, seasonal plants and honey products, attic treasures, collectibles, household items, a fabric tent sale, crafting items and much more. There will be multiple tables offering many great finds donated by Christ Church members. A snack and lunch bar will be available throughout the day offering freshly made items. In the event of inclement weather, vendors with or without tents will be able to set up in the Parish Hall. For more information or to obtain a registration form to reserve a space, please contact Susan at (508)864-0660 or steixeira925@gmail.com.


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Book Club - The Lilac Girls SOUTHBRIDGE - The book club at the Jacob Edwards Library will discuss The Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly on Monday, June 4 from 6:3pm to 7:3opm. Copies are available at the desk to check out now!

This program is a kick-off to the annual Artful Friends Raffle, sponsored by the Friends. The $5 raffle card offers 25 chances to win the donated art and gift certificates that comprise the month long raffle exhibit. The drawing will take place on June 28, winners do not have to be present- they will be notified.

This is a no-commitment book club, attend as many or as few meetings as you like! The group meets on the first Monday of every month. Extra copies of the book coming up for discussion are available at the Information Desk for checkout.

The Friends of Jacob Edwards Library is the volunteer organization that provides programs, museum passes, equipment, children’s room materials- all funded by the fundraisers- such as the Artful Friends Raffle. Plan to come to hear Rita and Rob on June 7, buy the raffle June 6th tickets that are available all month, then come to the June 28 Pride in Songs of World War II Concert SOUTHBRIDGE - On Wednesday, Southbridge program at 6:30pm. June 6 the Casaubon Senior Center in Southbridge will be holding a concert Songs of World War Delivered by the U.S. Post Office II at 1pm. This is a FREE event is is open to all Senior Citizens

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