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Hills worth saving, for Pete’s sake

Friday Night Folk at All Souls, the region’s bastion of folk music to joyfully support social justice and outreach activities, has picked a truly local grassroots cause to honor at its second annual tribute to American folk icon and political...

Suet a perfect February feast

On these frigid February days, suet can be a life saver for hungry birds fighting to maintain their body heat.

DEAR ABBY

Sleepwalker’s restless habit has turned into a nightmare

DEAR ABBY: I am engaged to “Tony,” whom I have known since first grade. We live with his mother under the same roof, but in separate rooms.

Overpacking for business trip prompts questions of trust

DEAR ABBY: I’m in my 40s and my boyfriend of three years is 12 years older.

Seldom-seen wife spends more time with mom than husband

DEAR ABBY: I have been married to “Carla” for 16 years. It’s my second marriage. My problem is I never see her.

Daughter asks to be relieved of obligation to visit her dad

DEAR ABBY: I am a divorced woman with a teenaged daughter. I maintain a good relationship with my ex-husband and his family, and still consider them my family.

Family grieves couple’s loss after their sudden estrangement

DEAR ABBY: I have been married to a wonderful man for 20 years.

Teen seeks right approach to gender-bending classmate

DEAR ABBY: I am 17 and a senior in high school. During freshman year, one of my classmates was a boy I’ll call “Alex.”

Curious wife finds a surprise in husband’s medical records

DEAR ABBY: I recently started working at the hospital where my husband receives his primary care.

HOROSCOPES

Your stars - Feb. 27

PISCES: Remain quiet and observe what’s going on around you. Emotional blackmail is apparent.