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12/19/16 10:00am
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO A farm field being irrigated  in Jamesport the summer of 2015.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO A farm field being irrigated in Jamesport the summer of 2015.

Local growers and farmers say climate change is creating new challenges, with extreme weather conditions, sudden storms, rising temperatures and drought making it even more difficult to cope with a perennially unpredictable Mother Nature. (more…)

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06/03/15 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Town Attorney Laury Dowd reported on a conference she attended recently on the future rise of sea levels.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Town Attorney Laury Dowd reported on a conference she attended recently on the future of coastal communities.

Record heat waves followed by extreme storms, biblical rainfall and destructive winds, sea levels rising up to four feet by the end of the century, Wades and Crescent beaches gone, marshes and creeks only memories, failed infrastructure nightmares, freshwater wells salted out and surrounding bays flooded with poisons. (more…)