Action from the Portage Blaze's 3-1 loss to Wolves United July 10. (Kevin Hirschfield/The Graphic)

Blaze bitten by Wolves

The Portage Blaze couldn’t snap their winless skid Thursday night, but welcomed back their captain in the process.

Karla Gurke, Heartland Recreation director and facility manager.

End of Summer Community Bash

The End of Summer Community Bash will be held on Saturday, Aug. 16, starting with a pancake breakfast at 8 a.m. Beach volleyball will be on all day. T

Rob Olson of the Phillies watches the play during the Phillies' doubleheader sweep of Notre Dame July 10. (Kevin Hirschfield/THE Graphic)

Phillies pick up sweep

Currently playing in their busiest stretch of the season so far, the Portage Phillies seem to be playing their best ball as well.

Chilled Strawberry Mango Soup

Strawberry social Friday

There will be a Strawberry Social on July 11. We will be having a noon dinner and afternoon dance. Lunch will be ham and scalloped potatoes, and costs

Telling a mosquito tale

Each year, I enter an “Acrostic” writing contest, whereby all contestants are given the same first three words (which change from year to year) and wr

Gino Donato/The Sudbury Star Strawberry pickers Lyndsay Charbonneau, Mattea Guse and Madison Charbonneau show off some berries at Ruby Berry Farm on Wednesday afternoon. Despite the late start to spring, the farm is now open – only a day later then last year. Ruby Berry Farm is located at 745 Joanette Rd. in Chelmsford.

Open Farm Day looking for hosts

Organizers for the fifth annual Open Farm Day have extended their deadline for farms that want to host visitors on the day of the event, Sept. 21.

See, Tim, one day you will look back and say that we built that structure in the late 1960s. (Submitted by Les Green)

Are you awake yet, Dad?

Was I dreaming that I heard the voice of my little boy Tim at the bedroom door? He hasn’t lived at home since he graduated from Arthur Meighen High Sc

Germany's Mario Goetze (right) celebrates his goal against Argentina with teammates (left to right) Mats Hummels, Toni Kroos, Andre Schuerrle, Thomas Mueller and Benedikt Hoewedes during extra time in their World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, July 13, 2014. (Dylan Martinez/Reuters)

Super Mario lifts Germany to title

There will never be a true way to measure which nation can lay claim to being the best in soccer history, but today Germany could stake a true claim to that title.