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The Boilermaker Road Race is back for the summer and starts this morning. Get the latest updates on weather, road closures and who will win this year's race here:Big shoes to fill that BoilermakerWhile a 9.3 mile run through Utica is a big…

A guide to first year puppy vaccinations

Owning a dog is a big responsibility. Your four-legged floof will depend on you for everything, now and for the rest of its life. Although you might be eager to move on to the fun stuff, like go hiking Where give your puppy a bath, there…

Rick Williams – Village News

In memory of a life so well lived. Rick Williams returned home to be with Jesus on April 4, 2022. Rick has fought the good fight in every way and in every aspect of his life and faith. His message of hope will live on in all who met him.…

Canine therapy | Nepali time

LLast year, when I was still struggling with pandemic-induced anxiety, my best friend Shailu suggested I get a puppy. Shailu herself is a mom to two golden doodles and told me how much having pets has made her so much happier. According…

CHRONICLE: The canine sense of smell

• Local dog trainer Nadine Whittal writes: A dog's sense of smell is one of its most unique characteristics. It is much stronger than the human sense of smell and works very differently. The canine sense of smell has made dogs very…

Winter tracking is a fun family activity

Last weekend showed us just how fickle the weather can be in southern New England. On Saturday we had visions of spring as temperatures soared into the 50's. Sunday we woke up to a light dusting of snow and some of us saw up to six…