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Part 4: Humans are ready to let him go into the wild, but squirrel...

In the latest in her series about raising a baby squirrel, Anna Gibbs says she was ready to let Hazelnut go but the squirrel wasn't so ready

Part 3: Tender moments slip away and squirrel is now a young adult

"And I realized that what I had gotten from those moments had outlived what Hazelnut needed. Time for me to move on, too."

Big dogs prove to be a big help

Injured U.S. Marine veteran gets a Great Dane paid for by the Rotary Club
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Hello, you. Comfort dog visits town meeting

Ipswich police have a comfort, or therapy, dog in training. His name is Leo.

Part 2: A squirrel’s genitals need to be managed properly

Anna Gibbs recounts how she dealt with Hazelnut's rambunctious teenage period and the mischief he got up to.

Feeling Halloween-y? Best dressed puppies and pumpkin festivals this evening

Halloween is still eight days away. But who's says you can't start early? Look at Christmas, after all.
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Part 1: Life lessons from raising an orphaned squirrel

A recent college graduate, Anna Gibbs found a surprise project caring for an infant orphaned squirrel.
cape ann 24 hour fundraiser

Humans live like animals for 24 hours to show how animals should live with...

Volunteers live like well-treated animals should in 24-hour fundraiser

Sunset snack

Cows chow down as the sun sets on Argilla Road.
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Sunday church service was a ruff affair

Mostly dogs, but some cats, at the annual blessing of the animals.

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Five-unit apartment building sold

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Man suffered medical emergency and veered off the road.

Letter: Town should come together on schools not accuse others who voted differently

Kerry Zagarella says gun safety is the key issue, and that eople with different opinions on two schools should not be ridiculed.