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Broadmead Welcomes New Resident, Michele Melville

By Kathleen Truelove

Dickeyville, a village along the Gwynns Falls dating from the late 17th century, was the logical place for Michele and John Melville to live and so they did for 40 years. His ancestor, another John Melville, had been the mill superintendent at the Ballymena Mill there. The mill made woolen cloth for both sides during the Civil War and was closed by the Union troops for selling to the Confederates.

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Closets Have Surprising Uses

By Ross Jones

Stacy London, the style and fashion TV host and author, once said, “Your closet needs to be a place of joy and celebration of who you are now, not who you were.” That pithy statement surely applies to two residents who have transformed their closets in the Garden Homes into inviting, workable spaces well beyond what Broadmead’s original architects might have envisioned.

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Broadmead Welcomes New Residents, Lynda Colclesser Burton & John Burton

Written by Jackie Mintz

About Lynda:

As a gerontologist, Lynda Burton studied the health and medical care of older people. She is one of the first two specialists on the health of older populations to move to Broadmead, the other being her husband, John.

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The Beekeepers are Busy as Bees: Part 2—The Honey

By Cliff York, Michael Kelly, and Pete Lund

Rule number one for moving hive honey to bottled honey is to separate the bees from the honey. Although they are great workers, better than beavers, the character of bees is tarnished by their obsessive propensity to steal unguarded honey. You don’t want them around when you are working to organize and fetch the honey.

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Broadmead Welcomes New Resident, Wendy McIver

By Libby Champney

Wendy McIver personifies the dedicated volunteer. While she was a middle-school teacher, in what she calls “real life,” she found the time and energy to take on a multitude of volunteer projects and jobs.

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