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Brightly Colored Period Home in U.K. Village of Therfield Hits the Market

A period home loaded with character and history and painted candy apple red is on the market in the U.K. village of Therfield, in Hertfordshire, asking £1.85 million (US$2.4 million).

The home, which dates to the 16th century, is new to the market, having just launched, according to a representative from listing brokerage Savills.


The bold color scheme of the exterior extends into the interior of the home, where more reds, greens and yellows feature as prominently as the home’s original features, which include wooden beams and hardwood floors.

The six-bedroom property is “one of the most interesting homes I have seen for a long time,” listing agent Justin Godfrey said in a statement. It has “lots of charm and character with some fabulous entertaining spaces.”

There is a sizable drawing room with a wood-burning fireplace, a paneled dining room, a study, a conservatory lined with stained glass windows and

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Interior Department Must Extend Comment Period for Controversial Chaco Drilling Plan

SANTA FE, NM — The National Wildlife Federation called on the Department of Interior and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to extend the public comment period for their controversial plan to open up areas around Chaco Culture National Historical Park to oil and gas drilling. The communities that would be most impacted by the drilling have also been the communities hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Leaders of the Navajo Nation and the All Pueblo Council of Governors have requested an extension for the comment period so they can continue to deal with multitude of impacts from the pandemic.

“Seeking public input to open up Chaco Canyon for energy development during a public health crisis — especially where Native American populations have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and where pollution has been shown to exacerbate the virus’ impact on local communities — is a grave injustice and tragedy. The

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