The science of stretching and flexibility is one of the fields that have grown more complex and recent studies have shown that static stretching prior to activity can actually be detrimental to performance and does not necessarily lead to decreases in injuries. Sherri Leimkuhler column for Carroll County Times, Sept. 1, 2019.
Grass mowing in my little corner of the county has been a problem for some time. It seems as though, at one point, there was some dispute or uncertainty as to whether certain grassy areas were the responsibility of the county or the town to maintain. As a result, several busy intersections and thoroughfares were left to run amok, these highly visible areas becoming unkempt eyesores as the grass grew thigh high.