A Massachusetts town is sick of homeowners and businesses raiding its beaches for free landscaping materials. So the coastal community of Westport has approved a town bylaw that would impose a $250 fine on people who take rocks or vegetation from town-owned beaches as visitors and commercial landscapers fill up trucks with rocks that they use for fire pits, rock gardens and driveway aprons and that, otherwise, affect the resiliency of the beaches, which are important in protecting the coast. Winter berries and other vegetation are taken by people to be used as Christmas decor. The town plans to put up signs in beach areas reminding people about the ordinance.
Diners at a restaurant in England got quite the treat Wednesday when they accidentally received a bottle of wine worth thousands more than the one they ordered. Hawksmoor Manchester, a steakhouse in Manchester, tweeted about the mix-up between a bottle of Chateau le Pin Pomerol costing 4,500 pounds (over $5,700 US) and a bottle of Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande priced at a more modest 260 pounds ($330). In a follow-up tweet, Hawksmoor showed a side-by-side of the two bottles of wine, admitting they look fairly similar
(Source: Fox; Image: Independent)