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  • Changes in the works for Harford's trash collection system

    Changes in the works for Harford's trash collection system
    Harford County public works officials say the cost of providing waste disposal and recycling services is projected to increase 24 percent during the next 10 years, and they are considering potential changes in how the current system operates, possibly to include a major shift in the arms-length relationship that has existed for decades with commercial waste hauling companies.
  • Pay to electricity consultant expected to soar

    Pay to electricity consultant expected to soar
    A consulting firm that brokered a deal to supply electricity to a number of northwest suburban communities will be paid about 10 times more than the last firm that conducted the negotiations. The increase coincides with a steep rise in electric rates...

    Ticked off! @homebuilders, neighbors

    I'm ticked off that someone keyed my new car and another car in a parking garage downtown during the day. Hopefully karma will come your way! I'm ticked off at homebuilders who continue to build thousands of cheap new houses in empty fields and cow...

    Fund created to help launch green energy businesses in Illinois

    Fund created to help launch green energy businesses in Illinois
    Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and the Clean Energy Trust on Wednesday announced the creation of a revolving equity fund that will make $4.6 million available to grow early-stage clean energy businesses in the state.  “Illinois is a national leader in...

    Plantation to extend contract with garbage hauler

    Plantation residents might have at least another year with Waste Management as their garbage hauler. City council members agreed to give Waste Management another year as the city's solid-waste collector before going through a complete bid process for a...