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  • Harsh winter delays trail opening until mid-2015

    Harsh winter delays trail opening until mid-2015
    Winter's longer-than-usual grip on Chicago this year will postpone the opening of the 606, the 2.7-mile park and trail system that's being built atop an old elevated railway spur along Bloomingdale Avenue on the Northwest Side, until June 2015,...
  • Two men convicted in devastating Colby fire near Glendora

    Two men convicted in devastating Colby fire near Glendora
    Two men were convicted Friday of starting an illegal campfire that sparked the Colby fire, which scorched about 1,900 acres near Glendora in January. A federal jury found Clifford Eugene Henry, 22, of Glendora, and Steven Robert Aguirre, 21, described...
  • Bountiful Plant Sales, Tree Tour, Floral Design Techniques

    Bountiful Plant Sales, Tree Tour, Floral Design Techniques
    Garden Club Events A perennial plant sale will be held Saturday, May 17, at the Church of St. Ann, corner Arch and West Avon roads, Avon, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. A variety of plants from members' gardens will be offered. Wallingford Garden Club's...
  • Carroll commissioner candidates take on question of maintaining rural heritage

    Property rights has been one of the biggest issues the current five-member Carroll County Board of Commissioners has had to deal with since taking office. There are some that believe a property owner may do whatever they want with their property while...
  • Take part in the #DCNR survey for #outdoor #recreation

     
    Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti is encouraging Pennsylvanians to share what they like to do outdoors in a 5-minute, online survey that will assist with planning. DCNR is working with experts across the state to...
  • Fulton Market historic district could kill what it honors, critics say

    Fulton Market historic district could kill what it honors, critics say
    To help guide growth in the booming West Loop, the city has proposed a land use plan that includes a controversial recommendation to landmark sections of Fulton and Randolph streets as a historic market district. But, businesses worry the move could...
  • Allison DeFoor: For Florida's future, Amendment 1 a good bet

    I am not a liberal; just an Florida Cracker. That is why I am voting for Amendment 1, the Water and Land Conservation Amendment.  I support Amendment 1 because, without raising new taxes, it will enhance drinking water sources, manage fish and wildlife...
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  • Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks: beauty preserved or federal land grab?

    Whenever Washington creates a federal park — just as President Obama did this week, designating a half-million acres along the U.S.-Mexico border as the newest national monument — environmentalists cheer about the preservation of precious land...
  • Third man convicted of sparking Colby fire near Glendora

    Third man convicted of sparking Colby fire near Glendora
    A third man was convicted Thursday of sparking a wildfire that raged in the San Gabriel Mountains in January, charring nearly 2,000 acres of parched brush and destroying five homes. Jonathan Jarrell, 24, was found guilty of a misdemeanor offense of...
  • A Roaring Brook Runs Through The Forest

    A Roaring Brook Runs Through The Forest
    Every state seems to have a Middletown in it. You can walk down a Main Street in nearly every city and town. And every forest seems to have a Roaring Brook flowing through it. Lyme's version of Roaring Brook is special, running clear and pristine from...
  • Judge rejects environmental challenges to Mojave groundwater project

    Judge rejects environmental challenges to Mojave groundwater project
    In a one-page ruling, an Orange County Superior Court judge last week swept aside environmental challenges to Cadiz Inc.’s plans to pump groundwater from beneath the Mojave Desert and sell it to Southern California suburbs. The May 1 decision by...