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  • Federal agency, local lawman dispute actions in Cliven Bundy case

    Federal agency, local lawman dispute actions in Cliven Bundy case
    The tense face-off over a Nevada rancher’s right to graze his cattle on federal land has spilled over into a public squabble after the Bureau of Land Management and Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie issued conflicting statements over their lack of...
  • 'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'

    'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'
    In the years just before the Civil War, the Connecticut landscape was radically different than it is today. It was an open, agrarian landscape, a patchwork of farms with few mature trees. A farm woodlot often was little more than a cluster of young,...
  • Debate rages in James City over conservation

    Debate rages in James City over conservation
    JAMES CITY – The issue of land is coming to a head in James City County. With the Board of Supervisors' recent reversal on accepting state grant money for preservation programs, a possible sale of a county-owned farm and marina, and now the county...
  • Manchester Land Trust Offers To Care For Town-Owned Cabin

    Manchester Land Trust Offers To Care For Town-Owned Cabin
    MANCHESTER — The local land trust has offered to watch over and maintain a town-owned cabin on Upper Case Pond that has been a frequent target of vandals. "The Land Trust proposes working with a tenant-caretaker, who would live at the cabin and...
  • Liberal media ignore Obama's problems

    We have Obamacare, the Benghazi cover-up, the Veterans Affairs health care scandal, Common Core, Bowe Bergdahl, a huge influx of illegal immigrants, $17 trillion in debt, IRS targeting of political groups and lost emails, federal land grabs, no Keystone...
  • Rules on carbon emissions are foolish

    ARLINGTON, Texas Economic growth is intimately tied to energy use. The U.N. Human Development Index is highest in countries such as in Norway, Canada and the United States where energy use is also highest. Low energy use, such as in African countries,...
  • Two Manchester Youths Earn Rank Of Eagle Scout

    Two scouts with Manchester Boy Scout Troop 25 have been made Eagle Scouts after completing their community service projects. Justin Pedneault and Jeff Michaud, both of Manchester, joined the ranks of 400 or so other Troop 25 Boy Scouts who have reached...
  • 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,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Pomfret Foundation Awards Grants To Land Trusts

    The 1772 Foundation, partnering with the Land Trust Alliance, awarded grants totaling $787,000 to 17 northeast land trusts protecting farmland located with a 100-mile radius of Boston or New York City. Two more land trusts will receive funding when they...
  • Planned Fulton Market district to get $42M from city

    The city plans to allocate more than $42 million to improve parts of the West Loop included in its proposed Fulton Market Innovation District, a plan being pushed by the mayor as a way to encourage yet corral the neighborhood's explosive growth. The...
  • Obama to order major expansion of ocean sanctuary in Pacific

    President Obama announced a series of measures Tuesday to protect parts of the world’s oceans, including the creation of a marine sanctuary that would close a large swath of the central Pacific to fishing and energy development. The plan would...
  • 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...