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  • Town Council hears presentation on green energy facility

    At its meeting on Oct. 28, the Glastonbury Town Council heard a proposal that would turn an existing natural gas pipeline distribution station into a clean energy-producing fuel cell facility. Devang Patel, general manager of GenConn Energy, a division...
  • Factbox: Brazil's BNDES is top source of loans for companies

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's state development bank BNDES has become a major player in government efforts to reignite investment and spur growth in Latin America's largest economy. But after budget spending rose significantly over the past four years,...
  • Weed-infested garden requires time, patience — and mulch

    Weed-infested garden requires time, patience — and mulch
    We bought a house with several large flower beds that had not been tended for many years. They are overgrown with bindweed, burdock, thistle and other weeds. Once we get the weeds out, what low-cost approaches can we use to deter weeds while we build up...
  • AFM: Gaumont And Wild Bunch Encounter Nicolas Winding Refn's 'The Neon Demon'

    Following Cannes-competing "Only God Forgives," Gaumont and Wild Bunch are set to re-team on Nicolas Winding Refn's "The Neon Demon." The two Paris-based powerhouses will co-finance and co-distribute the movie, kicking off pre-sales at the AFM. A horror...
  • Blotter: Fire deliberately set in Lake Forest restroom

    Blotter: Fire deliberately set in Lake Forest restroom
    The following items were taken from Lake Forest police records. A 31-year-old Lake Forest man was arrested at 9:49 p.m. Oct. 13 on Route 41 at Westleigh Road. He was served with a Cook County warrant for driving on a suspended license and transported to...
  • Fiji has tropical charms for nearly any traveler's budget

    When people picture crystal-blue waters, talcum-like beaches, over-the-water huts, bluebird-colored skies and days spent in lounging in hammocks or snorkeling, they typically think of Bora Bora in French Polynesia. What many don't know is that Fiji is...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Meet beneficial flower flies that like asters; and bad black swallow-wort that threatens monarchs

    Kathy Van Mullekom: Meet beneficial flower flies that like asters; and bad black swallow-wort that threatens monarchs
    My pollinator garden filled with fall-flowering goldenrods, black-eyed Susan and asters hums with late-season insects. That's the way it's supposed to work, according to Helen Hamilton. She's author of "Wildflowers and Grasses of Virginia's Coastal...
  • A Lehigh Valley future with more farms, buses and downtown homes

    A Lehigh Valley future with more farms, buses and downtown homes
    The sun hasn't poked over the horizon yet, but Allentown's Kareem Bechea is already on his daily five-block walk to catch a LANTA bus that will take him to his job at WindKits, a Fogelsville windmill parts manufacturer. The 5:37 a.m. bus will rumble...
  • Museum of Science and Industry opens holiday exhibit Nov. 13

     Museum of Science and Industry opens holiday exhibit Nov. 13
    People around the world celebrate the upcoming holiday season in myriad ways. The Museum of Science and Industry salutes that diversity with its colorful dual celebration, "Christmas Around the World" and "Holidays of Light." The festivities open with a...
  • Corn Shocks- Then and Now

     
    Today was a beautiful, cool fall day with a clear blue sky and a gusty wind blowing leaves about. As I drove home across the Lehigh Valley I noticed an abundance of plump, tan corn shocks placed as decorations in......
  • Radiation therapists: Bonding with patients helps make treatment less stressful

    By Erinn Hutkin Kyle Garafolo, a radiation therapist at the CDH Proton Center in west suburban Warrenville, decided to enter the profession after a family member was diagnosed with cancer and underwent a long, rigorous course of treatment. "I knew I...