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  • Year in review York and Poquoson: Oysters and taxes

    York County's efforts to skirt state legislation that took away local governments' ability to restrict commercial oyster farms, the county's 80,000-ideal population capacity and Poquoson's 10-cent tax hike drew readers' attention this year. After the...
  • Report: A healthy Chesapeake Bay is worth $50 billion a year to Virginia

    Report:  A healthy Chesapeake Bay is worth $50 billion a year to Virginia
    What's a restored Chesapeake Bay worth to Virginia? Nearly $50 billion a year. That's the dollar value the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) came up with in a new report that for the first time takes a look at the economic benefits of a healthy watershed....
  • White House threatens to put brakes on alternative fuels

    White House threatens to put brakes on alternative fuels
    As biotech masterminds and venture capitalists scramble to hatch a new generation of environmentally friendly fuels that can help power the average gasoline-burning car, they are confronting an unexpected obstacle: the White House. Yielding to...
  • 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...
  • Farmland preservation celebrated on the Lebanon Town Green

    Farmland preservation celebrated on the Lebanon Town Green
    Since 1978, Connecticut's Farmland Preservation Program has permanently protected the prime and important farmland soils of 300 farms and nearly 40,000 acres to ensure the future of agriculture in our state. Members of the Farmer's Cow cooperative,...
  • Challenges for gardeners in an unforgiving season

    Challenges for gardeners in an unforgiving season
    My calendar says my summer vegetables should be harvested by now. It's time for cool season crops to go into the ground. But it feels weird gearing up for winter while we're coming off a blistering week of triple-digit heat. And it's disappointing to...
  • Levin named JFS communications director

    On Aug. 15, Monika Levin assumed the newly-created position of director of communications for Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS). "JFS is thrilled to have Monika join our team in this newly-created position," stated Danielle Hartman, JFS...
  • Agricultural Day celebrated in Woodstock

    The 14th Annual Celebrating Agriculture Day was held at the Woodstock Fair Grounds on Sept. 20. Educational exhibits, demonstrations, forestry competitions and a display of old and new farm equipment greeted visitors to the fair. "It's all about having...
  • Survey shows most American grownups would flunk fifth-grade science

    Survey shows most American grownups would flunk fifth-grade science
    What’s the most common gas in the atmosphere? If you’re like most Americans, you don’t know. (Psst: It’s nitrogen.) You also can’t name the three classifications of rocks or grasp the concept of a simple machine. You...
  • High Tech Corridor rebrands as 'The Corridor'

    High Tech Corridor rebrands as 'The Corridor'
    One of the leading advocates of Central Florida’s tech economy, the Florida High Tech Corridor, has rebranded itself as, simply, The Corridor. The Corridor helps to attract and retain tech companies from Tampa to Jacksonville, along the Interstate...
  • Oakland Park culinary district attracting investors

    Efforts to bring the city's downtown back to life may finally have found a recipe for success. The city envisions a flourishing culinary arts district where vegetables are grown and cooking taught, where markets offer the freshest produce and stores...