| Dec 22, 2014
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.
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:42 PM
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....
| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:00 AM
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.
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:06 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:26 PM
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,...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:22 PM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:53 AM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:29 AM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:10 AM
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.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:44 AM
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...