| Apr 24, 2012
| 3:27 PM
An array of solar panels, spreading across nearly five acres at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant in Essex, could deliver significant energy savings and will pay for itself within a decade, officials said Tuesday.
The 4,200 American-made panels,...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:29 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- A jury convicted the former superintendent of the Beverly Hills Unified School District Monday of two felony counts of misappropriation of public funds.
Jeffery Hubbard, 54, now the superintendent of the Newport Mesa Unified...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:42 AM
A troubled Cook County program put faulty camera equipment in police cars, wasting perhaps millions of federal dollars, the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general said in an audit released this morning.
Sen. Mark Kirk and U.S. Rep. Michael...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 8:27 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS -- Harbor Springs Board of Education discussed everything from football coaches and locker rooms to food service budgets and the general fund operating budget during its Monday evening meeting.
The agenda at Harbor Springs Public Schools'...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Union workers at Johnson Controls in York County are poised to go on strike. Members of UAW Local 1872 earlier this month voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike when the current contract expires at midnight on Friday.
Union leadership cited several...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 7:29 PM
A frequent critic of Baltimore's contract bidding process filed a lawsuit Wednesday contending that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and other members of the Board of Estimates have acted "discriminatorily and outright corruptly" by awarding contracts to...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The Aberdeen Public Board of Education will meet in regular session beginning at 6 p.m. Monday at Hub Area Technical School, 640 Ninth Ave. S.W. Agenda items include:
Grant: 3M Ingenuity grant/Simmons Elementary, Camille Kaul.
Technical: Hub City...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The Aberdeen Public Board of Education has saved more than $500,000 in energy costs over the past 10 years, thanks to facility improvements made in elementary schools throughout Aberdeen, a Johnson Controls engineer said during the board meeting on...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:29 AM
For the first time, all floats in this year's Kinderparade will be towed either by hybrid or electric vehicles to reduce the event's emission and fuel consumption.
The Kinderparade will be held on Thursday, May 10 at 2:00 p.m. More than 7,000 are...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Civil War soldier and schoolteacher Thaddeus Taylor instantly fell in love with a young woman at a Waynesboro-area harvest ball, then disappeared hours later and left her pining for him for eternity.
Or so legend says.
The tale of Taylor and lost love...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:25 AM
I have to sleep sometime, and when I do I miss something. The auto industry is always throwing curve balls at me, and I spend a lot of time keeping them all in the air as I try to be a one-stop car reporter. First, let's talk about the Presidential...