| May 31, 2013
| 2:28 PM
State officials have decided to forge ahead with a controversial offer to buy out about 10 homeowners on Smith Island as part of a plan for helping Somerset County recover from superstorm Sandy.
The Department of Housing and Community Development...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:57 PM
What do Leon Panetta, Marc Morial and Corinthian Colleges have in common? Good question.
Panetta and Morial are among our most distinguished public servants. Panetta earlier this year concluded a stint as secretary of Defense, one of a string of high-...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:57 PM
The Wildlife Loop that casually winds through the southern expanse of Custer State Park received some modern traffic technology last summer, to go with the deer and bison and burros and antelope that visitors take the road to see.
During the period of...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:05 AM
North Central Region - Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) has announced the projects that have been recommended for funding for the 2013 Farmer Rancher and the 2103 Youth Educator competitive grant programs. More than 50 projects...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:54 PM
The Somerset County commissioners signed a contract Tuesday to receive $741,261 in community development funds for 2012 projects.
The process was delayed by five months mainly because of fiscal uncertainty at the federal level, according to Somerset...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 5:14 PM
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will grant Baltimore County disaster aid to help pay for damage from Superstorm Sandy, officials announced Thursday.
Under the grant program, the federal government will reimburse the county for expenses,...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:28 PM
PIERRE — The state Board of Economic Development adopted a major change Monday regarding refunds of sales, use and construction-excise taxes for big business projects.
The refund applications that business developers file will remain...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:43 PM
Several legislators and education lobbyists made clear Tuesday they don’t think Teach For America should have received $250,000 from the Legislature for the coming school year.
James Curran, the national nonprofit organization’s executive...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:51 PM
The Newport-Mesa Unified School District on Tuesday night accepted the first installment in a grant program from the city of Costa Mesa that could add up to half a million dollars over five years.
The city approved a $100,000 grant in February that will...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:16 PM
A proposed buyout of Smith Island homeowners to help them escape future damage from tropical storms and rising waters has been dropped amid vocal resistance from residents of the low-lying community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay.
| May 8, 2013
| 5:36 AM
BOYNE CITY -- A recent letter from the Michigan Department of Transportation to local governments asks them to spend up all unused federal transportation money by the end of this fiscal year or risk losing it, rather than saving a portion for future years...