| Jul 25, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Trash talks between Laguna Beach and Waste Management of Orange County resulted in a contract that guarantees better and less expensive disposal of trash and waste.
The City Council approved at the July 16 meeting a $43 million contract geared toward...
| Jul 16, 2013
Pennsylvania Game Commission executive director Carl G. Roe announced last week that he will retire from the state agency responsible for the Commonwealth's wildlife on Jan. 17, 2014.
Roe, a retired U.S. Army colonel with 30 years of military experience,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:22 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
Two men in their 20s stole an Apple iPhone 5 with a red case worth $600 by force from the hand of an Oak Park woman on the 500 block of North Austin Boulevard at 4:15 p.m. July 4 and fled...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 2:17 PM
The Rotary Club of Long Meadows announced that Sharon Ruppenthal entered into the ranks of those who have donated enough to the Rotary International Fund to earn a Paul Harris Fellowship. In her acceptance speech, Ruppenthal made a reference to the...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:24 PM
A Hollywood man used his Miami-Dade County government job to obtain more than $13,000 worth of bribes – including a new stove, refrigerator and air conditioning system for his home, federal authorities said.
George Brown, 50, was released on...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:08 PM
The Orland Park Village Board approved a new 10-year waste removal contract Monday, doubling the number of recycling pickups from two to four times a month.
Houston-based Waste Management will continue providing its take-all collection program, which...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Responding to inquiries from residents, the Palatine Village Council has approved rules for composting.
The ordinance passed last week sets sizes of compost bins and how many a homeowner can have. It specifies what can be composted — mostly yard...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:09 AM
Northbrook negotiates trash collection contract that will save residents each month.
Northbrook officials have negotiated a five-year contract with a local trash service that they say might save residents roughly $400,000 annually.
| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Firefighters early Saturday finished removing the smoldering remains of a 500-ton trash fire at a refuse transfer station Friday night in El Cajon, east of San Diego. Firefighters equipped with masks and breathing apparatus used skip-loaders to scoop up...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Washington Township, Pa., officials are refocusing on residents’ needs as they endeavor to keep the municipal refuse transfer station and recycling center off Pa. 16 profitable.
Unlike some facilities, Washington Township’s is unable to do...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 6:49 PM
The words are in all caps on a bright yellow lid attached to the top of a large green barrel: RECYCLING ONLY.
Waynesboro Borough Manager Lloyd Hamberger told the borough council Wednesday night that the rollout of the aforementioned single-stream...