| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Two bids for Whitehall Township's garbage contract were tossed in the dustbin after paperwork errors took them out of the running.
Commissioners previously decided to divide the township's garbage collection into three categories: landfill charges,...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:02 AM
Gloucester's Fall 2014 Household Harmful Waste Collection Day will be held Saturday, Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Hayes Convenience Center, 7599 Guinea Road in Hayes.
According to the department of emergency management, the Household...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:25 AM
A Waste Management garbage truck caught on fire Tuesday in Delray Beach, firefighters said.
Delray Beach Fire Rescue responded to the a report of a Waste Management garbage truck on fire on the 700 block of West Atlantic Avenue at about 6:30 a.m....
| Oct 3, 2014
| 1:11 PM
This year, Lake County has made an effort to expand its system for recycling household items, including bringing recycling bins to unincorporated parts of the county.
WCA may be able to build on, and complement, those efforts.
On Wednesday, Lake...
| Sep 29, 2014
Karen Rozmus stood in front of a room full of municipal and county officials and experts on solid waste disposal and talked about my cantaloupe rinds.
Not my cantaloupe rinds specifically. But the food scraps of the 725 households in Oak Park...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:53 PM
When Norma Emrick, of Boca Raton, retired as a registered nurse about two years ago she knew she wanted to keep active doing some sort of volunteer work.
Emrick saw an announcement in the newspaper looking for volunteers for the Boca Raton-based Ruth...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
What makes a city work? And are there innovations that can make a city work better? We went looking for good ideas that are being tested in cities around the world, asking urban leaders who will be attending the CityLab conference in Los Angeles this week...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:02 PM
District 2: Aronson knows her community the most
Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:59 PM
The city recently purchased 15 containers to collect recyclables on Main Beach, according to a news release.
The containers, made of the same concrete material as existing receptacles downtown, have been ordered and are expected to be delivered by the...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Delray Beach residents have a sneak peek of how much they may be paying the city in taxes this year.
On Thursday, commissioners set the preliminary tax rate residents will be charged — $7.46 per $1,000 of assessed property value. The final rate...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 12:09 PM
For the past several months, Delray's finance team has been crunching numbers to come up with a budget that keeps the city running without charging residents more in taxes.
City officials say they have made changes to the proposed $103 million budget...