| 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 12, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Waste Management may be the Delray's trash hauler for a few more months.
And residents will likely be paying more for the company's collection service.
On Tuesday, commissioners are scheduled to extend the service agreement the city has with Waste...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Hiring one outside firm to prepare the invitations for vendors bidding for a garbage pick-up contract with Delray may not be enough oversight to satisfy city officials.
Delray City Attorney Noel Pfeffer wants commissioners to hire a solid waste expert...
| 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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Two of Connecticut's trash-to-energy plants are being sold to a private-equity firm that specializes in energy investments.
Waste Management Inc. announced Tuesday it would sell its Wheelabrator business for $1.94 billion to Energy Capital Partners....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:43 PM
I was pleased to see Bryna Zumer's article in last week's Aegis about the growing popularity of solar electric power.
I was disappointed Harford County Public Schools did not get mentioned, as we were one of the first to install photo-voltaic...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Something nasty dropped into someone's recycling bin likely sickened five people Monday at Greenstar Recycling in Northampton and triggered a massive emergency response.
Shortly after 11 a.m., dozens of ambulances and fire vehicles and officials with...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Two of the country's biggest retailers and fiercest rivals are working together to push for more sustainable beauty and personal care products.
Target Corp. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., along with Forum for the Future, a sustainable development...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Salisbury residents may not only see a reduction in their annual solid waste and recycling bill, but perhaps even a new hauler.
The township has had a contract with Waste Management to provide both services, but it expired June 30. Since then, the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:11 PM
The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports:
A man 30 to 35 years old and wearing a fishermen's white floppy hat robbed the Circle K Shell, 401 Madison St., at gunpoint of $175 at 9:45 p.m. Aug. 26. The man fled east on Madison.