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State Parks

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  • Home and garden events in Hampton Roads

    Household Chemical Recycling Event. 8 a.m. Saturday. Public Works Operations Complex, 419 N. Armistead Ave. Drop off unwanted computers, electronics (televisions are not accepted) and chemicals such as paint, solvents, glue and insecticides for recycling....
  • Kitty Conley's Scratching Post

    Happy Birthday on May 7 to Jim Hultz CALENDAR May 9: Jim Cornelison will sing the national anthem for the opening of Crown Point Fire Rescue's inaugural Public Safety Charity Softball Tournament. Northwest Indiana firefighters, police officers and...
  • The wild horses of Assateague make unforgettable family vacations

    The wild horses of Assateague make unforgettable family vacations
    At sundown in Assateague State Park, the eight campers in our party sipped refreshments as a chestnut pony barged through the bushes, then sauntered past our campfire toward the tent enshrining our picnic table. The mare tore through the mesh wall with...
  • State's Decision To Build Park A Blow To Developmentally Disabled

    State's Decision To Build Park A Blow To Developmentally Disabled
    WATERFORD — When the state last fall scuttled a deal to sell the former Seaside property in Waterford for private housing, the losers in the transaction went beyond the developer, who is now considering a lawsuit, and the tax coffers of Waterford....
  • Malloy Touts Tourism, Avoids Details On State Spending Cuts

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The state's marketing efforts have boosted tourism, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Tuesday. But he avoided details on how budget negotiations may ultimately affect how much the state will spend to promote it. Speaking Tuesday...
  • Community news for Colchester edition

    Democratic candidates sought COLCHESTER - The Colchester Democratic Town Committee is seeking candidates who are registered Democrats to fill positions on the Democratic ticket for the November 3 election. Interested candidates should contact Michelle...
  • Lake County celebrates spring by counting birds

    Lake County celebrates spring by counting birds
    Even with predictions of rain and the prospect of ankle-high mud from a drenching storm the previous day, Gretchen Groh, a Beach Park Middle School teacher, her mom Fay Groh of Lake Bluff, Marj Lundy of Lincolnshire, and Adrianna Greisman of Mundelein got...
  • Kettletown State Park Offers Views, And A History Lesson

    Kettletown State Park Offers Views, And A History Lesson
    I imagined a man covered in ash and soot from head to foot, moving back and forth along the ridge overlooking the Housatonic River. He was tending a pyramid-shaped pile of logs, covered in soil, that smoldered in the early light of a spring morning....
  • Guest opinion: Stop the Pavilion Partners project now

    In late March, it was brought to our attention that the project to renovate the Pavilion at Indiana Dunes State Park would include the construction and private leasing to Pavilion Partners of a neighboring conference/banquet center of roughly 30,000...
  • Register now for free women's fishing clinic

    Register now for free women's fishing clinic
    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has a free Women’s Fishing Clinic from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 16 at John D.¬†MacArthur Beach State Park, 10900 Jack Nicklaus Dr., North Palm Beach. ¬† Participants will learn the basics of...
  • Hold the booze: State drops plans to allow beer, wine at Wekiwa park

    Hold the booze: State drops plans to allow beer, wine at Wekiwa park
    It turns out that visitors to Wekiwa Springs State Park will not be able to order a cup of beer or wine with a meal after all. Officials with the state's Department of Environmental Protection said Friday they have dropped plans to allow the purchase of...