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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....
  • Most Indiana state parks raising entrance fees $2 next week

    Visitors to Indiana's state parks will pay $2 more per vehicle to enter most state parks under a price increase that takes effect next week. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources said Wednesday that beginning May 13 entrance fees will increase from...
  • 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...
  • Ball State students write app offering tours of state parks

    Students at Ball State University have created a free smartphone app that will let visitors create their own tours of Indiana State Parks. The new app will give visitors custom driving or walking tours of 23 state parks. It gives directions to historic...
  • 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....
  • Bison in Florida? You betcha

    Some people thing Florida is only beach, swamp and scrub forest. Just south of Gainesville, though, is a place where the buffalo actually roam. Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park has 22,000 acres of recreational options including half a dozen hiking...
  • Chill out on a 3-hour tube run on the Ichetucknee

    Chill out on a 3-hour tube run on the Ichetucknee
    If you are looking for a lazy day on an inner tube or some snorkeling in crystal-clear, aquifer-cooled springs, Florida offers a world-class cornucopia of opportunities: From the magnitude-one springs of Alexander (Ocala National Forest) and Blue...
  • 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...
  • Malloy touts tourism, avoids details on state spending cuts

    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 at the annual Connecticut...
  • 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...
  • High temperatures lead to early opening of RI beaches

    Rhode Island officials have opened three state beaches two weeks early because of the summer-like temperatures in the state. Scarborough, Roger Wheeler and Misquamicut beaches were open over the weekend. The Providence Journal reports (http://bit.ly/...