| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:36 AM
Four weeks into the school year, East Penn Superintendent Michael Schilder says that while problems still exist with the district's new transportation provider, Student Transportation of America Inc., a turnaround in performance may be underway.
| Sep 20, 2014
Tom Starrs grew up in Baltimore County, but even into his early 20s, he routinely passed Jones Falls without knowing it was there.
Orioles and Colts games had been staples of Starrs' youth, as were stops at the old Windy Valley General Store in...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:10 AM
The former head of New London-based Sheffield Pharmaceuticals pleaded guilty Tuesday to a criminal charge of knowingly allowing the dumping of chemical pollutants into a public sewage system that discharged into the Thames River for more than seven years....
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Last fall, 29-year-old Fang Da, an entrepreneur and cycling enthusiast, suddenly found himself in the midst of a coughing fit after biking near his home in Hangzhou, in eastern China.
So he went to the Internet and started learning just how serious...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 4:17 PM
PPL Electric Utilities, UGI Utilities and Bimbo Bakeries are among the companies awarded state grants Friday to help pay for cleaner burning, alternative fuel vehicles.
"These important grants allow Pennsylvania to make the most of our abundant...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:31 PM
HARTFORD — A bobcat that attacked a woman in Bozrah on Saturday has tested positive for rabies, state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials said Tuesday.
Environmental Conservation officers were able to euthanize the bobcat on...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:54 PM
EAST HAMPTON — Lake Pocotopaug was eerily quiet Tuesday morning after the lake's beaches were closed because of a late-summer bloom of harmful blue-green algae.
Despite the sweltering heat, no one was in the water and no boats could be seen on...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Sustainable food habits--practices that support a more environmentally and socially responsible food system--are a growing interest in our efforts to protect the environment and our communities from the potentially damaging...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Drink up, Mount Dora.
The water is safe to drink again, a city spokeswoman said today.
The city lifted its precautionary boil alert about 3 p.m. after 3,000 customers were affected for nearly three days.
City leaders issued the advisory Sunday after...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Citing a report that even its author says is based on incomplete information, the Bureau of Land Management wants to resume issuing oil and gas drilling leases on federal land in California. So in the absence of clarity, BLM officials plan to gamble with ...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 3:39 PM
An oceanic mystery has emerged in the burial of coral reefs off the coast of southern Broward County.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection accuses the county of allowing reefs to become smothered with sand during a project nine years ago...