| Feb 20, 2015
| 1:56 PM
The developers of Lake Forest's newest downtown residential project at Laurel and Western avenues have offered early drawings that show more access and the preservation of key trees in the area.
The drawings, which are preliminary, are intended to...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 5:00 AM
California's senate leader is demanding that state regulators immediately close and begin cleaning up an embattled Vernon battery recycling plant that has spewed lead and arsenic into surrounding neighborhoods over decades of operation.
In a letter sent...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:30 PM
At Ellicott Dredge Enterprises LLC, a more than century-old manufacturer in Southwest Baltimore, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew stepped aboard a "Dragon" dredge bound for Indonesia, saw how dredging impellers are made and watched welders at work...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 11:35 AM
The hottest movie in China this weekend wasn’t “Fifty Shades of Grey” or Jackie Chan’s latest, “Dragon Blade.” Instead, a pointed and emotional environmental online documentary has swept the country by storm, putting...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 5:44 PM
HARTFORD — Caulk used in the construction of Clark Elementary School is laden with PCBs and may be a reason why the school's air is tainted with the hazardous chemical, the district's consultants said in a report Friday.
Samples taken from the...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 4:00 PM
During its first meeting of 2015, the Niles Stormwater Commission looked at the flood relief projects that are still in planning stages as well as the progress of the projects that have already been approved.
During the Jan. 20 meeting, Heys and...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 12:48 PM
On Feb. 6, a steady stream of people dropped off unwanted medications and sharps, batteries, and mercury-containing devices to Glenview Village Hall.
The patriotic also brought American flags in for retirement.
During the week, bins also are available...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 1:49 PM
HARTFORD — A new southeastern Connecticut lawmaker says communities like Waterford should receive better notification when the state decides it wants to build a new park.
Republican Sen. Paul Formica of East Lyme has proposed legislation...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:31 AM
The discovery in a Center Valley home last fall of the highest radon reading ever in Pennsylvania has its roots in a mystery that started in Berks County almost 30 years ago.
For Brian Redmond, professor of geology and chemistry in Wilkes University's...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 3:34 PM
Columbia-based specialty chemicals giant W.R. Grace & Co. announced Thursday that it would split into two independent companies, one focused on construction products and one focused on other materials and chemicals.
Grace officials said the split, in...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 4:27 PM
The state of Connecticut didn't bid in an auction for a former Boy Scout camp in Bozrah, a state official confirmed Thursday, but it still supports preserving the nearly 340-acre, prime slice of wilderness.
Graham Stevens, office director of land...