| Sep 10, 2013
As Lake Zurich officials continue to evaluate their response to the June 26 flooding that left many residents' basements filled with water, the village board recently decided to waive permit fees for residents affected by future disasters.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:59 AM
Traveling up a long, gently winding driveway past mountain laurel and rock outcroppings shaded by tall evergreens, visitors begin to feel they are a world away as they approach Joanne and Clay Bassett's deceptively large Cape on Pilfershire Lane in West...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:18 AM
F/T, benefits, $23.07/hr. For full details visit www.caljobs.ca.gov, Job Order No. 13934487.
| Jun 9, 2013
| 4:24 PM
A funny thing happened at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Friday. The Lone Bellow While singer Marc Cohn was headlining the main stage in the center’s Musikfest Café, Brooklyn indie Americana rockers The Lone Bellow were playing to.....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:53 AM
As famed nurse Florence Nightingale once said, “the connection between health and dwelling is one of the most important that exists.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state that many of the health improvements achieved in the...
| May 5, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Believing in his employees to the very end, Lynn Bowers used to encourage them, saying their small Hagerstown company could compete like “a Davy in an industry of Goliaths.”
But last year, after struggling through the worst economy many of...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:51 AM
Scheduled meetings this week of the Washington County Commissioners, Washington County Board of Education, and Hagerstown Mayor and Council:
WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
County Administration Building
100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown
| Apr 20, 2013
Q: My wife's 2004 Nissan Maxima has a sound coming from near the firewall or under the dash that sounds like water flowing back and forth when making sharp or fast turns. I've drained and pressure treated the radiator, checked the A/C drain and ran the...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Forget wondering who's the fairest; when it comes to choosing home improvements that make your home look good - from the curb and to potential buyers - it may make more sense to ask "Who's the greenest of them all." Sustainable home improvements not...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 12:57 PM
We've all been there - wondering how to eke more efficiency out of our homes. We've switched the bulbs and tinkered with the setting on the hot water heater. We've beefed up the insulation and tangled with spouses over the thermostat.
Janet Milkman and...
| Apr 14, 2013
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — When I told friends I was planning a trip to Birmingham, the reaction was universal.
"Alabama?" one asked. "On purpose?"
I shared their skepticism, viewing the travel literature with the jaundiced eye of a longtime Angeleno...