| Dec 17, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Opponents of the city's plans to name the Fulton Market meatpacking area a historic district took their fight to City Hall on Wednesday, where they demanded Mayor Rahm Emanuel abandon the "forced landmarking" of their properties.
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:05 AM
Ah, Groton. The hiking opportunities aren't exactly numerous. There's Bluff Point State Park, Haley Farm State Park and the Gold Star Bridge to get you to other hiking spots in other towns. Just passing through, Submarine Capital of the World.
| Dec 4, 2014
| 1:26 PM
On the opening day of law school at Yale, I always counsel my first-year students never to support a law they are not willing to kill to enforce. Usually they greet this advice with something between skepticism and puzzlement, until I remind them that the...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 5:03 PM
HARTFORD — Developer Larry Dooley's office in the renovated South Armory comes with a sweeping view of downtown towers, the state Capitol in the distance and, just west of I-91, a closeup of the cobalt blue Colt dome.
That city landmark, shaped...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:09 PM
A massive military policy bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives last week, now awaiting approval by the Senate, contains something you might not expect: dozens of public-land measures that would redefine the use of hundreds of thousands of...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 9:04 PM
With towering white wind turbines turning slowly in the background, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday unveiled a plan to manage both conservation and renewable energy production on more than 22 million acres in California — nearly one-...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The benefits of trees from their grace and beauty to their gifts of cool, clean air and stress relief are well-known and documented in study after study. Yet as the city grows, it is struggling to hold onto its trees, especially in poorer areas.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:34 PM
A developer's plan to build 62 homes is in limbo after town leaders rejected the concept this week.
Under current zoning, the Virginia Plantation project would only be allowed to build 25 homes, or one for each acre.
But the developer, Kennedy Homes,...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet on Tuesday quickly approved a proposal to sell 6.4 acres of vacant land in Plantation as part of an effort to bolster state funding for future land conservation.
The sale of the land, owned by the state...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:38 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott stood on a stage and pledged to bring Floridians together after squeaking out another 1.1 percent victory over an outmatched Democratic opponent.
But in reality, Floridians voted for business as usual in the State Capitol....
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:38 PM
A few months ago, Osceola County made a remarkably bad decision – something with the potential to foul the Everglades ecosystem and waste gobs of taxpayer dollars.
But this week, the county did something even more remarkable … it fixed...