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  • Nurses and Ebola, development, and green energy: Letters

    Nurses and Ebola, development, and green energy: Letters
    As a nurse, I understand the confusion and concern about those who are possibly infected with Ebola. However, instead of getting a lawyer and complaining about how her rights have been violated, Kaci Hickox, the Maine nurse in the quarantine standoff,...
  • Canton Land Trust Receives Grant For Open Space Purchase

    Canton Land Trust Receives Grant For Open Space Purchase
    CANTON — The Canton Land Conservation Trust has received a $17,500 grant from the state that will help it buy 12.5 vacant acres that are adjacdent to a large parcel of open space it already owns on Ratlum Mountain. That grant was announced by Gov....
  • 'Rabid bat on Ilchester Road' [History Matters]

    October 1965 Rabid bat on Ilchester Road "The discovery this week of a rabid bat in the Ilchester Road area has led County Health authorities to issue a warning to residents not to handle nocturnal creatures. Positive identification of the bat as...
  • State Awards Manchester Land Trust $600,000 To Preserve Botti Farm

    State Awards Manchester Land Trust $600,000 To Preserve Botti Farm
    MANCHESTER — The state has awarded a local land conservation trust almost $600,000 to preserve a former 62-acre farm. The open space grant of $594,750 will cover 65 percent of the contracted purchase price for the property, known as the Botti Farm....
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science researches restoring forested wetlands in New Kent

    Virginia Institute of Marine Science researches restoring forested wetlands in New Kent
    A trio of citizen scientists armed with measuring tools moved from one tree to the next to the next — from black willow to sycamore to white oak. First, they made sure the specimen was still living. Then they noted its species, spread measuring...
  • Tamarac set for rewrite of its land development code

    Tamarac has inked a contract with a private firm to rewrite its land development regulations and update its existing Comprehensive Plan, 40 years after the last comprehensive rewrite in 1975. At a recent City Commission meeting, city officials...
  • For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat

    For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat
    The governor's race has top billing, but pay attention to the legislative contests as well. The Legislature, even more than the governor, has the power to shape the future of Florida. Much of that power will remain with incumbents, who are hard to beat....
  • Editorial: Vote yes on Amendment 1 to save land, water

    Editorial: Vote yes on Amendment 1 to save land, water
    Florida voters are facing a number of tough choices on this year's general election ballot. Amendment 1 is not among them. Supporting the Water and Land Conservation Amendment is an easy choice. It's the right call for Florida's future. Amendment 1...
  • Voters face big decisions on 3 amendments

    Voters face big decisions on 3 amendments
    Florida voters have three far-reaching constitutional amendments to consider on the Nov. 4 ballot this year. One would earmark billions of dollars for land and water conservation. Another would decide which governor would appoint replacements for...
  • Early voting starts Monday

    Early voting starts Monday
    Early voting for the midterm elections starts Monday in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Registered voters can cast their ballots at any of the early voting locations in their respective counties through Nov. 2. Voters will be choosing Florida's...
  • Vote YES on Amendment 1 to support land and water conservation

    Vote YES on Amendment 1 to support land and water conservation
    Floridavoters are facing a number of tough choices on this year's general election ballot. Amendment 1 is not among them. Supporting the Water and Land Conservation Amendment is an easy choice. It's the right call for Florida's future. Amendment 1...