| Mar 11, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The California desert may be a green energy developer's dream, but county officials have serious concerns about a plan to manage renewable energy projects on 22 million acres of the state's sunniest public and private lands.
In an effort to maintain...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 4:57 AM
BOZRAH — The furniture store turned worship space suits Revelation Church now, but it isn't the church's future.
This summer, the church — and its congregation of 500 — will move three miles down the road to sprawling grounds of Camp...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 2:30 AM
The memory of the February 2011 blizzard -- a monster dubbed "Snowpocalypse" that came complete with "thunder" snow -- remains fresh in meteorologist Mark Ratzer's mind.
A senior weather forecaster at the National Weather Service's Chicago/Romeoville...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 6:51 AM
As Americans, we like to believe the rule of law in our country is respected and fairly applied, and that only those who commit crimes of fraud or violence are punished and imprisoned. But the reality is often different. It is surprisingly easy for...
| 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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:52 PM
The Daily Press has a limited number of free tickets available for readers to attend the Coastal Virginia Home & Garden show this weekend. The tickets are available beginning Thursday, Feb. 5 at 8 a.m.
Tickets must be picked up in person at the Daily...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 8:07 AM
Nine hikers braved the bitter cold on Saturday, Jan. 31, as members of the Manchester Land Conservation Trust (MLCT) led a free hike along the Cheney Rail Trail in Manchester. The hike began at the railroad tracks on the north side of Farr's Sporting...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 7:51 PM
— Federal pipeline inspectors would see a 20 percent boost in the money available for overseeing those aging networks under the budget proposal released Monday by the White House.
That $4 trillion funding plan would provide another $30 million...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 9:30 AM
I've often remarked over the years that one of the nicest residential parcels in metro Hartford sits on Main Street in South Windsor, a sheep farm with meadows ambling down to the Connecticut River and a red brick Federalist house amid old barns.
| Mar 2, 2015
| 1:03 PM
CANTON — The state is looking for help from the public with its revised plan for wildlife conservation. An official working on the project will make a pitch for the conservation plan to the local land trust later this month.
The plan was first...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 9:00 PM
The last Mohicans. That's what citizens feel like when faced with the destruction of rural lands that continue to be gobbled up and replaced with urban sprawl. I am speaking primarily about the east side of the county, but the analogy is true for all of...