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  • State money for local park projects remains in limbo, awaits Rauner review

    State money for local park projects remains in limbo, awaits Rauner review
    On Jan. 3, in the twilight of his term, then-Gov. Pat Quinn announced that $26 million in state grants would be awarded to 75 local park projects across the state. The grants included $400,000 to renovate a Lake County aquatic facility, another $400,000...
  • Trucks Clash With History In South Windsor

    Trucks Clash With History In South Windsor
    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. It's...
  • Wildlife Conservation Plan Is Topic Of Canton Land Trust Meeting

    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...
  • Urban sprawl creates dying breed: My Word

    Urban sprawl creates dying breed: My Word
    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...
  • VA details plan to eliminate veterans' homelessness

    VA details plan to eliminate veterans' homelessness
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs detailed its plan Friday to end veterans' homelessness in Los Angeles by 2016, pledging to open its West Los Angeles campus to permanent and temporary housing, and to place returning service members and their...
  • Illinois hunters, outdoorsmen hope for ally in Rauner

    Illinois hunters, outdoorsmen hope for ally in Rauner
    Illinois hunters and outdoors enthusiasts see Gov. Bruce Rauner as a potential new ally in Springfield as they eye legislation this session that includes measures to ban the use of drones to track wildlife, allow silencers at gun ranges, expand coyote...
  • Hold onto the silverware — lawmakers are gathering in Tallahassee

    Hold onto the silverware —  lawmakers are gathering in Tallahassee
    Legally, Florida lawmakers must accomplish just one task during the annual two-month legislative session, which begins Tuesday in Tallahassee. They must pass a state budget. But given the pent-up issues facing Florida after last year's do-little,...
  • Cross Street Partners part of team to take on Hoen Lithograph building

    Cross Street Partners part of team to take on Hoen Lithograph building
    The real estate firm founded by developer C. William "Bill" Struever said Tuesday it is part of a joint venture planning to turn a former print factory in East Baltimore into housing for nurses, office space and café. Struever's Cross Street Partners and...
  • Railroad crossing, wage gap and bears: Letters

    Railroad crossing, wage gap and bears: Letters
    Securing RR crossings A commuter train crashes into an SUV in New York — another tragic railroad-crossing accident with fatalities. We must prevent vehicles from entering the crossing after it has been activated. The crashes will continue...
  • State Won't Bid On Boy Scout Camp Tadma In Bozrah

    State Won't Bid On Boy Scout Camp Tadma In Bozrah
    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...
  • Cabinet approves purchase of land for conservation

    Cabinet approves purchase of land for conservation
    A pair of land purchases approved Tuesday by Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet were hailed by conservationists as a sign that a pulse is returning to the Florida Forever conservation program. The Cabinet unanimously agreed to spend $3.15 million to...