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  • Texas militia leader's video on border patrols draws fire

    The leader of an armed militia mobilizing to deploy along the Southwest border has drawn criticism for a YouTube video in which he appears to advise members to confront and intimidate those caught crossing the border illegally. "You see an illegal....
  • Md. offshore wind auction set

    Md. offshore wind auction set
    Continuing the Obama administration's effort to launch a U.S. offshore wind energy industry, federal officials announced Wednesday that they will auction off the rights next month to build huge turbines off Maryland's coast. The U.S. Bureau of Ocean...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Talcott Ravine History & Geology Walk Planned

    The public is invited to a free walk on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. beginning in the historic Talcottville section of Vernon. Meet in the parking lot at the Talcottville Congregational Church, 10 Elm Hill Road, Vernon, for a three-mile hike to see...
  • Florida colleges promote online service to boost voting

    More than a million Florida college students are being encouraged to join the ranks of voters this fall using an Internet service called TurboVote, a "one-stop shop" for registration and information on how and where to cast ballots. Thirty-nine colleges...
  • READER SUBMITTED: New Page For Walk Book

    The Becker Conservation Area map has been added to the Conserving Tolland Walk Book available for sale at the First Niagara Bank on Route 195. The map for the newly opened Becker property is also available as a single page which can be added to existing...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Housatonic Valley Association Earns National Recognition

    The Housatonic Valley Association (HVA) is one of just a handful of watershed organizations across the country that has achieved land trust accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance....
  • The BLM's bogus fracking report

    To the editor: The recent decision by the Bureau of Land Management to resume oil and gas leasing in California defies reason. ("Fracking report clears way for California oil, gas leasing to resume," Aug. 28) Its report finds no groundwater...
  • Batavia industrial park discussion canceled

    Batavia industrial park discussion canceled
    With no new plans or information to discuss, Batavia officials backed off a discussion this week on a proposed industrial park along Kirk Road. At a Joint Committee of the Whole meeting last week, aldermen canceled discussion of a recommendation to...
  • National Parks May Boost Filming Fees

    When filmmakers shot Fox Searchlight's upcoming "Wild" at Crater Lake National Park in Oregon, officials could not have been more helpful, says the movie's location manager, Nancy Haecker. What a contrast from the stereotype of government bureaucracy --...
  • Naperville OKs NCC science center

     Naperville OKs NCC science center
    North Central College got the green light to build its new science center in Naperville's Historic District despite concerns from some neighbors about its size. The three-story facility will be constructed at Loomis Street and Van Buren Avenue after six...
  • Lido House Hotel project wins Planning Commission approvals

    Lido House Hotel project wins Planning Commission approvals
    The site of Newport Beach's former City Hall, where a council gavel was last pounded in November 2012, is one step closer to becoming a 130-room hotel. Likened by designers to "the quintessential beach house," plans for the Lido House Hotel received...