| Dec 29, 2014
| 12:53 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Lawmakers might lay out future water and land preservation efforts in a five-year plan updated annually, similar to how transportation projects are prioritized.
The proposal will go before lawmakers during committee weeks leading up to the...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 5:05 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal this week to significantly boost the amount of energy California derives from renewable sources could reinvigorate the state's utility-scale solar and wind industries, as well as launch another land rush in the Mojave Desert....
| 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...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Leslie Martin's boutique is among the few businesses on Superior's Main Street not boarded up, making it one of the last places where locals can still gather to talk.
And she plans to keep it that way by asking visitors to leave whenever they bring up...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 3:24 PM
Big snowfalls bring out the best in us.
As the flakes fall and the wind whips mounds into drifts, we rally.
Those of us who can, shovel off our own sidewalks and maybe go a house or two up and down the street.
Snowblower heroes carve pathways down...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:05 PM
MANCHESTER — Complaining that a proposed cellphone tower would devalue their property, residents of the town's northeastern corner filled the Lincoln Center hearing room Tuesday night.
The hearing before the Connecticut Siting Council centered on a...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 7:51 AM
As a central tenet of Delray Beach's Comprehensive Plan, is "Village by the Sea" still a relevant, aspirational goal or merely honorific — a tipping of the hat to past generations for what they gave us. It's all of that and more. Yet our town now...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 1:45 PM
The state is giving nearly $260,000 to help purchase a conservation easement on 1,260 acres of private farmland around historic Bacon's Castle in Surry County and remove it permanently from residential and commercial development.
The grant is part of...