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  • St. Charles Park District seeks tax increase to build recreation center

    St. Charles Park District seeks tax increase to build recreation center
    St. Charles voters will be asked on the April 7 ballot whether the park district can borrow $28 million for projects including an 81,800-square-foot recreation center and two synthetic turf fields. Park district officials said if the referendum passes,...
  • 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...
  • Newsmaker Q&A: Josh Parrish, Nature Conservancy director of land conservation

    The Nature Conservancy recently helped broker a deal in which the Walt Disney Co. will obtain carbon credits from the Bethlehem Authority, which owns sensitive woodlands surrounding the city's water supply in the Poconos. The deal provides the authority...
  • Hampton's urban farmers receiving tax breaks

    Hampton's urban farmers receiving tax breaks
    HAMPTON — On a sunny June morning, the cattle at Willow Oak Farm nearly broke into a gallop as breakfast arrived on a flatbed wagon. Roughly two dozen cows nosed for position around Thomas "Tommy" Thompson as he spread bales of hay from the...
  • Federal agency, local lawman dispute actions in Cliven Bundy case

    Federal agency, local lawman dispute actions in Cliven Bundy case
    The tense face-off over a Nevada rancher’s right to graze his cattle on federal land has spilled over into a public squabble after the Bureau of Land Management and Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie issued conflicting statements over their lack of...
  • BLM rejects application for Silurian Valley energy project

    BLM rejects application for Silurian Valley energy project
    The Bureau of Land Management on Thursday denied a Spanish company's application to build a controversial renewable energy facility in the Mojave Desert's remote Silurian Valley, deciding the sprawling project “would not be in the public interest.&...
  • Amendment aims cash at conservation efforts

    Amendment aims cash at conservation efforts
    TALLAHASSEE — For Florida environmentalists, the fate of the Wekiva-Ocala Greenway is emblematic of why they are taking the fight over preserving green spaces to the voters this fall. Amendment 1 on the November ballot sounds like a godsend for...
  • Florida's environmental Amendment 1 is popular — for good reason

    Florida's environmental Amendment 1 is popular — for good reason
    In this state, we don't agree on much. It's Gators vs. Noles. Republicans vs. Democrats. Guys who think it's OK to wear tank tops in restaurants vs. those of us who prefer our meals without a side order of hairy armpits. Still, we Floridians unite...
  • Conservation amendment, armor, and ISIS: Letters

    Conservation amendment In reference to Cathy C. Brown's My Word column, "X-way must protect scrub-jay habitat," in Thursday's Sentinel: The loss of Florida scrub-jay habitat and its replacement with rooftops and roads is also a threat to our drinking...
  • Will Radcliff dies at 74; entrepreneur who produced Slush Puppie frozen drinks

    Will Radcliff dies at 74; entrepreneur who produced Slush Puppie frozen drinks
    Will Radcliff, 74, who built a multimillion-dollar global business from flavored, icy Slush Puppie drinks, died Thursday in Cincinnati of complications from a recent fall, his family said. Radcliff was a natural salesman who once peddled vacuum cleaners...
  • Rotary Club Donation Helps Restoration Of Canton Grange Hall

    Rotary Club Donation Helps Restoration Of Canton Grange Hall
    CANTON — The town's effort to fix up the old Cherry Brook Grange hall with donations and in-kind-services has received a boost from the Rotary Club of Avon-Canton, which is giving $5,000 for the project. The club announced the donation on Tuesday...