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  • Too Much Unkown About Community Center Impact

    I could write a book on how fiscally and environmentally offensive the ill-conceived proposal to construct a community center on Mill Pond Park is. The building will obliterate scarce open space and wetlands for eternity. The soccer fields will...
  • Gators hope to re-energize Swamp, UF fan base less interested in attending games

    Gators hope to re-energize Swamp, UF fan base less interested in attending games
    GAINESVILLE — Gainesville native Chris Thompson grew up during the heyday of the Swamp, when a Gator game was the hottest ticket in town and sellouts were a given. Those days are fewer and farther behind. Empty seats, an increasingly lifeless...
  • Ways to prevent the spread of ribbon grass

    Ways to prevent the spread of ribbon grass
    Q: A friend told me that a grass with white variegation in my garden is ribbon grass and that I should remove it since it is considered an invasive plant. The plant that I have is spreading, but not at an alarming rate yet. I like the color that it adds...
  • Speaking for the birds, Bethlehem Township residents plea for preservation of wetlands

    Speaking for the birds, Bethlehem Township residents plea for preservation of wetlands
    A proposal to build a 265-unit age-restricted housing complex off Green Pond Road in Bethlehem Township was presented to the township commissioners Monday night along with comments from the public strongly against the project, mostly because of fears of...
  • Retirement: retire in style to a CCRC

    Continuing care retirement communities, also known as CCRCs, are all-in-one facilities that offer independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care (or just independent living and skilled nursing), typically in exchange for a sizable...
  • Taking the Kids -- to New Orleans, and beyond

    Taking the Kids -- to New Orleans, and beyond
    Want a marshmallow? The 6-foot-long alligator, dubbed Otis by the locals, who's minus one foot and swimming alongside our boat certainly does. We're in the Honey Island Swamp in Slidell, Louisiana, on Louisiana’s Northshore on the Pearl River Swamp Eco...
  • Fate Of UConn West Hartford Campus Discussed

    Fate Of UConn West Hartford Campus Discussed
    WEST HARTFORD — UConn is accepting public comment on what should be done with its Asylum Avenue campus, and some town administrators and members of the public weighed in at a meeting Tuesday. Jason Coite, environmental compliance manager for UConn,...
  • New levee system aims to prevent flooding in western Palm Beach County

    A bigger, wider levee system will be constructed in western Palm Beach County to protect neighborhoods that suffered catastrophic flooding two years ago in Tropical Storm Isaac. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection approved new berms that...
  • Una temporada de huracanes muy tranquila en el Atlántico

    Una temporada de huracanes muy tranquila en el Atlántico
    MIAMI - La Administración Nacional de Océanos y Atmósfera (NOAA) informó hoy de que espera una temporada de huracanes en el Atlántico menos activa de lo normal, con la formación de entre siete y doce tormentas, de las cuales entre tres y seis llegarían...
  • Poachers on prowl for bog turtles, too

    SCRANTON — Researchers aren't the only people searching for bog turtles. Poachers are also on the prowl. Each turtle can fetch up to $5,000 on the illegal reptile market. Ounce for ounce, that makes the endangered bog turtles more valuable than...
  • Newington In Talks With Toll Brothers Over Cedar Mountain Suit

    NEWINGTON — The conservation commission is in talks with Toll Brothers over the company's lawsuit to overturn the commission's denial of a wetlands permit for a proposed housing development on Cedar Mountain. The commission met privately for nearly...