| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The Westmont Park District is proposing a new neighborhood park for the suburb.
In December, the district purchased 4.7 acres of open space near 57th Street and Wilmette Avenue, paying a total of $600,000 for the site. The district also received a $268,...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:10 PM
After projected costs for consolidation came in higher than expected last week, District 112 officials say they need more community guidance to move forward.
A series of four community forums — plus another one in Spanish — will begin Oct....
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:34 PM
An environmental study released Monday on the Route 460 realignment project points to major differences in cost and wetlands impacts between the original proposed route and simply improving the existing roadway.
The draft Supplemental Environmental...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:43 AM
To record the noise of bats in the Everglades, sound artist Gustavo Matamoros ventured out to the palmettos and pine trees of Long Pine Key at 3 a.m., an ultrasonic microphone in hand, and captured the sound of something he couldn't hear. The bats, who...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 12:44 PM
In Poquoson, York/Poquoson master gardeners are creating yet another learning garden for community education and enjoyment.
In 1994, York master gardeners established a learning garden adjacent to the county complex on Goodwin Neck Road off Route 17...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Three things we learned from the Gators 23-20 loss to South Carolina:
1. Will Muschamp simply cannot change his conservative ways.
The past two weeks gave Gator fans a fake field goal to ignite an upset of Georgia and a wide-open passing game -...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve stretches from Westchester to the marina, 640 acres of precious and precarious wildlife habitat that over the years has survived the dumping of soil from nearby construction, trampling, littering and other...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 7:18 AM
GLASTONBURY — Tragedy has often filled the pages of The Hartford Courant over its 250 years of publication. Few more tragic than the heartbreaking story of Glastonbury's Anna Slogesky who murdered her baby Alexander when she believed him to be...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:03 PM
GAINESVILLE — Max Garcia knew this day was coming.
Will Muschamp did not.
On Saturday, the Gators senior leader and the team's outgoing head coach will exit the tunnel in the Swamp for the final time when UF hosts Eastern Kentucky.
| Nov 22, 2014
| 5:34 AM
Florida vs. Eastern Kentucky
Where: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
TV: noon, SEC Network
Weather: 74 degrees, mostly cloudy
Online: OrlandoSentinel.com/swampthings, @osgators or #gators
Quick slant: The Gators are 19-1 against non-BCS opponents in The...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 2:07 PM
UF quarterback Jeff Driskel would have celebrated Senior Day on Saturday, if everything had gone according to plan.
But little has gone as expected during the past two seasons.
Driskel, a redshirt junior, missed nine games in 2013 with a broken leg....