| Dec 16, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Homer Glen should include renewable energy and other "green" initiatives when the Woodbine banquet hall/clubhouse is remodeled into a village hall, the Village Board decided last week.
"Sustainability, also saving energy, lowering energy costs …...
| Dec 17, 2014
I'm ticked off with the old geezer who apparently was in a big hurry so pulled around me in the left turn lane and almost hit me. I was waiting for the oncoming traffic to clear but I guess I wasn't fast enough for him so he decided to override me. I...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 1:19 PM
When Joel Meneses, designer at Real Design LLC, was asked to renovate a Fells Point home, he knew he wanted to maintain the fireplaces. “Historically, [a fireplace] defines a room as a gathering place and not just a room with furniture in it,”...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Dog trainer Julie Nelson believes dogs are at their best when they are well socialized and have an outlet for their natural energy. “Dogs need time to be a dog — to sniff, run and play,” says Nelson.
In 2002, Nelson opened Paws In Time,...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:19 PM
I agree with Barack Obama’s description of Judy Baar Topinka. “She was blunt, pragmatic, unfailingly cheerful and energetic, and always willing to put politics aside to find common-sense solutions that made a difference for the people of...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Recently, police-bashing has become very popular. Their work behavior is under a microscope. I think it’s time the statistics for the number of police either injured/killed in the performance of their duty should be publicized. It’s not a...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Location: Garrett County, approximately 10 miles east of the West Virginia border and 20 miles south of the Mason-Dixon line.
Average property listing price: Bob Carney, manager of Deep Creek Resort and Sales at Long & Foster Real Estate in McHenry,...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:15 AM
In a world of competing policy priorities, there is one policy objective that seems to generate more agreement than any other — we must protect the Chesapeake Bay. To do so requires good science, and recently we acquired some.
The U.S. Army...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:00 AM
As biotech masterminds and venture capitalists scramble to hatch a new generation of environmentally friendly fuels that can help power the average gasoline-burning car, they are confronting an unexpected obstacle: the White House.
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Gifts have taken Virginia legislators far afield in recent years — to the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, to Paris and even to Rabbit Lake, Saskatchewan.
The last two were courtesy of Virginia Uranium, which has been working...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Coal, baby. And natural gas. Why use sunlight in the Sunshine State if you can go dirty? Especially if the sun might compete with utilities? Just ask the PSC.