| 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...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:38 PM
A coalition founded by environmentalists and political conservatives will announce in Tallahassee today a petition drive for a Florida constitutional amendment that would open up the business of selling electricity from solar energy.
By seeking to allow...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 9:53 AM
If you live in Windsor Locks, Suffield, East Granby or Windsor and are considering putting solar panels on your home, this might be a good time to act. The four towns did the research and are working with C-TEC Solar to provide solar panels to residents...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:16 AM
I must say I felt embarrassed as a Baltimore resident after reading your article "Solar companies say they face hurdles in Baltimore Co." (Jan. 4).
Solar energy is on the rise in every corner of the country — in fact, just a few days ago the...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 7:13 PM
Homes with solar energy units are increasingly common in Baltimore's suburbs, but retail installers say they're all but walking away from Baltimore County as a market because bureaucracy and regulations make it difficult to do business there.
| Jan 7, 2015
| 12:28 PM
BOSTON — Supporters and detractors of the proposed $2.5 billion wind farm in Cape Cod waters say the project is in peril now that National Grid and NStar, a subsidiary of Northeast Utilities, have decided to terminate their contracts to buy power...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 10:45 AM
AVON — Presentations where residents can learn about a program to put solar power roof panels on their homes will be held on Jan. 13 and again in February and March.
Avon is among 15 communities participating in the latest phase of the Solarize...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 9:37 AM
Plans by Florida Power & Light's parent company to buy Hawaii's largest utility for $4.3 billion are stirring debate in that state.
With some of the highest electricity prices in the nation, Hawaii has ambitious goals to develop renewable energy to help...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 2:59 PM
State regulators have turned out the lights on a rebate program that benefits solar-energy consumers.
The Florida Public Service Commission voted 3-2 to end those rebates after 2015.
Regulators say the program remains costly and that consumers have...