| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:37 PM
The visual impact of solar panels can be minimized, according to a report presented by the Environmental Sustainability Committee reported at the Oct. 2 City Council meeting.
The committee, tasked by the council to research the availability of...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:18 AM
A major Connecticut insurance company continues to be a political lightning rod in one of the nation's most closely watched U.S. Senate races — the one in Massachusetts.
Television advertisements for both candidates, incumbent Republican Scott...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 6:59 PM
CARLSBAD, Calif. - A local group is giving a veteran a new roof and others a chance to get back to work.
Walter “Mitch” Ritter is a former US Navy Hospital Corpsman and fell on hard times after retiring from the military, causing his home...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 2:07 AM
OAK BLUFFS, Massachusetts (Reuters) - Just 10 miles off the southwestern shore of Cape Cod, the island of Martha's Vineyard boasts pristine beaches, soaring cliffs, peaceful meadows, bustling towns and plenty of bucolic island charm.
Although a summer...
| Oct 21, 2012
CUATRO MILPAS, MEXICO— In this hardscrabble farming village, an American teenager like Luis Martinez was bound to stand out.
Raised on Little Caesars pizzas and Big Gulps, Luis, 13, was portly. The village kids, subsisting on bowls of chicken...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down, damaging several homes and sending a gazebo up onto a roof, in Jarrettsville during the storms that passed through the Baltimore metro area Friday evening.
"An EF-0 tornado with...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 10:06 PM
Folks who leave items not allowed at two Brown County Landfill drop sites will soon have to fork over $100 or more.
At their Tuesday meeting, Brown County commissioners discussed imposing an administrative fee on offenders at the fairgrounds and South...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:41 PM
A town is having bird problems.
Altavista residents say they're tired of all the vultures.
So the town has come up with a plan to get rid of the buzzards once and for all.
Every day Altavista police are using flare pistols to scare away the vultures....
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:24 AM
We've had some pretty crazy weather this year, but nothing as bad as much of the rest of our country has endured. Our West Coast had a record number of days when the temperature was over 100, the central states had widespread drought with crop losses...
| May 3, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Can you ever truly go home again? Can what was once old become new again while remaining the same?
I had been dreading going home again — returning to the Old Comstock Bridge — a piece of my past that has always been a gateway to my childhood...
| May 11, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Q Rain barrels are commonly used to collect rainfall for use in watering ornamentals. What are your thoughts and concerns about using gutters and downspouts to catch rainwater in stock tanks with the goal of watering horses?
A It is not recommend to use...