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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Windham celebrates conservation

    On Nov. 10, the Windham Energy Commission hosted a Celebration of Innovation at town hall's Bellingham Auditorium. "We started by trying to figure out who should get awards," said Commission chair Jean de Smet. But it soon became clear that many people...
  • Ronald Leonard, Palm Beach County educator and leader, 63

    Ronald Leonard, Palm Beach County educator and leader, 63
    In Ronald Leonard's first year of teaching, he dressed so sharply that his students would draw pictures of him in his dress shirts and ties. He always wanted to look good, said his wife, Anne Leonard, because he wanted to be a good example. He was a...
  • North Haven Housing Authority Chairman Charged With Sex Assault

    NORTH HAVEN — The chairman of the North Haven Housing Authority was arrested Tuesday and charged with sexual assault after a year-long investigation into an incident at his Mountain Brook Road home in October 2013, police said. Ralph Cook, 49,...
  • Reader feedback Nov. 19: Prescription drugs stolen, Lincoln Park Apartments almost vacant

    Police seek man they say stole prescription drugs The Newport News Police Department is investigating after someone stole prescription drugs from a Rite Aid pharmacy, a spokesman said. The incident happened at 671 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. at about 8 p.m....
  • Sound of early-morning laundry routine agitates neighbor

    Sound of early-morning laundry routine agitates neighbor
    Q. I live in a condo and the neighbor below me complains about the sounds of my washing machine when operated at 6 a.m. Can a complaining unit owner dictate what hours I can use my appliances because he finds the noises bothersome? A. A common provision...
  • Lincoln Park Apartments in Hampton are nearly vacant

    Less than a year after the first moving vans arrived, the city's largest public housing complex is now nearly devoid of life. Lincoln Park Apartments is nearly vacant, save for six families and a few staff members keeping watch over the facility along...
  • Delray officials to vote on changing downtown development rules

    Delray officials to vote on changing downtown development rules
    Delray Beach commissioners are scheduled to make two changes to the city's rule book late Tuesday. Commissioners will consider giving preliminary approval to proposed changes to the city's downtown development rules. They will also decide whether to...
  • 'Fighting Jane' battled the machine and won

     'Fighting Jane' battled the machine and won
    Did she ever get steamed up at a negative portrayal in the media — and there were many — then have a few drinks and call the reporters to give them angry editorial criticism? Sure she did. Often. And the time she became furious with her...
  • Don Rose on the lost promise of Jane Byrne

    Don Rose on the lost promise of Jane Byrne
    In many ways I think the late Jane Byrne could have been mayor of Chicago for her lifetime had she made the right choices — and sadly those wrong choices were largely based on race. Byrne, who died Friday at 81, was a tremendous mayoral...
  • Bay Area home prices cool off just a bit

    Bay Area home prices cool off just a bit
    Maybe, just maybe, there are limits to what people will pay to live near San Francisco Bay. Red-hot home prices in the Bay Area are showing signs of pleateauing, according to new figures out Thursday. The median price of a house in the nine-county...
  • People on the move

    People on the move
    Redevelopment, economic Nguyen Tran was promoted to director of the Northwest District of the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), to oversee the district's day-to-day operations. In the past, Tran was a senior planner for the City of...