| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:18 PM
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Thursday said it will sell the 454-acre Mary Immaculate Center in Lehigh Township for $5.5 million.
The former seminary and retreat center on Cherryville Road has been closed since 2009. The buyer, David T. Davis, is...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:21 PM
Northampton County Executive John Brown plans to balance the 2015 budget with a $20.1 million line of credit, an unexpected twist that allows the county to avoid raising taxes or tapping into dwindling reserves.
Brown, in his first budget address since...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:24 PM
As the Board of Education gave its blessing last week to Superintendent George Arlotto's $163.4 million capital budget request, officials said some projects in the budget may affect coming redistricting efforts in the Annapolis area.
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:52 AM
The Niles Park Ridge School District 64 administration projects a small operating budget surplus of roughly $641,000 for the 2014-15 school year, but that projection does not take into account the cost of roughly $5.9 million worth of capital...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:47 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Democrats unveiled a Spanish-language TV ad Thursday that makes similar claims to its earlier English version about Gov. Rick Scott's education record: basically, that he cut classroom spending and scholarship dollars.
| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
There is nothing progressive about red ink.
This year, progressives will run on strengthening the economic recovery, reducing inequality, improving college affordability, promoting broad-based wage growth and making sure the most vulnerable among us are...
| Aug 21, 2014
RIVIERA BEACH — With the shooting of an 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., on their minds, about 50 parents gathered at Suncoast High School on Tuesday to brainstorm the best ways to educate African-American boys who they say are too often mislabeled...
| Jul 14, 2014
CountyCare — that's Cook County's attempt to leverage federal dollars through a Medicaid managed care program — is in a heap of trouble. Expenses outstripped revenues by $21 million in the first six months of the county's fiscal year,...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Des Plaines city officials have a new plan to spur development on five vacant acres on the corner of Mannheim and Higgins roads.
The plan calls for reducing the size of the city's sixth tax increment financing district — which includes a car wash,...
| Jul 17, 2014
Suppose you have a child, or you have a grandchild, or you know and love somebody else's child. Pour everything you have, every virtue you know, into that little punkin'. Because if you do endear yourself as a pleasant memory, maybe little Jason or...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Despite their hostility to new taxes that they might have to pay themselves, a sizable majority of Americans can support a tax on carbon if it's structured the right way, according to a survey released Monday by the University of Michigan's Center for...