| 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 25, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Glendale Unified spent more than $10 million they didn't have during the last fiscal year in an ongoing trend of deficit spending that will continue, although at a lesser amount, this year.
School officials estimate, though, that this figure will drop...
| 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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:57 AM
Orange schools adopted a 2014-15 budget Tuesday that includes a new pre-kindergarten center, teacher training and several new initiatives funded by increasing revenues.
But the extra cash could be short-lived.
The budget includes the final year of...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 11:39 PM
LONG BEACH — "Anchors Aweigh" is intended to be more a fight song than a coaching point. But for the second time in as many games this season, the Newport Harbor High boys' water polo team shoved off almost as if it were tethered to the bottom....
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:46 PM
For the last four years, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy enjoyed every opportunity for success. He has veto-proof legislative majorities at home and a federal delegation made up entirely of Democrats. In Washington, our governor's party controls the Senate and he...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 3:27 PM
HARTFORD — Republican Tom Foley leads Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy by 6 percentage points among likely voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday morning.
Voters say they believe that Foley, a businessman from...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:56 PM
George Arlotto this week became the third Anne Arundel County superintendent in as many years submitting a capital budget proposal — but he said working within the school system for 10 years helped him hammer out the $163.4 million request.
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Republican candidates Tom Foley and Heather Somers on Tuesday launched an online "No New Taxes Petition" aimed at highlighting Gov. Malloy's 2011 tax hikes, which were the largest in state history.
The Republicans have made the economy a central issue...