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  • Future of Golf Road Fresh Farms tax agreement uncertain

    Future of Golf Road Fresh Farms tax agreement uncertain
    As construction of the Fresh Farms grocery store chain's Golf Road location continues, it remains unclear whether it would still receive village tax incentives. On July 23, 2013, the village of Niles Board of Trustees approved an agreement that would...
  • Reader Feedback April 27: Lane closures in bridges, tunnels; FBI office to investigate violent crime

    Drivers must deal with lane closures in bridges, tunnels A number of highly traveled bridges and tunnels that feed into the Peninsula will experience periodic lane closures, according to officials with the Virginia Department of Transportation. Many of...
  • Tunnel, bridge closures could cause traffic headaches starting Sunday

    Tunnel, bridge closures could cause traffic headaches starting Sunday
    Starting this weekend, a number of highly traveled bridges and tunnels that feed into the Peninsula will experience periodic lane closures, according to officials with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).  Many of the closures are scheduled...
  • Turnpike's toll plan for S.R. 417 makes no sense

     Turnpike's toll plan for S.R. 417 makes no sense
    Drivers in Central Florida already have plenty to be ticked off about. Tourist traffic. Rubberneckers (you know who you are). Construction backups. But here's one to really overheat your engine. The Turnpike Enterprise, which is run by the state...
  • Burlington sets summer road construction projects

    The Burlington Village Board voted to create an ordinance allowing the village to enter into a local agency agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation for the resurfacing of Main Street to begin later this year. The agreement included an...
  • Community Digest: CASA Lake County fundraiser May 2 at Ravinia

    Community Digest: CASA Lake County fundraiser May 2 at Ravinia
    Community donations, gala, summit, construction, and more. Antioch Donations and sale: During April and May, St. Ignatius Episcopal Church of Antioch, 500 E. Depot St., is collecting nonperishable food and paper products, or monetary donations to...
  • Expanding the transportation conversation

    Transportation is a hot button issue in Baltimore City these days. In fact, it's red hot. At a recent community meeting, residents unloaded on the Maryland Department of Transportation over a proposed plan to restrict parking on the south side of...
  • Overhaul on Route 59 tweaks lane flow once again

    Overhaul on Route 59 tweaks lane flow once again
    Hard hats and steel-toed boots are de rigueur once again along Route 59 on the border of Naperville and Aurora. With the return of warm weather, construction on the Illinois Department of Transportation's two-year, $118 million overhaul of the state...
  • Tollway ends deal that guaranteed union labor on projects

    Tollway ends deal that guaranteed union labor on projects
    The Illinois Tollway board has voted to scrap a 20-year-old agreement that requires contractors to use union workers on construction projects in exchange for assurances against strikes, slowdowns or walkouts. By a 6-3 vote Thursday — a rare show...
  • From dimensions to location to electrical wires, Warwick offers a unique baseball setting

    From dimensions to location to electrical wires, Warwick offers a unique baseball setting
    NEWPORT NEWS — In describing what makes Warwick High’s baseball field the most unique on the Peninsula, if not the 757, let’s begin with the setting. To the left, some 100 feet behind the third-base line, is Warwick Boulevard. When...
  • Start date for Oak Street bridge project not yet set

    Start date for Oak Street bridge project not yet set
    The schedule for replacing the Oak Street Bridge will become clearer after Hinsdale officials attend an Illinois Department of Transportation pre-construction meeting about the project May 8. "IDOT is the one controlling the project," said Village...