• Mar 21, 08:16 AM | Seattle Weekly

    Waste Study Puts Numbers Behind King County Trash Alternatives

    County has one remaining landfill located near Maple Valley, and it's nearing capacity

  • Mar 20, 06:30 PM | West Central Tribune

    New Council Tackles Regional Transportation Gaps

    March 20-- Mar. 20--WILLMAR -- Efforts are underway to create a regional transportation plan addressing everything from public transit to Uber. The goal is to build a network of options to meet the region's needs, whether it's a trip to a medical appointment or a ride to work, said Matt Johnson, community development director with the Mid-Minnesota Regional Development Commission. "We're ...

  • Mar 20, 01:46 PM | Arizona Daily Sun

    Community Members Push For Sustainable Buildings Around The County

    March 19-- Mar. 19--Amanda Acheson, sustainability manager for Coconino County's sustainability building program, is one of many working in Flagstaff to reframe the idea of sustainable housing and make it more possible for average homeowners. One of the impacts of sustainable housing are the environmental advantages, due to the use of renewable resources rather than fossil fuels. The county's ...

  • Mar 21, 07:47 AM | Tribune-Democrat

    Demolition projects awarded for sites in Somerset County

    March 21-- Mar. 21--Eyesores in Windber and Boswell could be little more than memories next month. The Redevelopment Authority of Somerset County has awarded bids to allow two separate construction companies to level two Midway Avenue buildings in Windber and a Boswell apartment building, and officials said work could begin next month to clear the sites. Altoona Contracting's $18,000 bid was ...

  • Mar 21, 07:17 AM | Niagara Gazette

    Zoning change clears way for Falls development project

    March 21-- Mar. 21--The Niagara Falls City Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to approve a zoning law change clearing the way to redevelop a group of properties that were once ground zero for the opioid epidemic in the city. The council adopted a recommendation from the city's Zoning Board of Appeals that changed the zoning designation for five Third Street properties formerly owned by ...

  • Mar 20, 07:00 PM | Bond Buyer

    Members Only Chicago council approves bonds, development projects

    CHICAGO — The Chicago City Council signed off Wednesday on an $850 million borrowing authorization along with several key development projects sought by Mayor Rahm Emanuel before closing the books on his eight-year tenure.The city intends to issue about $800 million late this month in its first general obligation bond offering in more than two years. Barclays has the books.“This bond issuance ...

  • Mar 20, 02:35 PM | Keene Sentinel

    Planning a future for Keene's Goose Pond forest

    March 20-- Mar. 20--From sheep grazing to supplying municipal water to logging, the Greater Goose Pond area in Keene has seen various uses since the 1800s. Today, the forest is mainly a home for wildlife and outdoor recreation -- and it's getting an updated stewardship plan, meant to keep that habitat healthy for both birds and mountain bikers. About 35 people gathered in a community room at ...

  • Mar 20, 10:31 AM | Qatar Tribune

    After years of planning, construction to begin this year on $210M transportation center at Bradley

    A new $210 million ground transportation center at Bradley International Airport that will consolidate all car rental services in a building opposite the passenger terminal will begin construction later this year, airport officials said. The Connecticut Airport Authority said it expects financing for the project to be in place in the next couple of weeks. Construction is expected to begin by ...

  • Mar 20, 10:18 AM | Tribune

    New Senior Housing OK'd in East Mesa

    March 19-- Mar. 19--A proposed new senior housing development in East Mesa would bring affordable rents to east Mesa for residents who are at least 55 years old, while upgrading an area in need of revitalization. With these goals in mind, the Mesa City Council recently committed $500,000 in federal housing funds to the Broadway and Hawes Senior Housing Development proposed by Dominium, a ...

  • Mar 20, 01:34 AM | Austin Monitor

    Planning Commissioners Push For More Transit-Oriented Mobility Plan

    City Council is scheduled to take up the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan at its next meeting on March 28. In recent weeks, various city commissions have offered comments on the plan, which aims to shape city transportation policy over the next 20 years. Last week, members of the Planning Commission offered input on the plan and heard comments from members of the public. While commissioners and ...

  • Mar 20, 02:58 AM | Westword

    A Guide to Affordable Housing in Denver: DHA Answers Your Questions

    Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and every candidate wanting to take his job who took part in our recent mayoral Q&A series mentioned affordable housing as a major priority. That makes sense given still-sky-high rents in the Mile High City, not to mention a recent survey that concluded Denver had the worst home affordability in the nation. But plenty of people are unclear about Denver's efforts to ...

  • Mar 19, 02:42 PM | Associated Press

    US Official Declares Drought Plan Done For Colorado River

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Seven states that rely on a major waterway in the U.S. West have finished a yearslong effort to create a plan to protect the Colorado River amid a prolonged drought, the federal government declared Tuesday. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman commended Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming for reaching a consensus on the Colorado ...

  • Mar 20, 08:15 AM | Houston Today

    Houston to get new recycle depot, waste site

    The board of directors of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) has supported a bid to build a recycling depot and waste transfer station in Houston.

  • Mar 20, 05:00 AM | Press-Register

    Members Only Meridian: More shine for downtown Giant project rising quickly beside Water Street

    Mobile's biggest downtown apartment development since the 1950s is on track to open in a few months, and already is transforming the skyline. "It's starting to take shape," said Mike Rogers, president of construction management firm Rogers & Willard, said of the 267-unit Meridian at the Port development. "You couldn't have planned it any better, as to what you wanted it to look like when ...

  • Mar 19, 07:28 PM | New York Times Online

    Members Only Amid 19-Year Drought, States Sign Deal to Conserve Colorado River Water

    The water is saved, for now. Seven Western states have agreed on a plan to manage the Colorado River amid a 19-year drought, voluntarily cutting their water use to prevent the federal government from imposing a mandatory squeeze on the supply. State water officials signed the deal on Tuesday after years of negotiations, forestalling what would have been the first federally enforced ...

  • Mar 19, 07:09 PM | Al Bawaba Business

    Members Only United States : Reed Announces $6.4M Federal Capital Magnet Fund Grant to Finance Affordable Housing in RI

    U.S. Senator Jack Reed announced a new $6.4 million federal grant for RIHousing to finance the development and preservation of affordable housing. These federal funds will help attract additional private and public investment to create and support hundreds of jobs. Senator Reed led the effort to create the Capital Magnet Fund in 2008 to support community development financial institutions and ...

  • Mar 19, 12:30 PM | Moberly Monitor-Index & Democrat

    City zoning code amended for any future medical marijuana dispensary

    March 19-- Mar. 19--Medical marijuana dispensaries in Moberly will be restricted to downtown, after the city council approved a planning a zoning measure Monday. Aside from the zoning measure, the Moberly City Council also approved a discount cap increase for senior citizens and the disabled, along with new garage bay doors for fire station No. 1. Missouri voters approved a ballot measure in ...

  • Mar 19, 12:21 PM | Associated Press

    Members Only Bill to increase renewable energy use in Maryland advances

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A measure to increase Maryland's use of renewable energy advanced in the state Senate Tuesday after senators approved changing the bill to eliminate trash incineration as eligible for subsidies like wind and solar energy. The Senate voted 34-12 for the amendment before giving the bill preliminary approval. A vote could come later this week on the measure that would ...

  • Mar 19, 11:56 AM | Herald Democrat

    Denison seeking grant for historic revitalization

    March 19-- Mar. 19--Downtown Denison business owners may soon have an additional source of funding for historic restoration and renewal projects. The Denison City Council unanimously approved an application for grant funding through the National Park Service's new Historic Revitalization Subgrant Program. Main Street Director Donna Dow said the move to apply for the grant comes as Denison has ...

  • Mar 19, 08:16 AM | Associated Press

    Members Only Seattle Approves Upzoning, Affordable-Housing Requirements

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle City Council has voted unanimously to allow taller buildings and denser construction around 27 neighborhood hubs while requiring developers to contribute to affordable housing. The Seattle Times reports the zoning changes approved Monday are some of the most sweeping in Seattle in recent times, and they come after years of record-breaking population growth. Outside ...

  • Mar 18, 07:41 PM | The Washington Post

    Members Only New York Has a Bold Plan to Ease Traffic. Other Cities Should Follow Its Lead.

    SOME OF the most vibrant cities in the world have done it — just none in the United States. In busy places such as London and Singapore, drivers must pay a fee to enter central business districts, a policy designed to discourage unnecessary driving; encourage walking, biking and train-riding; reduce wear on the roads; and cut pollution. New York City officials have toyed with the idea before, ...

  • Mar 18, 05:49 PM | Associated Press

    Pentagon Lists Possible Project Cuts to Pay for Wall

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon sent a 20-page list of military construction projects to Congress on Monday that might be slashed to pay for President Donald Trump's wall along the Mexican border. Democrats expressed hope that by knowing which local projects could be targeted, lawmakers would be likelier to override Trump's veto of a measure aimed at preventing the cuts. "Now that members of ...

  • Mar 19, 07:13 AM | The Marquette Tribune (Marquette University)

    Members Only Artist at Haggerty Museum brings awareness to water sustainability in Milwaukee

    “Watermarks: An Atlas of Water and the City of Milwaukee” is a recent initiative to engage and inform the people of Milwaukee about their reliance on water through the collaboration of art and science in a series of dispersed markers around Milwaukee and informational walks led by local artists and scientists. Watermarks was developed and funded by Marquette University and City as Living ...

  • Mar 19, 05:38 AM | Tribune

    SLO County supervisors unite to approve landmark plan for affordable housing

    March 19-- Mar. 19--A new San Luis Obispo County housing policy could raise $1 million per year for affordable developments -- leaders' first step toward addressing a sizable funding gap for such projects. The county Board of Supervisors on March 12 voted unanimously in favor of an overhaul of the inclusionary housing ordinance, which requires developers to build affordable units or pay fees ...

  • Mar 19, 05:38 AM | Tribune

    Downtown SLO wants to roll out a team of ambassadors to greet tourists and help homeless

    March 19-- Mar. 19--A team of downtown San Luis Obispo ambassadors could be hired to provide visitor services as part of a proposed tax district conceived to keep the city's core clean and safe, and assist the homeless. Eight downtown ambassadors (including one currently staffed ambassador) would wear uniforms and greet people, among other duties, to help enhance the city's economic climate ...

  • Mar 18, 06:34 PM | Wicked Local Metro

    Arlington hopes zoning changes will modernize housing stock

    March 19-- Mar. 19--Alterations to Arlington's zoning bylaws will be one of the most discussed-topics during Town Meeting this spring, as several warrant articles would increase the amount of mixed-use developments in the community. The bylaw alterations, which occupy articles 6-14 in the Town Meeting warrant, were submitted at the request of the Redevelop Board. The board wants to modernize ...

  • Mar 18, 11:16 AM | The Herald-Mail

    Yabba Dabba ... no? California town sues over 'Flintstone House'

    An owner adding dinosaur sculptures to the Flintstone House did not make one San Francisco Bay Area town shout "Yabba Dabba Doo." The town of Hillsborough sued Florence Fang last week, alleging she violated local laws by landscaping the yards of the orange-and-purple, bulbous-shaped house. Local officials last year labeled the property with figurines of characters from "The Flintstones" ...

  • Mar 18, 10:19 AM | New York Times Online

    Members Only As Costs Skyrocket, More U.S. Cities Stop Recycling

    Recycling, for decades an almost reflexive effort by American households and businesses to reduce waste and help the environment, is collapsing in many parts of the country. Philadelphia is now burning about half of its 1.5 million residents’ recycling material in an incinerator that converts waste to energy. In Memphis, the international airport still has recycling bins around the terminals, ...

  • Mar 17, 01:35 PM | Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    Members Only Would metro commuters ride a self-driving shuttle?

    March 17-- Mar. 17--A metro Atlanta community known for its industrial roots is on the cusp of becoming the first city in the state to embrace futuristic self-driving vehicles in the hopes of alleviating traffic congestion. The Chamblee City Council is set to vote Tuesday on a resolution to apply for a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation that would fund self-driving shuttles to ...

  • Mar 17, 11:16 AM | The Gazette

    Colorado in uncharted avalanche territory as the climate changes

    VAIL • As snow scientists and highway officials literally and figuratively dig out from under a mountain of snow left by Wednesday’s bomb cyclone and a recent 5-foot-plus heavy, wet, avalanche-triggering snow cycle in the mountains, they’re collectively trying to grapple with what comes next and how it all connects to climate change in Colorado. For the Colorado Department of Transportation, ...

  • Mar 17, 10:00 AM | Dayton Daily News

    Why hundreds of new hotel rooms are coming to Downtown Dayton

    March 17-- Mar. 17--The recent hotel growth in downtown and near the University of Dayton has made the city more competitive in attracting and retaining major events like the NCAA First Four. Hundreds of new rooms have come online or been proposed for Dayton in the past several months. That's an indicator of how healthy a community is, said Terry Baltes hotel broker and owner of Baltes ...

  • Mar 17, 09:42 AM | Seattle Times

    Seattle's upzones were a yearslong fight, and 'could be just the tip of the iceberg'

    March 17-- Mar. 17--Round 1 in a Seattle zoning bout could come to a close Monday when the City Council is expected to vote to allow taller buildings and denser construction in 27 neighborhood hubs and some other areas. But a Round 2 debate over the rest of the city's residential blocks could start as soon as this year's council races, circling back to a past political gambit. It was July 29, ...

  • Mar 17, 09:38 AM | Associated Press

    Members Only Trail rising along former Illinois Central Railroad corridor

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana county has begun work on a new recreational trail that will follow the former Illinois Central Railroad corridor. Contractors hired by Monroe County began clearing trees last week along the planned Limestone Greenway. Construction of the 1.7-mile-long trail is expected to cost more than $950,000. County parks and recreation director Kelli Witmer ...

  • Mar 17, 08:02 AM | Hartford Courant

    DOT eyes 2023 rollout of tolls, but what the legislature will vote on remains a question

    March 17-- Mar. 17--Just as it was nearly 40 years ago on the state income tax, Connecticut is at a cross roads, this time on highway tolls. Concrete details are emerging about pricing, location and discounts for in-state residents, with the administration Gov. Ned Lamont expending precious political capital to try convince the circumspect traveling public and the legislature that tolls on 84, ...

  • Mar 17, 07:47 AM | Tribune-Democrat

    New life for Johnstown landmark? Company plans to revive once-lavish apartment building

    March 17-- Mar. 17--A vacant downtown Johnstown apartment building that was considered the city's most elegant a century ago soon could be revived again. Company officials with the medical marijuana company Hanging Gardens have purchased the eight-story L.H. Mayer Building and are planning to reopen it with renovated, modern lofts. The lanky Locust Street structure's main floor would likely ...

  • Mar 17, 06:48 AM | Noozhawk

    Santa Maria Working to Determine City's Recreational Needs

    The Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department is conducting an assessment of the community's leisure needs. Data will be used to develop an action plan. The Recreation and Parks Department wants to hear from local residents, business owners, sports groups, arts groups and other interested parties. As part of the planning process, a survey will be used for assessing the community's recreation ...

  • Mar 17, 06:20 AM | Press of Atlantic City

    The harder the surface, the bigger the flood81% of the Jersey Shore is paved. Here's why that's bad for flooding.

    OCEAN CITY - Tall dune grass covers one of the curb strips outside Mary Louise Hayes' residence, and sea shells line her driveway. Everything on her very green lawn serves one purpose: absorbing flood water and reducing the amount of polluted runoff that enters storm drains. "They call me the queen of permeable surfaces," Hayes said. "We're built 'flood smart.'" But her home isn't typical. ...

  • Mar 17, 11:43 AM | Associated Press

    Members Only Some Minnesota Counties Invest In Long-Term Recycling Model

    FOSSTON, Minn. (AP) — Several counties in northwestern Minnesota are betting that recycling more and burning any remaining trash will be cheaper in the long run than burying everything that's thrown away. Polk County is handling refuse for five other counties at its Materials Recovery Facility, which recently got an $8 million equipment upgrade to sort and pull cans and plastic containers out ...

  • Mar 17, 10:32 AM | Columbian

    Opportunity Zones Have Potential To Bring Investment, Jobs To Clark County

    March 17-- Mar. 17--The AC Hotel by Marriott will be the first project to break ground as part of the Port of Vancouver's Terminal 1 development, but it holds a second distinction: it's the first project in Clark County to make use of one of the county's seven new Opportunity Zones. The zones are an investment tool that could help finance a number of future developments in some of the county's ...

  • Mar 16, 11:43 AM | Charlotte Sun

    Punta Gorda Housing Authority Gets Grant To Boost Services For Families

    To better serve the city's families in need, the Punta Gorda Housing Authority has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to fund the Family Self-Sufficiency coordinator position. The one-year grant is for $53,250 and will go to the salary and benefits of that coordinator. PGHA staff assistant Jeanie Calvert is in training to take over the position, ...

  • Mar 17, 01:38 PM | Roswell Daily Record

    City Approves Plat For Affordable Housing

    Harshey's Subdivision provides 18 lots for qualified builders Affordable housing developers now have some property in Roswell available for their projects. The city of Roswell has created a plat for the creation of Harshey's Subdivision on undeveloped land on the southeast side of the city near Melendez Park. Parcels of the subdivision will be donated for the building of affordable homes. ...

  • Mar 17, 11:56 AM | The Sunday Dispatch

    More art, color and murals coming to cityMayor has vision of Pittston being a cultural city

    PiTTSTON — Pittston City Mayor Michael Lombardo always had a vision of the city being a cultural one, a full of art, color and murals. In fact, he’s stated on numerous occasions, he’d like Pittston to be one of the state’s largest arts and festivals attraction. Lombardo believes so much in the arts that he ran on the platform to never let another city icon like the American Theater be ...

  • Mar 17, 09:54 AM | Observer-Reporter

    Blight a major issue facing rural communities

    Marianna Borough sits quietly, unobtrusively in southeastern Washington County, a small town dozens of miles from an appreciable population base. But it is one with a burning history. The borough was built on coal, and sustained by coal for eight decades. Construction of Marianna Mine in the early 20th century resulted in a facility hailed as one of the most modern and best equipped in the ...

  • Mar 17, 05:14 AM | Kalamazoo Gazette

    Members Only $80M project to redevelop mill seeks tax incentives

    Developers hope their big project in a small village will be the second to receive state tax breaks under a relatively new transformational brownfield incentive. The Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners approved a 190-page transformational brownfield plan Wednesday for an $80 million rehabilitation of the Lee Paper Mill in Vicksburg. The plan, which still needs final approval from the ...

  • Mar 17, 04:43 AM | Post-Standard

    Members Only Students design a green building for E. Adams St. The project is a finalist in the federal Energy Department's Solar Decathlon

    Building features such as LED lights, solar shades and rainwater irrigation systems are becoming more common in commercial and residential building. But a group of students at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse want to raise the bar and capitalize on the Syracuse Housing Authority's plan to remake the East Adams Street neighborhood. The team of students were ...

  • Mar 16, 05:07 PM | ThisWeek Community Newspapers

    Study: Delaware Needs More Affordable Living Space

    Economic growth in Delaware County and nine other central Ohio counties will depend on producing housing -- particularly, affordable housing -- at a rate needed to meet future demand, according to a report commissioned by the Building Industry Association of Central Ohio. BIA Executive Director Jon Melchi on March 12 said the analysis, prepared by Vogt Strategic Insights, Dublin, is being ...

  • Mar 16, 10:03 AM | Dayton Daily News

    Here are the projects Middletown wants to fund with development grants

    March 16-- Mar. 16--Middletown City Council is expected to approve the annual action plan for using Community Development Block Grant funding for the 2019 program year at its meeting Tuesday. City officials said Middletown has received the annual federal CDBG funding since 1975 and uses its annual action plan as part of its implementation of the five-year Consolidated Plan. The consolidated ...

  • Mar 16, 03:01 AM | The Boston Globe

    Members Only State faces challenges in its push for housing

    As states from coast to coast grapple with high housing costs, some are beginning to take aggressive action. Oregon this month passed the nation’s first statewide rent control law. In California, Governor Gavin Newsom has floated plans to cut state transportation funding to cities that don’t hit their construction goals. But in Massachusetts, even incremental legislation that aims to make it ...

  • Mar 16, 01:40 AM | Claremont Courier

    Why compliance to housing element is so important

    As governor Gavin Newsom amps up the pressure to address the state's housing crisis, Claremont is working to get its housing element back in sync. Claremont was one of 47 California cities singled out by Mr. Newsom as being out of compliance with state housing standards. The reason, according to the state, is its housing element-a document that shows the city's plan to meet its housing needs. ...

  • Mar 15, 04:04 AM | Pioneer Press Newspapers

    Oak Park Board Approves Inclusionary Housing Ordinance

    March 15-- Mar. 15--A new inclusionary housing ordinance approved by the Oak Park Village Board outlines affordable housing requirements for developers interested in building in certain portions of the village. Board members and staff spent months crafting the ordinance, which was approved by a 5-2 vote on March 11. The new ordinance affects developments of 25 or more rental housing units or ...

  • Mar 15, 09:30 AM | New York Times Online

    Members Only A Wall Divides a Connecticut Town

    Since its appearance last fall, a gray mass on one of the primary routes to the compact downtown of New Canaan, Conn., has generated a flurry of angry online comments, emails to town officials, and even a petition on the site change.org. A “tasteless eyesore,” one resident, James Buckner, complained in a letter to the town’s Planning and Zoning Commission. “Hideous,” wrote another, Mimi Findlay. ...

  • Mar 14, 11:04 AM | Spokesman-Review

    February's Melting Snow Hits Nearly Completed $200 Million Stormwater Tank Project in Spokane

    March 14-- Mar. 14--The snow that has piled onto lawns throughout Spokane and lingered through a frigid February will eventually find its way to the city's storm drains as temperatures mercifully climb for spring. During the next several weeks, that runoff will test a nearly $200 million system that is nearing completion beneath the city's streets and parkland, a multiyear effort that was ...

  • Mar 15, 08:36 AM | HotelierMiddleEast.com

    County outlines $73 million in infrastructure projects

    While potholes are still on drivers minds as spring approaches, the countys engineer says help is on the way for much bigger jobs. The Hancock County Highway Department plans to spend about $28.7 million of local dollars and $44.7 million of federal funds totaling $73.4 million to pay for several road and bridge projects from 2019 to 2024. Some of those projects include rehabilitating sections ...

  • Mar 15, 04:44 AM | Press-Register

    Members Only New mega-project adds to downtown revival Condos, offices, restaurant and a new kind of urban Greer's Development

    Yet another major development on Mobile's fast-growing St. Louis Street corridor will bring a grocery market tailor-made to serve an anticipated downtown residential boom, courtesy of Greer's. According to information provided by Lafayette Land Co., the project named St. Louis Street Place will redevelop property on three corners of the intersection of St. Louis and Jackson streets. That's ...

  • Mar 15, 06:21 AM | Entertainment Close-Up

    Members Only Milestone Secures Landfill Permit for Reeves County.

    Milestone Environmental Services reported that the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) has approved the company's first permit to operate an RCRA-exempt oilfield waste landfill in Orla, Texas. According to a release, development plans for the new 6 million cubic yard landfill operation are underway. Co-located with Milestone's existing Orla slurry injection facility, which opened in July 2018, ...

  • Mar 15, 06:00 AM | Delta Farm Press

    Members Only Green power makes green fuel at Poet’s ethanol plant

    The Poet corn ethanol plant at Chancellor, S.D., may be one of greenest in the industry. It gets about 40% of its total energy needs from renewable energy sources. About 30% comes waste wood — fallen, diseased and insect-damaged trees, old pallets, dismantled barns, and manufacturing waste. Another 10% is generated by methane piped 11 miles from the landfill in Sioux Falls, S.D. Poet has used ...

  • Mar 15, 05:53 AM | Washington Daily News

    Historic preservation nominations now being accepted

    A drive around Washington's historic district reveals a different kind of history in the making: the ongoing results of exactly 100 major works brought before the Historic Preservation Commission in 2018. The district is seeing a renaissance in sales and restoration, and the City of Washington wants to acknowledge the time, effort and, sometimes, patience of the homeowners who've committed ...

  • Mar 15, 04:39 AM | Reedsburg Times-Press

    CITY APPROVES HEMP FACILITY

    Reedsburg's business park could become home to a new and growing industry approved by the state last year. During it's March 11 meeting, the council unanimously agreed to sell three acres of land on Greenway Court to Hempstation owner Dave Sullivan to construct an 8,400 square foot facility to process industrial hemp. Sullivan, a North Freedom resident and former bacteriologist who started a ...

  • Mar 15, 03:01 AM | Augusta Chronicle

    Depot property: First phase of redevelopment could include microbrewery

    March 15-- Mar. 15--The company planning to redevelop Augusta's historic train depot property into a $94 million mixed-use complex said the project is moving ahead on schedule, and that a microbrewery will likely be among its first commercial tenants. Mike Carpenter, a principal with Birmingham, Ala.-based BLOC Global Group, said during a briefing to the city's Downtown Development Authority ...

  • Mar 15, 01:34 AM | City & State

    Uber puts its money behind congestion pricing

    Despite New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio getting on board with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's congestion pricing proposal for Manhattan's central business district, the plan to fund the ailing Metropolitan Transportation Authority by enacting a toll for drivers entering Manhattan below 61st Street still faces some pushback from within the state Legislature – particularly from suburban lawmakers whose ...

  • Mar 14, 06:43 PM | Wicked Local Metro

    147-Unit Affordable Housing Development Proposed For River Street In Winchester

    March 14-- Mar. 14--Developers are eyeing Winchester for a potential 40B project that would put a 147-unit building on River Street. The site proposal calls for a five-story multi-family residential building at 19-35 River St. with 37 affordable housing and 110 market-rate units. The project also includes 211 surface-level parking spaces, according to the site application. The proposal is the ...

  • Mar 14, 12:57 PM | Georgetown News-Graphic

    Landfill vital in county infrastructure

    Every county depends upon essential services to function properly - police, fire, EMS and many others, including waste services. The Central Kentucky Landfill (CKL) has proudly served Scott County in the latter role for almost 20 years, providing an affordable, friendly service while employing many local residents. We are committed to safe, responsible operation and have a track record to ...

  • Mar 14, 08:16 AM | Bellevue Reporter

    Waste study puts numbers behind King County trash alternatives

    County has one remaining landfill located near Maple Valley, and it's nearing capacity