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reporterThey were pretty to look at, now it's time to get rid of them. Brown bags of leaves line the curbs of Roanoke neighborhoods waiting to be collected. Crews will be out every other week, starting this week, working to collect biodegradable bags, but there...
If you live in the city of Roanoke, your garbage pickup will be pushed back a day because of the Martin Luther King Junior holiday. That means Monday's trash will be collected on Tuesday. All city offices will be closed Monday. Here is the news release...
Tags: Martin Luther King Jr., Holidays
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefSigns of construction are showing up at what promises to be a major employer for Danville and Pittsylvania County. United States Green Energy is planning to open a 30-million dollar plant at the Cane Creek Industrial Park. The new facility will employ...
100 new jobs are coming to Alleghany County. Continental Waste Management, LLC, a company out of North Carolina, is investing $6 million to establish a plastic recycling plant in Covington. In addition to the recycling plant, the company will make...
ReporterIs a new boom to Danville's economy about to happen? As part of our weekly series in February looking at future jobs, will small startups fill lost factory jobs? Danville's uneployment has been hovering at about ten percent. And to get it down and...
In keeping up with campaign promises, several Delray Beach city officials are going after city contracts they say were awarded without proper bidding. At Tuesday's workshop meeting, a majority of City Commissioners agreed to revisit two contracts that...
With the rainy season just weeks away, Deerfield Beach's most dubious neighbor is taking a proactive approach. The Monarch Hill Renewable Energy Park sent a glossy mailing to between 12,000 and 15,000 households surrounding the 500-acre landfill...
One Oak Park resident reported not knowing how much food the family threw away until joining the village's pilot food-waste and soiled-paper collection that started last April. One woman said her family now throws out only one bag of garbage each month....
A wind power project proposed on the lower Eastern Shore that's struggling to overcome objections from the Navy has a new, airborne worry — bald eagles. Federal wildlife biologists say the population of the once-rare national bird has grown so...
Connecticut burns more trash per person than any other state in the country, an increasingly unsustainable waste management strategy. The Connecticut Resource Recovery Authority's financial crisis demonstrates that burning trash doesn't make economic...
Tags: Environmental Issues, Waste
ReutersApril 25 (Reuters) - Wall Street securities analysts revised their ratings and price targets on several U.S. companies, including Apple, Boeing and Eli Lilly, on Thursday. HIGHLIGHTS * Apple : Hilliard Lyons raises to buy from long-term buy -...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- If you remembered to participate, Wednesday's "Clean Your Files Day" in South Bend was an opportunity to get rid of unwanted paper documents. The annual Clean Your Files Day was held downtown adjacent to the former College Football Hall of...
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