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Martinsville Sewage Treatment Plant overwhelmed by rain; VDH asks residents to avoid use of Smith RiverThe Virginia Department of Health is asking citizens to avoid recreational use of the Smith River near Martinsville because the Martinsville Sewage Treatment Plant has been overwhelmed by recent heavy rains. The specific area is downstream from the...
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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...
WDBJ7 ReporterBack in the late 1800's, the small town of Newport in Giles County was bustling and busy. Today, that small hamlet needs new sidewalks and its first ever sewer system. Some history here; not long ago most homes in Newport ran raw sewage straight into...
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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...
Robocalls and attack ads are the norm in nasty political campaigns. But in Sunrise, they have become weapons of influence in South Florida's garbage wars. For the first time since 1987, cities in Broward have a choice in waste hauling services...
Orland Park residents are likely to see a small decrease in their garbage bills in coming months after a village committee OKd a proposed 10-year contract with Waste Management Monday. If the full Village Board approves the measure at its June 3...
The village of Buffalo Grove has elected to make new 35-gallon trash carts available free to residents. Under an agreement with Waste Management approved by the village board on Monday night, residents now have the option of choosing 35-gallon, 64-...
The Hartford CourantAt the department of public works' second annual open house on Saturday, kids will have a chance to hang out in big trucks while adults take care of paper shredding and learn about hazardous waste disposal. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at...
Former Blackhawks coach Trent Yawney has listed his five-bedroom, 4,000-square-foot home in Park Ridge for $1.1 million. Yawney, a former Blackhawks defenseman, coached the team from 2005-2006. He is the coach of the Norfolk Admirals team, which is...
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...
Special to the TribuneOprah Winfrey's Chicago real estate foibles continue. Almost two years ago, the talk-show queen signed off on her massively popular, Chicago-based national chatfest. Soon afterward, she closed her flagship Oprah Store, which was located at 1017 W....
Dan Ervin's commentary on lifting restrictions on U.S. companies supplying nuclear power equipment abroad is completely misleading ("A nuclear opportunity," May 6). Nuclear energy is not, as Mr. Ervin says, pollutant free or carbon free. Government...
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