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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Proposed changes to Blue Box program make sense

Changes proposed for the Blue Box recycling program would see producers paying the full cost, in essence closing the loop from manufacturing to disposal.That’s...

Oil at the root of many global ills, but a solution...

Our addiction to carbon-based fuels is, we’re told, the single-largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. That’s particularly true of our transportation choices.Imagine, if you...

View From Here – August 15, 2019

Proposed changes to the Blue Box program may get municipalities out of your recycling bin ... and wallet.

Drinking water concerns heat up

We saw a little bit of rain this week after a largely dry – and very hot – July, a prelude to a warming...

We’re not immune to gun violence, but have saner debates

Not unexpectedly, amid all the anguish that followed the latest in a seemingly endless string of mass shootings in the U.S. – this time...

View from Here – August 8, 2019

While kids on both sides of the border aren't thrilled about back-to-school, kids elsewhere face more stress, unfortunately.

More hot, hazy and humid brings more risks

So, hot enough for you? That question might just be enough to set some people off of late, as the area baked in a...

Dependent on electricity — and addicted to what it provides

Constantly connected, plugged in and logged on, we’re at a loss when the power goes out – we simply don’t know what do with...