Forest Preservation. Legal news and articles for July 30 - 31, 2016

SC protects cows, zealots needn't take law into hands - Times of IndiaRoad Runner: Is Ruby Road the worst in Pima County?Montpelier looks for new center to shine light on Madison's idealsPHOTOS: Bethel Democrats Annual PicnicNC rejects proposal to help preserve land along Falls LakeThe New Texas Campus Carry Law Takes Effect On A Profoundly Somber DayComprehensive Plan draft in hands of advisory committeeNew book highlights history of Grandfather MountainDraft plan in hands of committeeArts and Entertainment Calendar July 31The Good Life: A Nebraska Czech seeks to bring back a Wilber fixture: the Fox Hole TavernDelayed grant payments from state sting north country groupsAngela Rensch Ligibel (1924-2016)Potent new drugs pose threat to police, deputiesRaymond E. Gallison: The man who betrayed Bristol

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David Crampton: A city archaeological protection law is long overdue
Savannah Morning NewsJuly 5, 2016

It is ironic, and somewhat disturbing, that such an ordinance has not been enacted in the half-century since the enactment of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) in one of the first cities to have its original historic district named a ...more »

New Stamford magnet school almost ready to open
The AdvocateJuly 5, 2016

The magnet school, which is required by law to draw 25 percent of students from outside Stamford, still has spots for out-of-district first-graders. Connelly, whose last day as interim superintendent was Thursday, was pleased to see the plan come to ...more »

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SC protects cows, zealots needn't take law into hands - Times of India
Times of IndiaJuly 31, 2016

NEW DELHI: Vigilante 'cow protection' groups taking the law into their hands to assault people for allegedly slaughtering cows is becoming a social as well as ...more »

Road Runner: Is Ruby Road the worst in Pima County?
Arizona Daily StarJuly 31, 2016

As it happens, the 2015 federal FAST Act allows border states to set aside a portion of their federal road dollars for border infrastructure projects (specifically, up to 5 percent of annual Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (STBGP) proceeds ...more »

Montpelier looks for new center to shine light on Madison's ideals
The Daily ProgressJuly 31, 2016

In 2002, the foundation established the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution, which provides multi-day, immersive classes on constitutional principles for teachers, law enforcement officers, elected officials and other “leverage points” in ...more »

PHOTOS: Bethel Democrats Annual Picnic
Patch.comJuly 31, 2016

Jepsen, along with other local attorneys, recently filed a lawsuit seeking to block the Anthem-Cigna merger claiming that the merger is in violation of antitrust law. "This merger would eliminate significant competition, leaving employers and ...more »

NC rejects proposal to help preserve land along Falls Lake
News & ObserverJuly 31, 2016

Because land preservation keeps nutrient levels status quo rather than reducing them, the state cannot by law offer credits, Jay Zimmerman, director of the department's water resources division, wrote in an email to the Upper Neuse Association ...more »

The New Texas Campus Carry Law Takes Effect On A Profoundly Somber Day
BustleJuly 31, 2016

On Monday, a new Texas campus carry law will go into effect, making the Lone Star State one of just a handful of states to allow the concealed carry of firearms on public college campuses. The law passed through the state legislature back in 2015, but ...more »

Comprehensive Plan draft in hands of advisory committee
The Westerly SunJuly 31, 2016

State law requires all municipalities to have a comprehensive plan to guide decision-making by setting development and preservation priorities. In essence, the plan helps establish what the town will look like. Full-scale updates are required every 10 ...more »

New book highlights history of Grandfather Mountain
Winston-Salem JournalJuly 31, 2016

Johnson, much like Grandfather's longtime historic owners, including Nelson MacRae and Hugh Morton, has spent a lifetime hiking, working in and digging out stories of the High Country. ... “I think Grandfather Mountain is a jigsaw puzzle of ...more »

Draft plan in hands of committee
The Westerly SunJuly 31, 2016

The law also requires a less-intensive revision every five years and an informational report on the status of the Comprehensive Plan not more than five years from the date of municipal approval of a plan. It is this report and revision the new ...more »

Arts and Entertainment Calendar July 31
Seacoastonline.comJuly 31, 2016

Walking Tours of Portsmouth: Portsmouth Historical Society Walking Tours for 2016 include four different offerings: a 60-minute Daily Tour at 10am; an extended 90-minute Portsmouth History & Homes Tour Tuesdays at 4pm; Historic Preservation Tour with ...more »

The Good Life: A Nebraska Czech seeks to bring back a Wilber fixture: the Fox Hole Tavern
Omaha World-HeraldJuly 31, 2016

Roxanne Smith, the supervisor of State Capitol tourism, said that when the Office of the Capitol Commission was created in 2004 to oversee preservation and conservation of the historic structure, it was decided to produce an annual brass ornament.more »

Delayed grant payments from state sting north country groups
WatertownDailyTimes.comJuly 31, 2016

State law passed in 1991 requires agencies to process contracts within 150 to 180 days, in order to prevent delays affecting the state's most vulnerable citizens. Despite the rules being in place for more than two decades, a large number of .... St ...more »

Angela Rensch Ligibel (1924-2016)
Toledo BladeJuly 31, 2016

“Her family was everything to her and having that business being one of the oldest and longest running in the city, she had a tremendous sense of pride in carrying on that family history,” said her daughter Rebecca, whose law office used to be above ...more »

Potent new drugs pose threat to police, deputies
Hamilton Journal NewsJuly 31, 2016

Law enforcement agencies in Butler County are being warned against handling street drugs that could contain fentanyl, a highly potent opioid that has killed thousands of Ohioans in recent years. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently issued two ...more »

Raymond E. Gallison: The man who betrayed Bristol
The Providence JournalJuly 30, 2016

One year later on Hope Street, people of Bristol feel betrayed. Law enforcement officials say they're investigating claims that Gallison, recipient of one of the town's highest honors last year, arranged meetings for a prostitute during his tenure as a ...more »

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