Monthly Archives: November 2014

Pa. Municipal League: Legislative reforms needed

In light of York’s dire budget season, the Pennsylvania Municipal League, a bipartisan organization representing municipalities around the state, has called on legislators to take action on legislative reforms it says would lessen the strain on cash-strapped municipalities. The league … Continue reading

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Readers: Vacant lots could be put to use

Last week, I shared a story about how Baltimore is considering turning some of its vacant lots into flower beds, community gardens and tree canopies in an effort to green the city and increase the availability of locally sourced goods. … Continue reading

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What should York do with vacant lots? Flower beds, maybe?

Baltimore is eying the possibility of transforming its blighted, vacant lots into something beautiful — flower gardens, according to The Baltimore Sun.  The Sun reported that about a dozen urban farms already are operating in Baltimore and now the city … Continue reading

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