I would say in not passing the Criminal Justice Commission Act before other reform bills like the Sentence Reform and Corrections Act, we put the cart before the horse but, since we are releasing thousands of people from federal prisons right now, the horse isn't around anymore.
Stormwater management is a major challenge for cities all over the world. When it rains - especially heavy downpours - the water flows straight from the concrete infrastructure into (often antiquated and overloaded) sewer pipes and then into surrounding rivers or oceans.
There seems little reason to encourage readers to visit well-known, upscale New England inns in early autumn because the leaf-peepers have already booked all the rooms.
Communities 4 Action (C4A), which aids prevention initiatives addressing a broad spectrum of risky behaviors, provides what Chairman Stephanie Paulmeno describes as "capacity and collaboration building."
By Elyssa Kirkham, GBR Staff Writer Raising a family isn't cheap. In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that the average...
"What we believe at Horizons is that all kids are our kids," says Lorna Smith, executive director of Horizons National. "The gaps of opportunity, te...
Every fall, New England rolls out a foliage carpet dressed in blazing oranges and reds, yellows and purples. It's the perfect time to visit the region. Early October is prime leaf-peeping time for the northern states, while the southern half's season stretches into late October.
They loom large in our imaginations either as the one-time residences of European kings and queens or as places where crowds gather and snap a selfie with Mickey (we're looking at you, Disney!). Yet there are castles all over the United States.
What was the last excuse you used for not following your dreams? Westport, Connecticut resident, Rosie Jon, was born without arms, but that has not stopped her from setting her goals high.
Carson's fantasy scenario is the one that reflects the way many Americans approach the issue of guns. The fantasists have come to believe that if they had a gun, they'd be able to ensure their own safety and the safety of those around them.
The slippery slope leading to drug addiction arose as a common theme at the community event. Katz described her son's transition from tobacco to "a sip of beer with friends" to marijuana and ultimately to heroin, and others voiced similar sentiments.
"People think it's a rite of passage that all kids are going to drink and experiment. That may be so, but the risk isn't taken out of it," said Denise Qualey, the Managing Director of Crisis and Clinical Services at Kids in Crisis.
Teenage runaways fall into two categories: chronic and episodic. Chronic running away is a routine power ploy that could involve substance abuse, while episodic running away involves isolated incidents in which a humiliating event, such as a pregnancy or fear of parental disapproval, triggers a teenager to flee home.
Though often remote, the Appalachian Trail was a route like any other. Ordinary roads ran near it and intersected it as it wound its way around towns, over rivers and across forested valleys. What was to stop me from tracking the trail by . . . car?
By: Nicole Rupersburg Credit: Shutterstock What do you think about when you...
One lesson in particular has been in development since December 14, 2012. It's embodied in the grand opening of the new Victoria Soto School in her hometown of Stratford, Connecticut.