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Feb. 25 2015
The man police believe is behind four different fraudulent snow removal businesses faces new charges in Camillus, New York. Thomas Zackoski, 27, of North Syracuse, was charged by Camillus police wi ...
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Feb. 24 2015
In Boston, the Conservation Law Foundation and the Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) are teaming up in a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The group claims the EPA ...
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Feb. 24 2015
Officials in Newton County, Georgia, may be regretting their decision not to settle with a landscape contractor over a lawn care contract. Billy Durden, the contractor, was willing to resolve a majo ...
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Feb. 23 2015
A snow plow was reportedly shot at while plowing on an Illinois Interstate in Massac County. An Illinois Department of Transportation (DOT) snow plow driver said shots were fired at his plow, shatt ...
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Feb. 23 2015
Cub Cadet, Valley City, Ohio, has announced it is preparing to launch a robotic greens mower specifically for golf courses. According to a recent news release, the Cub Cadet RG3 roboti ...
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Feb. 20 2015
For years, a landscape contractor scammed the federal and state government in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. Mervin J. Noel was sentenced to six months in prison and six months of home confinement for l ...
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Feb. 20 2015
In St. Louis, Missouri, new “rainscaping” grants are being offered by the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) to encourage landowners to install rainwater collection systems. Rainscaping ...
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Feb. 19 2015
John Deere Landscapes, LLC announced today that they have reached an agreement to acquire Shemin Landscape Supply. Shemin Landscape Supply has 29 locations serving 18 major metropolitan markets in 14 ...
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Feb. 19 2015
In Queechee, Vermont, a young landscape contractor has been accused of several serious criminal charges. Michael Castellini, 28, allegedly broke into two Quechee Hollow homes and threatened to hurt ...
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Feb. 19 2015
Gas-powered leaf blowers may have produced their last blast of air in Sonoma, California. Residents of the city are reviving the request to ban the use of gas-powered leaf blowers. The ban is being ...
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Feb. 18 2015
The motion picture studio for “the happiest place on earth” has agreed to take measures to prevent tainted water discharges in the rivers of Los Angeles, California. These preventive measures ar ...
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Feb. 18 2015
Yet another company is exploring the idea of developing a robotic mower. IRobot, the Bedford, Massachusetts-based company well known for its popular Roomba robot vacuum cleaner, claims that t ...
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Feb. 17 2015
Officials in Tempe, Arizona, have started a landscape initiative to lower costs of lawn maintenance for residents. The initiative is called the “Tempe Landscape Referral” and it uses bulk buying ...
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Feb. 17 2015
An overhaul of current Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) regulations may help maintain the warranties for landscape equipment. Specifically, proposed changes will place a cap on ethanol requirements at ...
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Feb. 16 2015
Landscape contractors are becoming a common sight for residents in Hartford, Connecticut this winter. As the snow continues to fall at a heavy rate, one landscape company describes their average win ...
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Feb. 16 2015
Nautic Partners, a private equity firm, recently completed a transaction closing on the purchase of IPS Corporation. The company was purchased from Calera Capital, another private equity firm ...
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Feb. 13 2015
When business is slow, perhaps you should buy a lottery ticket. While it might seem like a joke, it is actually sage advice, considering landscape contractor Jose Beltran’s recent $50,000 win. ...
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Feb. 13 2015
A family that owned a landscape business located in Yulee, Florida, lost their entire livelihood while on vacation. The truck and trailer for their company, “It’s A Beautiful Lawn” was stored ...
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Feb. 12 2015
A landscape contractor who had worked for the New Hanover County Schools (NHCS) in Wilmington, North Carolina, for a long time is claiming that NHCS has unreasonably manipulated their bid process to ...
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Feb. 12 2015
A bill that aims to rehabilitate deteriorating public water systems is under a lot of heat. The Water Infrastructure Protection Act (WIPA), recently signed by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, fas ...
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