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Dec. 30 2014
The problem of New Jersey’s aging water infrastructure might have a new solution--a bill that would allow New Jersey municipalities to sell their public water utilities to private, for-profit cor ...
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Dec. 29 2014
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc., has advised that Congress just passed and President Obama signed into law House Bill H.R. 5771. It boosts the business expense deduction for capital equipme ...
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Dec. 29 2014
Christmas Décor’s Decorated Family Project is in the business of making Christmas a little bit brighter for veterans through landscaping. The aim is to decorate the homes of select military vete ...
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Dec. 26 2014
In Seattle, Washington, two men are facing unregistered contractor charges for scamming customers out of hundreds of dollars. Washington’s Department of Labor & Industries investigated both ca ...
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Dec. 26 2014
In Jacksonville, Florida, a tree removal service gone wrong ended with the tree crashing through the roof of a home. The landlord allegedly hired an unlicensed tree service to remove the hazardous t ...
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Dec. 25 2014
David’s Trees-R-Us, a landscaping company in Alvin, Texas, and its president, David Toney, are being sued by a couple who claims that the company ruined five trees on their property. According ...
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Dec. 25 2014
The recently published research from Bernd Leinauer, New Mexico State University professor and extension turfgrass specialist, on using treated effluent water as one of the main water sources for la ...
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Dec. 24 2014
A York County, Virginia landscaper received a suspended sentence after being convicted of purchasing thousands of dollars’ worth of gas for his personal vehicle with the company credit card. E ...
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Dec. 24 2014
The conflict between residents in Jackson, New Jersey, and JR Custom Landscaping has broiled for three years now. The big issue is that residents claim that the company stinks. They say that t ...
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Dec. 23 2014
The cold front brought by winter 2015 has affected landscaper operations in the form of sick workers, and ultimately the increased use of deicers to control snow and ice. Should 2015 extend the need ...
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Dec. 23 2014
Sending emails to clients has widely been accepted as a modern form of business communication. Typing correspondences instead of tediously writing on paper is faster, neater and easier to archive ...
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Dec. 22 2014
With the drought as one of the most talked about topics of the year, rainwater catchment systems for landscape irrigation are gaining popularity among homeowners. In California, Tony Poeck of Indira ...
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Dec. 22 2014
A landscape and snow removal contractor in Middlesex County, New Jersey, pleaded guilty to filing false personal income tax returns. Between the years of 2008-2010, 40-year-old Gregory Zambardi d ...
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Dec. 19 2014
A long-dormant virus that can weaken Floratam turf, a popular form of St. Augustine, has reemerged in Palm Beach County, Florida. The sugarcane mosaic virus, which was discovered in the 1960s, a ...
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Dec. 19 2014
According to Delaware state regulations, lawn care companies throughout the state may not apply fertilizers to turf during the winter months. The Delaware Nutrient Management Commi ...
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Dec. 18 2014
Albemarle Landscapes and Tree Service in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, was recently victimized by arsonists and vandals. Their new bucket truck, dump truck and a customized tool truck were burne ...
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Dec. 18 2014
A Lockport, New York man, Charlie Zanghi, was arrested and charged with second-degree harassment. He was upset with how a snowplow driver was interfering with traffic. According to police, Za ...
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Dec. 17 2014
Jay Testa, a Goshen, Indiana landscaper, pleaded guilty to one count of animal cruelty after maiming a client’s dog with his lawn mower. Testa faces a maximum of one year in jail on the m ...
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Dec. 17 2014
In the United States, there are more than 30,000 chainsaw-related injuries every year. Most occur when contractors make arbitrary cuts straight across the trunk without completely understand ...
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Dec. 16 2014
Springfield, Massachusetts, is scrambling to hire a new snow plow vendor after its longtime local contractor appears to have crumbled to tax debt. The deletion of Northeast Grounds Management ...
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