Law & Policy: Civil Actions
- State Parks Dept. Feels 'Ambushed' By Developer
by Emily Bregel July 2016
The proposed master planned community could bring 28,000 homes and 70,000 people to Benson. Opponents worry the project's groundwater pumping could harm precarious ecosystems in and around the federally protected San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area.
- Rec Center Planned with Input from Residents
by James Thomas Jr. July 2016
Suffolk's Parks & Recreation department hosted a Program Charrette at the Creekside Elementary Joint Use Recreation Center to field public input on future programming at the facility.
- Council OKs Rezoning to Allow for $8M Sports Complex
by Telegram & Gazette July 2016
The City Council voted Tuesday to take a first step in plans to build an $8 million commercial sports complex in West Fitchburg in an area that was zoned residential. After hearing strong opposition from neighbors, the council approved rezoning the area to create a special overlay district. It will allow commercial development in the residential area, including the building of a sports complex projected to have 10 outdoor fields and four indoor in a 100,000 square foot building. The area is off Westminster Hill Road and Victorial Lane and will be accessed through Industrial Road in the Montachusett Industrial Park.
- U. of Tennessee Settles Title IX Lawsuit for $2.48M
by MJ Slaby firstname.lastname@example.org 865-342-6305 and Dustin Dopirak email@example.com 865-342-6274 July 2016
The University of Tennessee will pay $2.48 million to settle a federal Title IX lawsuit alleging the university maintains a “hostile sexual environment.”
- Ex-Administrator Stole $24K from Little League
by Sid Cassese firstname.lastname@example.org July 2016
Banners and medals awarded to Nassau County Little League baseball and softball stars and tournament winners will be delayed or not awarded after a former administrator took $24,000 from the group over the past three years, a league official told parents early last week.
- MLB, Minor-League Baseball Players at Odds Over Pay
by Stuart Goldman July 2016
Should minor-league baseball players receive more pay?
- Wheelchair Athlete Gains Full Access in Marathon
by Mark Dodds June 2016
This article appeared in the May issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.
- County Hopes Sports Complex Will Bring Tourism Dollars
by Jason Scott May 2016
Unlike its neighboring Florida counties, Seminole County does not have a theme park to draw tourists, but come Friday, when the ribbon is cut on a $27 million sports complex, the county can tap into another lucrative form of tourism – sports tourism.
- 'Baseball Rule' Suffers Another Blow in Foul Ball Case
by Kristi Schoepfer-Bochicchio April 2016
This article appeared in the April issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.
- City Reaches Settlement in Splash Pad Sewage Case
by Jason Scott March 2016
A dispute over a 2013 splash pad renovation could be drawing to an end as Traverse City, Mich., commissioners accepted a settlement for $300,000. The city blamed the firm Hamilton Anderson Associates for design flaws that led to water contaminated with sewage to rain down on children.