“In what has been excavated so far … there some strange settlement patterns that are emerging,” said Echenique. For example, between one housing compound and another, researchers found an empty area that contained no relics _ something that would be unusual in a densely populated area unless it represented a border between neighborhoods, a street, or contained some long-vanished wood structure.
In Mexico City, the lava-buried remains of the ancient Cuicuilco culture, with its famed round pyramid, are crowded and partly covered by shopping malls, housing developments, a major freeway and even a college for archaeologists.
In the last fiscal year, the USDA’s Rural Development division invested a total of $376.6 million Maine’s rural communities, including $320.3 million in housing loans and guarantees, $18.4 to businesses and $27.4 million to communities, funding projects including water and-or wastewater upgrades in Wilton, Milford and Berwick.
Members of the round-table include Lawrence M. Barrett, president of Eastern Maine Community College, Claudia Raessler, owner of SuriPaco LLC, an alpaca farm in North Yarmouth that recently received $30,000 from the agency, and Durward Humphrey, CEO of the Katahdin Valley Health Center.
The building, at the corner of Kalamazoo Mall and Lovell Street, had been the home for the Kalamazoo Gazette since 1925. Now a part of the MLive Media Group, the paper’s news and advertising sales staff has relocated to 316 S. Kalamazoo Mall.
PENDING LEGISLATIONBoiler MACT legislation, designed to regulate the emissions of hazardous air pollutants, has the potential to shut down many mills, at least temporarily, as they reconfigure their operations to meet the new requirements. This would cause production delays and lead to price increases, as well as lack of supply, in an already struggling industry. The group is actively working with forestry coalitions to gain strength in Congress to encourage the EPA to recognize the needs of the hardwood industry on this issue.