WEEKEND — More events (music, food, races, a gun show) by city on North …

CONCERTS, RACES, BARBECUES, a gun show and a motorcycle hill climb are among the myriad activities planned on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend.For more information on other arts and entertainment, see Peninsula Spotlight, the Peninsula Daily News' weekly entertainment guide, in today's printed edition of the PDN. Other events are listed in the Peninsula Calendar at www.peninsuladailynews.com. PORT TOWNSEND/JEFFERSON COUNTYCountry concertQUILCENE — A country-western concert will feature Read more [...]

Public buildings for up sale

A HOST of well-known Isle of Wight buildings, tourist attractions and community facilities are to be sold. The Isle of Wight Council’s property disposals programme — more than 70 properties listed for sale over the next four years — was approved on Thursday, last week. The list includes school buildings deemed surplus to requirements following the schools reorganisation, plus libraries, youth centres, public toilets and mental health day centres closed following last year’s Read more [...]

Bills owner Wilson hospitalized, listed in ‘good’ condition

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson was listed in good condition on Thursday after being taken to a hospital. Team spokesman Scott Berchtold made the announcement, but was unable to provide further information regarding the Hall of Fame owner. Wilson has a home in suburban Detroit, and the news of him being hospitalized was released prior to Buffalo's final preseason game at Detroit. The 93-year-old Wilson had hip surgery in spring 2011, and his health has been slipping. He's particularly Read more [...]

Ten beer events from September 1 through September 15, 2012

Ask me a question. WASHINGTON, August 30, 2012 — Beer is a social beverage. Drinking a beer can be quite pleasurable, but enjoying it in a convivial atmosphere with similar-minded friends and strangers alike can create fun times and great memories. To that end, twice each month, After Hours publishes a calendar of notable beer events covering Maine through North Carolina. Here in the first half of Read more [...]

Market Update and Look at Calgary’s Increasing List to Sale Price Gap

Calgary MLS sales and average prices so far this month are significantly higher than we saw at the start of 2012. At the end of January 2012, there were a total of 4, 607 residential listings in Metro Calgary (MC). We saw the average price of a single family home listed at $594,178 and the average price of a condominium listed at  $332,172. The same month saw a total of 1,080 MLS sales (MC), 773 of which were single family homes, 305 of which were condominiums. The average days on market Read more [...]

TSX-listed corporate dividends and distributions declared Aug. 30, 2012

TORONTO - Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Aug. 30, 2012. Pengrowth Energy Corporation (TSX:PGF): $0.04. Payable Sep 17. Record Aug 22. Matrix Asset Management Inc. J (TSX:MTA): $0.015. Payable Sep 20. Record Sep 05. Akita Drilling Ltd. Cl 'a' Nv (TSX:AKT.A): Read more [...]

Nine Houses Snatched Off Wilmington Market in Last Week

Click on the photo at right to look at a photo gallery of homes that sold in local communities during the last week. In the market for a new home? Be sure to check out our House Hunt column on Fridays for open houses in your area. WILMINGTON Address: 7 Denault Drive, Wilmington (Listed by Unknown) Original List Price: $385,000 Sale Price: $380,000 Style: Colonial Living Area: 1,816 Sq. Ft. Garage: 0 spaces Parking: 2 spaces Rooms: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 full, 1 half WILMINGTON Address: 33 Fieorenza Read more [...]

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy listed as co-favorites to win Deutsche Bank …

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy / Getty Images We're used to seeing Tiger Woods' name atop Vegas' golf odds when he's in the field. But for the second straight tournament, he's not the only one listed as the favorite for a FedExCup event. Woods and Rory McIlroy were listed as 7-to-1 favorites last week to win the Barclays (neither was in contention to win on Sunday), and when the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino released their odds for the Deutsche Bank Championship, the two biggest names in the sport were Read more [...]

Report: Foreclosure sales fell sharply in 2Q

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sales of bank-owned homes and those already on the foreclosure path fell sharply in the second quarter, reflecting a thinner slate of properties for sale in many cities as banks take a measured approach to placing homes on the market.Even so, foreclosure sales' share of all U.S. home purchases grew in the April-to-June period, foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac Inc. said Thursday.The combination of fewer bank-owned homes for sale and stronger demand during the traditional Read more [...]