Some campus services on reduced hours for spring recess

Spring recess is Monday through Sunday, March 4-10.KALAMAZOO—Some campus services at Western Michigan University will be on reduced hours during spring semester recess, which begins Monday, March 4, and continues through Sunday, March 10. There are no classes during the recess, but most WMU offices are open normal hours. In addition, there are no classes Friday, March 1, for Spirit Day.Classes resume beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, March 11.There are several public events on campus during Read more [...]

East Cobb Open Houses, March 2-3

This week House Hunt features four Open Houses available for you to tour this weekend and two homes listed within the last week. Featured homes range in price from $164,900 for a three-bedroom split ranch on Clementine Drive to $925,000 for a 4.25 acre, four-bedroom new traditional home on Sewell Mill Road. Click on a picture in the photo gallery to see a listing description. Click on an address listed below and get directly linked to AOL Real Estate or the broker for complete listing information. Read more [...]

50+ Events in Social Media Marketing, Mobile Strategy and More

Whether you're looking to make industry contacts or learn the latest trends in advertising, technology and media, Mashable's Events Board has something for you. We picked four of the latest events, listed below, to give you an idea of the possibilities for networking, developing skills and moving your business forward. Check these out, or head over to the full listings to find relevant events in your area or preferred destination. You can sort listings by when they were added, get discount codes Read more [...]

Pair of state houses fetch $1.8m

Two neighbouring state homes in need of "extreme makeovers" have reached $1.9 million at auction. Numbers 94 and 96 Haverstock Rd are the first of 19 properties in the street to be sold by Housing New Zealand. The corporation says it's too costly to develop the rundown homes in the flourishing suburb of Sandringham. House prices and the tone of the street are expected to be boosted following the two sales and the Read more [...]

FOR SALE: Spacious Mt. Sinai Colonial Newly Listed Just Under $900K

A colonial at 2 Willow Creek Court in Mt. Sinai is new to the market and listed at $899,000 on AOL Real Estate. The home features four bedrooms, four bathrooms, pool, access to a private beach and tennis courts in a private community. It has been on the market for just four days and is brokered by Hickey Smith Realtors. Click here for more information and photos of the home. Read more [...]

Rapidly growing Swansea company short-listed for a regional award

A RAPIDLY growing Swansea company has been shortlisted for a regional award honouring enterprising start-ups. Roompaddy was created by Swansea University graduates and operates as an online service allowing homeowners to rent spare rooms or their entire homes to travellers, tourists and visitors to the UK looking for short-term accommodation. The company has been shortlisted for the Lloyds TSB Enterprise Awards which celebrate the brightest students and graduate entrepreneurs across UK, Read more [...]

Greencoat UK Wind IPO heralds change for listed cleantech

Lack of funding and some woefully poor execution has left the junior market littered with cleantech failures. So much so that investors have become rather jaded and cynical about the sector. Going against type is Greencoat UK Wind, which is preparing to list next month. Britain’s first ever green infrastructure fund, it has been set up as a yield play with the funding and development risk removed. In that context, it is a unique vehicle rather than the latest iteration of unsatisfactory green investment Read more [...]

Outstanding country houses in Cumbria

This inspiring county can help you get far away from the madding crowd with these charming properties Cumbria's lakes and fells have inspired and nurtured more than the county's fair share of poets, writers, artists, philosophers and scientists, from Wordsworth, Ruskin and John Dalton, to Beatrix  Potter, Arthur Ransome and L. S. Lowry. These are household names. Others, reluctant to abandon the tranquility of Cumbria for the bright lights of the city and international recognition, pursued Read more [...]

Fresh start is on menu for listed Victorian landmark

A historic hotel which fell in to disrepair and was taken over by cannabis farmers could soon reopen as a Chinese restaurant.The Grade II listed building, on Plymouth Grove in Ardwick, is earmarked for redevelopment.Developers have applied for planning permission to transform the derelict 140-year-old former hotel and pub into a two-floor venue for up to 128 people.If proposals are approved by Manchester council, there will also be two flats and a car park at the site. Plans were first submitted Read more [...]