PICTURED: Mansion or shack? It’s the $1M question

By Associated Press Published: 20:54 GMT, 31 July 2014 | Updated: 20:56 GMT, 31 July 2014 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Swimming pool with a hot tub. Four bedrooms and four-car garage. Granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. That's what $ 1 million will buy you in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa.What will the same seven-figure price tag get you in San Francisco? Not much.The Bay Area saw a record number of Read more [...]

Hunt for Warwickshire fraudsters who made £50000 by selling someone else’s …

Two men listed terraced house in Exhall, Warwickshire on specialist websiteCash from sale was released to the fraudsters but deeds weren't exchangedScam was uncovered when Land Registry spotted their fake driving licencesTheir photos did not match the names of a man and a woman listed on IDsBy Stephanie Linning Published: 16:07 GMT, 31 July 2014 | Updated: 19:12 GMT, 31 July 2014 2 View Read more [...]

August events at Prime Hook Wildlife Refuge listed

Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge has many activities, programs, and special events are planned this year. Anytime is a good time to visit the refuge, which is open every day from one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset in designated areas. The Visitor Center is open Monday through Friday year-round from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. On weekends, the Visitor Center is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. from December through March and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. from April through November. Below are Read more [...]

Heaps Rice Mill given Grade II Listed building status

A campaign to save a historic rice mill from demolition has been given a boost today with national heritage watchdogs awarding it Listed Building Status.Heaps Rice Mill, in the Baltic Triangle, has been categorised as Grade II listed by the government following an inspection by English Heritage.Merseyside Civic Society made the application for the building to be listed in March, prior to a planning application by Seychelles-based One Park Lane Limited to redevelop the site into apartments.Elliot Read more [...]

Civilian memorial in Abney Park cemetery awarded listed status

Civilian memorial in Abney Park cemetery awarded listed status English Heritage says the memorial is a ‘dignified and poignant reminder’ of the impact of Second World War on the local area The Hackney Citizen Thursday 31 July 2014 The restored civilian war memorial in Abney Park Cemetery. Photograph: Alex Sherratt A memorial in Stoke Newington’s Abney Park Cemetery has been given listed status by English Heritage after Read more [...]

Everyone listed in PACs was notified, Baker says

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Assassin’s Creed: Rogue for Xbox 360 listed by retailer

This year's rumoured last-gen-only Assassin's Creed endeavour appears to be titled Assassin's Creed: Rogue - the game has been listed for October release (via Google Cache, Gematsu) by online retailer World of Games. The new Assassin's Creed is rumoured to be codenamed "Comet". According to Gameblog and Kotaku, it's set in North America - to be more specific, New York - and stars a Templar named Shay. The new game is described by one Kotaku source as a cross between Assassin's Read more [...]

New look for an old Norwood landmark

NORWOOD — They can’t help it. Many people driving along Pleasant Street lately are doing a double take, wondering whether they’ve actually just seen a nearly seven-foot-tall lion and unicorn adorning what had formerly been a dilapidated, foreclosed house. Continue reading below Not only are they gawking at the fanciful creatures on the lower roofs, they are probably also checking out the house itself, which has undergone a magical transformation. Related Read more [...]

PAC Club listed for sale

The property at 138 Narragansett Ave., owned by the Holy Ghost Society since 1928, is up for sale. According to agent Joan Mc- Cauley of Island Realty, the building and land was listed on July 14. Popularly known as the Portuguese American Citizens Club, the social hall has been a staple in Jamestown for more than half a century. The restaurant has had turnover in recent years. The Holy Ghost Society, while still retaining ownership, began leasing the building about four years ago. After two Read more [...]

Lakewood Ranch open house bonanza brings out sellers

LAKEWOOD RANCH -- To generate walk-through traffic and sales in the typically slow summer home sales market, real estate agents are setting up buffets and rolling out welcome mats in Lakewood Ranch for an open house tour.The Lakewood Ranch Community Open House has signed 62 listings in the 34202 and 34211 zip codes represented by about 50 agents to be open to the public noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Organizer Maureen Legac, a part owner of the State Road Read more [...]