Monday, June 27, 2022

ICYMI – Coyotes, service dogs, shellfish, trees, and more

Federal law requires public schools to allow service animals to assist students with disabilities. But according to the mother of an elementary school student, the New Hanover County School district denied and then delayed access for her daughter’s service dog.

NHCS parent says school first denied access for service dog, then ‘demoted’ her child in retaliation

The new development would mean raising the trees and grassy area behind the Harris Teeter along Park Avenue.

Wilmington apartment complex with over 250 units planned near Oleander and Independence intersection

Twenty years ago, shellfish could often be tracked easily to a single origin. But in a much more complex market, local and state officials can’t be sure.

Recent death from shellfish bacteria shows difficulty in tracing contamination in diversified market

Despite some hiccups along the way, the Greenway has become popular with residents and tourists alike — leading to the hope that Kure Beach would help extend it across Pleasure Island. But, right now, it doesn’t look like Carolina Beach’s neighbor to the south is going for it.

Kure Beach leaders oppose expansion of Island Greenway from Carolina Beach

Bald Head Island’s initial announcement that it would use lethal methods to deal with its coyote population left some with more questions than answers.

Bald Head Island releases more info on plan to trap and kill coyotes to protect sea turtles eggs

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