A family had to flee their home after a crazed neighbour destroyed their 6ft garden fence with a chainsaw after a boundary dispute.

Teacher Maureen O’Neill was so frightened by Anthony McArdle’s outburst that she sold her house in Bothwell, Lanarkshire, and moved away.

The horror details emerged at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Tuesday where her son Connor, 21, also a teacher, gave evidence by video link.

He said: “McArdle was very aggressive. He said he was cutting the fence down.

“He switched on the chainsaw and cut through every post on the fence.

“We were terrified and

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See how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting hospital and ICU capacity in Nassau County and across NY.


FREEPORT, NY — Although the coronavirus pandemic shows signs of easing, with numbers of new cases trending downward, health authorities remain concerned that new variants from overseas could spark yet another surge and maintain the intense pressure on the nation’s already strained hospital system.
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Mineola, NY |

New federal data shows how the

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DENVER, Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today SunShare, the nation’s community solar leader, announced commissioning of its Uncompahgre Community Solar Garden, Colorado’s largest community solar project to-date, totaling just over five megawatts DC. The Weld County-based solar array now generates clean, solar energy for 450 Colorado homes, the City of Westminster, and the Highlands Ranch Community Association.

It is the first five-megawatt project to be built after the 2019 Community Solar Gardens Modernization Act allowed for larger gardens and eliminated

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Multiple Dangerous Drivers Taken Off The Road: Garden City Police

a car parked in a parking lot: Garden City police reported the following incidents this week.

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Garden City police reported the following incidents this week.

GARDEN CITY, NY — The Garden City Police Department reported the following incidents for the week ending Feb. 2.

Jan. 27

  • A 33-year-old driver was arrested on Clinton Road for possession of a forged registration tag, improper plates and excessive speed.
  • Officers responded to Washington Avenue and 11th Street for a traffic light malfunction.
  • Officers responded to a railroad gate malfunction at the Nassau Boulevard
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Ahead of the Assam elections, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Saturday launched the third phase of a direct benefit transfer scheme for the tea garden community, depositing Rs 224 crore, or Rs 3,000 each, in nearly 7.5 lakh bank accounts. Additionally, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma promised that the state government would soon increase the wages of tea garden workers.

A sum of Rs 2,500 was transferred to 6.3 lakh bank accounts in the first phase of the Assam Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar Mela Scheme in 2017-18. An additional Rs 2,500 was deposited in

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Local architect Clément Lesnoff-Rocard has converted a 19th-century house in Paris‘s La Défense into a contemporary home featuring a double-height dining room that looks onto a central courtyard.

a chair sitting in a room: A double-height dining room in a Parisian townhouse by Clément Lesnoff-Rocard

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A double-height dining room in a Parisian townhouse by Clément Lesnoff-Rocard

Clément Lesnoff-Rocard named this project The Island as it involved creating an isolated, inward-looking private residence in the midst of the bustling city.

“The project is about finding a way for a family to have its own universal and symbolic wild landscape inside their home,” suggested Lesnoff-Rocard, “surrounded by the city but deeply separated from

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