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It was a banner headline appearing in the July 25, 1986, edition of The Tribune-Democrat: “270 to be hired at new prison...

MASSIVE PENNSYLVANIA PRISON SLATED TO CLOSE

It was a banner headline appearing in the July 25, 1986, edition of The Tribune-Democrat: “270 to be hired at new prison…

Mar, 06
For 178 years, the identity of Thomaston, Maine was linked to a maximum-security prison sitting on 15 acres adjacent to the village center. Due to overcrowding, the age of the facility, and lack of room for expansion, the prison was decommissioned by the state in 2001...

REUSING MAINE STATE PRISON

For 178 years, the identity of Thomaston, Maine was linked to a maximum-security prison sitting on 15 acres adjacent to the village center. Due to overcrowding, the age of the facility, and lack of room for expansion, the prison was decommissioned by the state in 2001…

Mar, 03
In partnership with Oregon State University Rural Studies Program and Extension Service, the Regards to Rural 2013 Conference, Innovations and Inspiration, is a gathering to inform and inspire. . . all that is rural!

REGARDS TO RURAL CONFERENCE

In partnership with Oregon State University Rural Studies Program and Extension Service, the Regards to Rural 2013 Conference, Innovations and Inspiration, is a gathering to inform and inspire. . . all that is rural!

Mar, 04
The Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs (IIRA) at Western Illinois University seeks to improve the quality of life for rural residents by partnering with public and private agencies on local development and enhancement efforts...

ILLINOIS INSTITUTE FOR RURAL AFFAIRS

The Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs (IIRA) at Western Illinois University seeks to improve the quality of life for rural residents by partnering with public and private agencies on local development and enhancement efforts…

Mar, 31
The Armory Arts Village is a bold, innovative community redevelopment project that uses arts, culture, creativity and innovation as a catalyst for reinventing the community of Jackson and the surrounding region.

CASE STUDY: MICHIGAN PRISON TRANSFORMED INTO ART VILLAGE

The Armory Arts Village is a bold, innovative community redevelopment project that uses arts, culture, creativity and innovation as a catalyst for reinventing the community of Jackson and the surrounding region.

Mar, 20
The Center for Rural Pennsylvania is a bipartisan, bicameral legislative agency that serves as a resource for rural policy within the Pennsylvania General Assembly...

THE CENTER FOR RURAL PENNSYLVANIA

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania is a bipartisan, bicameral legislative agency that serves as a resource for rural policy within the Pennsylvania General Assembly…

Mar, 31
Americans believe too many people are in prison and the nation spends too much keeping them there. But they also are concerned about keeping our streets safe, according to polling from 2012...

COUNCIL OF STATE LEGISLATURES REPORTS ON SHRINKING PRISONS

Americans believe too many people are in prison and the nation spends too much keeping them there. But they also are concerned about keeping our streets safe, according to polling from 2012…

Mar, 29

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