2022 Christmas Tree Recycling Project

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IBSP is pleased to announce the second annual Christmas Tree recycling project!  We will be collecting freshly discarded Christmas trees to aid in the improvement and health of our dune system!    Dropoff Date:  January 8, 2022 Dropoff Time: 9am – 1pm  Dropoff Location:  Swimming Area #2  Please bring tree clear of lights and ornaments.  No flocked trees will be accepted.  Trees will be loaded directly into trucks that will bring them out to the beach.  Staff will be onsite to assist with the unloading/reloading process.   

IMPORTANT CHANGES FOR 2022 

Trees will only be accepted from residents. No commercial or municipal…

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The launch of NASA's  James Webb Space Telescope has been delayed yet again.


NASA's long-awaited space observatory is now scheduled to lift off from French Guiana no earlier than Dec. 24, two days later than previously planned. 

"The James Webb Space Telescope team is working a communication issue between the observatory and the launch vehicle system," NASA officials  said in a statement on Tuesday (Dec. 14). "This will delay the launch date to no earlier than Friday, Dec. 24. We will provide more information about the new launch date no later than Friday, Dec. 17."

The James Webb Space Telescope will ride to space on an  Ariane 5 rocket provided by the European launch company Arianespace. 

Engineers at the  Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French…

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In today’s market, inventory is still low while demand remains high. This leads to fierce competition among buyers, who should not expect to negotiate a lower sale price like they could in a normal housing market. Currently, sellers receive an average of 3.8 offers and their homes sell in about 17 days. The deputy chief economist at CoreLogic, Selma Hepp, says, “The imbalance between robust demand and dismal availability of for-sale homes has led to a continual bidding over asking prices, which reached record levels in recent months. Now, almost six in ten homes listed are selling over the asking price.”
For buyers, this means that offering below or even at a home’s list price may not be enough to obtain your dream house.…

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