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Industry News

Waters Instruments changing name to Zareba Systems
Twin Cities Business Journal, MN - Oct 28, 2005
"Changing our name to Zareba Systems Inc. better reflects our future course and our position as the world's leading manufacturer of electronic perimeter fence systems."
California RFID ban shelved awaiting its next round in the New ...
SecureIDNews, VA - Nov 1, 2005
... More importantly, the higher security and cost is considered unnecessary by many observers at least for basic functions such as simple access control. ...

Fence Contractors in the News

Get Gephardt: Vinyl Fence Problems
KUTV, UT - Oct 27, 2005
In the past year, more than 50 vinyl fence customers have decided to Get Gephardt after paying contractors for fences that were never built.(note: this story appears on the bottom of the page, please just scroll down - there is also a video) ...

Schools and Fences

Fence on school board's agenda tonight
Daily Review Online, CA - Nov 1, 2005
SAN LEANDRO The San Leandro school board could vote tonight to approve the construction of a fence around parts of San Leandro High School, a controversial ...

Fences and Neighbors

Fence dispute divides neighborhood
Waco Tribune Herald, TX - Oct 29, 2005
... Earlier this year, the Rev. Royce Montgomery built a privacy fence that jutted into adjacent lot at Park Lake and MacArthur Drives. ...
Angry homeowners say fence must go
Sherwood Voice, AR - Oct 27, 2005
... area upset that a wooden privacy fence remains erect asked members of Sherwood City Council Monday to remove the fence they said is a neighborhood eyesore. ...

Local Government Issues

Village board says 'no' to fences
Joliet Herald News, IL - Oct 29, 2005
They have a large yard on a corner lot, and they would like to fence it in. ... On the interior side, the fence can extend sideways to the lot line. ...
Corinth auto junkyard owner begins construction of fence
Bangor Daily News, ME - Oct 29, 2005
CORINTH - Although he is still not in compliance with the law, a local automobile junkyard owner has begun to build the required fence on his property to ...

Fences and Animals

Roaming buffalo should be fenced
Pincher Creek Echo, Canada - Oct 31, 2005
Pincher Creek Echo Inadequate fencing is causing bison to escape onto Highway six and installing a Texas gate is not the solution, councillors at the ...
Portable electric fences are bear barriers
Anchorage Daily News, AK - Oct 30, 2005
No one can know if a portable electric fence could have saved Richard and Katherine Hoffman from a deadly tragedy along Alaska's Hulahula River this summer ...
Resident ordered to erect fence for loose dogs
Sharon Advocate, MA - Oct 28, 2005
Prince Way resident Joanne Rogers will have to put up an electric fence that meets the approval of the Animal Control Officer Diane Malcolmson or risk losing ...

USA Mexico Border Fence

Owens backs fence to close off US border
Rocky Mountain News, CO - Oct 27, 2005
Gov. Bill Owens said he supports a high-tech fence along the 2,000- mile US-Mexico border similar to what Israel is building on the West Bank. ...

Community Issues

Suicide fence more important than view
Kennebec Journal, ME - Oct 27, 2005
I strongly support erecting a new suicide-deterring safety fence on the refurbished Memorial Bridge as soon as it is feasible for the Department of ...
Remco fence moves north: Last house in the row sold to trust
Willits News, CA - Oct 28, 2005
The chain link fence with razor wire top that encloses the Remco plant will soon be extended to include what was once 67 Franklin Avenue. ...
Fencing, regular hours planned for local recycling headquarters
Princeton Times Leader, KY - Oct 26, 2005
... A few complaints have been raised in regard to the center location there, but the concerns may be alleviated when fencing planned for the site is installed ...


How to Repair Fence Rails
EquiSearch.com, NY - Oct 27, 2005
(We used a 1" x 6" board.). Tired of looking at that chewed up fence board--but no time to tear down and replace the entire rail? ...
Chain-link fence can be hidden
Houston Chronicle, United States - Oct 28, 2005
By KATHY HUBER. Q: Our backyard is bordered by chain-link fencing. What can I plant along the fence that will give us privacy and will look natural? ...
It takes a village to build a fence
Exeter News-Letter, NH - Nov 1, 2005
... It all started with the whole "it takes a village to raise a child" saying, which in my case was, "it takes a village to build a fence.". ...

Hurricane Wilma and Industry News

Fence repairs a top priority
Miami Herald, FL - Nov 1, 2005
... Of all the damage that Hurricane Wilma inflicted on Marlon Fields' home in Hollywood Hills, the six-foot-high red wooden fence that enclosed his backyard is ...
Storm-damaged pools and spas require special care
Orlando Sentinel, FL - Oct 30, 2005
... in Orlando. If the property fence is down or aluminum screen enclosure is broken, your pool could be a liability, Caruso says. Your ...

The Art of Fences

'Between Fences' exhibit comes to the Churchill County Museum
Reno Gazette Journal, NV - Oct 28, 2005
The exhibit opens to the public on Saturday, November 5, from 10-5. That day will include fence-building displays and hands-on fencing projects for children ...


Building of 7-km wire fence on Candaba swamp urged to prevent bird ...
Manila Bulletin, Philippines - Oct 31, 2005
... Mayor Jerry Pelayo of this town has sought the help of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in constructing a seven-kilometer cyclone wire fence around the ...
Feasibility study to consider vermin proof fence plan
ABC Online, Australia - Oct 27, 2005
An ambitious plan to build a vermin-proof fence from the Pilbara, in Western Australia's north-west, to the Nullarbor, in the south-east, is gaining momentum. ...
Thoughts on security fence
Ynetnews, Israel - Nov 1, 2005
One fence? The ... brigades. The second is the well-known security fence, built on or near the Green Line, in accordance with American dictates. ...
Understanding fence rules
Forbes Advocate, Australia - Oct 31, 2005
Backyard swimming pools are a great way to escape the summer heat, but they also need to be appropriately fenced. This is the strong ...

Weird News

Witchcraft course qualifies for taxbreak
Canoe Network CNEWS Oct 31, 2005
APPELSCHA, Netherlands (AP) Cobwebs cling to the wooden rafters. Dusty shelves are cluttered with glass jars of home-brewed potions, dried herbs and stone amulets. An oil cooker and a black cauldron sit in the corner, ready for the next full moon...

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