The GeoTools 2.5 release is available for download:

The 2.5.0 release marks the first stable release of a number of exciting
developments and features of the 2.5.x series including:

And much more. The entire change log can be found here:

http://jira.codehaus.org/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&&fixfor=13698&fixfor=14490&fixfor=14259&fixfor=14258&fixfor=13281&fixfor=13594&pid=10270&sorter/field=issuekey&sorter/order=DESC&sorter/field=resolution&sorter/order=DESC

Other exciting news for the GeoTools community includes graduation from
incubation as a project The OSGeo (Open Source Geospatial Foundation).

Special thanks to everyone who provided feedback and filed bugs for this
release. As usual a big thanks to Geomatys, GeoSolutions, Refractions
Research, and OpenGeo, and most importantly the user and contributor
community for continuing to drive GeoTools and make the project a success.

For more information about this release and about the GeoTools project
in general please visit: