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  • Savvy Shopper mailbox: Nicole answers reader questions

    Savvy Shopper mailbox: Nicole answers reader questions
    Although I try to cover a variety of money-saving topics, there is always more to research, and readers often write me to ask their specific shopping questions. Hearing from readers is one of my favorite parts of the job, and I thank those of you who...
  • Staples introduces 110 percent price match guarantee

    Staples introduces 110 percent price match guarantee
    Staples has thrown the back-to-school shopping gauntlet early this year with a “110 percent” price match guarantee. Staples will price match items sold and shipped by Amazon.com or any other retailer that sells products in retail stores...
  • Pete Peterson: Pa. race horse fund provides economic benefits

    Bob Dick's recent Your View on the state budget ("Pa. legislature should fix fiscal woes, not raise taxes") missed the mark in advocating for the elimination of the Race Horse Development Fund. His policy proposal would destroy the horse racing and...
  • Anthem Tells Regulators Higher Rates Are Due To Pharmacy Expenses, Federal Fees

    Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut, the state's largest health insurer, told regulators Friday that expensive pharmacy services, new federal fees, and the rising cost of medical services are behind its request to raise rates on individual...
  • Some new plants to try: fuchsia, clematis, deutzia

    A question that comes up in most conversations with gardeners is "What are you planting this year?" I really haven't shopped as much as usual but I do have some new experiments that bear watching. I'm fortunate enough to get some plants to grow as...
  • Pineapple Time For Gardeners

    Pineapple Time For Gardeners
    Here is a question for you? What popular tropical plant needs about five warm months to go from flower to a juicy ripe fruit. Well, it could be a couple but the key word here is juicy. It is the pineapple. We have been growing pineapples for a long time....
  • Rick Lavacchi, system leader of support services, Presence Health

    Rick Lavacchi, system leader of support services, Presence Health
    Presence Health has appointed Rick Lavacchi system leader of support services. In the role, he will provide oversight of Presence Health support services, such as plant operations, security, dietary services, patient transport, environmental services...
  • READER SUBMITTED: NRCS Announces Early CSP Program Participants May Now Renew Contracts

    Producers with expiring Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) contracts have from July 11-Sept. 12 to renew and add conservation activities that will support their natural resource improvement accomplishments...
  • Could Aereo Get Relief From Congress? Don't Bet on It

    The Supreme Court's ruling on Aereo may have done little to shift the media landscape from the status quo, but some Capitol Hill lawmakers say the decision shows the need to update copyright and communications laws for the digital age. In fact, Justice...
  • Orchid loss in Md. mountains laid to deer

    Orchid loss in Md. mountains laid to deer
    For as long as anyone can remember, wild orchids have rewarded sharp-eyed hikers in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains with pink, yellow and white blooms peeping from the forest floor. But these "secret beauties," as one researcher dubbed them, are vanishing...
  • East Hartford School Board Approves Shared Services Task Force

    EAST HARTFORD — The Board of Education voted at a special meeting Wednesday to create a task force charged with saving money by finding services that the school district and the town can share. The task force will be composed of three school...