| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Thumbs up to the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving for helping hundreds of homeless adults and children get out of the cold this wretched winter with nearly $1 million in grants to the Salvation Army of Greater Hartford ($321,000), the Connecticut...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:41 AM
CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION
May 12 Blackledge Country Club
May 19 Simsbury Farms Country Club
June 2 Hawk’s Landing Golf Course
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| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
With college students heading off to school, I was reminded of a news story about Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania, which now provides students with the emergency contraceptive, Plan B, via a vending machine on campus....
| Feb 28, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Cylinders hum, dashboards glow. Hubcaps glitter like necklaces.
The limos are gassed and the chauffeurs, GPS apps glowing from hand-helds, are plotting routes for Sunday's Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The drivers are the captains of...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:35 PM
If you're always looking to save a little extra cash at the store, you should start by saving some space on your smartphone. Yes, there are apps that can help you save money, and many stores have their own apps.
Every time I go to Target, not only do I...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Drugstores offer a convenient way to shop for a variety of items, especially if you live in a big city that has one on practically every corner. However, convenience doesn't always mean savings, says Howard Schaffer, a deal expert and vice president of...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:21 PM
The landmark decision by CVS Caremark on Wednesday to halt tobacco sales at its 7,600 U.S. drugstores by Oct. 1 ratchets up pressure on its larger rival, Deerfield-based Walgreen Co., to follow suit.
CVS, the nation’s No. 2 drugstore chain, said...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Twenty-eight attorneys general from 24 states, three U.S. territories and Washington, D.C. are pressuring five retailers, including Walgreen Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., to follow the move by CVS Caremark Corp. and end sales of tobacco.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Walgreen Co., the nation’s largest drugstore chain, said it will close 76 unprofitable stores around the country in the second half of the fiscal year.
The Deerfield, Ill., company has 8,210 stores nationwide, or 138 more than a year ago. Of...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:26 PM
The creator of a pancake-catching game app says IHOP's parent company stole his idea and put a similar game on the chain's website.
Michael Levinson sued DineEquity Inc. this week, accusing the IHOP franchiser of creating its own version of his "Pancake...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Furniture Solution in Arnold is closing because the owner plans to retire. A CVS drugstore will be built in its place.
The furniture store at 1500 Ritchie Highway will start a going-out-of-business sale Thursday.
Owner Gerard Kvasnovsky, who...