| Aug 4, 2013
| 3:20 PM
You might be buying a calculator, but you don’t need one to know that the cost of back-to-school shopping adds up.
But there are ways to save when shopping for school supplies, as local residents have found out.
Strategies include using coupons...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:29 AM
August is going to be an exciting month for the new Storrs Center. Much of the second phase of the mixed-use development is set, while those that moved in last year are celebrating their first anniversary.
Phase two of Storrs Center, located feet from...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:22 AM
The redevelopment of 611 Green Bay Road in Wilmette, a village-owned swath of land nestled between a bike shop and an antique store, has been delayed — but the plan could be expanding.
Trustees recently approved a third extension on the "due...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It's easy to feel overwhelmed by those endless rows of cosmetics at your local drugstore. The products are plentiful, peppering an expanse of shelves in a dizzying array of compacts, lip stains and neon-tube mascaras, all housed in tightly sealed...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
In the era of print media provocation of newsstand sales and the need to make the news to cover the news, it isn't too much of a surprise that Rolling Stone took a more creative approach to its latest cover, a feathery, softly-lit picture of accused...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
"Good news — you've been accepted!" the letter says. "Get up to 75% off when you use these free cards at your favorite pharmacy!"
Enclosed are two plastic cards from National Prescription Savings Network that include personal "member...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Susan Segal normally spends about $30 for a three-month supply of a thyroid medication from CVS Caremark's mail-order pharmacy.
Recently, though, CVS sent her a different thyroid drug, which cost $23 more — a 77% increase.
Segal, 56, called to...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:56 PM
A forest grows in Govans. As traffic rumbles by on busy York Road, cardinals flit about in a shady grove of trees sandwiched between a CVS drugstore and the Govans-Boundary Parish United Methodist Church.
In a city where some neighborhoods are...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Camille Heim, a second-year pharmacy student, recently received The West Virginia University School of Pharmacy Annual Achievement Scholarship at the school’s Scholarships and Awards Convocation.
This school year, she and several classmates did...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Consumers, your social conscience deserves a day off. SocialPower.com, a website just emerging from beta, gives it to you: a platform to air out your consumer gripes and wishes, big or (mostly) small.
It reads, at times, like a parody from The Onion but...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Somerset Area Food Panty served 77,179 families, 196,740 clients to date in its 31 years of service. This was possible because of donations given by the community, according to site director George Stein.
Recent donations came from Boy Scout Unit...