| Feb 5, 2015
| 4:13 PM
Keurig Green Mountain, which operates a roasting, grinding and packaging facility in Isle of Wight County, posted weak first fiscal quarter earnings despite seeing sales from its popular brewing cups rise.
The coffee firm employs about 500 workers in...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:35 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
This week's red-hot freebies incude a $100 Fitbit Flex from TD Bank, a price cut from Verizon Wireless, free frozen yogurt, museum visits on Saturday and Sunday, up to $50 in free gift cards from Pubix, a free $15 off a $15...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 11:30 AM
What to make of Marsala, the Pantone color of the year for 2015? In interior design circles, its reception has been ... mixed.
"There's not really a color that I hate, but now I have an exception," says Los Angeles interior designer Kerry Joyce. "It's a...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Cuban-style espresso brand Cafe Bustelo is hosting a pop-up cafe in Los Angeles from Friday to Sunday and from Oct. 10 to 12. There will be free coffee, wi-fi, more freebies and a lineup of live acoustic bands and DJs. Complimentary coffee drinks will...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 2:45 PM
For Austin Bradburn, a fresh cup of coffee, brewed and delivered during the busy early-morning hallway rush, became an unlikely path into the complex social world of his high school.
Bradburn and eight fellow Patapsco High School special-education...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Pacorini, the largest provider of logistics services for the global coffee market, plans to invest more than $500,000 in a warehouse facility in Suffolk's Northgate Industrial Park, according to a news release.
The facility would employ 10 people and...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 8:45 AM
After reports that customers were scalded by hot water spraying from their coffee brewers, Keurig Green Mountain is recalling more than 7 million units just days before Christmas.
Ninety burn-related injuries were reported, and more than 200 instances...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 9:54 AM
If you purchased a Keurig coffee maker for the holidays, you may want to give that serial number another look. The company is recalling more than 7 million Keurig Mini Plus Brewing Systems after nearly 100 consumers reported burn-related injuries from the...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Keurig Green Mountain posted large fourth-quarter revenue gains despite seeing royalty income and sales from its brewers and accessories drop, according to its quarterly report.
The coffee firm operates a roasting, grinding and packaging facility in the...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:51 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A roadside mailbox on the 16200 block of Alexandria Drive was torn down for the second time in a month on Nov. 14.
Makeup valued at $67 was stolen after being delivered to a multi-family residence on...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:05 PM
The Palatine Public Library will be giving away prizes in September, which is National Library Card Sign-up Month, as part of a push for more people to obtain library cards.
Other libraries, such as the Mt. Prospect Public Library, also are offering...