| 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...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 11:00 AM
I am not a smoker, but CVS's decision to stop selling cigarettes is laughable ("CVS goes smoke free," Feb. 5).
The company has obviously done this for the publicity so it can stand out while not caring one iota about consumers' health. If they care so...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:30 AM
I have a CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens all within walking distance. Each one is great, have fine products, excellent service and fabulous bargains at times. Whether CVS sells or doesn't sell cigarettes won't change my shopping habits ("CVS goes smoke free,"...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Dad made it quite clear: If he ever caught my older brother smoking reefer, he'd be out of the house. If Dad ever found the stuff in the house, he'd be out of the house.
The word was marijuana would lead to harder drugs because it was a well-known...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
I am responding to John Starr's letter, "CVS halt of tobacco sales is a publicity stunt" (Feb 8). Like Dr. Starr, I wondered if CVS' next step would be to take all unhealthy snacks off their shelves as well. Small steps, Dr. Starr.
In 1985, there were...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Doctors don't sell us cigarettes. We would not trust our doctors if they did. The doctor-patient relationship is built on trust. We want to be sure that our doctors' motives are pure and that they focus on improving our health, not increasing their...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Pucker up for a free Nivea Kiss of Care & Color lip balm valued at $5.99 at CVS with a coupon.
Present your ExtraCare card and the coupon to get the free moisturizing lip product, which comes in five flavors.
Click here for the deal. The coupon...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:47 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Today's list includes free gift cards at Starbucks and Publix with purchase, and free Nivea lip gloss at CVS, dining coupons at Smokey Bones, Red Lobster and retail coupons at Macy's and Kohl's.
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| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores. Today, snag a $10 off $50 grocery purchase coupon inside the Target flier inserted into this weekend's Sun...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Last week we shared a tip from Virginia Fahr in Walnutport about taming all those rewards cards cluttering your key ring, and it turns out she was really on to something.
We received a ton of feedback from other readers who also grew tired of key ring-...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:00 AM
WASHINGTON — CVS Caremark, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain, plans to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 retail stores by Oct. 1, a landmark decision that would make it the first national...