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  • Broward County families out for last minute school supplies

    Broward County families out for last minute school supplies
    The countdown to the new school year is on in Broward County, and so is last-minute back-to-school shopping. Students and parents headed to local stores Friday to stock up on paper, color pencils and other school supplies needed for the new school...
  • Glastonbury's Monaco Ford Holding Clothing Drive

    GLASTONBURY — Monaco Ford is hosting a clothing drive to help children get ready for back-to-school. The dealership is teaming up with Style Saves for an event on Sunday at Casona, 681 Wethersfield Ave. in Hartford. Style Saves will be helping 60...
  • Save money on back-to-school shopping at consignment stores

    Why shop consignment for back-to-school? As Again! Again! owner Laura Kobylanski points out, there are many good reasons. Kobylanski's shop is located in Colchester, and carries gently-used children's clothing size preemie to junior, shoes size 0...
  • Utility gives grants to 8 local groups for environmental programs

    Utility gives grants to 8 local groups for environmental programs
    Thirty-three organizations will share $500,000 from the Dominion Foundation in support of environmental stewardship initiatives, according to a release from the charitable foundation of Dominion Virginia Power. The groups will receive funding for...
  • Tax-Free Week Expected To Save Shoppers Millions

    Tax-Free Week Expected To Save Shoppers Millions
    Connecticut shoppers can look forward to a little extra money in their wallets when the state holds its annual tax-free week Aug. 17 to 23. During that time, the 6.35 percent sales tax on most clothing and shoe purchases under $300 will be waived....
  • Education briefs

    Fleming Back-to-school event Aug. 23 Anne Arundel County Public Schools will host students, families and community members through an event designed to connect students and parents with resources and information as the opening of school nears. The...
  • Church packs good wishes for Lehigh Valley pupils

    Church packs good wishes for Lehigh Valley pupils
    Always this time of year, long ago, we knew the tide of summer was withdrawing, because television would start carrying commercials about such items as blue jeans and notebooks. One commercial in particular had a man calling out "Levi's" in a sort of...
  • Thursday's Bulletin Board

    Thursday Anger/Stress Management, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at 9Muses ArtCenter, 7139 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill. Free. Call 954-746-2055. Anxiety Support, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 9Muses ArtCenter, 7139 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill. Free. Call 954-746-...
  • Seminole's Christian HELP could use some volunteer power

    Seminole's Christian HELP could use some volunteer power
    Parents may be relieved their kids are heading back to school, but the start of classes creates a problem for nonprofit organizations that rely on volunteer power -- particularly young volunteer power. "We have seen a huge increase in clients over the...
  • A parent's conflicted feelings about summer break: Is it over yet -- or already?

    A parent's conflicted feelings about summer break: Is it over yet -- or already?
    I can't speak for all parents, but I think I speak for a bunch when I say we've reached the point in August dominated by frequent and feverish mood swings. Mine go like this: "For the love of all things holy would you please go back to school wait don't...
  • Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond

    Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond
    NEW YORK CITY— Kevin Liles is riding high. On a bright August afternoon, the Baltimore-born entertainment mogul is ensconced 35 stories above midtown Manhattan, enjoying lunch at one of the city's most exclusive hotels, the Mandarin Oriental....