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Back to School

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  • Reader feedback July 18: Back-to-school shopping, Langley AFB support center, death in NN

    Back-to-school shoppersreceive 'Savvy' tips On her Savvy Shopper Facebook page, the Daily Press' Nicole Paitsel asked readers if they had started thinking about back-to-school shopping and asked them to share their best tips. Georgette Throupe:...
  • It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, free Slurpees, $10 off gas

    It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, free Slurpees, $10 off gas
    Happy Freebie Friday! It's time for my fabulous freebie free-for-all! This week's list features $25 off at Best Buy, a free Rotisserie Chicken Burger at Boston Market (again),  a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (again) as the chain continues to give away sweet...
  • Families expected to spend more on back-to-school this year

    Families expected to spend more on back-to-school this year
    Families expect to spend more on school items than they did last year, even though more than 80 percent say the tough economy still impacts their spending decisions, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual back-to-school survey....
  • Five questions for financial gerontologist Cyndi Hutchins

     Five questions for financial gerontologist Cyndi Hutchins
    As baby boomers ebb out of the workforce and into retirement, financial advisers are helping wind down their clients' careers by preparing them for soon-to-be-reduced incomes. Meet Cyndi Hutchins, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's director of financial...
  • Back To School Donations Sought For Wethersfield Students

    WETHERSFIELD -- It may be July, but the town Department of Social and Youth Services is already thinking back to school. The agency is seeking donations of school supplies, everything from Post-it notes to pocket folders, to equip needy students for...
  • Musical tells the story of separated twins

    East Ridge High School summer-stock show will be the Willy Russell musical drama "Blood Brothers." The show will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the school auditorium, 1322 Excalibur Road, Clermont. The play is about twins separated at...
  • Sponsors needed for clothing drive

    VERNON- Vernon Social Services is doing its Back-to-School Clothing program for the 2014-15 school year. The program is for low-income families who continue to face hardships in trying to clothe their children for school. If you or your organization would...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Acts 4 Ministry Hosting Fundraiser

    Acts 4 Ministry in Waterbury will host a fundraising outing Sunday, July 27 to the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville to watch the Connecticut Sun Women's basketball team face off against the Minnesota Lynx. Funds raised will help support Acts 4 Ministry's...
  • Fun DIY projects for back to school

    Fun DIY projects for back to school
    Back to school shopping can seem tedious and boring for some students. But you can help your young ones get motivated for a new school year by getting them more involved in the experience. After an extended vacation, going back to school and getting back...
  • Wal-Mart calls for U.S.-made products

    Wal-Mart calls for U.S.-made products
    A Detroit artist-turned-businessman said he was "floating" Tuesday afternoon after his company, Trash-Ease, which makes portable trash-bag holders, landed its biggest order ever at Wal-Mart's "Made in the USA" open call to find American-made products....
  • Back-to-school tax holiday starts Aug. 1

    Prepare to legally cheat the tax man Aug. 1-3 when Florida's sales-tax holiday gets underway for back-to-school shopping. New this year, clothing items exempted from the state's 6-percent sales-tax increases to $100 per item. For computers and...