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Back to School

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  • Stafford Social Services and Safe Net collect school supplies

    When it comes to providing extra help for local residents in need, Stafford Social Services and Safe Net share a collaboration that serves the community well. The Stafford Social Services office, located in the Community Center at 3 Buckley Highway, is...
  • Resale is hot for back to school

    Resale is hot for back to school
    Kate Smith was never one to rifle through the racks at thrift stores. But when she saw almost new high-end kids' clothes selling at steep discounts on online resale shop ThredUp, the mom of two felt she'd made a real back-to-school shopping find. "I get...
  • Back-to-school shopping heats up

    Back-to-school shopping heats up
    As music videos played on flat screen TVs overhead, Brendon Lee, 7, sank into a brown cushioned stool at Shoe City on Monday while his great-aunt poked the toe of the white Converse sneaker on his left foot. It was the right shoe but the wrong size....
  • Advice from the experts on how not to be schooled while going back to school

    Advice from the experts on how not to be schooled while going back to school
    Stores bury parents this time of year with advertisements, offers and coupons for back-to-school sales. Consumer protection experts bury columnists like me with advice about how to stay safe, and save money, while preparing to go back to school. Here...
  • Bristol's Back to School Movie: Despicable Me 2

    BRISTOL - The Parks and Recreation Department’s annual Back to School Family Movie night will be on Sept. 5 at Muzzy Field featuring Universal Studios's animated film Despicable Me 2. The gates open at 6:30 p.m. with the movie beginning at dusk....
  • 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...
  • Store credit cards have perks, but can be costly

    Store credit cards have perks, but can be costly
    If you've put off your-back-to-school shopping and will be hitting the stores in the next few days looking for last-minute savings, one deal you may want to avoid is the one offered to sign up for a store credit card. Stores often dangle an additional...
  • Back to school for your money: life insurance

    It's the second week of the Jill on Money "Back to School for your Money" mini-course and since it is also National Life Insurance Awareness Month, let's tackle the complicated topic of life insurance. According to the industry research group LIMRA, 95...
  • YMCA says overscheduling students can be unhealthy

    It's back-to-school time! Meet Jane Doe*, a well-rounded high school junior who volunteers at the Y. Consistently named to the honor roll, Jane is preparing to apply to college next year. She plays on the varsity lacrosse team, and just landed a small...
  • August retail sales climb 0.6%, boosted by back-to-school shopping

    August retail sales climb 0.6%, boosted by back-to-school shopping
    American consumers opened their wallets for back-to-school shopping in August, boosting retail sales as gas prices fell and the job market improved. U.S. retail sales jumped 0.6% last month from the month before, the Commerce Department said Friday....
  • Apodaca: Running the gauntlet that is the start of school

    It's back-to-school season, an annual event greeted by students with a mixture of excitement, anticipation and dread. Parents too, but in a different way. For those of us with kids in school, this time of year tests our strategic skills, logistics...