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  • Retailers remake Easton

    Retailers remake Easton
    The day after Thanksgiving, on the outskirts of Easton, a frenzied line of shoppers battled for deals on big-screen TVs and DVD players. Downtown, other customers quietly wandered into the Mercantile Home on Northampton Street to browse and buy...
  • Spinning yarns with threads, words at Northbrook knitting club

    Spinning yarns with threads, words at Northbrook knitting club
    When Hanc Weiner asked about starting a needlework group at the Northbrook Park District, little did she think a stitch in time meant more than nine years times two. “Twenty one years ago, I came into the senior center and I said if she got enough...
  • Aurora couple building snow village, traditions

    Aurora couple building snow village, traditions
    I’m no Scrooge, but I’m also not afraid to admit I was not geared up for the next few weeks of holiday madness. Until I walked through the doors of Jim and Karen Bozarth’s home on the West Side of Aurora. Inside I immediately was...
  • Black Friday in full swing in Fox Valley

    Black Friday in full swing in Fox Valley
    Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the holiday shopping season. The big question: How much the Thanksgiving shopping will hurt Black Friday, which is relinquishing its status as the frenzied start of...
  • How to foster a love of reading in children

    How to foster a love of reading in children
    Today's parents know that it's not always easy to instill a love of reading in children. Whether they are watching television, dabbling with their smartphones, toying with their tablets or engaging in social media, youngsters now have more distractions at...
  • Church-held Vendor Fair a good place for holiday shopping

    The parish hall at First Congregational Church of East Windsor was filled Saturday, Nov. 1, with women selling jewelry, housewares, makeup, glassware, nutritional supplements and other items at the annual Vendor Fair. "We have a good mix of things,"...
  • Pumpkin pancakes on the menu at Hillstown Grange

    So much of the Grange is about the practice of keeping a garden and creating delicious and nutritious meals from its bounty. On Saturday, November 1, the Hillstown Grange in East Hartford put that practice into action and held a pumpkin pancake...
  • TJ Maxx store in Mount Dora set to open in old Kmart shopping center

    TJ Maxx store in Mount Dora set to open in old Kmart shopping center
    MOUNT DORA — TJ Maxx fans no longer have to travel to Clermont or The Villages to shop at their favorite store for clothes, jewelry, shoes, purses and the like. The grand opening for the new TJ Maxx in the Tri-Cities Shopping Plaza on U.S....
  • Soccer, More Than Baseball, Vital To Hartford

    Hartford's city council has recently approved an ambitious $350-million plan to redevelop some of Hartford's long-vacant real estate north of downtown,bringing in housing, retail space, a brewery and a ballpark — but the city is placing its bet on...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ director warns Katniss is ‘very alone’

     
    In a barren Georgia warehouse on a cold January day, Jennifer Lawrence was doing something unusual for the young Oscar […]...
  • Rental properties retool as packages pile up

    Rental properties retool as packages pile up
    The first stop Jamie Snydel makes after a 12- to 13-hour workday is at the concierge desk of her apartment building to pick up packages. "I don't have time to shop in stores," said Snydel, sales manager for an online menswear startup. Instead, she...