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  • Arlington Heights lays out housing priorities

     Arlington Heights lays out housing priorities
    Arlington Heights' housing priorities through 2019 include creating more affordable senior housing and encouraging developers to include affordable units in new housing projects, according to a plan recently approved by village board members. The plan...
  • Sign of the season: Spring Home Show at Stabler

    Sign of the season: Spring Home Show at Stabler
    As sure as robins, Florida baseball and the first crocus in the yard is the annual Spring Home Show at Stabler, sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Builders Association. This year's show, slated to start Friday through next Sunday, follows another tough...
  • Cohan rule may provide tax relief without receipts

    Cohan rule may provide tax relief without receipts
    Q: Thirty years ago, we bought a house that we lived in until 2-1/2 years ago, when we bought another house and moved. Our neighbor's son and wife wanted the house but didn't have the money for a down payment, so we rented it to them for 18 months until...
  • Yes, you can pour concrete in water

    Yes, you can pour concrete in water
    DEAR TIM: I'm renovating a basement bath during the winter while things are slow at work. When I removed the old shower insert, I discovered a large area of crumbling and missing concrete. There's standing water in the ground because of the high ground...
  • $50,000 worth of gold, cash stolen from songwriter's Hollywood Hills home

    $50,000 worth of gold, cash stolen from songwriter's Hollywood Hills home
    A Hollywood Hills man known for his platinum has been robbed of his gold. The home of songwriter Toby Gad, whose Grammy-winning songs have contributed to platinum-selling albums for Jessie J, One Direction and Beyonce, among others, was hit by a thief...
  • Save $10 at Lowe's with Amex offer

    Save $10 at Lowe's with Amex offer
    Save $10 at Lowe's Home Improvement with an offer from American Express. Use Amex's social application on Twitter to get a $10 statement credit on a $50 purchase using your Amex card. Sync your card (see directions below) and Tweet useing #AmexLowes...
  • A DIYer's basic painting tool kit

    Of all the tasks that the average do-it-yourselfer undertakes, painting is probably the most common. Painting is one of the quickest ways that you can make over an interior space, adding color, visual interest, and a fresh, clean new look in a matter of...
  • Plainville Seeks More Money For Home Rehab Loans

    PLAINVILLE — The town is seeking more federal funding for a no-interest loan program designed to help low- and moderate-income residents make home repairs. The town is seeking an additional $400,000 in federal funds for the Townwide Housing...
  • Flooding, development on minds of Elmhurst candidates

     Flooding, development on minds of Elmhurst candidates
    Elmhurst voters face choices for alderman in four city wards in the April 7 election. One of two seats in the seven wards comes up for election in each consolidated election cycle, but incumbents in three wards are running unopposed. They are Dannee...
  • Biz News: Pimco chief economist steps down

    Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Management Co. said Paul McCulley is stepping down as chief economist and managing director, effective Saturday. He had assumed the role in May at the request of Bill Gross, who at the time was the firm's chief...
  • Enfield edition community news

    Elmira College Dean's List EAST WINDSOR - Madison Carolus '18, of the Broad Brook section of East Windsor, was named to the Dean's List for Academic Achievement for the fall 2014 term at Elmira College. The Dean's List recognizes students that have a...