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  • 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...
  • Tips: 8 winter home maintenance to dos

    Mid-winter is a good time to check for ways to reduce home energy consumption and prevent appliance and equipment breakdowns. Here are eight home maintenance tips to improve energy efficiency and keep appliances and heating systems running well. •...
  • Noise-mitigating improvements near railroad can be refunded up to $9,500

    Noise-mitigating improvements near railroad can be refunded up to $9,500
    Residents living near the Canadian National Railroad may now have more of the money they spent on noise-mitigating home improvements reimbursed by the village. At a March 2 board meeting, village officials approved a resolution to reimburse residents...
  • Leesburg expo features tips on new homes, remodeling

    The third annual Lake-Sumter New Home & Remodeling Expo is 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Leesburg National Guard Armory, 400 W. Meadow St. The free event will feature the latest in home construction, home maintenance and housing trends. More than 50...
  • Kohler's Wisconsin resort provides renovation inspiration

    Kohler's Wisconsin resort provides renovation inspiration
    Mark Barrett and Nguyenvu "Winston" Nguyen had long discussed remodeling their bland 1980s bathroom into a spalike retreat, but that's as far as things went. Then on the way home to Chicago from their Iowa wedding in December 2013, they relaxed for a...
  • Doug Coward: Low-interest loans help clean-energy financing

    Doug Coward: Low-interest loans help clean-energy financing
    Doug Coward, 48, is the executive director of the Solar and Energy Loan Fund, which was founded with a U.S. Department of Energy grant and recently received a $100,000 grant from Orlando to open an office in the city. SELF provides low-interest loans...
  • 1986 Flashback: The birth of Office Depot in Lauderdale Lakes Mall

    1986 Flashback: The birth of Office Depot in Lauderdale Lakes Mall
    This story originally appeared in the Sun Sentinel on October 20, 1986: Home Depot may have once been a competitor to Pat Sher, but he has adopted its last name for his new venture -- Office Depot. The founder of the Mr. HOW Warehouse home improvement...
  • Kmart closing in Wicker Park; Lowe's moving in

    Kmart closing in Wicker Park; Lowe's moving in
    Goodbye, Kmart. Hello, Lowe's. Kmart at 1360 N. Ashland Ave., in the Wicker Park Commons shopping center, will close in mid-April, parent company Sears Holdings said, joining several hundred Kmart and Sears stores that have closed over the past...
  • Town turns to rehabbers to fight blight

    Members of the town's abandoned houses and blight committee are looking at reputable rehabbers as another source for whittling down the number of vacant and unkempt houses in town. Committee president, Councilman Richard Hardaway, D-2nd, said he and...
  • 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...
  • Retailers bask in holiday results but look ahead cautiously

    Retailers bask in holiday results but look ahead cautiously
    As they finish tallying their holiday take, many retailers are reporting that the key shopping season was good for their bottom lines. But they are entering the new year with some caution. Wal-Mart, Target, Nordstrom, Home Depot, Macy's and Kohl's...