| Jan 14, 2015
| 8:17 AM
Remodeling a home this year may not pack quite the punch it has during the past few years.
While costs for the work have continued to increase, the payback in terms of home appreciation isn't as great, according to real estate agents who helped...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: Our son bought a home about 10 years ago in Ohio. He made extensive renovations to the home in 2010. Around that time, he found out from his neighbor that his house is located in a special flood hazard area.
| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:57 PM
CHULUOTA — Pauline Brooks knows how to scrimp and save.
A daughter of the Depression and a breast-cancer survivor, the 87-year-old Chuluota resident reminds visitors to turn off the lights and freezes food she doesn't eat.
"I get by on what I...
| Dec 14, 2014
Home energy program receives funds
AFC First Financial Corporation, an energy efficiency lending and program management company, and SunGen Capital Management, an energy project finance and investment management firm, have completed the first funding...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:21 PM
It doesn't take long after stepping into Scott Whiddon's office to realize that Causeway Lumber Co. is an old family business.
Walls and tables surrounding Whiddon's desk in the middle of the room are filled with color and black-and-white photos of...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 10:08 AM
SOUTH WINDSOR — A man who police said sold heroin to an undercover officer in the parking lot of a home improvement store faces four sets of drug charges.
Jose "Angel" Colon, 38, of Bushnell Street in Hartford was charged Friday with three...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 10:18 AM
HARTFORD — High hopes for renovations to the historic Elisha Wadsworth House have been matched by architecturally accurate work outside and what amounts to a brand new, upscale home inside.
But the oldest house in the city's West End fell short in...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:36 AM
For holiday inspiration, your house can be a both a source of gift ideas and a festive seasonal beacon.
If you or someone you know lacks essential home maintenance and repair supplies, this is a great time to ask for, or give, a toolbox stocked with...
| Dec 8, 2014
This season the Gloucester Housing Partnership renovated the bathroom of Raegan Stokes, a 12-year-old girl with cerebral palsy, using a donation from the Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund.
"She is a sweet little girl," said Marsha Germek, project...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:51 PM
A man working inside a rowhouse near Camden Yards was trapped under tons of debris for several hours Monday after the back of the building collapsed, Baltimore fire officials said.
Rescue workers pulled the victim — who suffered life-threatening...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Best Remodeling Projects for Long-Term Payback
Although kitchens and bathrooms always steal the spotlight in a home remodel, they aren’t necessarily the ones that have the highest return on investment when you sell your home.
A new steel front...