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  • What you need to know about exposing brick

    What you need to know about exposing brick
    In 1998, when Dustin McQuate moved to Baltimore’s Canton neighborhood, he joined the legions of young people flocking to Baltimore’s waterfront neighborhoods, attracted by their vibrant cultures and the charm of their historic row houses....
  • Parkland invites applications for energy incentive reward program

    Parkland has invited applications for its energy incentive reward program that was introduced in 2009. Those who make energy-smart home improvements or purchase a hybrid vehicle will be eligible to receive incentive rewards after meeting specific...
  • Former Plymouth Finance Director Arrested, Accused Of Embezzling $804,000

    Former Plymouth Finance Director Arrested, Accused Of Embezzling $804,000
    PLYMOUTH — When federal authorities investigated whether former finance director David Bertnagel embezzled more than $800,000 from federal aid intended for the town, he claimed he was merely drawing down his pension ahead of time, prosecutors said....
  • Orlando underwater-mortgage rate among highest

    Orlando underwater-mortgage rate among highest
    More than a quarter of the owners of mortgaged homes in Metro Orlando were stuck in underwater houses last quarter — one of the highest rates nationally, a new report shows. The good news for Orlando is that it could be worse. Neighboring Polk...
  • ReStore In Bloomfield Nails Down Funds For Habitat for Humanity

    BLOOMFIELD— At the ReStore on Cottage Grove Road shoppers will find an eclectic mix of new and gently used furniture, kitchen cabinets, lighting, appliances, windows and other building materials at a fraction of retail price. The store, operated...
  • 01/26: New businesses

    01/26: New businesses
    Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa. Lake Twin Line Enterprises LLC,10123 U.S. Highway 441, Leesburg, 34788. Advanced...
  • Home-focused holiday suggestions

    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...
  • Gloucester Housing Partnership provides home repairs for low-income families

    Gloucester Housing Partnership provides home repairs for low-income families
    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...
  • Exterior replacement projects offer best bang for buck

    Exterior replacement projects offer best bang for buck
    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...
  • PACE Loan program for home energy improvements stalled

    PACE Loan program for home energy improvements stalled
    By now, the innovative loans were expected to be flowing in Broward and Palm Beach counties, letting homeowners make energy-saving improvements without spending a dime of their own money up front. But years in the works, plans to offer financing for...
  • Homeowners tapping equity as prices rise

    Homeowners tapping equity as prices rise
    Home equity lines of credit dried up during the housing collapse, but the emergency cash is making a comeback. Higher home values have restored hope to thousands of South Floridians, particularly those who owed more than their properties were worth....