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  • New Lenox brothers return home

     New Lenox brothers return home
    The little house on Prairie Road in New Lenox — which a year ago had been falling down and in danger of being condemned — now looks brand-new. With sage-colored siding, white trim and a wreath hanging on the front door, it stood proudly...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 12/22/14

    Today's Birthday (12/22/14). Practical and industrious efforts win this year. Grow health, fitness and peace of mind with regular physical practice. Get the word out after 3/20, for a career boost after 4/4. Keep funding savings before 8/11, when your...
  • Two Broward cities offer homeowner loan programs

    Two Broward cities offer homeowner loan programs
    Two Broward County cities – Tamarac and Pompano Beach --now offer residents a chance to get a state-backed loan to improve the energy efficiency or hurricane resistence of their properties. The loans are easy to get for qualified homeowners up-to-...
  • Flood designation troubles homeowner

    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. The...
  • Meals on Wheels delivers food, friendship

    Meals on Wheels delivers food, friendship
    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...
  • AFC First Financial Corp. provides funding to home energy program

    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...
  • Causeway Lumber Co. still building after 75 years

    Causeway Lumber Co. still building after 75 years
    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...
  • Drug Bust In Parking Lot Of Home Improvement Store

    Drug Bust In Parking Lot Of Home Improvement Store
    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...
  • Troubleshooting a 3-way switch is easy with a multimeter

    Troubleshooting a 3-way switch is easy with a multimeter
    DEAR TIM: Well, now I've done it. My newlywed wife has lost all confidence in my home improvement skills. She wanted me to install a dimmer switch in our dining room and now the chandelier only works half the time. There are two switches in the room...
  • Historic West End House Sells For Well Below List Price, Gets New Life As Home

    Historic West End House Sells For Well Below List Price, Gets New Life As Home
    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...
  • 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...