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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...
  • From kit house to Spanish Colonial Revival in South Pasadena

    From kit house to Spanish Colonial Revival in South Pasadena
    Greg and Jerilyn Chun found their ideal home 20 years ago while still engaged. "I know we said we'd wait, but I think I found the one," Jerilyn recalls telling her soon-to-be husband. Her find was a 918-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom 1960 kit...
  • Napa's surprise fault line triggers earthquake study of the region

    Napa's surprise fault line triggers earthquake study of the region
    When a magnitude-6.0 earthquake hit California's wine country this summer, scientists rushed to California Highway Patrol helicopters to survey the scene. The results were surprising. The earthquake tore up to the surface, producing a 9-mile-long scar...
  • Plans Made To Convert Simsbury's Ensign House To Apartments

    SIMSBURY — The historic Joseph R. Ensign House could get $2.25 million in renovations under plans to turn the century-old building into apartments. The house, a three-story, Renaissance Revival structure in the center of town, was acquired by...
  • 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...