| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:45 PM
The Connecticut Business and Industry Association, the state's largest business organization with more than 10,000 member companies, has long lamented high energy costs as an undue burden on businesses and one main reason why economic growth has generally...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Two of the area's Habitat for Humanity groups said Wednesday they plan to merge this fall, a move designed to ease fundraising and the coordination of volunteers.
The combined organization is to take the name of the Halethorpe-based Habitat for Humanity...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 7:10 AM
More than 50 Maryland middle-schools students have been building a house during a summer camp in Annapolis — not a routine task for teens and preteens.
"I came here skeptical," acknowledged JJ Jennings, 13, a rising eighth-grader at the Key School...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Hundreds more problem properties in Baltimore are finding new buyers as the city steps up the use of decades-old law designed to root out negligent owners.
The law, which community groups pioneered in the early 1990s, allows property owners to be sued...
| Jul 11, 2014
Laurel Mill Playhouse will hold auditions for "Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 22 and 24 at 508 Main St. in Laurel. Roles are for seven African-American women, ages 18 and older. No...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Dedicated thrifters know that getting more bang for their buck isn't always a cakewalk. Second-hand shopping can be rewarding, but not without its challenges – especially if you find yourself trapped in an overwhelming maze of clothes, furniture and...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:41 AM
Jason T. Micheli grew up in Colorado, and he spent time in Columbus, Georgia. Now he feels like he’s definitely found his home.
Seated inside a conference room inside the Winter Park Presbyterian Church, Micheli said he was looking forward to...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:57 PM
NEW BRITAIN — The federal government is providing $1.1 million and Habitat for Humanity is giving $275,000 to have 70 out-of-work, troubled young people build five affordable one-family houses in the city.
Capital Workforce Partners will run the...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Habitat for Humanity receives $35,000 gift
Doylestown Presbyterian Church recently contributed $35,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County's "House that Faith Built" campaign. This represents the largest contribution to the campaign thus far, and...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Charity poker: NBA players Norris Cole and Udonis Haslem, singers Ryan Cabrera and Boyz II Men's Nathan Morris, and Joanna Krupa and Karent Sierra of "The Real Housewives of Miami" will play in a charity poker tournament 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Seminole...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 4:00 AM
A high school senior, Carlos is already a promising carpenter. He is volunteering at a Habitat for Humanity site, assembling the frames for the bedroom walls, the boards for one frame laid out neatly in front of him. He measures the distance between them....