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News and opinion on local businesses and economics.
Apple Introduces New 'Apple Watch' and iPhones

Apple Introduces New 'Apple Watch' and iPhones

The Apple Watch will be available in early 2015, and it will start at $349.
McDonald's Again Gives Away Coffee: Small Cups, 6 to 10:30 AM from Sept. 16 to 29

McDonald's Again Gives Away Coffee: Small Cups, 6 to 10:30 AM from Sept. 16 to 29

Small cups are free from 6 to 10:30 a.m., no purchase needed, at participating McDonald's from Tuesday, Sept. 16 to 29 (that's two weeks).
Stop & Shop Celebrating 100th Birthday on Saturday

Stop & Shop Celebrating 100th Birthday on Saturday

All Stop & Shop stores will offer customers free cake and balloons on Sept. 6, shoppers using their card will be entered into a sweepstakes.
CVS Changes Name, Ends Tobacco Sales

CVS Changes Name, Ends Tobacco Sales

The pharmacy chain will now be known as "CVS Health."
Malloy Expresses 'Serious Concern' Over CL&P Proposed Rate Hike

Malloy Expresses 'Serious Concern' Over CL&P Proposed Rate Hike

Malloy said the rate increase is at odds with Connecticut's strategy of encouraging energy efficiency.
Gas Prices Falling In Connecticut Ahead of Labor Day Weekend

Gas Prices Falling In Connecticut Ahead of Labor Day Weekend

While the news is good, nationally gas is about 30 cents cheaper.
Calling All Farmington Entrepreneurs: We Want to Hear About Your Business

Calling All Farmington Entrepreneurs: We Want to Hear About Your Business

We want to hear the stories behind our local businesses for our small business series.
Farmington Families in Need May Qualify for 6 Months of Free Internet Service from Comcast

Farmington Families in Need May Qualify for 6 Months of Free Internet Service from Comcast

Comcast is offering complimentary Internet service and amnesty program for low income families in Connecticut.
Trader Joe's, Whole Foods Among Stores in Nut Butter Recall

Trader Joe's, Whole Foods Among Stores in Nut Butter Recall

Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and others may cause illness.
Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

Some intrepid folks will be able to enjoy autumn in August with Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte. Here’s how you can participate.
Malloy Reminds CT Consumers About Tax-Free Week Beginning Aug. 17

Malloy Reminds CT Consumers About Tax-Free Week Beginning Aug. 17

Connecticut consumers can enjoy tax-free week for clothing and shoes, starting Aug. 17 through Aug. 23.
Recall Alert: Applegate Pulls Chicken Nuggets From Stores

Recall Alert: Applegate Pulls Chicken Nuggets From Stores

But if you have purchased the product, the company is urging you to return impacted packages to the store for a full refund.
RESULTS: CT's Favorite Ice Cream Shop

RESULTS: CT's Favorite Ice Cream Shop

Find out who came out on top as the best ice cream in Connecticut.
5K Vaccines May Be Ineffective Because of Improper Storage in Upstate CT

5K Vaccines May Be Ineffective Because of Improper Storage in Upstate CT

Patients affected received their shots at the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group offices in Enfield, West Hartford, Storrs and Farmington.
Help Wanted: Available Jobs You Can Commute to from Farmington

Help Wanted: Available Jobs You Can Commute to from Farmington

Help-wanted listings to give you ideas about what jobs are available in the Greater Hartford Area.
Q&A With Dr. Ryan Trimble of Union Eye Works

Q&A With Dr. Ryan Trimble of Union Eye Works

Dr. Trimble always wanted to open a practice close to home. He’s thrilled to be a part of the Unionville community.
Why Shopping Locally is Awesome

Why Shopping Locally is Awesome

This Farmington business owner says her local shop is far better than online stores and she wants to show you why.