NEW YORK (AP) — Home efficiency measures such as installing new windows or replacing insulation deliver such a small fraction of their promised energy savings that they may not save any money over the long run, according to the surprising conclusion of a University of Chicago study.
The study, which used data from a random ... (full story)
Weathervane Playhouse will be kicking off its new 2015-2016 season in July with Peter Pan and for the first time the executive director will not be flying solo.
That’s because the board of trustees split the position into two separate roles and hired Melanie Y.C. Pepe as Weathervane’s artistic director and Lisa Mansf ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — When Benjamin Morgan pitched his idea for an arcade to investors, the particulars of his upscale game plan didn't quite click.
"Their response was: 'So, you're opening a Chuck E. Cheese?'" said Morgan, 29.
His Old North Arcade is an adults-only hangout north of Ohio State Univers ... (full story)
Dear Mr. Berko: I will soon retire with a good company pension, and my wife is a retired master sergeant with a comfortable payout from the Air Force. We have little debt, and the kids are on their own. We plan on remaining in our house so that we can be near friends. We bought at the bottom of the market and have no mortgage. Our p ... (full story)
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Colder-than-normal temperatures shortened the Northeast's maple sugaring season this year, but overall syrup production in the U.S. still managed to stay strong, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.
Maple syrup production was up 6.3 percent this season from a year ago, the agency ... (full story)