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Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am

Group promotes sustainability among small businesses

 Sustainable Springfield Incorporated has announced its newest sustainability program for area small businesses, The Greenest of Springfield Awards. The program aims to raise awareness for busine...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
According to Remodeling magazine’s “Cost vs. Value Report,” a major kitchen remodeling project should enable homeowners to recoup 74.2 percent of their initial investments. Kitchen renovations h...
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 Living in an historic home can be a labor of love. The history and the distinct architecture of historic homes draw buyers to such properties, but what historic homes have in regard to history t...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
The flowers are blooming, and the grass has begun to grow anew, making spring a great time for homeowners to once again turn their attention to landscaping. Those who aren’t looking forward to dusti...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am

For unusual cultivars and garden statuary, head for Davidsan’s, a tree-lover’s paradise

 For tree lovers and connoisseurs of Japanese maples in particular, Davidsan’s, at 919 S. Farmingdale Road near New Berlin, is a paradise. David and Gale Myers’ 22-acre tree farm is the large...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
An alluring landscape can make a home that much more enjoyable. Many homeowners devote considerable time to their lawns and gardens, and that devotion can pay both instant and long-term dividends. A w...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
 Extreme weather events in every season now are thrashing, burning, flooding and flattening many homes into rubble, and such storms are making many homeowners wonder what would happen to their ho...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 12:01 am

Springfield’s oldest house reopens after restoration

 In 1857, Benjamin and Helen Edwards of Springfield remodeled their home on what is now north Fourth Street, hanging ornate floral wallpaper in their formal parlor and their new children’s parl...

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