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Signs or No Signs, and Town Regs! - 05/29/10 02:28 PM
In this economy, businesses need to do all that they can to bring in the customer. Displays, signs, sales, balloons, etc. It seems that the town regulations, do not allow you to do so. This isn't just in one town. These businesses are located on major roads, that are state highways. I truly don't understand, that in this economy, they actually, ask you to remove these advertising tactics from public view. What?? Taxes must be paid. Bad economy or good economy, right? Wouldn't you think that the towns would be more open to helping businesses grow and prosper right now? I (9 comments)
Rented a Bobcat, and Cleaned Up the Yard! - 05/18/10 12:48 PM
This was a project that we knew had to be done, once the weather was right. Not too hot, (we did have a very warm April, this year) and not too cold or windy. Finally, last Sunday, the day was perfect for our project. We rented a Bobcat machine from Arnold's Rentals, in South Windsor, Ct. They deliver it, right to the spot in your yard. A few practice lessons and we were good to go! This side of our yard had always been a challenge. We were determined to correct it this year. Now, we can plant some grass and (8 comments)
Armed Forces Day in Connecticut! - 05/14/10 03:31 PM
Governor M. Jodi Rell has proclaimed Saturday May 15, 2010 to be "Armed Forces Day" in the State of Connecticut to recognize, honor, and show appreciation to all service members, past and present, and their families. Saturday, May 15, 2010 is also National Peace Officers' Memorial Day, a day designated by President John F. Kennedy in 1962 to honor the law enforcement officers who watch over our neighborhoods and work to make our nation a safer, more peaceful place. Typically, U.S. and State flags are to be flown at half-staff in honor of National Peace Officers' Memorial Day. However, since Armed Forces Day falls on National (3 comments)
Fees Waived, Next Weekend, at Connecticut State Parks! - 05/14/10 02:57 PM
At a ceremony today at Heublein Tower in Talcott Mountain State Park in Simsbury, Governor M. Jodi Rell marked the 375th anniversary of Connecticut by announcing that fees will be waived for the weekend of May 22 and 23rd at state parks. This includes Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison; Sherwood Island Sta te Park, Westport; Rocky Neck State Park, East Lyme; and Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford. Admission will also be free at the Dinosaur State Park exhibit center, Rocky Hill. For more information, please visit http://www.ct.gov/governorrell/cwp/view.asp?A=3872&Q=460184 . Posted with permission from the Governor's office. (0 comments)
Landscape Sale in South Windsor, Ct! Look for the Rhino on Rt 5! - 05/12/10 03:18 PM
This weekend, Birch Mountain Earthworks, is having a Rinox sponsored Sale, at their showroom! Rinox brand pavers are made in Canada and specially delivered to Birch Mountain Earthworks. Now, one of their authorized distribution centers. There will be free food and drinks, too! Reduced prices on select pavers, base materials, Everything you need to build that dream Patio space!!! food, drinks, ETC. Come by and take a look at the beautiful displays. The detail that Daren has created will amaze you! Having been successful in the landscape construction and design business for more than 12 years, Daren has remained number one in our area. (2 comments)
Buffini Events, Coast to Coast! - 05/11/10 08:47 AM
Brian Buffini is out and about, from Coast to Coast! If you happen to be near any of these locations, do yourself a favor, and attend this event. It will empower you to work smarter, you will learn systems that work, and you will meet the best of the best in our business. Yes, in two days, you will walk away with information and tools, that will help you to gain momentum and sales, today. The energy of our members, alone, will inspire you. So, find the time, get to one of these events. I hope to meet you at one (4 comments)
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