Daily Archive: May 21, 2022

Closed for renovations, Amos House’s facility in Danbury for women, children gets spruce

DANBURY — Dawn Fawcett fields calls daily from women looking for a place to stay with their children.

“There is a big need for homes at the moment,” said Fawcett, the new housing manager for Amos House, an organization formed in 1986 by five churches that provides transitional housing for women and children.

But for now, she must direct them to the 2-1-1 hotline to connect them to housing services.

Amos House has been closed since last June due to a renovation project, and the upgrades have been hindered by a pipe burst in February that caused water damage. With

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Home Depot overcomes slow start to year, rising home prices

Home Depot’s first-quarter sales improved despite a slow spring start and the home improvement chain raised its full-year guidance.

Revenue increased about 4% to $38.91 billion, easily beating Wall Street expectations, according to a survey of analysts by Zacks Investment Research.

Sales at stores open at least a year, a key indicator of a retailer’s health, climbed 2.2% globally, and 1.7% in the U.S.

However, the quarterly sales exhibited the slowest pace of growth in two years, noted Neil Saunders, managing director of GlobalData, adding that it was still a pretty good quarter and that the company has managed to

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The One Decorating Essential You’ll Never Find in Martha Stewart’s Home

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Martha Stewart is the original multi-hyphenate: She’s a media personality, cookbook author, owner of Martha Stewart Omnimedia, and more. Though she’s 80 years old, she’s still an incredibly savvy businesswoman—just recently, she collaborated with Baccarat on a line of beautiful crystal glasses that act as the perfect vessel for a batch of homemade Martha-ritas. Among her many business ventures and talents, Stewart is known for her enviable interiors and gorgeous gardens, so we were surprised when she revealed the one piece of decor she’ll never put in her home.

When asked about

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