Keeping your home safe while away on summer vacation

Keeping your home safe while away on summer vacation
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — Many families are getting ready to go away on their summer vacations, but before anyone heads out of town make sure your home is unattractive to burglars. “They're in a totally different mind frame,” said Lt. James Perez with …
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Bad gas at Cedar Rapids station stalls cars, vacation plans; company responds
Instead of taking a family vacation, they had to tow their cars and are now waiting for repairs. McGrath Service Center in Hiawatha confirmed Friday it was working on at least seven vehicles with damage because of bad gas from the store. McGrath says …
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For Laconia Harley-Davidson mechanic, Bike Week means “saving people's

For Laconia Harley-Davidson mechanic, Bike Week means “saving people's
“We save people's vacations. That's what I like to say,” Gray said Wednesday morning. The dealership was filled with the steady rumble of engines, as sales staff rode most of the 300 bikes in stock out of the showroom to be displayed outside. A …
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Delaware Beach City Wants to Ban Renters from Using Vacation Home Pools
(REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.) — Some residents of a beach city in Delaware have had enough with summer noise and so the city may ban renters from using pools in vacation homes. Rehoboth Beach's board of commissioners will vote on June 19 on a number …
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How to Market Your Vacation Rental

How to Market Your Vacation Rental
To go after the vacation market, you need to create an environment that speaks to the emotion or feeling vacationers seek. What do visitors to your area want? Peace? Excitement? Pampering? A connection with nature? A one-stop beach vacation with all of …
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Summer vacation starts for Cumberland County schools
Summer vacation starts for Cumberland County schools. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:48 pm | Updated: 1:53 pm, Thu Jun 11, 2015. Summer …
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Whatever Happened To Peace, Love And Summer Vacation?

Whatever Happened To Peace, Love And Summer Vacation?
We all know Americans take a lot less vacation time than Europeans. C'est la vie. Now it turns out that Americans also take a lot less vacation time than their own parents did. Current Americans taking less vacation time than past. And many taking …
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Horlick grad runs business during summer vacation
“I did it because I saw how it helped grow my roommate and improve his lifestyle.” — Sam McFarland. RACINE COUNTY — Sam McFarland is confident his current summer job will do a lot more than replenish his bank account: It'll also help him stand out in …
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How I spent my summer vacation. My mom made me do free SAT prep. Here's why.
My twins are having a “skip” summer, as my mother-in-law used to say in reference to missing out on fun stuff. My son enrolled in a history course at the Georgia Virtual School to free up his junior year for more science. (We may finally produce a …
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Commentary How I will spend my summer vacation

Commentary How I will spend my summer vacation
Well, we work, just not as fast paced as we do during an election season or a legislative session. And that's not necessarily a bad thing. A slower pace means more time to delve into issues and maybe explore some nuances that you don't get time to look …
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New 'Vacation' Trailer: Griswolds Get Crazy New Car, Ron Livingston Gets
The latest look at Warner Bros.' reboot of the Chevy Chase classic features lots of sibling rivalry and more wild moments from the cross-country road trip Ed Helms' character takes his family on. The Griswolds have hit the road in the latest trailer …
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Smartphone Apps to Keep your House Safe During Family Vacation
Summer vacation is a time to relax and enjoy the sunshine outdoors, but unfortunately it is also a prime time for home burglaries. According to a U.S. Department of Justice study, crime rates increase more than 10 percent in the summer months. June …
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Crime never takes a vacation, shore-town police say

Crime never takes a vacation, shore-town police say
Memorial Day weekend was busy for police in Cape May County: Middle Township police responded to a chase in which suspects fired a shotgun at another car's occupants. Wildwood police responded to a double stabbing and made five pages worth of …
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Amazing Couple Spend Their Vacation in Mexico Rescuing 34 Homeless Dogs
When Jeff and Diana Hall set out on a vacation to La Paz, Mexico, they expected to get some sun and spend some time relaxing, rescuing 34 stray dogs wasn't exactly on the agenda – but hey, it's not truly a vacation unless you deviate from the schedule …
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How to brag about your vacation without alienating people

How to brag about your vacation without alienating people
… someone else's hot dog legs. Wanting incredible experiences is human, and so is being a jealous jerk. But is there a way to #humblebrag efficiently? We've found a few dos and don'ts so that you can brag about your vacation without alienating everyone.
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Farmington's Cross Roads Community Church offers lessons at Vacation Bible
Cross Road Community Church chooses themes each year for its free, week-long Vacation Bible School. This year's theme is "Walk with Jesus," and, additionally, there are daily themes, such as "Walking in the Light," that coincide with Bible verse the …
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Pocono debate: should short term vacation home rentals be allowed everywhere?

Pocono debate: should short term vacation home rentals be allowed everywhere?
A Stroudsburg real estate agent cried foul over the way some townships and homeowner's associations discourage or even ban residential homes rentals for vacation periods. Pocono Township, for example, has a clear zoning ordinance that only permits …
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Paradise of India in Amherst reopens – owners were away on vacation
AMHERST – The mystery is solved and Paradise of India is now open. Restaurant owners were away on vacation for about four days and weren't sure how long they would be gone, said Karen Kaur, the owner's daughter. That's why they left the sign reading …
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9 Vacation Spots That Are Better (and Cheaper) Than the Places You Want to Go

9 Vacation Spots That Are Better (and Cheaper) Than the Places You Want to Go
INSTEAD OF: Los Cabos. WHY HERE? La Paz is located on the Sea of Cortez on the Baja Peninsula, and it has the same laid-back vibe as California's West Coast beach cities. The landscape is spectacular, from the marine-mammal-rich waters to a desert …
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Out on a limb: Family vacation announcements could offer genealogical clues
They “advertised” their vacations and other trips in the public prints, blissfully unconcerned that unwanted “visitors” might drop by the old homestead. Silly (and dangerous) though the practice sounds today, these announcements in old newspapers can …
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Inexpensive Alternatives to Top Vacation Spots
Want the fun without the crowds and cost? Visit these substitutes for well-known vacation destinations. MONEY Retirement Social Security. Your 2016 Social Security Increase Will Probably Disappear. Dan Caplinger / The Motley Fool. 1:09 PM ET. SHARE.
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Lastest Vacation News

Avoid vacation pitfalls
The end of the school year marks the beginning of the busy summer travel season, and whether you're planning a road trip with family or an exotic getaway, a little planning will go a long way in keeping your dream vacation from becoming a nightmare.
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Snapshot: A gold medal vacation in Austria
When William Van Doren of Rockledge was a young man growing up in New Jersey, he and a close pal fell in love with skiing. He admits that neither of them were particularly good at it, but the skiing bug had bitten and they loved it. Into their 20s …
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