John Wallace Engineering STEM Facility Comple... MARK DIPAOLA Students at John Wallace’s aerospace engineering STEM academy entered the finished facility last week and the public will get its first look at the newly renovated former wood shop space Oct. 22. The Rare Reminder spoke with Superi... FULL STORY | MORE NEWINGTON NEWS
Expansion of Nursing Home Lot Concerns Neighb... MARK DIPAOLA A local nursing home and rehabilitation center is looking to expand, but the parking lot that is supposed to come with it is getting some scrutiny from nearby neighbors. New Britain Avenue-based Bel-Air Manor associates is putting on... FULL STORY | MORE NEWINGTON NEWS
Former Deputy Mayor Console Not Running for T... MARK DIPAOLA As it turns out, former Deputy Mayor John Console is not running for a seat on the Town Council this coming municipal election, but the former petitioning candidate stepped away from the race with some parting words regarding the budge... FULL STORY | MORE WETHERSFIELD NEWS
Amazing Grace Challenge Soup Supper Benefit Join us Thursday, Oct. 22, from 5–7 p.m., at the AME Zion Church on the corner of West Street and Wadsworth Street in Middletown to enjoy a bowl of homemade soup at the annual St. Vincent DePaul Amazing Challenge Soup Supper, to bene... FULL STORY | MORE MIDDLETOWN NEWS
WETHERSFIELD - The establishment of a Citizens Audit Committee is among numerous objectives stated by Independence Party founder, chair and Town Council candidate Paul Copp, and he says...
ROCKY HILL - Wethersfield and Rocky Hill have an athletic rivalry that dates back decades. Debbie O’Brien, who has been the head coach of girls volleyball at Wethersfield since 19...
WETHERSFIELD - A residential development proposal for an abandoned former condominium complex will go before residents tonight at 6 p.m. Ridge Road Development Group, LLC, which is lo...
ROCKY HILL - Rocky Hill (2-2) has rebounded from two losses this season with resounding victories. The Terriers latest rebound victim was Plainville, who came to Rocky Hill winners of...
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Budget Blinds of West Hartford
WEST HARTFORD - From drapes to shades and everything in between, Budget Blinds of West Hartford helps put the perfect finishing touches in a home on any budget. Owner Ruth Terray and her team at Budget Blinds provide free in-home consultations to address clients’ needs and design preferences. The large selection of window treatments at Budget Blinds can address privacy, light control and energy efficiency factors as well as decorative purposes. Samples and design books travel with the team so clients can see how various colors, fabrics and textures and materials will look in their home. The Budget Blinds experts will also help advise as to which treatments will best complement existing decor. Window treatments are then professionally measured for a custom and tailored look. At the Budget Blinds showroom in West Hartford, displays show off an array of full-sized shutters, wood and fabric blinds, draperies and more. From simple blinds to motorized solar, cellular (honeycomb) and Roman shades, clients can choose the best fit for their home or business, which Budget Blinds will custom-fit and install in windows of all shapes and sizes. Terray is proud to operate a local, woman-owned business that combines her drive to provide high quality and exceptional customer service with a keen eye for design. The Budget Blinds franchise also prides itself on customer satisfaction, offering a five-year “No Questions Asked” warranty with several of its products for repair or replacement at no charge. Budget Blinds of West Hartford, 591 New Park Ave., West Hartford—in West Hartford’s Home Design District—can be reached at 860-904-9691 or visit www.budgetblinds.com/westhartford.

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