Attorney Jillian Miller was recently admitted to the Connecticut Bar and has joined the team of lawyers at  Her practice focuses on family law, criminal defense, and employment law. She is admitted to practice in the states of Connecticut and Illinois, and in the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court. She received her J.D. from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law where she earned the CALI Excellence for the Future Award and the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence for Trial Practice.

New business

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet will open Sept. 16 at 117 Boston Post Road, Waterford Plaza, in in the space formerly occupied by Joann Fabrics. Occupancy of the store will be limited under COVID-19 guidelines and shoppers are encouraged to wear masks and social distance. Ollie’s features name brand closeouts in many departments like food, cleaning supplies, personal care items, hardware, automotive, books, toys and domestics. This is Ollie’s third

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New to Kemah, Cloth and Cord is a boutique specializing in wearable art.

Products offered include hand-crafted African American-inspired jewelry like chokers, necklaces and earrings, as well as wraps, prints and face masks.

Cloth and Cord has been featured in publications like Essence magazine and th website Bella Naija and locally in Houstonia magazine, and its products are sold in boutiques locally and internationally.

Founder and head designer Ellana Turner established Cloth and Cord in Dickinson five years ago, and the shop recently joined the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce as a member.

Address: 1905 Lawrence Road. Suite 400, Kemah 77565

Website: www.clothandcord.com

Contact: 281-247-0240

La Rotisserie House a different kind of ‘chicken joint’ in League City

La Rotisserie House opened in League City in March and recently staged a ribbon cutting after

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The Deer Park Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 19th annual Community Golf Tournament on Oct. 22 at The Battleground Golf Course. The tournament is the

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Craft Beverage Week to begin Sept. 12

Celebrate Frederick will kick-off Craft Beverage Week, sponsored by Homegrown Frederick, this Saturday, Sept. 12. The week will feature promotions, specialty drinks and small events throughout many of the the county’s distilleries, breweries and wineries. Promotions end Sept. 20.

The official Craft Beverage Week flyer is available through the Celebrate Frederick website. Participants who get signatures at eight or more locations will receive prizes donated by local businesses.

Plamondon promotes Gutierrez

Emily Gutierrez has been promoted to director of sales at Homewood Suites by Hilton Frederick and Home2 Suites by Hilton Frederick.

Gutierrez has been with Plamondon Hospitality Partners since 2016 when she joined as a sales coordinator for the Frederick Mariott hotels sales team. She was promoted to sales manager in 2018.

“Emily has a proven track record of building strong relationships with our business customers and meeting their distinct needs,” said

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