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  • Brewery, winery aim to breathe life into dormant corner of Smithfield

    Brewery, winery aim to breathe life into dormant corner of Smithfield
    SMITHFIELD — A pair of new businesses are opening in Historic Downtown Smithfield that officials hope will breathe life into a long-ignored corner of the town. When Peter Stephenson arrived in Smithfield more than 18 years ago to take the job as...
  • Windsor officials, residents fear effect of Route 460 realignment

    Windsor officials, residents fear effect of Route 460 realignment
    Windsor officials fear their town will be devastated if the state chooses the cheapest, most environmentally friendly option to improve Route 460. The bulk of Windsor's businesses — as well as numerous homes, churches and municipal buildings...
  • Businesses help Carver Middle restore the floor

    Last month Carver Middle School was the hub for a fundraising basketball tournament that netted $1,000 for its student activity fund. Now the benefits are going further. Local businesses have volunteered to update the gym floor's look. Face It...
  • Trainer gives tips for negotiating solutions

    Trainer gives tips for negotiating solutions
    Sooner or later in the business world, difficult personalities will surface and put a damper on office morale. Learning positive communication skills helps everyone, whether dealing with co-workers, bosses or clients. At a recent Greater Delray Beach...
  • Delray may raise fees for businesses that can't provide enough parking

    Delray may raise fees for businesses that can't provide enough parking
    Delray businesses that can't physically fit the number of parking spaces the city requires on their property pay a penalty fee that goes toward putting up parking spaces elsewhere. That penalty may soon be increasing for the first time since 2006....
  • Uber, Lyft get temporary green light in Virginia

    Uber, Lyft get temporary green light in Virginia
    Virginia is allowing so-called ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft to operate temporarily in the state based on certain conditions, Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark R. Herring jointly announced Wednesday. The taxi industry is crying foul....
  • Business booms in Buckroe

    Business booms in Buckroe
    Buckroe Beach has long been a place where the beach bum ethos mixed with the hardscrabble attitude of the blue-collar workers to create a blend of quirkiness unmatched on the Peninsula. In the past year, the rebounding real estate market is injecting...
  • Senior Living column: Good research makes decision-making on housing more reliable

    Senior Living column: Good research makes decision-making on housing more reliable
    Several years ago a friend wrote to me with her new best idea. When she was old (i.e. the age we are now), she would move to a Holiday Inn. She would make sure that she received a complimentary breakfast and that transportation within a reasonable...
  • Ad campaign finds audience

    HAMPTON — When members of the city's marketing division sat down last year, they knew they needed a simple, concise strategy that explained why businesses operate here — why they choose Hampton. The "Choose Hampton" campaign now includes 20...
  • Sam's Club to launch health insurance exchange

    Sam's Club to launch health insurance exchange
    Sam's Club announced Wednesday that it is opening a private health insurance exchange, catering to the small-business owners that make up its core customers. The exchange is the latest effort by a major retailer to offer a service to push beyond the...
  • DP Buzz: Stormwater drainage

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...