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News, articles and information about small businesses, starting and owning and operating a small business, employment law, employment taxes, minimum wage. (Photo iTOWNS)
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  • Hartford Needs A Budget Shakeup

    How long can Hartford keep doing this? The city is in the throes of its annual struggle to pass something that passes for a balanced budget, an exercise that gets more challenging each year. In his budget address last month, Mayor Pedro Segarra...
  • Mass killings prompt lawmakers to propose new firearms bill

    Mass killings prompt lawmakers to propose new firearms bill
     Shocked by the weekend's mass killings near UC Santa Barbara, state lawmakers on Tuesday proposed a new way to temporarily prevent potentially violent individuals from buying or owning guns. Legislators also advanced dozens of unrelated bills,...
  • Quilters lose haven in Downers Grove

     Quilters lose haven in Downers Grove
    A Downers Grove quilting and sewing shop has shut its doors, becoming at least the third store in the downtown area to close in the past year. The Quilt Basket at 1012 Curtiss Street closed in late May after a going-out-of-business sale. Owner...
  • 2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon: First Drive

     
    New cars are expensive these days, there's just no getting around it. If you have a family to feed and a budget to keep, affording a new people mover to cart around your brood can be increasingly difficult. Ford thinks......
  • Venezia: Political soft blows just keep coming

    Venezia: Political soft blows just keep coming
    Last week I poked some fun by reading between the lines of political mailers I'd received over the past few weeks. I found especially entertaining the recent mailers from 74th Assembly District candidates Keith Curry and Emanuel Patrascu. Of course...
  • No prison time for Indiana man convicted of drugging, raping wife

    No prison time for Indiana man convicted of drugging, raping wife
    When Mandy Boardman walked into the sex crimes office of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, she arrived with a bizarre and downright creepy allegation. Boardman, a small-business owner, told a detective on May 10, 2011, that her husband,...
  • Internet company takes top award

    Internet company takes top award
    With nearly 1,500 members in the city and surrounding communities, the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce recently singled out Design & Promote as its overall small business of the year for 2014. The seven-year-old local company was feted at the 17th...
  • Plans for business health exchange change direction

    Plans for business health exchange change direction
    The state has scrapped plans to build a new online health exchange for small businesses and will instead build on a system it already has in place for employers. The board that makes decisions on how the exchange will operate voted on the change in...
  • Facts about Olga Butler

    Olga Butler Age: 37 Occupation: Stay-at-home mom and small business owner  Education: BA in Communication, currently enrolled in a masters in business administration and technology program Previous elected office/community involvement: 12 years of...
  • Mailbag: Building a new senior center is the will of the voters

    Re: "How can a new senior center be justified," (May 15): The justification is that the people voted in favor of the new senior center and its location in Huntington Beach Central Park. Eight years ago, the Huntington Beach City Council voted to put...
  • Bank to hold free small business seminars

    Bank to hold free small business seminars
    The Broward Bank of Commerce is holding a series of free breakfast and lunch lectures next week about running and operating a small business to celebrate National Small Business Week, May 12-16.  “Our bank understands how hard it is to run a small...