Small Business Newswire - Mainstreet

Register to submit into this category




Business owners: Minimum-wage hike will stunt NJ economy - NJBIZ
Hits (196)
Thursday, 15 March 2012
Full Story

CBS Local

Business owners: Minimum-wage hike will stunt NJ economy
NJBIZ
By Melinda Caliendo Small-business owners from New Jersey, New York and Connecticut discussed the regional impact on small businesses if the three states raise their minimum wages today during a conference call held by the National Federation for ...
Increase in Conn. minimum
Read more...
 
Small Business Administration's web chat offers advice for women-owned small ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com (blog)
Hits (180)
Thursday, 15 March 2012
Full Story

The Huntsville Times - al.com (blog)

Small Business Administration's web chat offers advice for women-owned small ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com (blog)
... The US Small Business Administration's March live web chat offers advice for women-owned small businesses. Ana Harvey, the assistant administrator of the SBA's Office of Women's
Read more...
 
Three Rivers hosts web business course - TheDay.com (blog)
Hits (189)
Thursday, 15 March 2012
Full Story

Three Rivers hosts web business course
TheDay.com (blog)
By Lee Howard Norwich - Small-business owners will get free instruction next Wednesday at Three Rivers Community College about how they can develop a presence online. The college, in partnership with Google and the Connecticut Small Business ...

and more »
Read more...
 
Senate hopeful Linda McMahon proposes tax cuts for middle class, casts herself ... - The Republic
Hits (177)
Wednesday, 14 March 2012
Full Story

CBS Local

Senate hopeful Linda McMahon proposes tax cuts for middle class, casts herself ...
The Republic
"I believe that hardworking families and small business owners here in Connecticut and around the country deserve more." She said the business perspective is missing from the economic debate in Washington. Former Connecticut Republican
Read more...
 
Connecticut lawmakers consider $10 million in aid to attract, retain doctors ... - Torrington Register Citizen
Hits (163)
Wednesday, 14 March 2012
Full Story

Connecticut lawmakers consider $10 million in aid to attract, retain doctors ...
Torrington Register Citizen
That's when lawmakers approved a legislative package that included a new Small Business Express Program to provide loans and forgivable loans or matching grants, ranging from $10000 to $250000, to Connecticut-based small businesses and
Read more...
 
Donovan Pushes To Add Small Business To State Employee Plan - CT Newsjunkie
Hits (146)
Tuesday, 13 March 2012
Full Story

Donovan Pushes To Add Small Business To State Employee Plan
CT Newsjunkie
Eric George, associate counsel for the Connecticut Business & Industry Association, said he's concerned about the changes the law would make to the small employer rating system. He said removing gender and age as factors for determining what these ...
Connecticut
Read more...
 
Janesky Named State's Small Businessman Of The Year - Hartford Courant
Hits (151)
Tuesday, 13 March 2012
Full Story

Hartford Courant

Janesky Named State's Small Businessman Of The Year
Hartford Courant
Lawrence Janesky, owner and president of Connecticut Basement Systems, Inc., in Seymour, has been named the Connecticut Small Business Person of the Year by the National Small Business Association. Janesky founded Connecticut Basement System, ...
Seymour's
Read more...
 
Malloy: Access to capital allows small businesses to think big - Connectcut Plus
Hits (144)
Tuesday, 13 March 2012
Full Story

Malloy: Access to capital allows small businesses to think big
Connectcut Plus
By Governor Dannel P. Malloy's office HARTFORD, CT - Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced that four additional small businesses have qualified for grants through the state's Small Business Express Program (EXP) to expand their businesses and create jobs ...

and
Read more...
 
4 additional Conn. businesses to receive grants through state's Small Business ... - The Republic
Hits (135)
Friday, 09 March 2012
Full Story

abc40

4 additional Conn. businesses to receive grants through state's Small Business ...
The Republic
The state's Small Business Express Program will provide a total of $100 million to Connecticut businesses that have fewer than 50 employees. The grant program, which was created during the October special legislative session on jobs, is
Read more...
 
Small liquor stores protest reform - Yale Daily News
Hits (141)
Tuesday, 28 February 2012
Full Story

Small liquor stores protest reform
Yale Daily News
But several small liquor store owners in Connecticut said the proposed repeal is a red herring intended to distract the public from the rest of the bill, which contains several provisions — including one that would eliminate current restrictions on ...

and more »
Read more...
 
Conn. workers to call for raising the minimum wage - Hartford Courant
Hits (141)
Tuesday, 28 February 2012
Full Story

Conn. workers to call for raising the minimum wage
Hartford Courant
AP Low-wage workers, some small business owners and others will be calling on state lawmakers to pass legislation that raises Connecticut's minimum wage. The advocates are expected to testify in support of raising the minimum wage at a public hearing ...

and more »
Read more...
 
Conn. workers to call for raising the minimum wage - NECN
Hits (139)
Tuesday, 28 February 2012
Full Story

Conn. workers to call for raising the minimum wage
NECN
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Low-wage workers, some small business owners and others will be calling on state lawmakers to pass legislation that raises Connecticut's minimum wage. The advocates are expected to testify in support of raising the minimum wage ...

and more »
Read more...
 
Liquor sales rally to be held - WTNH
Hits (148)
Monday, 27 February 2012
Full Story

Liquor sales rally to be held
WTNH
Supermarket chains like Stop & Shop have been pushing the campaign called "End Connecticut Blue Laws." News 8 is told a big crowd is expected. Those opposed will be showing their strength inside the capitol; hundreds of small business owners plan to ...

and more »
Read more...
 
Advice Column On Business Growth, SEO and Online Marketing Launches in Danbury, CT - PRunderground
Hits (151)
Monday, 27 February 2012
Full Story

PRunderground

Advice Column On Business Growth, SEO and Online Marketing Launches in Danbury, CT
PRunderground
Suzen Pettit of Omaginarium Marketing announces the launch of her new column Ask Suzen, which will be featured in the Danbury and Brookfield Patch, where she will be fielding business growth questions weekly and invites small business people
Read more...
 
Daily Five: Rapper Jim Jones Foxwoods Brawl Videos - Patch.com
Hits (116)
Monday, 27 February 2012
Full Story

Daily Five: Rapper Jim Jones Foxwoods Brawl Videos
Patch.com
Holdridge's recently received the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut's 2011 Small Business of the Year Award. The chamber had this to say: "Holdridge Home and Garden Showplace for its well-deserved reputation for being a quality business and ...

and more »
Read more...
 
Malloy: Investing in innovation will grow our economy - Connectcut Plus
Hits (126)
Saturday, 25 February 2012
Full Story

Malloy: Investing in innovation will grow our economy
Connectcut Plus
“In today's difficult business environment it is extremely important that non-traditional sources of lending are available to small business here in Connecticut,” said Andrew Macy, Chief Operations Officer of Lumachip. “The Department of Economic and ...
Waterford lighting
Read more...
 
Dominion to offset CT small business light bills - Hartford Business
Hits (112)
Wednesday, 22 February 2012
Full Story

Dominion to offset CT small business light bills
Hartford Business
Small-business owners in Hartford and four other Connecticut cities are being invited to apply for grants of $1000 to help offset electricity bills, thanks to a $1 million donation from Millstone Power Station owner Dominion, The Day of New London ...

and more »
Read more...
 
CT's new $100M small-biz loan fund swamped - Hartford Business
Hits (112)
Thursday, 16 February 2012
Full Story

CT's new $100M small-biz loan fund swamped
Hartford Business
By Greg Bordonaro More than 300 small businesses have applied to a new $100 million loan program aimed at boosting job growth in Connecticut, officials said Thursday. The small Business Express Program, which will provide $100 million in loans, ...
DECD Small Business Express ProgramJD
Read more...
 
Cassano Alerts Famers of New State Grants for Farm Land Restoration - Patch.com
Hits (195)
Thursday, 16 February 2012
Full Story

Cassano Alerts Famers of New State Grants for Farm Land Restoration
Patch.com
“Everybody's been talking about all of the small-business aid we passed in October, but you've got to remember we've also got 12000 people working in agriculture and we've taken steps to help them too,” Cassano said. “Farms in Connecticut aren't just ...
Read more...
 
Company opens hearing aid shop in Norwich - Norwich Bulletin
Hits (196)
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
Full Story

Company opens hearing aid shop in Norwich
Norwich Bulletin
“We appreciate every effort of a small business coming to a community and providing work,” he said. New business: On Wednesday, Groton-based Community Hearing Aids of Connecticut opened its second store in the region with a ribbon-cutting at 215 W.

Read more...
 
Connecticut kicks off Lead by Example Energy Efficiency Program - Stamford Plus Magazine
Hits (115)
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
Full Story

Connecticut kicks off Lead by Example Energy Efficiency Program
Stamford Plus Magazine
In addition to the energy and cost savings of the projects, Automated Building Systems, Inc, a small business based in Glastonbury, will hire two permanent electricians on staff in order to complete the Eastern project and additional projects ...

and
Read more...
 
Connecticut kicks off Lead by Example Energy Efficiency Program - Connectcut Plus
Hits (130)
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
Full Story

Connecticut kicks off Lead by Example Energy Efficiency Program
Connectcut Plus
In addition to the energy and cost savings of the projects, Automated Building Systems, Inc, a small business based in Glastonbury, will hire two permanent electricians on staff in order to complete the Eastern project and additional projects ...

and more »
Read more...
 
Coffee Shop in Wilton Fulfills Dream for Owners - The Daily Fairfield
Hits (128)
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
Full Story

Coffee Shop in Wilton Fulfills Dream for Owners
The Daily Fairfield
by Alissa Smith (email) The aunt and niece team of Karen Piazza, left, and Kayla McArdle say that owning a small business and a coffee shop is something they've always wanted to do. They just opened the Coffee Barn in Wilton.

and more »
Read more...
 
World Energy-NSTAR pact - Worcester Telegram
Hits (109)
Tuesday, 14 February 2012
Full Story

World Energy-NSTAR pact
Worcester Telegram
Last week World Energy earned a similar designation in the Connecticut Light & Power Small Business Energy Advantage program. “Becoming a go-to resource for mechanical retrofits within NSTAR's Direct Install Program is a major opportunity for our ...

and more »
Read more...
 
Sen. Kane to Seek Re-Election - Patch.com
Hits (132)
Monday, 13 February 2012
Full Story

Sen. Kane to Seek Re-Election
Patch.com
Senator Kane is a past recipient of the Waterbury Regional Chamber Malcolm Baldrige Award for Volunteerism, and a past recipient of the Waterbury Regional Chamber Harold Webster Smith Small Business Award. He is a graduate of Central Connecticut State ...

and more »
Read more...
 
Verizon Small Business Center Presents Free Feb. 15 Webinar on Improving ... - MarketWatch (press release)
Hits (109)
Monday, 13 February 2012
Full Story

Verizon Small Business Center Presents Free Feb. 15 Webinar on Improving ...
MarketWatch (press release)
WHAT: Verizon Small Business Webinar: "Ten Ways to Build Mutually Profitable Relationships Online and in Person," with Ramon Ray. WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 2 pm ET/ 1 pm CT/ 12 pm MT/ 11 am PT WHERE: Verizon Small Business Center
Read more...
 
Congressman Talks Jobs with Stamford Businesses - The Daily Stamford
Hits (119)
Monday, 13 February 2012
Full Story

Congressman Talks Jobs with Stamford Businesses
The Daily Stamford
US Congressman Jim Himes was in Stamford on Monday morning to speak to small business owners. STAMFORD, Conn. — Small business owners in Stamford discussed job creation with US Rep. Jim Himes at the weekly meeting of Third Street Stamford Chapter of ...

Read more...
 
From Hospital Room to the Red Carpet Send
Hits (487) | Comments (0)
Friday, February 10, 2012

Click to Enlarge Picture

Company Name
charmed design
NEW HAVEN
Read more...
 
Google event being planned for Three Rivers - Norwich Bulletin
Hits (154)
Monday, 06 February 2012
Full Story

Google event being planned for Three Rivers
Norwich Bulletin
Ellen Mayo, associate director of the Small Business Development Center, which has an office at the Norwich college, made the announcement during a legislative breakfast at Three Rivers on Monday. “We're talking with Google today about coming to ...

Read more...
 
Beirne Wealth Consulting Launches in Milford, Connecticut - MarketWatch (press release)
Hits (253)
Monday, 06 February 2012
Full Story

Beirne Wealth Consulting Launches in Milford, Connecticut
MarketWatch (press release)
MILFORD, Conn. & NEW YORK, Feb 06, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- --Clients to benefit from greater personalized services and transparency Beirne Wealth Consulting LLC ("BWC") today announced its launch as an independent Registered Investment Advisor (RIA)
Read more...
 
Capitol DisPatch: First Days And Fundraising Foils - Patch.com
Hits (149)
Monday, 06 February 2012
Full Story

Capitol DisPatch: First Days And Fundraising Foils
Patch.com
Connecticut's financial problems will likely extend beyond the current biennium's projected deficits, said local lawmakers. Fred Carstensen, Director for the Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis at UConn said he doesn't think the April 2011 ...

and more »
Read more...
 
Chelsea Richard Enjoys Interaction With LaSalle Customers - Patch.com
Hits (143)
Monday, 06 February 2012
Full Story

Chelsea Richard Enjoys Interaction With LaSalle Customers
Patch.com
When she's done at LaSalle, most days it's off to Central Connecticut State University, where Richard is a hospitality and tourism major. It makes for some long days, leaving the house at 6 am and returning home at 11 pm She is on schedule to graduate ...

Read more...
 
Agenda is full for legislative session - TheDay.com
Hits (571)
Monday, 06 February 2012
Full Story

Agenda is full for legislative session
TheDay.com
Their plan would expand eligibility to an estimated 2600 additional firms for $180 million in state-funded loans and grants through Connecticut's new Small Business Express Program. The proposal calls for new incentives for businesses to hire post-9/11 ...

and more »
Read more...
 
AP-CT--Session Opens, 1st Ld-Writethru,962 - Hartford Courant
Hits (140)
Sunday, 05 February 2012
Full Story

Wall Street Journal

AP-CT--Session Opens, 1st Ld-Writethru,962
Hartford Courant
Williams said Senate Democrats want to enlarge the Small Business Express program to include companies with up to 100 employees. Currently, firms with up to 50 workers are eligible to apply. "We want folks to remember it's a short session, ...
Malloy sees no major
Read more...
 
Pitney Bowes Opens Global Technology Center in Danbury, Connecticut
Hits (328)
Thursday, 02 February 2012
Full Story
Pitney Bowes Inc. today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of its Global Technology Center in Danbury, Connecticut. The newly-renovated facility w
Read more...
 
Greenwich Associates Recognizes People's United for Excellence in Small ... - MarketWatch (press release)
Hits (116)
Monday, 30 January 2012
Full Story

Greenwich Associates Recognizes People's United for Excellence in Small ...
MarketWatch (press release)
BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Greenwich Associates, a research-based strategy management firm, awarded People's United six national and two regional awards for "Excellence in Small Business Banking.

and
Read more...
 
BofA hiring 14 to target CT small business - Hartford Business
Hits (109)
Monday, 30 January 2012
Full Story

Providence Business News

BofA hiring 14 to target CT small business
Hartford Business
Bank of America, Connecticut's largest branch operator, is preparing to hire 14 new small business lenders in the state as the bank tries to grow its commercial business. The hiring's are part of a plan by the Charlotte banking behemoth to add 50 new ...
Bank
Read more...
 
B&A Hires Over 50 Small Business Bankers All Over Massachusetts, Connecticut ... - LoanSafe
Hits (126)
Monday, 30 January 2012
Full Story

Providence Business News

B&A Hires Over 50 Small Business Bankers All Over Massachusetts, Connecticut ...
LoanSafe
Moreover, small businesses in total, both employers and non-employers, make up 97.9 percent of the state's businesses, according to the US Small Business Administration. In Connecticut and Rhode Island, the number of companies
Read more...
 
Hateful Tone of Politics Still Simmering - Patch.com
Hits (197)
Tuesday, 17 January 2012
Full Story

Hateful Tone of Politics Still Simmering
Patch.com
Connecticut Business Industry Association (CBIA) recently cited the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council's Small Business Survival index 2011, which ranked the state 44 out of 50 for being small business friendly. ...

Read more...
 
CT Teams Up with CI to Create High Growth Startups - NY Convergence
Hits (109)
Sunday, 15 January 2012
Full Story

CT Teams Up with CI to Create High Growth Startups
NY Convergence
... that CI plans on working with Connecticut's Department of Economic and Community Development and other state agencies to design a relocation incentive package. It will also work to secure more federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funds.

and more »
Read more...
 
Ex-Im Bank funds $363M in CT's global trade - Hartford Business
Hits (102)
Sunday, 15 January 2012
Full Story

Ex-Im Bank funds $363M in CT's global trade
Hartford Business
While Ex-Im is very limited in providing direct funds to companies, particularly small businesses, the US Small Business Administration has three programs to help Connecticut companies boost their global business. The SBA International Trade Loan ...

Read more...
 
WBDC offers program to address financial needs of small business - ShorelinePlus.com
Hits (118)
Friday, 13 January 2012
Full Story

WBDC offers program to address financial needs of small business
ShorelinePlus.com
The Women's Business Development Countil (WBDC), the leader of entrepreneurial training for women in Connecticut, is hosting anew program: Access to Capital - Alternative Small Business Loan Options. WBDC and a panel of commercial bankers and non-bank ...

and
Read more...
 
CL&P and Yankee Gas offering grants to 2012 FIRST robotics competitors - ShorelinePlus.com
Hits (397)
Friday, 13 January 2012
Full Story

CL&P and Yankee Gas offering grants to 2012 FIRST robotics competitors
ShorelinePlus.com
Over 1500 high school students are expected to compete in the 2012 Connecticut FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition, March 29 - 31 at Hartford's Connecticut Convention Center.
NU subsidiaries fund
Read more...
 
Target Will Feature Items From Connecticut Home Accessories Store
Hits (418)
Thursday, 12 January 2012
Full Story
Get Business Mobile Text Alerts

Target Corp. will launch a handful of exclusive shops inside its stores that sell everything from candy to clothing. Five shops, which include The Privet House, a Connecticut home accessories store, will open inside Target stores in early May and remain open for six weeks.
Read more...
 
BOLT Infographic Highlights Staggering Growth of Women-Owned Small Businesses ... - MarketWatch (press release)
Hits (92)
Thursday, 12 January 2012
Full Story

BOLT Infographic Highlights Staggering Growth of Women-Owned Small Businesses ...
MarketWatch (press release)
"At BOLT we have noticed an increase in female small business owners contacting us to protect themselves, but the truth is, regardless of their gender, the size of their business, or the industry in which they play, our exclusive focus
Read more...
 
SUBWAY® Adds 24,000 Jobs in 2011, Expects to Add 25,000 in 2012
More

http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20120112/NY34579MILFORD, Conn., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Through the opening of more than 2,400 restaurants worldwide, including 1,100 new locations just in the U.S. and Canada alone, the SUBWAY® restaurant chain created approximately 24,000 new foodservice job and career...


 
Secretary Merrill, Congressman Courtney, Commerce Dept. Boost Small Business - Examiner.com
Hits (107)
Wednesday, 11 January 2012
Full Story

Secretary Merrill, Congressman Courtney, Commerce Dept. Boost Small Business
Examiner.com
Secretary of the State for Connecticut Denise Merrill, Congressman Joe Courtney (D-2) and various federal specialists—primarily representing the US Department of Commerce and the Connecticut Department of Agriculture—all gathered at 10am this morning ...

and
Read more...
 
Study shows smaller businesses warming to their banks - Danbury News Times
Hits (198)
Friday, 06 January 2012
Full Story

Study shows smaller businesses warming to their banks
Danbury News Times
"Last year, Citizens Bank was the second highest producer of SBA loans in New England with 241 loans for $35 million and among the top SBA lenders in Connecticut." With small business owners, it seems that adding the personal touch to banking can make ...

and
Read more...
 
Year-end tally - Westfair Online
Hits (131)
Friday, 06 January 2012
Full Story

Westfair Online

Year-end tally
Westfair Online
Credit: Office of the governor If Malloy dedicated the second half of the year to improving Connecticut's business landscape, the first half was about what businesses hate most – higher taxes. The governor's hikes spanned personal, small-business and ...

and more »
Read more...
 
CMG Holdings Group, Inc. Launches UsaveCT, Inc. - MarketWatch (press release)
Hits (129)
Friday, 06 January 2012
Full Story

CMG Holdings Group, Inc. Launches UsaveCT, Inc.
MarketWatch (press release)
One of the reasons we are excited to launch in New Haven and expand across Connecticut is the Department of Economic and Community Development's dedication to job creation, small business economic growth and their commitment within digital media ...

and more »
Read more...
 

Page 7 of 12

Google Search