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Webster Reports Strong 2012 Second Quarter Earnings
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WATERBURY, Conn., July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., today announced net income available to common shareholders of $40.6 million, or $.44 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 compared...
 
Wethersfield Offset Receives More Than $55000 Grant From State - Patch.com
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Friday, 13 July 2012
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Wethersfield Offset Receives More Than $55000 Grant From State
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Paul Doyle (D-Rocky Hill) said the grant for Wethersfield Offset, Inc. "sends the message to small business owners in Connecticut that we (legislature) have your back." “The best way to jump start the economy is to continue investing in small ...

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Back East Brewing opens in Bloomfield - Examiner.com
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Thursday, 12 July 2012
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Back East Brewing opens in Bloomfield
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BLOOMFIELD, CONN. - Back East Brewing Co. joined the ranks of the state's growing craft beer industry this month and plans to have their locally crafted beer av. ... CT Beer Trail · Connecticut · Small Business. Advertisement. BLOOMFIELD, CONN.

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Guilford gardening supply company gets $84G - New Haven Register
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Thursday, 12 July 2012
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Guilford gardening supply company gets $84G
New Haven Register
“I am pleased to have been a sponsor of Connecticut's small business express package, which has been so helpful in my Senate district,” state Sen. Ed Meyer said. State Rep. Pat Widlitz said the small business grants “are critical for moving Connecticut ...

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US Senate Rejects Competing Small Business Tax Plans - Businessweek
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Thursday, 12 July 2012
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US Senate Rejects Competing Small Business Tax Plans
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According to the U.S. Small Business Administration's website, companies with fewer than 500 workers represent 99.7 percent of all businesses that have employees, and they employ half of all private-sector workers. The Democratic proposal, at a cost of ...
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Katie Guiou joins Beazley's small business team - Sacramento Bee
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Thursday, 12 July 2012
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Katie Guiou joins Beazley's small business team
Sacramento Bee
FARMINGTON, Conn., July 12, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Specialist insurer Beazley (BEZ.L) announces the appointment of Katie Guiou as a territory manager for the ... With her industry experience, she will be a valuable asset as we continue to refine and ...

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Ground broken in Singapore for new Yale-NUS campus by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
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http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20120712/NE38004NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ground was broken on July 6th for the Yale-NUS College campus, designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects in collaboration with Forum Architects of Singapore. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120712/NE38004 ) Jointly...


 
 
The business of WELCOME in Fairfield County - Connectcut Plus
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Monday, 09 July 2012
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The business of WELCOME in Fairfield County
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Lower Fairfield County's many upscale shops and antiques centers, Connecticut's extensive coastline, and New England's flowering dogwood trees and beautiful fall foliage also draw people who travel for pleasure. Laure Aubuchon, director of economic ...

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OP-ED | The Affordable Care Act Is Clearly Bad Medicine - CT Newsjunkie
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Sunday, 08 July 2012
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San Francisco Chronicle

OP-ED | The Affordable Care Act Is Clearly Bad Medicine
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Many Connecticut small business owners tell me that rather than hire more workers, they are going to cut back. So what must we do? I am absolutely committed to the repeal of the law, but we must also deal with the uncertainties. Americans should not ...
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Linda McMahon statement regarding today's jobs report - Connectcut Plus
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Friday, 06 July 2012
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Linda McMahon statement regarding today's jobs report
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NORTH HAVEN, CT - Today's unemployment numbers spell more trouble for Connecticut families and small business owners. They are one more sign that the economic policies that career politicians have put into place are simply not working. Professional ...

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Craft beer to create new jobs - WTNH
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Thursday, 05 July 2012
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Craft beer to create new jobs
WTNH
"This kind of small business is really Connecticut's future," Blumenthal said. "This business is a gastronomic jewel, and also an economic jewel." Beer production is measured in barrels and right now small breweries pay $7 a barrel in excise tax. The ...

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Connecticut BBB Warns of Door-to-Door Sales Scams Send
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Monday, July 02, 2012

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Leominster landlord faces federal fraud charges over alleged SBA deception - Sentinel and Enterprise
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Thursday, 28 June 2012
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Leominster landlord faces federal fraud charges over alleged SBA deception
Sentinel and Enterprise
In May 2006, the Small Business Administration told B&J and Jones that to meet the SBA program requirements, the company had to submit proof that BB was no longer working at the Connecticut company. According to court documents, the company and
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13th Senate District Candidate Commends Jobs Bill Passage - Patch.com
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Thursday, 28 June 2012
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13th Senate District Candidate Commends Jobs Bill Passage
Patch.com
Small businesses have long been the heart and soul of Connecticut's economy, and for that reason our lawmakers have a moral imperative to provide them with every opportunity to succeed in a difficult economic climate. Under the ... In approving this ...

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National Small Business Association CEO says he's a go-between for small ... - Greenfield Daily Reporter
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Wednesday, 27 June 2012
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National Small Business Association CEO says he's a go-between for small ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
This photo provided by National Small Business Association shows Todd McCracken. McCracken has spent much of the last quarter century listening to both sides on small business issues _ company owners on one side, and policy makers on the other.

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Three Weeks to Apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans in Connecticut - Sacramento Bee
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Wednesday, 27 June 2012
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Three Weeks to Apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans in Connecticut
Sacramento Bee
PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes that July 18 is the ...

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Local Businesses Contend for Small Business Grant - Patch.com
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Wednesday, 27 June 2012
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CBS Local

Local Businesses Contend for Small Business Grant
Patch.com
Six local businesses are hoping to get the 250 votes they need for a chance at a $250000 small business grant. ... Contend for Small Business Grant. R J's Spirit Shop. 1356 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT. /listings/r-js-spirit-shop. 640029. /locations ...
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Verizon Small Business Center Presents Free Webinar on June 27 on the Art of ... - Sacramento Bee
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Tuesday, 26 June 2012
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Verizon Small Business Center Presents Free Webinar on June 27 on the Art of ...
Sacramento Bee
PRNewswire/ -- The Verizon Small Business Center will present another free webinar on Wednesday (June 27), featuring Debbie Sardone -- small-business owner, speaker and author of %22Barternomics%22 -- who will offer tips on the art of bartering ...
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The Hartford Enhances Sales Support For Benefits Brokers In The ... - EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)
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Monday, 25 June 2012
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The Hartford Enhances Sales Support For Benefits Brokers In The ...
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)
The Hartford recently launched an innovative small business center specifically designed to provide ... The headquarters of both companies is Simsbury, Conn.

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Study: Defense industry boosts New England economy
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Monday, 25 June 2012
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Federal defense and homeland security contracts added $33.9 billion to the New England economy in 2011 -- an 85 percent increase from eight years ago, according to a new study from the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute.
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Conn. police: New probe finds actor Dylan McDermott's mother ... - Greenfield Daily Reporter
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Monday, 25 June 2012
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Conn. police: New probe finds actor Dylan McDermott's mother ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
Business Front Page · Agriculture · Markets / Wall Street · Small Business ... Conn. cops: New probe finds actor Dylan McDermott's mother was killed by gangster ...

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Conn. cops: New probe finds actor Dylan McDermott's mother was ... - Washington Post
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Monday, 25 June 2012
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Conn. cops: New probe finds actor Dylan McDermott's mother was ...
Washington Post
A reopened police investigation in Connecticut has concluded that McDermott's mother was killed by her gangster boyfriend in 1967. .... On Small Business ...

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Last Green Valley Inc. revamping its brand - Norwich Bulletin
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Sunday, 24 June 2012
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Last Green Valley Inc. revamping its brand
Norwich Bulletin
... water and cultural resources of northeast Connecticut, has begun a new marketing campaign that includes a new logo, a smartphone application and website ...

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Janina Cummings Named Chamber's Business Person of the Year - Patch.com
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Sunday, 24 June 2012
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Janina Cummings Named Chamber's Business Person of the Year
Patch.com
Janina Cummings, owner of Shear Artistry Day Spa & Salon in Avon, accepts the 2012 Small Business Award from Len Dunstan of Dunstan Jewelers, last year's ...

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Welfare for business may not bring jobs - TheDay.com
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Sunday, 24 June 2012
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USA TODAY

Welfare for business may not bring jobs
TheDay.com
Now Connecticut is trying yet another approach. ... The $100 million Small Business Express Program, approved with near unanimous support by the legislature ...
State Funds West Hartford Center Restaurant Rick GreenHartford Courant

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TakeCharge Capital Expands Reach of Their Small Business Loan ... - Exec Digital (press release)
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Friday, 22 June 2012
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TakeCharge Capital Expands Reach of Their Small Business Loan ...
Exec Digital (press release)
NEWINGTON, CT, June 22, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- TakeCharge Capital is expanding ... "Small business is our top priority," said a company representative.

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Malloy: Small business program helping CT businesses grow - Connectcut Plus
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Thursday, 21 June 2012
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Malloy: Small business program helping CT businesses grow
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HARTFORD, CT - Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced Wednesday five Connecticut small businesses are receiving assistance through the state's Small ...
Improvements on Main StreetWestfair Online

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Connecticut accepts membership into Hockey East - Huffington Post
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Thursday, 21 June 2012
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Connecticut accepts membership into Hockey East
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Small Business · Money .... The University of Connecticut has accepted an invitation to become the 12th member of Hockey East, the region's top college hockey ...

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National report cites state's business incentives - Westfair Online
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Thursday, 21 June 2012
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National report cites state's business incentives
Westfair Online
The Connecticut General Assembly went along with Malloy's request to expand the Small Business Express program to companies with up to 100 employees, ...

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One-time Mass. health official heads Conn. agency - Boston.com
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Thursday, 21 June 2012
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One-time Mass. health official heads Conn. agency
Boston.com
A California health care expert who played an early role in Massachusetts' revamped health care system has been appointed by Connecticut Gov. Dannel P.

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Bevin Bell Receives State Grant To Help Fulfill Vow To Rebuild After ... - Hartford Courant
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Thursday, 21 June 2012
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Bevin Bell Receives State Grant To Help Fulfill Vow To Rebuild After ...
Hartford Courant
"Connecticut has a proud history as the home of the Bevin Bell factory, and we are ... Both companies are receiving the state grants through Small Business ...

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Connecticut Small Businesses Can Now Get Check Writing Software ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine
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Thursday, 21 June 2012
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Connecticut Small Businesses Can Now Get Check Writing Software ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
Halfpricesoft.com (http://www.halfpricesoft.com), Small business software provider, announces that Connecticut users in Bridgeport, New Haven, Hartford, ...

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Oatmeal Maker, Nine Others Get CT Small-Business Aid - Hartford Courant
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Wednesday, 20 June 2012
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Oatmeal Maker, Nine Others Get CT Small-Business Aid
Hartford Courant
A high-fiber oatmeal producer, a roofing company, an electric supplier and a trash hauler are among the latest ten firms announced as state economic ...
Malloy: State's small business program cultivating economic growthConnectcut Plus
HESCO Receives $100000 Grant From
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Conn. small business program gives $200000 grants to bell factory ... - The Republic
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Wednesday, 20 June 2012
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Conn. small business program gives $200000 grants to bell factory ...
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HARTFORD, Conn. - A nearly 200-year-old East Hampton bell manufacturer and another company destroyed by fire are receiving state money to restore their ...
Fire-damaged bell company to get aid from Small Business Express ...Middletown Press

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A Vending Machine For Pot? It's In Hartford Today As Consultant Hopes To Spark Business
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Tuesday, 19 June 2012
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HARTFORD — A marijuana dispensing machine, not loaded with goods, is on display Tuesday in a Pratt Street storefront as its developer hopes to spark state rules allowing the automated distribution system for medical use of the plant.
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Oatmeal Maker, Four Others Get CT Small-Biz Aid - Hartford Courant
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Tuesday, 19 June 2012
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Oatmeal Maker, Four Others Get CT Small-Biz Aid
Hartford Courant
The loans and grants are part of Connecticut's Small Business Express program that legislators approved last year during a special session. The program ...
Cheshire Business Gets State GrantPatch.com
Stratford company to receive small business grantStratford Star
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Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund announces new loans - Norwalk Plus Magazine
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Monday, 18 June 2012
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Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund announces new loans
Norwalk Plus Magazine
New Britain, CT - The Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund, in partnership with ... Interest-free loans and on-bill financing are also available to small business ...
PACE upgrades CT energy efficiencyHartford Business

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More CT Express small firms added - Hartford Business
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Monday, 18 June 2012
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More CT Express small firms added
Hartford Business
Five more small businesses have joined the state's Small Business Express ... effort to boot-strap entrepreneurs who pledge jobs and operations for Connecticut.

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When pondering a move, best to do the homework - Hartford Business
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Monday, 18 June 2012
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When pondering a move, best to do the homework
Hartford Business
Attention Connecticut small business owner: Are you thinking about relocating your ... Before determining whether to relocate your small business, update your ...

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Searching for region's economic recovery - TheDay.com
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Monday, 18 June 2012
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Searching for region's economic recovery
TheDay.com
Malloy announced that five more Connecticut small businesses have qualified for assistance through the state's Small Business Express Program, though none ...

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Small Business? You Don't Have to Go It Alone - Forbes
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Saturday, 16 June 2012
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Small Business? You Don't Have to Go It Alone
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My small business, a rare book company, has only two employees. ... In return, my partner and a colleague from Connecticut helped them by running their shop ...

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Larry Janesky Accepts Award as Small Business Person of the Year ... - Danbury News Times
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Friday, 15 June 2012
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Larry Janesky Accepts Award as Small Business Person of the Year ...
Danbury News Times
Founder and President of Connecticut Basement Systems, Larry Janesky, accepted the Small Business Person of the Year Award from the Small Business ...

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Conn. expanding small business jobs program - Bloomberg Businessweek
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Thursday, 14 June 2012
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Conn. expanding small business jobs program
Bloomberg Businessweek
Connecticut is expanding a $100 million small business jobs program as economic development officials say more than 700 companies are seeking assistance ...
Lawmakers Expand Small-Business Aid ProgramHartford Courant

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Connecticut expanding small business jobs program - Norwich Bulletin
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Wednesday, 13 June 2012
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Connecticut expanding small business jobs program
Norwich Bulletin
Connecticut is expanding a $100 million small business jobs program.

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Conn. expanding small business jobs program - Waterbury Republican American
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Wednesday, 13 June 2012
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Conn. expanding small business jobs program
Waterbury Republican American
Connecticut is expanding a $100 million small business jobs program as economic development officials say more than 700 companies are seeking assistance ...

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Conn. lawmakers pass wide-ranging budget bills - CBS News
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Wednesday, 13 June 2012
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Torrington Register Citizen

Conn. lawmakers pass wide-ranging budget bills
CBS News
Conn. lawmakers pass wide-ranging budget bills. ... roll-your-own tobacco shops and require them to obtain manufacturing and possibly distribution licenses.
Jobs plan, other bills changed during one-day General Assembly ...Westport-News
CHRIS POWELL: How
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