Tax relief favours small business

February 28th, 2014 → 1:35 am @

High and low earners also found some cheer in a budget focused on stimulating growth.


Cuts to police personnel concerns local business owner

July 1st, 2013 → 3:11 pm @

A Millington business owner is upset now that city leaders voted to lay off several employees. An inspector, three patrolmen, and a dispatcher will lose their jobs in an attempt to balance the city’s budget.


39;Slow foods' support grants unfunded in Walker budget

March 2nd, 2013 → 10:46 am @

For a minimal state investment, the Buy Local and Ag Development programs helped startup companies get off the ground.


At your service: the next big thing in online marketplaces

February 7th, 2013 → 2:39 am @

Online service-based marketplaces, offering businesses on a budget a way to source vetted quality services, are on the rise


Crossett’s Council Discusses Back Franchise Fees Cable Company Owe

January 13th, 2013 → 11:37 am @

A discussion of back franchise taxes owed by a local business, the adoption of an ordinance setting the city's 2013 budget and two other ordinances, and postponing taking action setting guidelines for peddlers selling merchandise in the city were a…


Town showcased on US show

July 21st, 2012 → 6:12 pm @

It’s been an interesting summer so far. It started wet, has turned hot, and the mosquitoes are out in full force. And Hanna is ready for change. I was looking back at my last message to the town, which was too long ago to be sure, and see that I left o…


Nine candidates vie over four West Bloomfield trustee seats

July 15th, 2012 → 5:09 pm @

Maintaining high-quality services despite declining revenues rejuvenating business development, ending negativity, promoting jobs, monitoring the shrinking budget, and developing better infrastructure and bike paths are among the top priorities liste…


Tied up in red tape

June 10th, 2012 → 4:16 pm @

Blink and it's gone. The Budget that is, not driving through Bulls. Still, Bulls holds a certain je ne sais quoi whereas the Government's latest Budget held little other than ennuyes de larmes (French for being bored to tears).


Mashpee guarantee Taunton $33 million up front, $13 million a year

May 17th, 2012 → 11:35 pm @

The Mashpee Wampanoag would pay Taunton nearly $13 million per year from future casino revenues, about 7.3 percent of the city's current budget of $176 million, according to a deal struck between tribe and city.


Budget’s border boost a bane to Abbotsford business

April 3rd, 2012 → 6:04 pm @

An increase in the value of goods Canadian shoppers can bring across the U.S. border has some local businesses seeing red.