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News and opinion on local businesses and economics.
Recall: Smoke/CO Alarms Due to Potential Failure to Sound Alarm

Recall: Smoke/CO Alarms Due to Potential Failure to Sound Alarm

The Kidde smoke alarms were distributed in the U.S. and Canada at multiple stores, including Home Depot.
Blumenthal Calls on Walgreens, Rite Aid to Follow CVS' Lead

Blumenthal Calls on Walgreens, Rite Aid to Follow CVS' Lead

The senator asked the pharmacy chains to put the health of consumers first.
Fast Food Workers Protest Minimum Wage; 13 Arrested

Fast Food Workers Protest Minimum Wage; 13 Arrested

The nation-wide movement spread to Hartford on Thursday, Sept. 4.
CVS Changes Name, Ends Tobacco Sales

CVS Changes Name, Ends Tobacco Sales

The pharmacy chain will now be known as "CVS Health."
Trader Joe's, Whole Foods Among Stores in Nut Butter Recall

Trader Joe's, Whole Foods Among Stores in Nut Butter Recall

Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and others may cause illness.
Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

Some intrepid folks will be able to enjoy autumn in August with Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte. Here’s how you can participate.
Recall Alert: Applegate Pulls Chicken Nuggets From Stores

Recall Alert: Applegate Pulls Chicken Nuggets From Stores

But if you have purchased the product, the company is urging you to return impacted packages to the store for a full refund.
Staff Cuts Will Impact Meriden, Southington Hospitals

Staff Cuts Will Impact Meriden, Southington Hospitals

Hartford HealthCare announced 350 positions will be eliminated because of declining insurance reimbursements.
Jobs: Home Health Aides, Sales Rep, Accounts Payable, Store Manager

Jobs: Home Health Aides, Sales Rep, Accounts Payable, Store Manager

A look at highlights of newly listed job openings in Durham and Middlefield, and throughout the shoreline region.
The Stories Behind Our Local Businesses

The Stories Behind Our Local Businesses

Durham and Middlefield business owners: help us, help you help spread the word about what it is you do — and do well.
Jobs: School Bus Driver, Home Care Nurse, Staff Accountant, Recruiters

Jobs: School Bus Driver, Home Care Nurse, Staff Accountant, Recruiters

A look at highlights of newly listed job openings in the Durham and Middlefield area, and throughout the shoreline region.
Jobs: Automotive Sales, Security Officer, Sales Management Trainee

Jobs: Automotive Sales, Security Officer, Sales Management Trainee

A look at highlights of newly listed job openings in and around the Durham and Middlefield area.
Eastern Connecticut’s Premier Home Show: April 12 & 13

Eastern Connecticut’s Premier Home Show: April 12 & 13

The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut and the Builders and Remodelers Association of Eastern Connecticut, Inc. have partnered again to stage the region’s only truly local home sho
Absolute Advantage: Assisting Job Seekers for Three Decades

Absolute Advantage: Assisting Job Seekers for Three Decades

The Durham-based small business provides a full range of career-management services to clients all across the country.
Job Openings in or Near Durham and Middlefield

Job Openings in or Near Durham and Middlefield

A look back at some of the job listings from the past week in and around the central Connecticut area on CareerBuilder.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.