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Tell Your Monroe Business Success Story

Tell Your Monroe Business Success Story

Use this quick form to tell us about what makes your business special.
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.
Newtown and Monroe Chambers Present 7th Annual Golf Outing

Newtown and Monroe Chambers Present 7th Annual Golf Outing

The event is set for September 23 at Oxford Greens and will include lunch, prizes and more.
Walmart Coming to Monroe Will Be a 'Supercenter'

Walmart Coming to Monroe Will Be a 'Supercenter'

The new store will employ approximately 300 people, according to a company spokesman.
Could Starbucks Pay Your College Tuition?

Could Starbucks Pay Your College Tuition?

World’s largest coffee chain to pay for employees’ online courses.
Monroe Company Receives NASA Contract for New Wing Design

Monroe Company Receives NASA Contract for New Wing Design

Monroe company one of six in Connecticut awarded new NASA contracts.
Trumbull Chef Takes Home Big Winnings on 'Kitchen Casino'

Trumbull Chef Takes Home Big Winnings on 'Kitchen Casino'

Toni Ann Basiolne Sapienza, owner of Toni's Tuscan Table in Bridgeport, won $10,000 on the new Food Network show.
Monroe Unemployment Up in January But Down Year-Over-Year

Monroe Unemployment Up in January But Down Year-Over-Year

January unemployment rate close to 2013 average.
Monroe Brewery Gets Green Light

Monroe Brewery Gets Green Light

Maltose Express is looking to open a brewery and received the go-ahead from a Monroe land use commission this week.
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.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

Two-thirds of women consider themselves the family breadwinner.
Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Google grabs the top slot yet again on Fortune list.
How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

Here's why you should think before you tweet. (Or Facebook. Or Instagram.)