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Opponents of Stoughton Wal-Mart development question economics of TIF
Part of a development pitched for the western edge of Stoughton, the city council approved a development agreement earlier this year to build the multi-stage project.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Caribou residents intrigued by secession effort
A proposal for 80 percent of Caribou's geographic area to break away and form a new town called Lyndon in an effort to lower property taxes has taken many residents by surprise and it's been the topic of discussion around town since it was unveiled last week .
Brookhaven planners to vote on proposed Walmart
The Brookhaven Planning Board plans to vote on a proposed Walmart in East Patchogue at its board meeting early next month.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Potential Hanover Walmart approved despite neighbor resistance
Neighbors in Hanover are upset after county officials gave the go-ahead for a new development, possibly a Walmart Neighborhood Market.
Fairness to Pet Owners Act brewing in Senate
U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal are preparing to introduce a companion bill to the U.S. House's Fairness to Pet Owners Act filed in February.
What to expect from Google's delivery service
Staff writer Sonya Sorich models her pink Fitbit. She ordered it to test the Google Shopping Express service in the Sacramento region.
Small Business Trends
Are You Retailers Ready for the Back to School Shopping Season?
Even before July 4, some retailers in my area were advertising back to school specials.
Walmart marks Eid with Facebook recipe ad
Walmart Canada is in the midst of a Facebook campaign timed to coincide with the Muslim holiday Eid.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Go Green with Beautiful Blooms
You are probably wondering to yourself, "Do I need to have lawn aeration performed on my lawn?".
Central American teens fit under Wolverine Human Services permitted use, Vassar city manager says
Wolverine Human Services doesn't need new zoning or permits in order to house Central American minors at its Vassar facility, the city's attorney says.
Holyoke survey results to be aired for Whiting Farms Rd. site once desired by Walmart, Lowe's
Members of the group Holyoke First want a zone change on Whiting Farms Road property to block any large retailer and heavy traffic that it could bring from opening on the site, which is owned by the Holyoke Gas and Electric Department.
The Macon Telegraph
Anatomy of an oh-so-good splurge in fragile times
This winter 2010 photo provided by Jim Breitinger shows Breitinger and his dog Jake as they play in the snow after a day of skiing in East Canyon, near Park City, Utah.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
McCandless Residents Speak Out Against Proposed New Walmart
There was standing room only Monday night at a meeting of the McCandless Zoning Board as it considers a proposal by Walmart to build a store off McKnight Road.
Lawyer says statewide alcohol petitions invalid
Elizabeth Robben Murray, a Friday Firm lawyer and veteran of ballot initiative battles, wrote the secretary of state today in behalf of a committee that opposes a statewide vote on the sale of alcohol in Arkansas.
Toy reviews: Jay@Play
The toy industry is a multi-billion dollar business with thousands of new toys being released every year.
Jim Kraft wants to keep Walmart off the Pemco site on Eastern Avenue
The 20-acre Pemco Corp. site across from Johns Hopkins Bayview campus on Eastern Avenue is being considered for a retail and apartment complex.
The Motley Fool
How the Job Market Should Impact Your Investments
The job market provides important hints on the near-term outlook for investors. If one age demographic is seeing job growth, then a retailer which targets that demographic could see a tailwind.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Big business interests target Congressman Justin Amash in primary
Justin Amash is being targeted for defeat in the primary this year because he doens't vote to spend taxpayer money on corporate welfare.
Switzerland's Swatch 'to open stores in India'
Swatch has applied to set up stores in India, a report said Saturday, as the Swiss-based watchmaker moves to tap a growing and increasingly accessory-conscious consumer class.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Android Wear Customers Frustrated Over Lack Of Extra Chargers
If you want to charge either your Samsung Gear Live or LG G Watch , you will have to dock it in its proprietary charger which uses pogo pins, as opposed to Android smartphones which all use micro USB cables, meaning that if you lose the cable, you can always reuse another micro USB cable just fine.