Better Biz Bureau: Beware Valentine’s Scams

The Better Business Bureau is telling online daters to beware of scams that prey on the emotions of Valentine’s Day. Discounts and coupons for online dating sites are rife, but so too might be con
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Weichert executives placed among industry elites

Two top executives at Weichert Realtors were ranked among the top tier of residential real estate for 2013. Jim Weichert, founder and president of Weichert, and Marty Rueter, president of Weichert
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SBA teams with Yelp for webinar series

The U.S. Small Business Administration is teaming up with Yelp to present the first of a free, two-part webinar series to help small business owners engage with online reviewers and manage their
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Patriot Bank reports improved fourth quarter results

Patriot National Bancorp, the parent company of Patriot National Bank, has reported its financial results for the fourth quarter, which ended Dec. 31. The Stamford-based bank has a net income of
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Milford Chamber Trust hands out five $750 grants to students

The Milford Chamber of Commerce Trust handed out five $750 grants on Thursday to winners of its mini-grant program, which aims to help middle- and high-school students grow, learn and develop
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Unemployment down, but worries of a slowdown grow

First, the good news: the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 6.6 percent in January, a 5-year low. That’s down slightly from the month before and the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics says in a new
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January job postings up 14 percent on

It looks like New Year’s resolutions spurred more people toward active job searches in January, as regional job board noted a jump in job postings. In the first month of the
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Meet the former head of Apple and PepsiCo in Fairfield

Students of management and Apple buffs take note! John Sculley, the former CEO of Apple and president of PepsiCo, is set to appear on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at Fairfield University, as part of a lecture
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