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The ‘new normal’?

The ‘new normal’?

CHAMBER NEWS & VIEWS The ‘new normal’? Now that we’ve entered our “new” normal, will we ever get back to our “old” normal? I haven’t a clue. But maybe we…

Meeting Cody Too Late

Meeting Cody Too Late

By Mitch Traphagen I met Cody Orr too late. By the time I knew of him, by the time I knew about this gentle, polite young man, he was gone.…

We’re not the DMV

We’re not the DMV

CHAMBER NEWS & VIEWS We’re not the DMV On Monday, we entered “Full” Phase One of the re-opening of our state. If that sorta confuses you, you’re not alone. I…

We need some word swaps

We need some word swaps

CHAMBER NEWS & VIEWS The Coronavirus COVID-19 has led to a whole new array of words and phrases that we’re getting very tired of using and never want to hear…

Supporting our small, community businesses now may be a life or death matter

Supporting our small, community businesses now may be a life or death matter

LOOSE ENDS Supporting our small, community businesses now may be a life or death matter Small businesses are the backbone of South Shore’s communities, and few have remained unaffected by…

The future of your business

The future of your business

CHAMBER NEWS & VIEWS The future of your business The Covid-19 Pandemic of March 2020 led to a response that was unforeseen, and for businesses, unplanned. The closing of non-essential…

Generosity abounds even in tough times like these

Generosity abounds even in tough times like these

LOOSE ENDS One day last week, I opened Facebook to find a post from my friend Janice Bayruns, happily reporting she had received her $1,200 stimulus payment from Uncle Sam.…

We’re not all in the same boat

We’re not all in the same boat

CHAMBER NEWS & VIEWS I saw an interesting post on Facebook. It said that people who say we are all in the same boat are incorrect. We are all in…

Despite the gloom and doom, lots of good things are happening in South Shore

Despite the gloom and doom, lots of good things are happening in South Shore

LOOSE ENDS Despite the gloom and doom, lots of good things are happening in South Shore It gladdens my heart to hear so many of the folks in our South…

Thank you, and we’re sorry.

Thank you, and we’re sorry.

CHAMBER NEWS & VIEWS Thank you, and we’re sorry. This week I have to say, “Thank you.” It won’t be the last time….but let’s get the “thanks” started. I’ve been…

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