Archive | September, 2005

Cover Sept. 19, 2005

Fueling Speculation

As Gas Prices Soar, Business Owners Feel the Squeeze… In this climate of staggering gas prices, businesses across all industries are struggling with both a new set of financial hardships and the crafting of an appropriate response. Most say they are trying to avoid measures that amount to panic, and are instead focused on creative […]

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The Broad Impact of Fuel Price Hikes

You feel it at the gas pump every day – the cost of fuel continues to rise. These increases impact the price of many products, including other fuels — and electricity, which impacts every business, large and small. Understanding why the price of electricity fluctuates — and is currently rising — doesn’t ease the pain, […]

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Richard B. Collins, (center) President and Chief Executive Officer of United Financial Bancorp, Inc. presides over the closing bell ceremony at the NASDAQ market. Collins and other executives from United Financial Bancorp participated in the NASDAQ closing ceremony in New York City to celebrate the company’s initial public offering in July. Photo courtesy of NASDAQ […]

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Steve ·Dusty· Hoyt

Windows of Opportunity

Businesses Pitch in to Help Habitat for Humanity Steve ‘Dusty’ Hoyt says his company endured a good deal of hardship over the years on the way to its current robust health. A distributor of Marvin windows and doors, Enfield-based A.W. Hastings was hard hit by the long recession of the early ’90s and its profound […]

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