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SCORE member says reliability is just good business sense

Members of SCORE (Service Corp of Retired Executives), an organization created and supported by the U.

SCORE advises, do your homework before you leap

Good business decisions don't arrive, as if by magic, out of the ether. It takes data, analysis, advice and rigorous decision making.

No Curves ahead, as franchise ends for fitness club owners

Nine years, 1,000 customers, 100 regular members later, Bethany Seidman ends her run.

Mass real estate activity nears 2006 level

December marked 12 straight months of rising year-over-year home sales and MA last year recorded more home sales than in any year since 2006...

True to its name, SEED helps businesses grow

As a nonprofit, SEED's mission is to create and maintain jobs in the region it serves.

Small business provides Island’s economic core

Members of SCORE (Service Corp of Retired Executives), an organization created and supported by the U.

Business news from the State House News Service

A state law approved over the summer that went into effect October 30 allows people who present a doctor's note to use employee-only restrooms at retail businesses with three or more employees on duty.

Why do small businesses succeed?

SCORE volunteers on Martha's Vineyard offer a few answers to that question.

SCORE advises business owners and answers your questions

Members of SCORE (Service Corp of Retired Executives), an organization created and supported by the U.

Sports Haven will expand into MV Arena

A local business hopes to heat up sales, by putting business on ice.

Cape Light Compact offers energy efficiency plan information

The Cape Light Compact (CLC) will hold a public information session on a proposed three-year statewide energy efficiency plan from 5 to 6:30 pm on October 11 at the Oak Bluffs Library.

Mass home sales up in June, inventory down

Home sales in June were up more than 18 percent over June 2011, giving Massachusetts a full year of month-over-month increases in sales, the State House News service reported.

Island men hope to score with a website for book lovers

Two Vineyarders living in New York City have launched, a website that rates books.

Vineyard Haven businesses ask: “Where’s Waldo?”

Where's Waldo? In Vineyard Haven, of course.

MVSB files lawsuit against Pie in the Sky

Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank filed suit against Pie in the Sky, a bakery in Woods Hole adjacent to a bank branch.

Historic Dreamland ballroom will reopen in Oak Bluffs

Building managers expect the new venue, which can accommodate up to 500 people, to fill an important entertainment and event niche.

BOEM redefines wind energy area south of Vineyard

Ten companies have expressed interest in developing wind farms in a newly redefined swath of ocean bottom in federal waters south of the Vineyard.

Mansion House renovations include a facelift and new rooms

The Mansion House on Main Street in Vineyard Haven is in the midst of renovations that include the addition of eight new rooms, and interior and exterior improvements.

Martha’s Vineyard’s Morrice Florist spans three generations

The well know business on State Road in Vineyard Haven is in its 73rd year as a family-run Island business.

Study says Mass housing affordability remains a problem

While a slumping real estate market has subtracted equity for homeowners across Massachusetts and led to substantially lower home prices in some areas, a study released February 24 asserts that stagnant incomes and rising rental housing costs have contributed to continuing affordability problems in Massachusetts.