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The Trouble With Social Media ‘Battles’

The year 2018 has had its challenges, as all business owners know. One of the most prevalent concerns for businesses are online reviews. There are review sites like Yelp, or business specific sites rating lawyers, real estate agents, contractors and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

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Who Says You Can’t ‘Shop Putnam’?

We gave this tired old saying a run for our money on Small Business Saturday. Thanks to American Express and its promotion of the event, and to our local press for its positive coverage. Reports from our local businesses all seemed to be upbeat, and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

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Useful Snowy Season Productivity Tips

Winter’s roar is off to an early start this year! Without careful planning, productivity can come to a grinding halt when the weather gets cold, icy and snowy. I’m not really one to enjoy the cold weather, yet historically I have always made more mon… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

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‘Small Business Saturday’ Brings Opportunity to Putnam Entrepreneurs

Each year, we participate in an event designed to support and promote the approximately 80 million independent businesses in this country. It has steadily grown larger and stronger. Known as Small Business Saturday, the event takes place the Saturday… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cold Case: Convicted Brewster Murderer Daniel Johnston Convicted Again for Taking a Life


The 1985 savage murder of a young Brewster woman was one of Putnam’s most heinous crimes. On November 22 of that year, Daniel Johnston, employed as a local handyman, brutally assaulted and fatally stabbed Isabelle Dell in her north Brewster home befo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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Disappointing Conduct By Area Candidates

-Jennifer Maher, Chairwoman, the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce, “A business advocacy group”By the time you read this, voting will be underway. By Tuesday evening, the election will be over and the winners likely decided. In the 21 years I have be… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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Questioning The Candidates – What Should Small Business Owners Ask?

As Election Day approaches, business owners and leaders should put aside party politics and also approach their choice of county and municipal candidates from a local level and from a business perspective. Those of us who speak out about how nationwi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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Considering the Impacts of Putnam’s 21-Year Age Limit on Tobacco Sales

After tabling the proposal a month ago, the Putnam County Legislature has now approved an increase in the age to purchase tobacco and tobacco alternative products to 21. The law should be in effect before the end of the year and retailers will face a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

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Chambers of Commerce, Advocacy and Politics

The Putnam County Chamber of Commerce was founded out of the need for countywide business advocacy. Every town had a local chamber or business association focused on networking and community events. As a former board member and chairwoman of a local … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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