Debate continues in Legislature over limits on facial recognition technology | Subscriber-Only Content

Lawmakers are expected to further debate how much to limit the use of facial recognition technology in Colorado after the House and Senate passed competing regulations on Friday. Senate Bill 113 would establish several regulations for the use of facial recognition by government and law enforcement agencies, as well as prohibiting technology in schools until … Read more

How has the rapid adoption of technology impacted our ability to lead?

GUEST OPINION: In the last few years, there have been major shifts in the way we work as business models adjusted and pivoted to the global pandemic. The ongoing trend for digitization and technology uptake in businesses, according to some experts, brought the predicted adoption of these processes forward by four years. For the most … Read more

Downtown clothing store moves to Salmon Run Mall Business

WATERTOWN – During last year’s holiday shopping season, merchant Marylois Queal thought about moving her downtown clothing store, Loft 315, to the Salmon Run Mall. But she figured she would stick it out at her Franklin Street storefront. A few weeks later, she found out she would have to close for at least three or … Read more

Pyper Vision’s airport fog-busting technology wins Govt backing

Business 3 Apr, 2022 12:27 AM3 minutes to read A Christchurch startup has won government backing for its technology, which it says will help clear fog at airports. Christchurch-based company Pyper Vision is developing a spray that can absorb moisture from the air quickly, clearing fog in a critical area. Its spray is dispensed by … Read more

US-Canada land border rules eased | Business

PLATTSBURGH – The first ever Reunion Day is underway in the north country. With Canada’s pre-entry testing requirement for fully vaccinated people crossing the land border dropped Friday, casual travel between Canada and the United States is expected to become much easier. This will essentially “reunite” the citizens from both countries who were separated the … Read more

Councilman Olney plans to bring back vote for Washington Street Stewart’s | Business

WATERTOWN – The Stewart’s Shops project on Washington Street is getting a second chance. At Monday night’s meeting, the City Council failed to introduce a resolution to make a zoning change, stopping the project in its tracks. But Councilman Cliff G. Olney III intends to bring the project back for a vote during the April … Read more

Lewis County to invest $ 2 million in revitalizing dormant, blighted buildings Business

LOWVILLE – Instead of focusing on cleaning up blighted buildings by tearing them down as originally intended, a new Lewis County program is focused on revitalizing properties with motivated owners to make space for business growth, new businesses and the overall improvement of municipalities throughout the county. Naturally Lewis Executive Director Brittany B. Davis presented … Read more

Ballard bill’s goal: Help business parks Govt. & Politics

A bill passed this winter by the Virginia General Assembly focuses on building out infrastructure in the state’s business parks, hopefully increasing interest in Southwest Virginia’s developable land, said a first-term state House member from the New River Valley. Del. Jason Ballard, R-Giles, said his House Bill 405 allows electric utility providers to build out … Read more

City of Oakland RELEASE: Councilmembers Bas & Fife Introduce…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 18, 2022 Contact: Tiffany Kang, [email protected] Oakland Councilmembers Bas and Fife Introduce Equitable Business Tax to Raise $ 40M to Improve City Services and Support Smallest Businesses November Ballot Measure Proposal Moves Forward to Address Homelessness, Keep Streets Clean, Provide Financial Relief to 20,000 Small Businesses, and Support Citywide COVID Economic … Read more

Massena reduces funding for Business Development Corp. | St. Lawrence County

MASSENA – Saying they weren’t getting enough bang for their buck, town board members agreed this week to reduce funding to the Massena Business Development Corp. from $ 75,000 to $ 40,000. BDC Executive Director James A. Murphy had requested and received $ 75,000 in funding for 2022 when he appeared before the Massena Town … Read more