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November 23, 2012

Local shops have much to offer

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While it’s true that the “big box” stores individually employ more people than smaller local shops, it has been shown that the money spent at local businesses tends to stay in the local economy longer, which is good news for all of us. Best of all, supporting small businesses is a tangible way of saying “yes” to the type of community we want to live in — one where Main Street has a future as bright as its past. 

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