June 2015 Business Scene

Carthage Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Dinner

Several past Carthage Citizens of the Year, pictured on this page with the year awarded, attended the dinner to honor Mrs. Rome. The chamber held its 2014 Citizen of the Year Dinner on April 28 at the Elks Lodge.

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Business Briefcase – April 2013

Car-Freshner files lawsuit against book publisher

Car-Freshner Corp. has filed a federal trademark infringement lawsuit against a book publisher it claims is marketing a coffee table book that includes an air freshener similar to the Watertown company’s “Little Trees” design.

Car-Freshner, which has its headquarters in the Jefferson County Corporate Park, filed suit March 18 in U.S. District Court, Syracuse, against Insight Editions LP, San Rafael, Calif., a publisher of illustrated books on photography, music and popular culture. [Read more…]

Carthage ‘Open for Business’ campaign slated for April 6

CARTHAGE — A promotion for downtown businesses will take place in April.

Chamber of Commerce President Teri L. Ellis announced that local businesses have banded together to open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 6, a Saturday, to show the community what they have to offer. [Read more…]

Carthage Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Dinner – October 2012 at Carthages Elks Lodge

City building activity slows in Q1

2011 saw record-setting $43m in construction permits

Construction activity in the Watertown area is off to a sluggish start this year on the heels of a record-setting 2011, a review of building permits indicates.

Major projects, including the continuing construction of Creek Wood Apartments off Mill Street and renovations to Samaritan Medical Center, contributed to the more than $32 million in declared construction value during the third and fourth quarters of 2011.

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Carthage Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year