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At SmartSign, we pride ourselves in being a force for good in the community and helping out wherever we can. We have donated thousands of signs to various schools and nonprofit organizations such as the Wounder Warrior Project, TakeNoBullies, Transportation Alternatives and the Boy and Girl Scouts of America. So, it was a no-brainer when […]
Massachusetts has recently changed its laws regarding gender identity discrimination. The law adds “gender identity” to the list of things you can’t discriminate against, just like race, color, or religion. The final regulations are going to come down the pike at the end of the month, and those will lay out the specific requirements of […]
A recent ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) found that restrictions on yard signage based on the content of the signs is unconstitutional in that it inhibits free speech. This ruling is particularly relevant as we move into the depths of the 2016 presidential election. In the past, it has been […]
There are 23 million small businesses in the U.S. and the numbers keep growing, all thanks to consumers who increasingly support smaller enterprises over larger corporations. According to a UPS Store survey, the number of people who shopped at small businesses last year was greater than ever before and respondents cited a number of reasons […]
Hull, Massachusetts will be installing its own AM radio station to provide another means of communication during emergencies. The new station is designed to enhance the existing methods employed for transferring emergency information to residents. While some might view radio as an ancient technology, Hull Fire Chief Robert Hollingshead says, ” it’s just another spoke in the […]
Whether it’s assessing a wrecked building, exploring uncharted territories, or conducting surveillance in a hostile environment — the modern cockroach can do it all. A research team from North Carolina State University has devised a software that uses a swarm of “cyborg cockroaches” or “biobots” (roaches fitted with electronic sensors) to map dangerous or uncertain areas, […]