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Bio: Former Fairfield County Bureau Chief Fairfield County Business Journal

‘A lot of people on the precipice,’ but bankruptcies drop again

Last year in Connecticut, bankruptcy filings dropped to their lowest level since 2007 at the brink of the recession, according to newly published data by the U.S. Courts, even as the Federal Reserve reported household debt nearing an all-time high.

Column: Nonprofit looks to change the story on addiction

The framed Serenity Prayer sits on Gary Mendell’s shelf in Norwalk, but long before that it was on his nightstand, helping him face many...

Blumenthal: VW dealers are victims, too

As U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal was in Hartford on Oct. 12 calling for $18 billion in fines against Volkswagen after it admitted to cheating vehicle emissions tests, auto dealers in southwestern Connecticut said they have yet to see an impact on sales.

Whistleblower ruling in Conn. high court may prompt more cases, policy...

Even as corporate whistleblower cases grow more prevalent nationally, a decision by Connecticut’s highest court could embolden workers.

Big box store plans back in play on Stamford’s West Side

Developers are pushing ahead with a plan to build a home improvement store on a portion of the Cytec Industries property on Stamford’s West Side.

Sikorsky expands its automated flight program

The Department of Defense awarded Sikorsky Aircraft a $9.8 million grant to continue its development of a system that allows helicopters to fly autonomously.

A&P to shutter its stores

State foresees more than 400 layoffs.

‘The decline … is firmly in place’

Even as Connecticut launched programs to promote startups, PwC warned of declining venture capital investment nationally.

From red flags to the green zone

A FuelCell Energy manager worked through ISS “red flags” during the highly charged proxy season.

Bank of England, lenders try out ‘correspondent’ model

Bank of England and other lenders are experimenting anew with the “correspondent” business model.

Sikorsky S-76D helicopter gains FAA certification

With the S-76D, Sikorsky has a new opportunity to demonstrate its value to the commercial sector.

FEMA issues Conn. disaster declaration

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved a federal disaster declaration for Connecticut’s four coastal counties.

After recovery, reconstruction

A fuller picture emerged on Tuesday, Oct. 30 of the damage to homes and businesses in Fairfield County.

WWE donates $1M for cancer

WWE presented a check for $1 million to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

After Sandy, employers face uncertainty

Employers faced ongoing uncertainty the day after Hurricane Sandy, with blocked roads impeding commutes and some school systems instituting extensive delays.