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Bio: Former Fairfield County Bureau Chief Fairfield County Business Journal

Amid uncertainty, investment

Across Fairfield County, landlords continue to upgrade offices amid a lull in leasing activity.

Conn. charges into microgrids

With up to $15 million in funding, Connecticut plans to build at least 10 microgrids in partnership with utilities, municipalities and the private sector.

Sandy could rival 1938 hurricane

Meteorologists warned Hurricane Sandy could be the most destructive since the Long Island Express of 1938.

XPO takes on Turbo Logistics

For $50 million, XPO Logistics acquired a freight-brokerage unit.

BI pays $95M in whistleblower case

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc. is paying $95 million to settle federal allegations it improperly marketed multiple drugs and paid kickbacks to doctors.

‘Innovation Ecosystem’ hatches

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy formally launched Connecticut’s new “Innovation Ecosystem.”

Conn. tuition hikes in check

Compared to many states, Connecticut has kept is public college and university tuition hikes largely in check according to a new study.

EPA starts Swamp Road cleanup

EPA began work to remove contaminated materials from the Batchelder site on Swamp Road in Newtown.

Frontier, Crius hook up

In a partial return to its roots, Frontier Communications Corp. introduced FTR Energy Services alongside Stamford-based Crius Energy.

Cigna signs with Startup America

Cigna Corp. reached a deal to provide health insurance and mentoring for the some 10,400 companies in the Startup America Partnership.

Gupta gets 2 years

Former McKinsey & Co. managing director Rajat Gupta received a two-year prison term and a $5 million fine for leaking insider trading tips.

Tauck, Burns take on Twain, Stowe

Tauck Inc. is expanding its collaboration with filmmaker Ken Burns to its home state of Connecticut and landmarks of Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe.

Poll: Murphy builds lead

U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy jumped ahead of Linda McMahon in Quinnipiac’s latest poll on Connecticut’s U.S. Senate race.

Decisyon ups round to $15M

Decisyon made official a $10 million round of financing, with $5 million to follow next year.

Tech innovators ‘to watch’ unveiled

The Connecticut Technology Council selected 75 high-tech companies for a Nov. 1 innovation summit.