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Justin McGown

Justin McGown is a Norwalk based writer, journalist and photographer. Over a decade of freelancing has given him extensive experience writing for targeted marketing campaigns, national humor sites, and local publications in New York City, Fairfield County, and Pittsburgh, PA. He earned his MA in Magazine Writing and Digital Storytelling at New York University, and his BA in Creative Writing and Professional Writing at Carnegie Mellon University.

Young urban voters cite affordable housing as major election issue

“So, now the market is crazy,” D’Arinzo said.

From desk jockey to weekend athlete: preparing for a new sport...

After a long winter with many avoiding indoor gyms and sports for the sake of Covid safety or just due to disrupted routines, the...

The conscience of a conservative: David Brooks recalls how he found...

Brooks described himself as “temperamentally conservative.”

Gov. Lamont in pact to keep Sikorsky in state through 2042

Lamont praised the company as an "amazing partner."

Kyber Security takes aim at cyber miscreants

For more than 35 years, Kyber Security has provided essential internet services to small and medium-sized businesses throughout Fairfield County and beyond. Founded in...

Aufgang Architects launches unit focused on energy efficiency

The BSAU unit works on new and retrofitted properties.

Norwalk receives $1.4M federal grant to fix sidewalks near school

West Rocks Middle School Principal Adam Reynolds said the initiative will improve student safety.

Connecticut renews effort to eliminate lead poisoning threats

Lead has many industrial applications, but it is particularly dangerous to children.

Connecticut monitors cybersecurity threats to local businesses

Roughly 500 openings for various cybersecurity roles are expected statewide this year.

Entrepreneurs wanted for Norwalk storefront

A free month of rent for a prime retail space in the heart of South Norwalk is only a contest entry away. AGW SONO Partners, a...

Union Savings Bank’s Cindy Merkle stays ahead of the retail banking...

“2022 is probably not going to be a repeat of 2021,” she warned.

Power storage solutions as the key to wider cleantech adoption

Customers in underserved communities will receive larger upfront payouts.

New life on Cemetery Street?

An attempt to rename the street in 2020 failed.

New initiative seeks to expand cannabis industry to Black and Hispanic...

“Social equity is at the core,” said Fred McKinney, co-author of the manifesto.