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Overtime spending by CT state agencies up in fiscal 2019; ‘huge...

The largest year-over-year increase was at Emergency Services & Public Protection, whose total overtime rose by $6.5 million – 33.1% -- to nearly $26.3 million.

Bridgeport Hospital offers novel spray-on skin process for burn victims

“We’re very pleased with what we’ve seen so far,” says Dr. Alisa Savetamal, medical director at the Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital. “And we’re very optimistic about using it going forward.”

New Stratford apartment complex quickly filling up, developer says

The complex at 335 Ferry Blvd. includes studios and one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments priced from $1,095 to $2,520 per month.

Tardy quarterly filing adds fuel to Revolution Lighting’s possible Nasdaq delisting

The Stamford company says it presented a plan of compliance to the Nasdaq at a June 6 hearing, which included the possibility of a late filing of its latest quarterly report.

Danbury plans to acquire pair of blighted properties to improve airport

The two properties – 25 Miry Brook Road and 89 Wooster Heights – have long been eyesores, according to Mayor Mark Boughton.

Greenwich’s BR Brands acquires Denver hemp firm Mary’s Brands

BR Brands is billing the deal as one of the largest private consumer packaged goods acquisitions within the U.S. cannabis sector.

Gracie Sports USA opens Brazilian jiu-jitsu spot in Fairfield

Gracie, based in Norwalk, is owned by Márcio (Macarrão) Stambowsky, the only 8th-degree red and white belt master martial artist in the U.S.

Danbury’s struggling FuelCell Energy names new CEO

Jason Few is the president of Sustayn LLC, a Houston-headquartered cloud-based software waste and recycling optimization company.

Shelton property sells for $6.6 million; nine-building complex planned

Plans call for a 123-room hotel, office building, restaurants, retail stores, pharmacy, bank and coffee shop.

Bridgeport’s Harbor Yard Amphitheater names concessions vendor

Having broken ground in July 2018, the amphitheater – originally scheduled to open this past spring, then this summer – is now looking at a 2020 debut.

WCHN warns patients about possible data breach

A box of medical records was damaged en route to the state Department of Health, but the network says it has no evidence that the information has been misused.

Nuvance Health unleashes branding campaign to publicize new identity

The system’s seven hospitals and 2,600 doctors serve an area that encompasses about 1.5 million residents.

Sikorsky, Teamsters launch student pre-apprenticeship program to create manufacturing jobs

The pre-apprenticeship program allows students to apply the hours of work and study certified to any aerospace manufacturer.

Xerox bypasses CT for new ‘center of excellence’ in North Carolina

Over the course of a 12-year grant, the project is estimated to grow the state’s economy by $1.7 billion.

Diners can thank Mexican trade agreement for chain of Puerto Vallarta...

“We’re always looking to grow,” says owner Esaul Rodriguez, who will add another restaurant in Fairfield by month's end. "And as we continue to develop from a sort of mom-and-pop organization to one that’s more corporate, we could explore franchising."