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Stamford’s Riko’s Pizza sets franchising plan

“We have a great product, and we want to get it to a lot more people,” said namesake Rico Imbrogno, who with his cousin Luigi Cardillo runs what is now a three-store operation in Stamford and Norwalk.

CT Port Authority unveils maritime strategy, pledges increased attention to county

"We don’t have the luxury of thinking big city versus small town," said Port Authority Board Chairman Scott Bates. "We want to be a champion for the entire state."

Area microbreweries sometimes face food fight

Selling a brew at places like Nod Hill in Ridgefield and Broken Bow in Tuckahoe is easy enough, but getting permission for food trucks to operate on-site can be another story.

Suite Talk: John Pinto, president and CEO of Pentegra

"One of those most rewarding things, what we do here, is to provide retirement solutions to companies around the country so they can offer employee retirement plans," the exec noted. "To be a part of that solution – to help people out – is very, very gratifying.”

New owner, new outreach as Arthur Murray Danbury hits 40

Longtime dance instructor and new owner Andy Cabell wants to expand the studio's team-building offerings. “Part of our job is to organize events that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, which can be an exciting – and valuable – thing," he said.

Norwalk Hospital, Maplewood Senior Living to open $100M hybrid health center

The 250,000-square-foot facility is scheduled to open in 2021, pending city approval, according to the hospital.

Greenwich’s Starwood Energy Group sells 50 percent equity in Compass Power...

Buyer JERA is an equal joint venture of two Japanese electric companies, TEPCO Fuel & Power Inc. and Chubu Electric Power Co.

Absent economic development staff, Westport redoubling marketing efforts

“We’ve had a robust commercial base for a number of years,” said Selectwoman Jennifer Tooker. “It’s important to all of us that we make sure our relationship with business continues to work for us.”

Chick-fil-A withdraws proposal for Stamford location

The Georgia-based chain was faced with continued opposition centered on concerns over increased traffic in Stamford's Bull's Head neighborhood.

Walk Bridge replacement work in Norwalk uncovers 3,000-year-old artifacts

Along with components of a Contact Period Native American fort, the find includes arrowheads, flints and a variety of tools.

Hummus & Pita Co. to open in Brookfield on Aug. 11

Activities at the grand opening will include face painting, prize giveaways, a chickpea dunk tank, a grand prize raffle and free falafel pitas.

Greenwich unveils upgraded website

More than 40 content stewards from across Town Hall departments have been trained on the new content management system and will create and share material with the public.

Starwood Property inks $2.56B acquisition agreement with GE Capital

The Greenwich-based firm is acquiring Norwalk-based GE Capital's Energy Financial Services' Project Finance Debt Business and loan portfolio.

Houston HR firm Insperity opening Stamford office

Insperity business performance solutions support more than 100,000 businesses totaling over 2 million employees.

Stamford’s First Reserve selling Deep Gulf Energy for $1.2 billion

The buyer, Dallas-based Kosmos Energy, said that it has doubled its oil and gas production in the last four years and that this deal should allow the company to double it again in the next four years.