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First Sikorsky combat rescue helicopter enters final assembly

The Stratford manufacturer said the aircraft's first flight should take place at the end of the year, two months ahead of schedule.

Norwalk gets $7M in state funding for Glover Ave./Main Ave. work

The area is home to a variety of businesses, including Diageo, Factset Research Systems, Datto, Frontier Communications and General Electric.

Bridgeport Public Library receives $1M grant for construction of larger branch

The remainder of the funding for the $6 million project is expected to be raised locally.

Development a high priority for Vicki Tesoro, Trumbull’s new first selectman

Although the town is focusing on filling vacant space, the 253,000-square-foot former United Healthcare complex on Monroe Turnpike still looms large.

WCHN-Northwell collaboration seen as beneficial to partners, patients alike

The agreement is the latest evidence of a growing trend for players in the health care space: Look for opportunities to join forces, or risk being left behind.

CBIA survey: Hiring outlook improves, skilled worker shortages persist

The manufacturing sector was particularly bullish, representing 62 percent of those companies expecting to add employees.

Greenwich’s Townsquare Media acquires upstate NY classic rock station

The deal gives the Greenwich firm five Utica stations.

Access Health CEO Jim Wadleigh stepping down

No reason was given for Wadleigh’s departure or where he might be headed next.

ConnectiCare looks to grow its retail space and market share

Opening new offices in the county, and marketing its Connecticut employee health enhancement program nationwide, are just some of the insurer's latest activities.

CityCenter Danbury exec P.J. Prunty named president/CEO of Danbury Chamber

Prunty once served as the community service coordinator for Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton.

British luxury brand Barbour coming to Westport’s Bedford Square

The 1,900-square-foot space will be the company’s third Connecticut location and first in Fairfield County.

Despite fourth-quarter losses, Aircastle posts full-year gains

The Stamford firm said its fourth-quarter figures were impacted in part by a decline in lease rentals as well as a $12.6 million decrease in maintenance revenues.

Greenwich waterfront property sells for $14.5 million

The 2009 custom-built stone and clapboard home includes a bunk room that sleeps six, an outdoor kitchen with pizza oven, and a floating boat dock.

Stamford the hub for Fairfield County’s biotech sector

The Connecticut Business and Industry Association’s Connecticut Bioscience Growth Council is lobbying for legislation that's more friendly to venture capitalists.

Proposed Westport housing development gets revised

Several residents have repeatedly voiced objections to the development, primarily over concerns about increased traffic.