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Despite GOP registrar of voters’ defiance, Norwalk moving ahead with termination

“Karen Doyle Lyons’ employment with the City of Norwalk will terminate on July 20, 2020,” Mayor Harry Rilling said in a statement.

BIC wins ruling banning importation of counterfeit lighters

The French company, whose U.S. headquarters are in Shelton, said the move will stop the importation of “low-quality, Chinese-made knock-off pocket lighters that imitate the design of BIC’s lighters without upholding BIC’s stringent safety and quality standards.”

Purdue Pharma’s Jonathan Sackler dies at 65

Jonathan Sackler, a member of the family behind Purdue Pharma, has died at the age of 65.

Cheesecake Factory at Stamford Town Center to close permanently on Aug....

Employees at the restaurant were first furloughed temporarily on March 17, a move that was originally envisioned to last six months or less.

State provides details on schools reopening; Lamont ‘rethinking’ allowing bars to...

Measures include desks inside of classrooms facing the same direction and spaced 6 feet apart when possible, while masks must be worn by staff and students, unless prevented by a medical condition.

USGA, other major golf tourneys moving from Fox to Stamford’s NBC...

NBC had previously broadcast the U.S. Open from 1995 to 2014; this year’s event, originally scheduled for June 18-21, will run Sept. 17-20.

Norwalk GOP registrar of voters resists demands for resignation in wake...

Having originally agreed to step down, Lyons has since rescinded that offer.

CT tourism sector launches $1.2 million recovery campaign in midst of...

Although one national forecast says that domestic travel spending will drop 40% this year, Connecticut Office of Tourism Director Randy Fiveash maintains that Connecticut's hospitality sector is “a very resilient industry,” and predicted that thousands of lost jobs will quickly be filled as the summer goes on.

‘Retail is theater’: Arhaus opens at SoNo Collection

Chief Marketing Officer Jen Porter said the company believes the Norwalk mall "is perfectly positioned to become the go-to center for home décor in Fairfield County."

Lamont unveils strategy to reopen K-12 schools

While in-school, full-time instruction is expected to be in place for the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year, school districts are required to come up with contingency plans should the situation deteriorate, Department of Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona said.

Aptargroup closing Stratford factory at cost of 100 jobs

The Illinois-based company is a global supplier of packaging solutions for the beauty, pharmaceutical, home and food industries.

Greenwich Hospital chief Norman Roth retiring; Diane Kelly named new president

The hospital also announced that Marc Kosak has been appointed its chief operating officer.

Nuvance Health relaxes some visitation policies

Patients can have one approved visitor during their hospital stay; daily visits are limited to two hours.

GNC files for bankruptcy; to close about half of its stores

The firm has identified 248 stores that are set to be shuttered.