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Danbury Housing Authority exec director Carolyn Sistrunk to retire

Sistrunk has also been president and chairman of the board of directors of Danbury Housing Development Corp. since 2016.

Stamford’s Independence Holding faces Congressional heat over insurance practices

A committee is examining whether short-term insurance vendors are in part misleading consumers.

Greenwich lawyer accused of being part of college admissions scheme

“I’m not worried about the moral issue here," Gordon Caplan, who has been placed on leave by law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher, can allegedly be heard saying on a federal wiretap.

Go Team: Area companies experimenting with team-building offerings

Escape rooms, scavenger hunts, and axe-throwing competitions go well beyond the traditional corporate spa retreats.

Bridgeport Rep. Ezequiel Santiago dies suddenly of heart attack

The 45-year-old Santiago had been active in trying to clear legislative hurdles to building a casino in Bridgeport, and was in the midst of efforts to create a State of Connecticut Bank.

Time Equities Inc. buys Bridgeport Trade & Tech Center for $13.85M

TEI has now acquired over 1 million square feet of commercial space, 176 apartments and 8.5 acres of vacant land in Bridgeport within a six-month period.

Senate committee passes bill that could block CSCU consolidation plan

The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system has been wrestling with ways to make up what it says could be a $57 million shortfall.

New Rochelle nixes luxury car dealership – for now

While the city council has tabled the idea of replacing a closing Stop & Shop with the car dealer, a final decision has yet to be made.

Proposals for CT tourism sector include increased revenue, rebranding

Tourism in the state currently contributes $14.7 billion in business sales, generates $1.7 billion in tax revenues and supports nearly 83,000 direct jobs and 121,000 indirect jobs.

Tuition hike proposed for regional universities; community colleges next

A final vote on the proposed 5 percent increase at Danbury's Western Connecticut State and three other universities will take place on March 28.

Bridgeport Rescue Mission buys nursing home for $2.15 million

The five-story building building at 725 Park Ave. will be used as the Rescue Mission's new community center.

Bow Tie Cinemas upgrading pair of Stamford movie theaters

Both theaters will stay open during the phased renovations, which have already begun at the Majestic 6 and will soon start at the Landmark 9.

Tesla shutters Greenwich showroom

While billed as a “gallery,” car dealers – led by the Connecticut Automotive Retailers Association – maintained that the Greenwich Avenue location was effectively being used as a sales tool, something forbidden by state law.

Revolution Lighting CEO withdraws offer to take company private

"We have reluctantly come to the conclusion that now is not the right time for us to pursue such a going private transaction,” the group led by Robert LaPenta wrote to the Stamford firm’s board of directors.

FujiFilm leases office/flex space in Trumbull

FujiFilm North America Group has leased 3,976 square feet of office/flex space at 204 Spring Hill Road.