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

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

Half Full Brewery announces opening of ‘Third Place’ concept

“With 2020’s unpredictability, our team felt that we could best help our community by creating exciting and safe ways to come together and activate the local scene,” said Half Full Founder and “Chief Hoptimist” Conor Horrigan. 

Ribbon-cutting held for first phase of Greenwich’s affordable housing project Armstrong...

The existing buildings at Armstrong Court were originally constructed in 1951.  

Goldfish Swim School signs lease for nearly 12K square feet in...

Goldfish Swim School is in the process of expanding franchise opportunities throughout North America. 

CT Labor Department adding personnel to process unemployment claims

The Department of Labor has processed 617,296 of the 635,772 applications it has received.

McDonald’s looking to hire 2,385 summer workers in Connecticut

All told, the Big Mac purveyor expects to hire about 260,000 employees nationwide.

CT Senate Dems announce series of proposals to address racial inequality

Among other items, the Senate Democrats are looking to ban chokeholds and other “unnecessary” police actions.

Audit finds no wrongdoing by Michael Handler in move from Stamford...

Handler ran an unsuccessful campaign to become the Republican nominee for governor in the last election.

Lt. Gov. Bysiewicz encouraged by recovery efforts so far, ‘but you...

All things considered, Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz says she is pleased with how Connecticut’s public health and economic recovery efforts are going so far. Noting...

Nursing homes face scrutiny over handling of COVID-19

As of June 10, Connecticut’s nursing homes had recorded 8,669 confirmed COVID cases and 2,106 deaths.

Greenwich’s Bruce Museum reopening on June 27

Admission to the facility at 1 Museum Drive will be by advance reservation, with timed ticketing to ensure the safety of visitors and staff. Admission will be free to all visitors upon the museum’s reopening to the public.

Stamford Downtown’s outdoor dining patio Bedford Piazza opens

The result – consisting of transforming a portion of the parking area between Bedford Street and the Bedford Garage -- will benefit eight local businesses.

Westmed Medical Group offering COVID-19 antibody tests

Westmed Medical Group is now offering COVID-19 antibody tests to qualifying patients.

Westport’s ViralClear opens phase 2 clinical trial for COVID-19 drug

Merimepodib demonstrated decreased viral production of COVID-19 by over 90%, and when combined with Gilead's remdesivir, to undetectable levels.