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Bio: Fairfield County Bureau Chief Staff Reporter Westchester County Business Journal Covers: Economy, energy, government, infrastructure and public works projects, law, media, technology Phone: (914) 694-3600, ext. 3017

Flipping for Plan B burgers

Burger company hires and nurtures differently.

State revamps its energy portfolio

Energy commissioner shuns “one big grid” thinking

Incubator to launch at Fairfield U

Commercial developer Kleban Properties L.L.C. and the town of Fairfield are teaming with Fairfield University to develop a new business incubator that is scheduled to launch this fall.

Economic report comes with a report card

Sacred Heart students crunch numbers, see growth.

Specialty finance co. moving to Greenwich

FSC Inc., which is administrator of two specialty financial services firms and does business as Fifth Street, is moving its headquarters and 50 employees from White Plains, N.Y., to Greenwich.

Solar on cusp of breakthrough

Among homeowners and businesses that have bought into solar, environmental sustainability remains a driving theme. But increasingly, the motivation is a different kind of green.

State to test out microgrids

The pilot program is aimed at promoting standalone generators that can run 24/7 and power critical facilities and town centers during prolonged grid interruptions.

Seeking a unified plan of attack in Westport

A public commission created last year to help coordinate the evolution of Westport’s town center was set to begin meeting last week with three planning firms being considered for the drafting of a downtown master plan.

Unemployment ticked higher in June

The Bridgeport-Stamford labor market area was among the few bright spots, gaining 3,000 jobs from May to June.

Breaking: Feds indict SAC Capital

A federal grand jury has indicted SAC Capital Advisors L.P. and three affiliates on four counts of securities fraud and one count of wire fraud.

Real estate roundup: Deals in Shelton, Wilton

A commercial developer based in New Rochelle, N.Y., purchased the 158,000-square-foot Reservoir Corporate Centre at 4 Research Drive in Shelton for $8.5 million.

Norwalk bookseller, Stratford lab receive state grants

Akademos Inc., which provides textbooks, e-books and virtual learning solutions to students and schools, has secured $400,000 in state loans and grants to help expand its operations.

Danbury health center receives $112K grant

The Community Health Center of Greater Danbury has received a $112,000 federal grant to help support the training of primary care physicians.

New transportation secretary in New Haven

Speaking at New Haven's Union Station, Secy. Anthony Foxx was set to touch on the importance of rail investment on economic growth.

SEC files civil action against SAC’s Cohen

The SEC claimed that Steven A. Cohen "failed reasonably to supervise two of his senior employees," who are accused of engaging in insider trading.