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Phil Hall is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News, the author of eight books (including the upcoming "The Weirdest Movie Ever Made"), the host of the SoundCloud podcast "The Online Movie Show" and a writer with credits in The New York Times, New York Daily News, Hartford Courant, Wired, The Hill's Congress Blog and Profit Confidential.

Connecticut union membership down by 3.5 percent

Connecticut led the New England region and was ranked sixth in the nation for union membership by percentage.

State Sen. Marilyn Moore to run for Bridgeport mayor

If elected, Moore would become the second woman and first African-American to serve as Bridgeport’s mayor.

Greenwich to debut townwide retail sale promotion

First Selectman Peter J. Tesei said the event will help businesses "as they adapt to an electronic commerce challenge."

Leisha’s Bakeria in Bridgeport celebrates five years of culinary surprises

Leisha Young’s baking became popular with her customers — it is difficult to view her red velvet cupcakes without wondering if gluttony is really such an onerous sin

Suite Talk: Chris DiPentima, chairman of the CBIA

"To see the private sector growth we saw in 2018, we’re not concerned about a recession," CBIA Chairman Chris DiPetima said.

Stamford, Greenwich central business districts dominate Fairfield County leasing activity

Tim Rorick at NKF noted an increased demand by smaller tenants for "boutiquey office buildings" Norwalks' SoNo neighborhood.

Financial professional Victor Mendez pedals into new territory with CYCD cycle...

"I had to teach myself soundproofing and I came up with a few tricks to silence the sound coming out of the room," said CYCD owner Victor Mendez.

People’s United Bank acquires VAR Technology Finance

VAR Technology Finance will become a division of People's United's operating subsidiary, LEAF Commercial Capital Inc.

CT Airport Authority and Tweed New Haven explore partnership to drive...

The CAA runs Bradley International Airport and five state-owned general aviation airports.

Connecticut added 1,100 jobs in December

The Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area saw 1,000 net new positions while the Danbury area lost 100 jobs.

Q4 Fairfield County housing market down in single-family and luxury activity

The New Canaan condo market recorded an average sales price of $1.24 million based on five closed sales.

GE Capital sells Trade Payable Services platform Mitsubishi subsidiary

Alec Burger, president of GE Capital, called the transaction "a positive development" for the company and its stakeholders.

New Canaan dog rescue head arrested on animal cruelty charges

Heidi Lueders ran the pitbull-focused Bully Breed Rescue.

Medical director of Greenwich nursing home fined for overprescribing opioids

Walsh’s medical license was placed on a six-month probation and he is required to take courses in medical documentation and controlled substance prescribing.

New insomnia drug from Purdue Pharma submitted to FDA

According to the companies, lemborexant is designed to regulate the sleep-wake cycle by dampening wakefulness without impeding the ability to awaken to external stimuli.