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Phil Hall

Phil Hall's writing for Westfair Communications has earned multiple awards from the Connecticut Press Club and the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists. He is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News and the author of 11 books (including the upcoming "100 Years of Wall Street Crooks," published by Bicep Books). He is also the host of the SoundCloud podcast "The Online Movie Show," host of the WAPJ-FM talk show "Nutmeg Chatter" and a writer with credits in The New York Times, New York Daily News, Hartford Courant, Wired, The Hill's Congress Blog, Profit Confidential, The MReport and StockNews.com. Outside of journalism, he is also a horror movie actor - usually playing the creepy villain who gets badly killed at the end of each film.

Lamont convenes special legislative session to further suspensions of gas tax...

Lamont did not explain why he waited for the week before the suspensions expired to act.

New York enacts two-year moratorium on cryptocurrency mining

The new law is focused solely on the environmental concerns and not investment risk.

New policy designed to streamline Connecticut food truck permitting

Fourteen local health agencies have signed up for the initiative.

New president at Xerox

John Bruno was previously COO and CEO of Data & Analytic Services.

Domino Sugar Refinery debuts Yonkers LED sign

The letters in “Yonkers” are illuminated with color-changing LEDs that can be adjusted seasonally.

Neuro-oncologist Dr. Alexis Demopoulos joins Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute

Demopoulous was previously with Northwell Health System in New York.

How raw flour can create a miserable holiday season

Don't eat or taste raw dough products or baking mix.

Is a hedge fund trying to change Pitney Bowes’ focus?

Hestia engaged in a similar strategy with GameStop.

AG Tong investigates Altice Optimum following 500 consumer complaints

The complaints included agitation over a $3.50 “Network Enhancement Fee” for internet customers.

Healthfirst opens community office location in Newburgh

The office staff is fluent in English, Spanish and Creole.

SBA Connecticut District Office gets ready for Small Business Saturday

The federal SBA has been a formal cosponsor of Small Business Saturday since 2011.

New York’s local sales tax collections up 14.1% year-over-year in October

Rockland County had the third highest year-over-year increase among the state's counties.

SoNo Collection welcomes three new tenants and ‘Selfies with Santa’

"Selfies with Santa" runs through Dec. 24.

Planet Fitness opens Fairfield location

The new location occupies a site that was previously a Walgreens pharmacy.

Hedgeye’s Keith McCullough laments lack of outrage in DC and media...

"A lot of people have lost an unbelievable amount – and in some cases, all – of their money," he said.