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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 10 books (including the 2020 release "Moby Dick: The Radio Play" and the upcoming "Jesus Christ Movie Star," both published by BearManor Media). He is also the host of the SoundCloud podcast "The Online Movie Show," co-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.

Omicron fears create new havoc for Connecticut restaurants

80% say their restaurants are less profitable now versus pre-pandemic era.

New Canaan’s 4 Cherry St. retail property listed at $3.25M

The property is currently unoccupied.

Vanessa Avery nominated as next U.S. Attorney for Connecticut

She will replace John Durham, who retired last March.

Anderson R. Livingston joins First County Bank board of directors

He has served as a corporator at First County Bank since June 2021.

Stamford man pleads guilty to $4M PPP loan fraud

Diakhate is released on a $450,000 bond pending sentencing pending an April 21 sentencing.

Stamford Mayor Simmons gives birth to son

William Charles Linares was born at Stamford Hospital.

Stamford’s HCM Acquisition completes IPO

The company is looking to merge with a financial services provider.

Danbury’s BlueCrest launches financial services program

The program customizes solutions into a single monthly payment.

Shelton doctor pleads guilty to controlled substance offense

Ciancimino surrendered his medical license last week.

Javier Idrovo joins Stamford’s BlueTriton Brands as CFO

Idrovo was previously CFO for The Hain Celestial Group.

Restaurant group fresh&co to open first Connecticut location at Stamford’s Atlantic...

The new tenant will occupy 2,860 square feet at the mixed-use development

Bridgeport’s Holiday Inn to become multifamily housing property

The city's only other lodging establishment is a motel on Lake Street.

Mixed-use 12 Elmcrest Terrace in Norwalk sells for $1.5M

The 7,890-square-foot building is fully leased.

Connecticut added 600 jobs in December

The Greater Danbury area added 300 jobs.

Merrill Lynch wealth adviser fired after outburst in Fairfield smoothie shop

He was issued a Feb. 7 court appearance.