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Phil Hall is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News, the author of nine books (including the upcoming "Moby Dick: The Radio Play"), 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 and Profit Confidential.

Xerox acquires office equipment reseller MT Business Technologies

Norwalk-headquartered Xerox stated that the acquisition was part of its strategy to expand in the $20 billion multibrand reseller industry.

Moody’s downgrades Connecticut’s general obligation debt

Moody's also downgraded its outstanding ratings on the state’s special tax obligation senior and subordinate lien bonds to A1 from Aa3.

Ex-employee of Abbey National Treasury Services receives 24-month sentence for $772K...

Rosemarie Collazo of Yonkers was charged with preparing approximately 150 fraudulent duplicate invoice packages between 2010 and 2016.

Blackstones Grille opens in Southport

The restaurant, which emphasizes a lineup of steaks and seafood, also has locations in Greenwich and Norwalk.

AG George Jepsen nixes bid for Connecticut governorship

State Attorney General George Jepsen did not commit to running for re-election, adding that he would make that decision soon.

Making the leap from college campus to the workplace

Another trend that impacts the workplace is the erosion of corporate loyalty. While that problem took root before millennials were entering the workforce, it has been accelerated by a new wave of graduates for whom job-hopping is the only way to approach a career.

Wilton travel agent offers personal touch in digitally shifting field

“People think that travel agents don’t exist anymore because they are not on Main Street, like they used to be,” said Erika Richter, ASTA’s director of communications.

University of Bridgeport president to retire in 2018

During Neil Salonen's stewardship, UB’s enrollment climbed to its current 30-year high of nearly 5,700 students while its revenue more than tripled.

Aon Hewitt replaced by Massachusetts firm as CRPTF investment consultant

Aon Hewitt, which had been the CRPTF's general investment consultant since 2011, will continue as the investment consultant for the Connecticut Higher Education Trust, the state’s 529 college savings program.

Scarsdale and Darien named among the richest U.S. towns

Scarsdale was ranked as the richest town in the U.S., boasting a median household income of $242,782, a median home value of $1.23 million, and a 2.3 percent poverty rate.

Xerox’s $15.7M contract with Pennsylvania House of Representatives is canceled

The new vendor, Canon, agreed to loan the House the $5 million to pay for the premature cancellation of the Xerox contract.

Ex-Fairfield attorney sentenced for defrauding clients of $950K

John O'Brien was charged with defrauding four of his clients to pay off professional debts and to cover personal expenses.

Norwalk-based etouches acquired by Steve Young’s private equity firm

Etouches is the seventh marketing services technology platform that Palo Alto-based HGGC has invested, following AutoAlert, Dealer FX, Integrity, MyWebGrocer, Selligent, and SSI.

Stamford breaks ground on Park 215 mixed-use development

The new $38 million development is located adjacent to Stamford Hospital, and its 24,000-square-foot street level will be devoted to medical offices.

Priceline among the targets in hotel industry lobbying campaign

As part of its campaign, the AHLA will highlight the powerful influence that Priceline and Expedia have over the travel industry.