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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.

CNN’s Acosta recalls tumultuous relationship with Trump in Fairfield U. lecture

Acosta accused portions of the population of crawling into "disinformation pods."

UConn Stamford’s TIP Digital initiative offers data science startups a fast...

Seven participating companies are already generating revenue.

New Canaan retail/office property 112 Main St. listed at $6.35M

The property was built in 1880 and renovated in 2018.

Greenwich’s Littlejohn & Co. acquires janitorial services firm Pritchard Industries

Pritchard has more than 900 clients in 24 states.

Bridgewater Associates, Barnard College look to draw more women into investing...

Junior-level students will receive funding for a 10-week paid internship at Bridgewater or another company within the investment industry.

Startup Moonburger brings plant-based patties to Kingston

The Moonburger Drive-Thru Burger Stop, opening this week at 5 Powells Lane in Kingston, stands out from its competitors with a menu of plant-based burgers.

Stamford’s VantageScore Solutions names Silvio Tavares as chief executive

Silvio Tavares succeeds Barrett Burns, who will become vice chairman.

Hedgeye Risk Management hosts fantasy trading competition

The competition offers $40,000 in cash prizes, including a $10,000 grand prize.

Norwalk’s Terex Corp. names Julie A. Beck CFO

Beck will succeed John D. Sheehan, who is retiring.

Gas prices in Connecticut and New York are among the highest...

California has the nation's highest gas prices and Florida has the lowest.

Australian Navy plans $986M purchase of 12 Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk helicopters

The aircraft would replace six Airbus-made MRH-90 Taipan helicopters.

IBM announces new AI partnerships with Deloitte and Raytheon Technologies

The new partnerships further the Armonk-based company's role in the artificial intelligence sector.

The Postage Inn, a staple of Ulster County’s restaurant scene, closed...

The Jerkowski family, who owns the restaurant, said it was retiring from the restaurant industry.

New survey finds remote workers paying more for electric bills and...

Remote workers have spent more on groceries, internet bills and office supplies during the pandemic.

United Way of Western CT debuts Prosperi-Key platform to aid lower-income...

The nonprofit hopes to expand the platform nationwide.