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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.

Boom in urgent care centers comes with concerns

While offering user-friendly hours and easily accessible locations, these facilities raise questions among some medical industry leaders.

December parking discount announced for Norwalk

A $2 savings is offered, albeit on a one-time basis.

U.S. News grades 12 nursing homes in Fairfield County among best...

Fifty-two facilities were judged to be the state's finest for quality of care.

BNP Associates moves HQ to Fairfield

Air transportation consulting service downsizes as it relocates from Brookfield.

Toyota to bring hydrogen fuel cell cars to Connecticut

The award-winning Mirai is now only available for purchase in California.

Fairfield County has highest gas prices in state

But Connecticut residents outside of the county are paying less at the pump this holiday.

Danbury mayor starts fundraising for 2018 gubernatorial bid

Republican Mark Boughton makes third bid for statewide leadership spot.

Luxury homes market faces challenges and changing trends

Good news, bad news and uncertain news shadows the high-end housing sector.

Connecticut median home sales price up in October

However, housing sales are down 4.6 percent year-over-year.

SoNo’s The Loft Martini Lounge to close Saturday

Popular venue shuts down after 20-year run.

Bridgeport to establish sister city ties with Bethlehem

Mayor Joe Ganim makes announcement after visiting the Church of the Nativity.

CT Insurance Department debuts payment portal

New online feature eliminates several paper-based transaction processes.

Norwalk mayor hires second in command

But there is some confusion on the exact title for Laoise King's new job.

New academic dean at Housatonic Community College

Dr. Michael B. Brown was previously provoost at North Carolina's Wesleyan College.

Islamic group plans to buy historic Bridgeport church property

The Bridgeport Islamic Community Center seeks to acquire the property that houses the United Congregational Church.