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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 new release "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 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.

Pitney Bowes names new non-executive board chairman

Mary J. Steele Guilfoile replaces Robert M. (“Bob”) Dutkowsky.

White Plains’ Marsh McLennan Agency acquires Texas risk management firm

Frank Barbella, CEO of SOLV Risk Solutions, and his four-member team will join the acquiring company.

Hudson River Museum to unveil its new West Wing

The new addition expands the museum's total size by more than 12,000 square feet.

New forecast gives Connecticut’s General Fund a $1.6B surplus

"As our surplus continues to grow, we are on track to make critical payments towards our pension liabilities," Scanlon said.

John LaBarca, Fairfield County radio personality, dies at 75

LaBarca was WICC's longtime morning show host and also starred in his weekly “Italian House Party.”

John Legend among honorees at upcoming Greenwich International Film Festival gala

GIFF’s Changemaker Award celebrates creative artists and executives who seek to create social change through filmmaking.

Child participants sought for clinical study on Lyme disease vaccine

ALSA Research is seeking participants between the ages of five and 17.

Cigar trade group pushes back at FDA proposal to ban flavored...

The Cigar Association of America is warning about the rise of a black market for the product.

Rare watercolors exhibition coming to Worcester Art Museum

Because of their sensitivity to light, many of the featured artworks have not been on display since the 1980s.

New book encourages DIY aromatherapy creation

Author Michael Hulbert has crafted over 30 best-selling aromatherapy blends in the last decade.

Mixed-use property in Bridgeport’s Black Rock listed at $1.9M

The mixed-use property at 3142 Fairfield Ave. in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport has been listed for sale at $1.9 million. Constructed in 1917,...

Mary & Eliza Freeman Center receives $750K grant from National Park...

“We are the only awardee from New England,” said Maisa Tisdale, president and CEO of the center.

Hearst Connecticut plans to buy Journal Inquirer in Manchester

It is uncertain if Hearst will retain Chris Powell, a columnist that some readers consider to be hostile to Blacks and Hispanics.

Westchester creates office to help low-income residents facing eviction

“Housing is a necessity, plain and simple,” said Latimer.

PepsiCo’s DEI report says 44% of its global managers are women

Within the U.S., Black and Hispanic representation increased at the managerial level to 9.0% and 10.1%, respectively.