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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.

Metro-North set ridership records in 2016

All three lines surpass peak levels set one year earlier.

WSHU unperturbed over Trump plans for public broadcasting

Fairfield-based public radio station gets five percent of its funding from Washington.

Fairfield County scores top grades in CT school district survey

Westport named top school district in new analysis from Niche.

Veterinary hospital buys 184 Selleck St. in Stamford for $2.3M

Property had been home to sailboat maintenance firm Hathaway, Reiser & Raymond.

Survey finds Connecticut residents oppose subsidy for Millstone nuclear power plant

Majority of respondents demand to see financial documents proving the facility runs at a loss.

Americares to open free clinic in Stamford

New 2,200-square-foot replaces mobile clinic service.

Bridgeport couple turns animal welfare into twin businesses

Jimmy Gonzalez and Melissa Kuian run the apparel outfit Vox Eorum and the marketing/design firm BYOB.

Startup puts new spin on B2B networking

Gold Coast Connect uses Facebook and funky events to bring professionals together.

Small business lending could get boost from Trump-era deregulation

Will campaign pledges of financial services deregulation translate into more loans for smaller businesses?

Pitney Bowes teams with Graphiq on interactive real estate app

New endeavor to offer interactive visualization of neighborhood data.

Hearing scheduled in Xerox lawsuit against Christian publisher

Oklahoma-based Tate Publishing twice defaulted on leases for Xerox digital equipment.

The Granola Bar plans new outlets in Stamford and Rye

Eatery chain teams with Trilynx Partners on expansion.

Greenwich-based L Catterton buys swimming pool supplies retailer Leslie’s

Singapore's sovereign wealth fund joins the Greenwich-based private equity firm in the transaction.

Fairfield County ranks high in study of CT job opportunities

Wilton, Weston and Fairfield occupy top three positions in new Zippia study.

Moody’s settles Connecticut lawsuit on misleading ratings

$864 million settlement also resolves federal charges.