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CT Labor Department expanding manufacturing job placement program with $10M from...

The sector posted 160,600 jobs in July -- up nearly 3% from its low point in June 2014 – but thousands of jobs are going unfilled due to the skilled worker shortage, according to the state Department of Labor.

Hynes Institute opens new home at Iona College

It was founded in 2017 with a $15 million gift from Iona alumni James P. Hynes and his wife, Anne Marie.

Mixed-use high rise proposed across from Port Chester train station

A high-rise, mixed-use building that would contain 407,000 square feet with 286 apartments, 12,600 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor and...

Katonah blockchain company Equiti Games claims $2M contest fraud

Equiti Games of Katonah has sued F50 and managing partner David Cao for $2 million in Westchester Supreme Court, claiming that a contest they sponsored was a sham.

Construction completed on $60M White Plains Institute for Rehabilitation and Healthcare

Work on the $60 million, 110,000-square-foot facility began in 2017; residents are scheduled to begin moving in this fall.

Stamford’s Soundview Plaza sold to TL Holdings affiliate

One of the site’s most notable tenants is WWE, which in March announced plans to leave Soundview Plaza as part of its moving its headquarters to 677 Washington Blvd.

Avison Young lands two lease extensions at 1000 Lafayette Blvd. in...

The deals are with TD Bank and the Southwestern Connecticut Agency on Aging.

Newtown bulk-food retailer BD Provisions expands into Fairfield

BD Provisions offers a curated collection of more than 300 items in bulk, including nuts, candies, grains and olive oil all sold by weight.

CT Democrats, GOP want redo on controversial grocery tax

The affected items range from ice pops, doughnuts and bagels to pizza slices, beer, fruit juices, and coffee and tea if already prepared for drinking.

New York targets retailers selling e-cigarettes to minors

The state police and the Health Department will join forces to conduct undercover investigations under The Adolescent Tobacco Use Prevention Act.

Rolls-Royce Ghost haunts Mount Vernon repair shop

Rolls-Royce has sued J&B Body Works to get back a Ghost that has been idled in the Mount Vernon repair shop for more than 430 days.

Judge gives green light for Rye Sunoco to post prices in...

It is foreseeable that the city will fix the flaws and file new charges, Judge Joseph Latwin ruled, “and we will be back soon to deal with the issues.”