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Bethel’s Lynx City electric scooters to hit the streets in Bridgeport

The firm, which offers an app-driven rental system, will roll out 125 scooters in the Park City this month.

Nursing homes face scrutiny over handling of COVID-19

As of June 10, Connecticut’s nursing homes had recorded 8,669 confirmed COVID cases and 2,106 deaths.

CVS opening drive-thru testing sites tomorrow in Fairfield County

CVS Health plans to have up to 1,000 locations across the country offering the service by the end of May, with the goal of processing up to 1.5 million tests per month, subject to availability of supplies and lab capacity.

Bethel Cinema fades to black

“Unfortunately, due to the current pandemic and economic strife that goes with it, the continued operation of Bethel Cinema has become impossible,” the owners wrote in an email.

Bethel’s 85-year-old Blue Jay Orchards up for sale

Blue Jay has long been an attraction for locals and tourists, with hayrides and a popular “pick your own apples” business.

Ability Beyond reports vandalism of its wheelchair accessible vans

"As a nonprofit organization, any unexpected expense hurts," said Jane Davis, president and CEO of Ability Beyond.

Dancing Cat Distillery files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The petition lists $5.3 million in unsecured claims by the 20 largest creditors, including $2.3 million to Stacy Cohen, the company president.

Incumbent leaders returning to office – except for Fairfield’s Tetreau

Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling, and Trumbull First Selectman Vicki Tesoro were all re-elected, while State Rep. Fred Camillo is taking as Greenwich First Selectman from the retiring Peter Tesei.

Bethel’s Lynx.City bringing giddyup to county via rentable electric scooters

Reports say that there were 85,000 electric scooters available for rent in about 100 U.S. cities last year.

Post-merger, Engraved Products LLC returns to area, poised for aggressive growth

“We should be able to double our size in terms of revenue in about two years," says owner Graves Kiely. "And if it goes faster than that, that’s great.”

Bethel’s Sky Zone to close after Labor Day

Although the indoor park was one of the first operations of its kind in the area, it has faced increased competition over the past few years, including Bounce! Trampoline Park and Thrillz High Flying Adventure Park in Danbury.

Shelton’s Hubbell looking to close more facilities

In June, the company announced the closure of its factories in Newtown and Bethel, at a cost of 140 and 54 jobs, respectively.

Hubbell to shut Newtown manufacturing facility

The Newtown location opened in 1960 and focuses on commercial and industrial wiring device manufacturing and operations activities.

CironeFriedberg moves Bridgeport office to 6 Research Drive in Shelton

The accounting firm also has offices in Bethel and Stamford.

Union Savings Bank elects four new corporators

"They will serve as ambassadors and liaisons for the bank, allowing us to ensure we are providing the best possible service to our customers," says bank president and CEO Cynthia Merkle.