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Danbury ascendant: Booming on nearly all fronts, but will state measures...

Mayor Mark Boughton credits a solid budget, the addition of 900 new businesses last year, and no tax increase as reasons to be cheerful; the nine-term mayor's November opponent maintains that "we need a new vision going forward.”

Trump’s promise of more funds for Opportunity Zones greeted with tempered...

“These are areas that can’t grow by themselves – they need private investment," says Betsy Paynter, executive director of redevelopment agency CityCenter Danbury.

Danbury Hackerspace, ‘bursting at the seams,’ looking for more space

The 501(c)(3) nonprofit at 158 Main St. has its eye on a couple of empty buildings nearby, including one 30,000-square-foot facility.

Danbury’s plans to become ‘hub of the region’ gaining momentum

“We’re moving forward on a number of fronts, collaborating with everyone from the mayor’s office and zoning to commercial and retail developers,” says Betsy Paynter, executive director of CityCenter Danbury.

What will be the function of the old Tuxedo Junction?

Bidders “could rent it for a dollar a year if they’re doing their own improvements,” Mayor Mark Boughton said of the 7,000-square-foot property.

Betsy Paynter named executive director at CityCenter Danbury

"There is so much potential to build on the great work that CityCenter has already achieved, and I’m looking forward to working with everyone," said Paynter.

Brookfield building development momentum

“Our slogan is, ‘Brookfield is open for business’ – and this really proves it,” says Betsy Paynter, the town’s economic and community development manager.

Brookfield booming with commercial, residential developments

“We've all rolled up our sleeves to start work on achieving what everyone wants to see," says Brookfield Economic and Community Development Manager Betsy Paynter.

New name, new contractor for Brookfield Four Corners

Brookfield’s J. Iapaluccio Inc. was awarded project with its bid of $1,699,888, with contracts signed on May 23.

Brookfield moves ahead with Four Corners renovations

"Quaintness" is the goal for the revitalized district, which is still in search of a name.

Newtown introducing Restaurant Week to further promote destination status

Widespread support within the community may lead to a new annual event.