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Onetime Clinton administration figure Michael Gordon resigns from Westport school board

Michael Gordon is the founder and CEO of New York City-based public relations firm Group Gordon, which also has offices in Philadelphia and Chicago.

Feds approve all 72 proposed ‘opportunity zones’ for low-income funding

“With partnerships at every level of government and in the private sector, we’re promoting a state where residents will want to live, work, and raise a family,” says Department of Housing Commissioner Evonne M. Klein.

Stung by failure of his consolidation plan, CSCU President Mark Ojakian...

Ojakian spurns criticism and demands for his resignation. I’m a lot tougher than I look, he says. ”I don’t have a lot of tolerance for people criticizing from the sidelines.”

Bridgeport leaders renew effort to approve MGM Resorts casino; state rules...

"This fight continues, and something of this magnitude typically takes time to become law," said Mayor Joe Ganim at press conference. A coalition of elected officials and business leaders gathered in Bridgeport to reaffirm their support of MGM Resorts International’s waterfront hotel & casino plan.

Bridgeport casino a no-go for now; questions remain about future

Questions about traffic, increasing casino competition from neighboring states, and the wisdom or breaking the state compact with the tribes operating Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods remain, say several observers.

Bridgeport, Westport organizations receiving NEA grants

Arts and cultural production accounts for over $9 billion in value added to the Connecticut economy, and supports over 57,000 jobs. All told, 15 Connecticut organizations received over $1 million from the NEA.

Gartner, W.R. Berkley top Fairfield County companies on Forbes ‘best’ lists

Henkel, Diageo, Daymon, and People's United bank were also cited as among the nation's best employers. Forbes partnered with market research company Statista, who surveyed 30,000 people, asking respondents to rate how likely they'd be to recommend their employer to others.

Connecticut Renaissance establishes new HQ in Shelton

Connecticut Renaissance is a non-profit multi-service agency that has been providing mental health, substance abuse and community release services since 1967.

Jeff Tengel named president at People’s United

Tengel joined People's United in 2010 to lead its commercial division.

Impact Fairfield County awards $220K to area nonprofits

Now in its third year, Impact Fairfield County has awarded a total of $560,000 to date.

Electric Boat commits to investing over $800M in state

As part of the agreement, the company will more than double its spending on in-state suppliers, many of which are in Fairfield County.

Facing cuts, colleges look for new revenues

The failure of a plan to consolidate the state's 12 community colleges into one system is adding to the financial pressure on each school.

CSCU says community college tuition could skyrocket without consolidation

The colleges face a cumulative deficit of $144 million by fiscal year 2021, according to Connecticut State Colleges and Universities President Mark Ojakian.

Home Depot opens Stamford store

The new store stocks about 40,000 items and employs roughly 270 people.

Fairfield County hospitals finish fiscal ’17 in the black

Within the county, Stamford Hospital led with nearly $36.3 million in revenues.