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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.

People’s United launches digital identity and credit protection service

AlwaysChecking, provided in partnership with Experian, is offered free exclusively to all personal checking account customers of the Bridgeport-based bank, as well as for those opening a new account.

Woofgang & Co. provides work experience for the disabled and tasty...

To date, Woofgang & Co. has provided 8,000 hours of vocational training as well as 2,000 hours of customer service training to young people who have been diagnosed with a wide range of disabilities.

The WorkPlace launching program to help virus-displaced workers find jobs

“The longer people are out of work, the more complacent they become,” WorkPlace President and CEO Joseph Carbone says. “They can start to lose contact with some of their basic skills and can get depressed.”

Driven to run: Limo service owner Ethan Book makes sixth attempt...

Book questioned why the federal government should bail out poorly managed state governments.

CT Small Business Development Center steps up its game to help...

“You have to be so flexible, accommodating your customers and your employees,” says Don Droppo Jr., owner, president and CEO of Curtis Packaging in Sandy Hook. “This is unprecedented for all of us, and you can either run from it or you can see it as an opportunity.”

A look at employers’ rights as Connecticut returns to work

“It’s really difficult to gauge” how many businesses are going full-steam ahead, says a Bridgeport attorney. “We have a number of clients who have been planning for some time to begin bringing back their employees, and there are some who are waiting to see how things develop.”

The Acoustic, a Bridgeport indie music staple, closes after 20 years

The venue asked for PayPal donations to help cover outstanding debts.

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo reopening on June 1

All buildings will be closed to the public except for restrooms, which will be monitored and cleaned during the day.

Bill Finch steps down as Discovery Museum chief

Finch was Bridgeport's mayor from 2007 to 2015.

CSCU names CEOs at five community colleges as part of consolidation...

The moves are the latest in the organization’s “Students First” plan to merge its community colleges into one accredited institution by 2023. The result, to be called Connecticut State Community College, still needs to be accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education.

Class dismissed: Lamont orders K-12 schools to remain closed for remainder...

“Districts are working hard to find creative ways to celebrate the success of our seniors, as well as students who are transitioning from fifth and eighth grade,” offered State Department of Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona.

Nutmeg Credit Union soaring with fed small business loans as big...

“Most credit unions do what every other bank does,” says President and CEO John Holt. “A lot of people didn’t realize that with the Paycheck Protection Program, unfortunately. But credit unions like to say we’re the first responders to a financial need.”

Through good times and bad, Bridgeport’s CIRI welcomes immigrants to the...

CIRI has worked with local and federal law enforcement agencies to ease immigrants' fears of dealing with the police.

Rapha Massage shines its lights against the COVID-19 darkness

The lights go on at 7:00 p.m. and shine until 1:00 a.m.