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Banks leading efforts to help affected workers during shutdown

Still looming: the effect of the Small Business Administration's closure. “We’ve got loans that have been approved or are in the process of being approved that are waiting for the SBA,” says Patriot Bank President Richard Muskus Jr. “The SBA had better be ready for a tidal wave of backlog.”

Bridgeport leaders push back on DOT plans to defer rail station...

"The East Side and other adjoining neighborhoods have gotten their hopes up about the possibility of a new rail station and are looking to us as leaders to make it happen,” Mayor Joe Ganim said.

Lawmakers suggest creating State of Connecticut Bank

Another bill would establish the Connecticut Infrastructure Bank to provide financial support for infrastructure projects.

Bridgeport disciplines four Public Facilities workers for mishandling of funds

Director of Public Facilities John Ricci will forfeit the equivalent of four weeks of pay – two weeks of employment salary and two weeks of vacation time.

Fairfield County localities rank high on new CT safest cities list

Bridgeport was the lowest-placing Fairfield County municipality for safety with a 72rd place ranking.

Leisha’s Bakeria in Bridgeport celebrates five years of culinary surprises

Leisha Young’s baking became popular with her customers — it is difficult to view her red velvet cupcakes without wondering if gluttony is really such an onerous sin

State Sen. Marilyn Moore to run for Bridgeport mayor

If elected, Moore would become the second woman and first African-American to serve as Bridgeport’s mayor.

Ryan Raveis: Lack of inventory, decline in county’s richest locales hurting...

“Wealthier folks are leaving the state, and those who are replacing them don’t have the same level of income," Ryan Raveis Inc. said.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center in midst of first major construction...

Still to come: an 8,000-square-foot Astronomy & Physical Science Center that will include a planetarium and a 40-foot aluminum dome that will house a Maksutov research telescope.

Bridgeport photographer Kasey L. Hilleary takes aim with patience and artistry

"I love capturing people the way I see them," exclaimed photographer Kasey L. Hilleary.

Bridgeport receives 50 percent funding match on Congress Street Bridge project

Mayor Joe Ganim said the funding will have a "huge impact on Bridgeport's infrastructure and rejoin our communities."

Tribes reject Lamont proposal to open talks with MGM Resorts on...

"Let’s sit down, guys, and figure it out," said Gov. Lamont to the tribes and MGM Resorts International.

State judge dismisses cities’ lawsuits against Purdue Pharma

The ruling does not affect the numerous other lawsuits filed across the country against Purdue, Endo, Janssen and others.

Time Equities Inc. buys three Bridgeport buildings for $21.7M from Ginsburg...

The porfolio covers 176 apartments and approximately 100,000 square feet of retail and office space.

Malloy allocates $30.8M to nonprofits for infrastructure improvements

Eight Fairfield County nonprofits were among the 92 organizations receiving state funds.