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State Rep. Charlie Stallworth to run for mayor of Bridgeport

Stallworth is the third Democrat and the third African-American to announce plans for the Bridgeport mayoralty.

Stamford, Bridgeport charter schools renewed for two years instead of maximum...

Factors in the shortened renewals included generally inferior student performance and a high level of student suspensions.

Family-owned businesses honored at Westfair Communications event

Tales both humorous and poignant were heard at the Westfair Communications Family-Owned Business Awards that honored more than 20 businesses from Westchester and Fairfield counties.

Recycling no longer cost-efficient, Connecticut Conference of Municipalities says

The CCM provided details of 15 communities that have seen a shift from municipal recycling being a net plus to a net minus.

CT Labor Department issues four stop work orders at Bridgeport site

The contractors' violations include lack of workers’ compensation and the payment of employees in cash without maintaining required payroll records.

CT casino expansion takes legislative step forward

One would establish an open-bidding process for a new casino – most likely in Bridgeport – while the other would ease the way for the construction of a tribes-operated casino in East Windsor.

Antinozzi Associates takes on the challenges of architectural renovations

"If a school was built in 1910 or 1920, they were built like brick you-know-what-houses," Ayles said. “They’re not going anywhere."

Business Council of Fairfield County recognizes companies for health initiatives

The event has grown from a handful of participants and awards to one that this year featured hundreds of attendees and the recognition of 57 companies throughout New England.

Oak View Group to manage Webster Bank Arena

Matt Herpich, the general manager of SeatGeek Stadium in Illinois, was appointed general manager of the Bridgeport-based venue.

Lawmakers see momentum for Bridgeport casino building; tribes unimpressed

The tribes operating Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods remain adamant that they will not participate in the proposed open bidding process, and that the cancellation of their compact with the state will cost Connecticut billions of dollars in lost revenue.

JPMorgan Chase study finds optimism among CT business owners, individuals

Also, 91 percent of small and midsize companies plan to maintain or increase their capital expenditures.

Fairfield County’s retail environment seeks to reinvent itself

“In Bridgeport, they are looking for more residential opportunities than commercial opportunities,” said Kim Galton, director of retail for Houlihan Lawrence’s Commercial Group.

Bridgeport tobacco wholesaler sentenced for $5.8M tax fraud

Rishi Malik is free on a $1.2 million bond and is scheduled to report to prison on March 13.

Three I-95 spots in Fairfield County cited among nation’s worst highway...

Stamford’s stretch of I-95 was ranked 43rd and neighboring Norwalk was ranked 47th.

Av Harris, Bridgeport’s legislative liasion, to take job at Public Health...

Harris is a former WNPR reporter who has worked with Mayor Joe Ganim for the last three years.