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Spano: changing the perception of Yonkers was key to development

“I needed to change the perception of our city. I needed to change the perception of our city not just from the outside looking in but from the inside looking out,” Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano said.

Census: Stamford now state’s second-largest city as CT grows more diverse

The state's White population dropped by 11%, while the number of its Hispanic/Latino residents rose by 4%. Connecticut's Black and Asian populations also increased.

NY, CT attorneys general winners in census lawsuit

The attorneys general of New York and Connecticut were among those from 21 states, along with 10 cities, six counties and the U.S. Conference...

Lt. Gov. Bysiewicz encouraged by recovery efforts so far, ‘but you...

All things considered, Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz says she is pleased with how Connecticut’s public health and economic recovery efforts are going so far. Noting...

Rudikoff named to head Peekskill’s economic office, IDA

Matthew D. Rudikoff, who has been serving as Peekskill's economic development specialist, has been named to lead the city's Office of Economic Development while...

New York state ranks first in population loss (again)

Newly reported data from the U.S. Census Bureau places New York at the top of the list of just nine states that lost residents between 2017 and 2018.

Uninsured rate drops 10%

Roughly 100,000 gained access to health insurance in 2011.

Gone at 18, back at 25

College age adults may be leaving Fairfield County, but they’re returning later in their careers, according to a new U.S. Census data release.

Median debt load increases by $20K

The median household debt increased 37 percent from 2000 to 2011, according to a new U.S. Census report.

Fairfield County tops another high-income list

The Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk metro area topped yet another list of most wealthy areas, this time by a report by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Home-based jobs on the up

In lower Fairfield County, more than 3,000 people now work at least one day a week from home compared five years earlier.

The parent trap – balancing the cost of aging parents

Margaret Preston of U.S. Trust writes on the needs of the county’s elderly population.

In the field

Home ownership ticked up in Fairfield County last year, and other news affecting Fairfield County businesses.

No water, no dirt, no worry

Long a fixture in offices, The Silk Touch is finally getting around to furnishing floral displays for weddings.

In brief

News and notes from around Fairfield County.