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EXCLUSIVE: The Business Council of Fairfield County had considered shutting before...

“The Business Council has a lot of resources that it provided to the community," James Fitzgerald tells the Business Journal. "It’s a little too soon (to discuss a possible resurrection after the coronavirus crisis has passed), but there are all sorts of ideas flying out. We’ll evaluate them when it’s appropriate.”

The Business Council of Fairfield County folding in face of COVID-19

The move comes less than three months after the board named Erin Flynn its new president and CEO after Chris Bruhl retired from that position after 30 years.

The Business Council of Fairfield County’s new chief Erin Flynn: Urbanization...

“I know it’s happening in Stamford," says the incoming Council president and CEO, "but we need to see if we can capture more of the next generation’s talent base in places like Norwalk and Bridgeport as well.”

Chris Bruhl retiring as president/CEO of Business Council of Fairfield County;...

The 72-year-old Bruhl, who was with the Business Council for 30 years, described his successor as "a proven, creative, collaborative leader (who will) take a great organization to an even higher level of excellence.”

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.

Suite Talk: Chris Bruhl, president and CEO of The Business Council...

Bruhl discusses what he sees as the county’s strengths, the Business Council’s hopes for the state’s incoming governor – and how the state needs to look beyond its borders for more opportunities.

First County Bank Chairman/CEO to be honored by Business Council of...

Rey Giallongo is also the vice chairman and a member of the board of commissioners of the Stamford Downtown Special Services District.

CT economic growth commission recommends tax overhaul, cost-reduction measures

The commission's report also advocates raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022, tightening union bargaining rules and cutting state spending by $1 billion a year while adding spending in cities and on transportation.

Business leaders: Uncertainty, unsettled issues cloud 2018 forecast

“We will struggle to grow by zero to 1 percent," forecasts Connecticut Business & Industry Association President and CEOJoe Brennan.

Trump tax plan gets mixed reviews from business community

Frustration over a lack of detail leaves observers hopeful but wary.

Business and political leaders give Malloy-era largely damning reviews

Some high marks for the outgoing governor's attempts to fix the fiscal mess he inherited ... but actual accomplishments are few, according to observers.

Minus funds, Connecticut’s tourism department takes over marketing via ‘listening tour’

Meanwhile, the Western Connecticut Convention and Visitors Bureau in Litchfield is hoping to persuade lawmakers to restore financing.

The futurists in the gray-flannel suits

Global Game Jam showcases and encourages Fairfield County's tech talent, a key component for business growth.

Connecticut sees billion-dollar benefits in interstate work

A state analysis found more than $40 billion in economic benefits could be generated by widening portions of I-95 and I-84 .

Business Council pursues the grail of fast, frequent rail service

A panel discussion draws 120 to discussion of modern transportation and its effects on growth.