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Danbury, Norwalk, Stamford named finalists for CTNext innovation grants

The program will distribute $30 million to the winning communities over a period of five years to support catalytic projects to stimulate their local innovation ecosystem.

British retailer Sports Direct buying bankrupt Bob’s Stores parent

The acquisition is expected to completed in the first half of May and will provide Sports Direct with what it called “a footprint in U.S. bricks-and-mortar retail and a platform from which to grow US online sales.”

Newtown Savings Bank announces succession plan

Among other moves, Kenneth L. Weinstein will succeed John F. Trentacosta as president and CEO effective Jan. 1, 2018.

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.

Commercial banking in Fairfield solid if not spectacular

The real challenge in today's environment is identifying and hiring new lending talent, bankers say.

Coldwell Banker snaps up pair of New Haven firms

Coldwell acquired another Connecticut realtor last November.

For Danbury Mayor Boughton, politics is all about business

Since becoming Danbury’s mayor in 2001 and serving eight consecutive two-year terms, Mark Boughton said that the encouragement of business growth and development has been a key focus.

Danbury Orthopedics consolidating operations in new musculoskeletal center

The new 40,000-square-foot Musculoskeletal Center of Excellence is located in Danbury's Berkshire Corporate Park.

American Family Care opening third Danbury center

The new location will be next to the Texas Roadhouse restaurant also under construction at 74 Newtown Road.

CT Gov. Malloy won’t seek third term as governor

Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst, and State Sen. Tony Hwang are all potential names to become the state's 89th govenor.

CSCU unveils ‘operational consolidation’ plan to save $41 million per year

The way the plan was approved -- if not the plan itself -- is the subject of discontent for the system's Faculty Advisory Committee.

Gymboree headed for bankruptcy: Report

The retailer has not posted an annual profit since 2011. Among its area stores are outlets in Danbury, Stamford and Trumbull in Fairfield County, and in Scarsdale and White Plains in Westchester.

Bob’s, Eastern Mountain Sports stores closing in Danbury, Fairfield

All told, the company plans to close 21 Bob’s Stores locations and 27 Eastern Mountain Sports outlets.

New independent eatery coming to Danbury in May

A new independently owned eatery specializing in "fast-fine food" is scheduled to open in downtown Danbury next month. Pour Me Coffee & Wine Café at 247...

State awards nearly $400K to 114 arts nonprofits

Arts organizations are eligible to apply if they have generated a minimum of $15,000 in matching funds from private contributions for each of their two most recently completed fiscal years.