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Newtown Savings Bank making ‘Power of Local’ rebrand more than just...

Newtown Savings Bank’s new tagline — “The Power of Local” — comes with what President Ken Weinstein says is a twist: They really mean it.

Danbury ascendant: Booming on nearly all fronts, but will state measures...

Mayor Mark Boughton credits a solid budget, the addition of 900 new businesses last year, and no tax increase as reasons to be cheerful; the nine-term mayor's November opponent maintains that "we need a new vision going forward.”

Danbury’s FuelCell Energy cuts 135 jobs as losses continue to mount

The swooning company's stock stood at 99 cents on Oct. 16 and closed last night at 28 cents; it has until May 28 to attain and hold at $1 or risk delisting from the Nasdaq.

Fairfield County home health care franchisees sued over wage violations

The collective and class-action suit alleges a failure to pay overtime and the unlawful deduction of wages from some 400 home health aides.

Conn. craft brewers wary of legislation that could impinge on their...

“Connecticut is not a good place to do business right now,” says Mark Szamatulski, co-owner of Veracious Brewing Co. in Monroe. “None of us make the rules, and if they can just keep shifting them around to benefit the bigger guys, where does that leave us?”

Women’s clothier Soft Surroundings coming to Danbury

The store will be the St. Louis retailer's second in Connecticut, following a 2007 opening in South Windsor, and 77th overall.

Fairfield County’s last Friendly’s restaurant to close

The Danbury location is one of three Connecticut restaurants to shut down.

Danbury Hospital triumphs as state’s only robotic cardiac surgery facility

"He saved my life," said patient Tony Teixeira of Dr. Robert Gallagher, the only board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon in Connecticut, and one of the only in New England, with advanced expertise in robotic cardiac surgery.

Emerson spending $49 million on new HQ in Brookfield

The global technology and engineering company is building a global headquarters in Brookfield’s Berkshire Corporate Park.

Danbury’s Odyssey Logistics continues impressive growth – but wonders if state...

“It matters little to us if the governor is a Democrat or a Republican,” says founder, president and CEO Bob Shellman. “We just want someone with common sense when it comes to relating to business.”

Lamont to Danbury crowd: ‘A lot of wind at our back’

Acknowledging that improvements “are not going to happen overnight," the governor promised that improvements to everything from Connecticut's economy and energy consumption to transportation and education are on the way.

CSCU approves 5 percent tuition increase at Connecticut state universities

Average tuition and fees at CSCU universities -- including WestConn in Danbury -- will increase by $479 or 4.4 percent for an in-state undergraduate commuter student and by $860 or 3.6 percent for in-state residential students.

Danbury Housing Authority exec director Carolyn Sistrunk to retire

Sistrunk has also been president and chairman of the board of directors of Danbury Housing Development Corp. since 2016.

Go Team: Area companies experimenting with team-building offerings

Escape rooms, scavenger hunts, and axe-throwing competitions go well beyond the traditional corporate spa retreats.

Tuition hike proposed for regional universities; community colleges next

A final vote on the proposed 5 percent increase at Danbury's Western Connecticut State and three other universities will take place on March 28.