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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.

Charlotte Russe goes out of business; store closings include Stamford, White...

Charlotte Russe stores in the region include the Danbury Fair, Stamford Town Center and Westfield Trumbull malls in Fairfield County, and at the Galleria White Plains and the Jefferson Valley Mall in Yorktown Heights in Westchester County.

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.

Lamont’s education plan includes more funds from municipalities, district consolidations

“With all due respect to the new governor and state legislature, this kind of a structural shift has implications that will extend far beyond the best intentions of present leadership," says Newtown First Selectman Dan Rosenthal.

Facing some harsh realities, CSCU head Mark Ojakian vows to keep...

"There are many new members in the General Assembly this year, so we have to educate them about our system and what we do," says Ojakian of the organization that's weighing a variety of tuition scenarios for the 2019-20 school year.

Colliers: County’s office market uneven in 4th quarter, but hope remains...

According to the firm’s fourth quarter report, after recording moderate gains in each quarter of 2017, the county’s office market gradually gave back those advances in 2018.

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.

Local cities placed high in ranking of ethnically diverse metros

Bridgeport and Yonkers were judged the most ethnically diverse cities in Fairfield County and Westchester, respectively.

Danbury’s Tech Air acquired by French industrial gas giant Air Liquide

Tech Air serves more than 45,000 customers, has about 550 employees and annual revenues of about $190 million.

Summit Development’s Felix Charney: ‘We’re as busy as we’ve ever been’

In addition to the big splash it made last October with the $17 million acquisition of Danbury's Matrix Corporate Center, the Southport developer is working on several other high-profile projects.

Tom Sharkis turns aquarium hobby into tank-cleaning business

"The greatest mistake I see is overfeeding," said Tom Sharkis, owner of Shark Attack Aquarium Maintenance.

Norwalk’s Wall Street Theater emerges from bankruptcy protection

"We’ve come out of it stronger and more financially solvent," said theater President Suzanne Cahill.