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Darien’s Smile Coffee Werks debuts compostable coffee pods

A version for Keurig machines is scheduled to be released in the spring.

State lawmakers debate bill that would legalize recreational marijuana

“We can no longer stick our heads in the sand,” Gov. Ned Lamont said in written testimony on Monday. “Cannabis currently, and will be increasingly, available to residents of Connecticut. While I do not believe that cannabis is a riskless drug, I do believe our state is better off developing a well-regulated market for cannabis.”

Month after sale, plans afoot to turn Darien Playhouse into retail/residential...

Under a developer's plan, the property would be repurposed as retail space on the first floor and four apartments on the second floor. The Playhouse’s marquee would remain in place.

Mostly rosy picture at Southern Connecticut Building Owners’ ‘State of the...

“Stamford could become the sixth borough of Manhattan" if the promise of improved train service becomes a reality, according to BLT Co-president Ted Ferrarone.

Tolls issue tops talk at Stamford chamber’s legislative breakfast

While the current version of Gov. Ned Lamont's CT2030 transportation plan estimates its trucks-only tolls component will raise $170-180 million a year for infrastructure improvements, that is only "a small fraction of what is needed,” according to State Sen. Alex Bergstein, D-36th (Greenwich, New Canaan and Stamford),

Darien Playhouse sells for $11.3 million

The nearly 21,000-square-foot theater building at 1077 Boston Post Road was built in 1927; it has since been converted into retail space that preserves its vintage architecture.

Houlihan Lawrence’s year-end housing report shows shifting market

The fourth-quarter report on Westchester’s housing market from Rye Brook-based brokerage firm Houlihan Lawrence describes a “paradigm shift” taking place with sellers accepting that...

Henkel North America continues to impress locally in face of uneasy...

Community and consumer outreach is winning plaudits from officials and consumers, while the German company admits it's facing "a challenging market environment in fiscal 2020 that is difficult to predict.”

$8.4 billion sale of Darien railroad operator Genesee & Wyoming completed

G&W owns or leases 119 freight railroads organized in locally managed operating regions with 8,000 employees serving 3,000 customers.

Westchester’s Hernan Prada Hair opens salon in Darien

Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Prada began his career as an apprentice at the age of fifteen at LLongueras, a salon known for styling the Royal Family in Spain.

Stamford’s Gofer Ice Cream looking to franchise beyond CT

Gofer opened its first store in 2003 and has since grown, with both company- and franchisee-owned shops in Greenwich, Cos Cob, Stamford, Wilton, and Darien.

Sisters doin’ it for themselves with Dudley Stephens fleece apparel brand

“There are no limits to what we can do with the brand,” declares CEO Lauren Stephens, who with sister/COO Kaki McGrath co-founded the company four years ago. The firm opened an office/showroom near Greenwich Avenue in February.

Incumbent leaders returning to office – except for Fairfield’s Tetreau

Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling, and Trumbull First Selectman Vicki Tesoro were all re-elected, while State Rep. Fred Camillo is taking as Greenwich First Selectman from the retiring Peter Tesei.

Carta, McAlister & Moore renew lease on Darien law office

The firm had been based at the property since January 2012.

Urby Stamford replaces infamous ‘hole in the ground’

The project’s second and final phase, which will add 184 apartments to its recently-opened 464 units, will begin in January and take about 15 months to complete, says developer David Barry.