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BCW names Maggie Peters to new economic development slot

The Business Council of Westchester has created the position of senior vice president of economic development and named a veteran of the field, Maggie...

Westchester planning new program for business startups

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOD4d1omzkM Westchester County is about to take another step designed to help expand the local economy through new business activity, the Business Journal has learned. To...

Bridgeport Mayor Ganim denounces former ally Trump as ‘unfit’ to serve

In 1994, Ganim brought in Trump to build a $350 million mixed-use development in the city's South End.

Google says CT reaped $5.43B in economic activity from its search...

Connecticut ranked 15th for total economic impact driven by Google's services.

Westchester businesses in spotlight during State of the County address

“The bottom line is this – we need to attract businesses and keep businesses here in Westchester County to keep our economy thriving," County Executive George Latimer said.

Israel offers U.S. companies great economic opportunities, says former Ambassador Daniel...

Shapiro also noted potential partnerships exist for U.S. companies in the Palestinian Territories.

Westchester County launches Element 46, an incubator program for businesses

The name Element 46 was chosen, in part, because the 46th element in science’s periodic table of elements is Palladium, which happens to be a catalyst.

Bridgeport unveils draft master plan for 10-year growth

The draft acknowledged Bridgeport's 22.1 percent poverty rate and 23 percent food insecurity rate.

Bridget Gibbons: Regional employment report shows Westchester may benefit from NYC...

What the report made clear is that Westchester needs to do more to capitalize on the influx of younger workers (ages 25 to 54).

Bridgeport receives $14.6M from state for infrastructure and development

The largest of the projects is a $7 million endeavor aimed at infrastructure improvements within Sikorsky Memorial Airport.

Momentum in Yonkers

“Yonkers development now has been reignited in all four corners of the city,” said Christina Gilmartin, the city's director of communications. “Developers are now approaching the city versus us seeking them out.

Town of Fairfield previews potential transit-oriented development

Property tax revenue is unevenly divided between stations, with the town center generating 22 percent and the Fairfield Metro area contributing only 5 percent.

Business exec Harry Arora takes aim at Jim Himes’ congressional seat

Political newcomer Harry Arora is seeking to become Connecticut's first Republican congressional representative in 10 years.

Hartsdale landlords, residents push new vision for struggling Four Corners

Hidden behind honking vehicles at rush hour, residents of nearby neighborhoods see the potential for a community gathering place with greenery, retail and new spaces to live and work.

Ganim highlights Bridgeport economy in context of statewide picture

Mayor Joe Ganim addressed the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce in a speech that mixed praise for the private sector with broad hints of themes for his bid to become Connecticut's next governor.