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Stamford Mayor Simmons speaks to city’s future in ‘fireside chat’

“I think we need to do a much better job of marketing our schools,” she stated.

Lamont, in Norwalk, talks up federal infrastructure funding to combat climate...

"This infrastructure bill gives us an opportunity to make a life-changing difference," Lamont said.

Norwalk’s JuiceBar in reseller pact for government infrastructure projects

The company has installed EV charging stations at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport.

Stratford Mayor Hoydick praises town’s business community in weathering the pandemic

The mayor highlighted new corporate tenants, a strong housing market and infrastructure improvements.

Connecticut’s rainy day fund hits new $3.03B peak

Lembo also projected Connecticut is heading into Fiscal Year 2021 with a $2.1 billion deficit.

Rockland County freezes government hiring

"It goes without saying that these are challenging times," said County Executive Ed Day.

Westchester County Association forms group for post-pandemic recovery

Although there still is no definitive time line for the reopening of Westchester County businesses, an effort to help lay the groundwork for economic...

The Business Council of Westchester sets up recovery task force

The Business Council of Westchester is moving forward with an effort to help transition from the COVID-19 economic shutdown to economic recovery. Through its...

Workshops scheduled on applying for state funding

“These informational workshops are a tremendous opportunity for local business owners to learn more about the CFA application process and the funding available to expand their businesses,” Westchester County Executive George Latimer said.

American Lung Association faults CT and NY on tobacco policies

Connecticut was graded a D on offering access to tobacco cessation services and New York got an F for tobacco prevention and for cessation funding.

New Canaan considers oversight of local Airbnb activity

New Canaan’s Town Council is taking aim at the local proliferation of Airbnb rentals and its impact on the quality of life.

Survey: CT businesses mostly pessimistic about state’s near-term economy

“Unfortunately, business leaders feel not enough lawmakers take the state’s challenges seriously,” said CBIA President and CEO Joe Brennan.

Boyle named to second spot in U.S. Attorney’s Office of Connecticut

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut has named Leonard C. Boyle the First Assistant U.S. Attorney, the second-ranking position within that office.

Shelton Mayor Lauretti positions his small city for big business growth

“Last year, we pulled two big companies into Shelton — Unilever and United Healthcare — with over 1,600 employees total,” Mayor Mark Lauretti said. “The bad news is that we pulled them from other places in Connecticut."

Stamford Mayor David Martin seeks fiscal rewards without pursuing risks

David Martin's approach to running the city has generated positive results. Since his election in 2013, Stamford has maintained an AAA bond rating, and the fiscal year 2018 budget is projected to carry a $4.8 million surplus, with no planned cuts to the municipal workforce.