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Scholastic permanently closing Danbury facility; Bartaco, Suit Supply USA announce furloughs

The effect on Scholastic of the COVID-19 pandemic "includes significantly decreased revenue and customer counts as a result of widespread cancellation of orders across the book fairs, book clubs and scholastic education departments," according to the company's Senior Human Resources Manager Donna Millillo.

NFL alumni group donating 14,000 surgical masks to area first responders

The masks will be distributed at Darien Town Hall, at 2 Renshaw Road, today to representatives of Darien, Fairfield, Greenwich, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford, Weston, Westport, and Wilton.

Greenwich Hospital, Yale New Haven Health see positive signs in COVID-19...

Yale New Haven Health System CEO Marna Borgstrom said that while various models differ, “the arc of the curve (of positive cases) is slowing down and tailing off.”

Logistics industry scrambling to address fluctuating needs worldwide

“The transportation industry continues to be invaluable to supply U.S. citizens as they are sheltered and will be invaluable as we return to economic normalcy," said Federal Maritime Commission Commissioner Carl Bentzel.

Hospitality, tourism sectors taking a beating; hoping for jump-start once crisis...

“We are starting to plan for our economic recovery and continue to look to book events over the next couple of years,” says Thomas Madden, Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau chair and Director of Economic Development for Stamford.

Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery Specialists, citing COVID-19, adjusts patient acceptance process

ONS' Harrison office is not accepting appointments until the pandemic abates.

Massive layoffs at Macy’s, Kohl’s, Gap, Bridgeport bakery, Mystic Seaport

Bridgeport’s Lecoq Cuisine Corp. has laid off 181 workers. “Although this action may be temporary, given the uncertainty created by this pandemic, this separation may be permanent,” according to Chief People Officer Laura Brown.

Stratford’s Athletic Brewing Co. realizes explosive growth with nonalcoholic beer over...

In keeping with its healthy philosophy, the maker of non-alcoholic beer donates 2% of all sales to a selected trail or park as part of its “Two for the Trails” initiative. “We’re hoping to donate a six-figure sum this year," says co-founder Bill Shufelt.

Greenwich development receives $1.1 million in low-income housing tax credits

Work includes the “gut” rehabilitation of 42 units, 11 of which will be for households with 25% Area Median Income (AMI) and 31 of which will be for households with 50-60% AMI. 

COVID-19 LATEST: Fed stimulus bill to be voted on today; CT...

As for personal protective equipment (PPE), the governor said that while the wait continues for federal supplies to arrive, "We're not gonna sit around and wait for the cavalry to come in." Lamont said the state is "vetting lots of different options, offers" for PPE, "some of which seem a little shady, frankly."

Greenwich’s Mary Anne Schmitt-Carey becomes first CEO for Partnership for CT

The nonprofit announced yesterday that it is donating 60,551 laptops to students attending high school in some of the state’s most under-resourced school districts.

Greenwich luxury condo complex sells out for $25M-plus

The completion of the sales "underscores the overall buyer demand for new construction, city-inspired living in traditionally suburban markets,” said Joanne Mancuso, a real estate agent in Houlihan Lawrence’s Greenwich office.

Greenwich Hospital outlines $70 million expansion project

“We have had patients having to travel 40-50 miles for cancer care, particularly with post-surgical procedures when they’re not feeling well," hospital president Norman Roth said. “There’s no reason to have to continue to do that.”

Vineyard Vines shutters stores through March 27

The Stamford-based retailer will continue to pay store teams for any previously scheduled shifts during the shutdown.

COVID-19 CRISIS: Lamont issues exec order to limit public gatherings to...

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) State Laboratory has identified three additional presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, Gov Ned Lamont announced today. To...