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Danbury ascendant: Booming on nearly all fronts, but will state measures...

Mayor Mark Boughton credits a solid budget, the addition of 900 new businesses last year, and no tax increase as reasons to be cheerful; the nine-term mayor's November opponent maintains that "we need a new vision going forward.”

Lamont to Danbury crowd: ‘A lot of wind at our back’

Acknowledging that improvements “are not going to happen overnight," the governor promised that improvements to everything from Connecticut's economy and energy consumption to transportation and education are on the way.

Danbury’s plans to become ‘hub of the region’ gaining momentum

“We’re moving forward on a number of fronts, collaborating with everyone from the mayor’s office and zoning to commercial and retail developers,” says Betsy Paynter, executive director of CityCenter Danbury.

What will be the function of the old Tuxedo Junction?

Bidders “could rent it for a dollar a year if they’re doing their own improvements,” Mayor Mark Boughton said of the 7,000-square-foot property.

Bob Stefanowski: The Business Journal Interview

The Republican gubernatorial candidate talks about his plan to eliminate the income tax, increasing the state’s reliance on the private sector to help Connecticut’s economy, and why he’s opposed to highway tolls.

GOP gubernatorial candidate Obsitnik fails to secure public financing for 6th...

The latest rejection is apparently tied to an investigation of possible campaign finance violations.

Obsitnik under investigation for campaign finance violations

The investigation puts into question whether the Westport exec's campaign will qualify for $1.35 million in public financing grants, which have been approved for fellow Republican contenders Mark Boughton and Tim Herbst.

Politics update: Ganim in, Lauretti out of gubernatorial race

Both political parties’ primaries will be held on Aug. 14; the general election will take place on Nov. 6.

Connecticut GOP endorses Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton for governor

Former Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst and Westport-based technology executive Steve Obstinik won enough votes from delegates to enable a primary election on Aug. 14. State Sen. Joe Markley of Southington was endorsed by the convention for lieutenant governor and Hartford pub owner Matthew M. Corey was endorsed to challenge Chris Murphy for the U.S. Senate.

Danbury details plans to become transport hub with new transit center

The city estimates the new Danbury Transit Center would cost $27-30 million, not including the costs of acquiring some surrounding property and environmental clean-up.

Business rolls along for ball bearing maker

The firm came to life in the midst of World War II when Theodore Barth and Carl Norden – whose surnames were combined to form “Barden” – joined forces to make precision ball bearings for Norden’s bombsight.

CityCenter Danbury exec P.J. Prunty named president/CEO of Danbury Chamber

Prunty once served as the community service coordinator for Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton.

CT Dems move forward with tolls plan; Republicans not impressed

“Democrats now want to draw blood from a stone and impose yet another tax on the people of our state,” said Danbury Mayor and Republican gubernatorial candidate Mark Boughton.

Danbury mayor, former Diageo executive VP enter race for governor

This is Mark Boughton's third attempt to win statewide office and Guy Smith's first attempt at elected office.

OrthoConnecticut holding ribbon-cutting event in Danbury

The 40,000-square-foot facility at 2 Riverview Drive in the Berkshire Corporate Park, which opened earlier this year, consolidated the practice’s three Danbury office locations.