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CT state Sen. Tony Hwang: Lack of post-pandemic planning is...

"We all need to create a more viable, sustainable, and financially sensible form of government," says the Deputy Senate Republican Leader, whose 28th District includes Easton, Fairfield, Newtown, Weston and Westport.

Newtown Savings Bank expanding into Bridgeport

The city has been the focus of the bank’s expansion plans for several years.

Conn. GOP working on plan to help bars and restaurants as...

“Whether it’s from part of the $1.4 billion sent by Congress through the CARES Act, or from the rainy day fund, those funds need to be opened up now to keep our industry afloat,” said CT Brewers Guild Executive Director Phil Pappas.

CT state Sen. Hwang named Senate ranking leader on Public Health...

Hwang's district includes Easton, Fairfield, Newtown, Weston and Westport.

Aquila’s Nest Vineyards aims to make an oenophilic splash in Newtown

When Neviana Zhgaba and Ardian Llomi decided they’d like to try their hand at owning and operating a winery, they knew precisely what approach...

13 Fairfield County towns receiving state funding for infrastructure improvements

The grants are being made through the Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP); this is the first time since 2016 that the state has awarded STEAP funding.

Health-food operation Boost Bowls bounds into Newtown

That the Newtown operation is at 6 Queen St. in the Big Y Plaza is no coincidence; the pair expect plenty of traffic from Newtown Middle School, where youngsters frequently walk home after classes.

Newtown Savings Bank picking up customers from larger banks, expanding locations

While hopeful that the federal government will make available some additional financial help, bank president and CEO Ken Weinstein says, "it’s pretty obvious that, right now at least, that we can’t count on that.”

Trio of banks unite to benefit local food pantries

Union Savings Bank, Savings Bank of Danbury, and Newtown Savings Bank have formed a fundraising alliance, “Feeding Our Neighbors Community Challenge,” through which the banks have donated a total of $45,000 to benefit the Danbury Food Collaborative.

Personal trainer Thomas Chin vs. the Quarantine 15

Chin's clients range "from kids to 71-year-young grandmas who are crushing it."

Boost Bowls to open third Connecticut site in Newtown

A grand opening is scheduled for the new location at 6 Queen St. in the Big Y Plaza on Oct. 9.

Gold in them thar buds? CT lawmakers looking at legalizing marijuana...

According to a new study, Connecticut could reap $35-$48 million in direct new revenue during the first year of legalized marijuana sales, which would escalate to $188-$223 million in the fifth year.

Future of housing at Fairfield Hills in hands of voters

The town spends some $200,000 a year on maintenance of the 185-acre campus.

Sandy Hook Promise PSA wins Emmy Award

“Back-to-School Essentials” is part of SHP’s “Know the Signs” prevention programs designed to help youth and adults recognize, intervene, and seek assistance for individuals who may be socially isolated and/or at risk of hurting themselves or others.

Majority of Fairfield County-based banks eke out Q2 capital increases

But it's anyone's guess what Q3 might bring.