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Redding’s Maple Hill Farm listed at $19 million

The property includes three-acre pond stocked with a largemouth bass and brown trout.

Aspetuck Land Trust acquires Gilbertie’s Farm in Easton for $2 million

The land trust intends to keep Gilbertie’s -- the largest certified organic greenhouse operation in the Northeast -- as a working farm in perpetuity and is exploring ways the farm can be more accessible to the community.

Incumbent leaders returning to office – except for Fairfield’s Tetreau

Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling, and Trumbull First Selectman Vicki Tesoro were all re-elected, while State Rep. Fred Camillo is taking as Greenwich First Selectman from the retiring Peter Tesei.

Majority of CT municipalities increase property taxes; Weston leads county

Connecticut’s property tax burden per capita is almost twice the U.S. average and third-highest in the U.S., according to the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities report.

Conn. craft brewers wary of legislation that could impinge on their...

“Connecticut is not a good place to do business right now,” says Mark Szamatulski, co-owner of Veracious Brewing Co. in Monroe. “None of us make the rules, and if they can just keep shifting them around to benefit the bigger guys, where does that leave us?”

Lamont’s education plan includes more funds from municipalities, district consolidations

“With all due respect to the new governor and state legislature, this kind of a structural shift has implications that will extend far beyond the best intentions of present leadership," says Newtown First Selectman Dan Rosenthal.

Lamont pitches school consolidation plan to Fairfield County first selectmen

"It’s important to lead with the carrot and not force peoples’ hands,” the governor said.

Fairfield County leads state in median household income – and has...

Continuing flight from New York City and ambitious plans to improve Connecticut's rail system bode well for the future, although one local economics professor wonders if it will truly last.

Lawmakers suggest creating State of Connecticut Bank

Another bill would establish the Connecticut Infrastructure Bank to provide financial support for infrastructure projects.

CT loses population; highest household incomes are in Fairfield County

The state had 3,572,665 residents between July 1, 2017, and July 2018, representing a loss of 1,215 residents.

Pair of Newtown breweries adding to county’s burgeoning beer-making scene

Reverie Brewing Co. is under construction on Church Hill Road, while Asylum Brewing Co. has received the town’s okay to become the first for-profit commercial tenant at Fairfield Hills.

Public input absent as WestCOG works on transportation plan

The group is working hard to get public comment ahead of writing its long-range transportation plan: “We’re on track to exceed the number of people who attended our meetings for the last plan, in 2015,” said WestCOG Executive Director Francis Pickering. That number, however, was just 10.

Redding’s Absolute Transportation considers joys and challenges in CT limousine industry

Sean P. Morris, owner of Absolute Transportation LLC in Redding, faces high gas prices, heavy traffic, Uber competition and the threat of tolls on Connecticut's roads.

Two-building Darien Green sold for nearly $5M; will re-emerge as Darien...

“Darien Crossing is the epitome of an asset in need of modernization and a new identity,” said Nick Fletcher, a member of the new ownership group, which has plans for a full interior and exterior capital improvement project.

CT Labor Dept.: Unemployment down in 90 percent of municipalities

Within Fairfield County, both Redding and Wilton had the lowest unemployment rate in 2017 at 3.6 percent, followed closely by Ridgefield and Westport, both at 3.7 percent.