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“You have to be so flexible, accommodating your customers and your employees,” says Don Droppo Jr., owner, president and CEO of Curtis Packaging in Sandy Hook. “This is unprecedented for all of us, and you can either run from it or you can see it as an opportunity.”
The families behind the lawsuit say that Remington should be held liable for the 26 murders committed in 2012 because it sold the Bushmaster AR-15-style rifle used to commit the crimes, and that it targeted younger, at-risk males in marketing and product placement in violent video games.
Newtown’s Planning & Zoning Commission approved Michael Burton Sr.’s proposal for the construction of The Riverwalk at Sandy Hook Village, a 74-unit rental complex on an 11.8-acre site.
"We become involved when we let things touch us to the core," Richman, who founded the nonprofit The Avielle Foundation, told the audience at a 2016 Westfair event.
Tales both humorous and poignant were heard at the Westfair Communications Family-Owned Business Awards that honored more than 20 businesses from Westchester and Fairfield counties.
Westport Country Playhouse will present the world premiere of "Thousand Pines," Matthew Greene's drama on three families dealing with the aftermath of a school shooting.
The partnership will train students, educators and school administrators on identifying and handling potentially violent behaviors.
Kyle Lyddy had also served until April as the head of the Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission in Newtown.
Other Fairfield County companies on the list include Inspira Marketing of Norwalk and Darien recruitment agency The Pi Group.
Local residents’ complaints about noise and traffic resulted in Newtown’s issuing a cease-and-desist notice to Leaps of Faith Adaptive Skiers in 2017, followed by an injunction and finally a lawsuit filed earlier this year.
If approved, the building would hold four tenants, the largest of which – Lawn Doctor LLC – would occupy 3,000 square feet of commercial space and 800 square feet of office space.
The Port Authority plans to argue that the disposal of approved dredge material is vital to ensuring that waters remain open for commercial shippers and recreational boaters.
Remington's Bushmaster XM-15 was used in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre.
Past proposals hit snags in the face of public concerns over wetlands preservation, overdevelopment and traffic.
Tangoe’s new space was previously home to children’s clothing brand Carter’s, which moved its Connecticut operations to Atlanta.