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WBDC announces $400K in grants being awarded to 44 women-owned businesses...

Roughly 32% of the recipients are minorities.

Lamont promising economic windfall from legalizing marijuana; Naysayers unconvinced

Although one supporter calls Lamont's bill “as tightly written as I have ever seen,” others say it does not go far enough in making the playing field equitable -- and other opponents object to legalizing marijuana at all.

NO SALE: Fairfield County real estate brokers say ‘mansion tax’ would...

Fairfield County unit sales were up in December 2020 by 59% compared to the previous December, with the median sales price of $606,000 representing a 34.7% increase.

Acting legend Christopher Plummer dead; Weston resident was 91

“I’m not a superstar, thank God,” the multiple award-winning actor told the New York Times in 1982. To be a superstar must be extremely tiring and limiting."

10 Fairfield County towns would bear the brunt of state Sen....

The Senate President Pro Tem’s proposal would require homeowners to pay an additional $50 in property tax a year for a house with a market value of $500,000, and another $400 a year for houses valued at $1 million.

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.

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

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

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.

CT Association of Realtors reverses longtime trends with two Democratic endorsements

"Connecticut's realtors have their fingers on the pulse of our state economy -- when markets are looking strong, they're often the first ones to see it," said State Sen. Will Haskell (D-26th), the first Democrat to get the group's nod in that district in a decade.

Eversource under fire as PURA hearings get underway

“This is not a time to just speak out and then go back to business,” Gov. Ned Lamont said. “Let’s not let this crisis go to waste.”

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.

State Sen. Tony Hwang voices support for Gov. Lamont’s rejection of...

"This was an attempted power play by the tribes to use the pandemic to bypass the legislature not only to gain approval for online gambling but to gain the exclusive right to offer it in Connecticut,” wrote Hwang and former Rep. Robert Steele.

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.

Bridgeport’s Harbor Yard Amphitheater gets ready for summer opening

Developer Howard Saffan says “a combination of Murphy’s Law and the weather" delayed the venue's opening by more than a year -- and that its original $15 million budget has been exceeded "dramatically."

Taking a toll on commuters: Lamont woos politicians and residents on...

The future of the governos’s ambitious 10-year, $21 billion CT2030 plan is very much in doubt, with state Republicans remaining skeptical and several of his fellow Democratic lawmakers hedging their bets as next year’s election looms.