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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.

Stamford Mayor Martin supports tolls plan; other area legislators split along...

"Like many residents in Stamford, I don't like paying tolls," Martin said, "but I applaud the governor's courageous commitment to fixing our transportation infrastructure while being financially responsible."

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.

Lamont creates Governor’s Workforce Council to improve business conditions

“Our systems don’t talk to each other enough, nor are we talking enough to the businesses where our students will ultimately seek employment,” Lamont said. “The status quo will no longer do." Council members include top executives at Bigelow Tea, Synchrony, and AQR Capital Management.

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.

Suite Talk: Charlie Shipman, managing principal at Blue Keel Financial Planning

"We are not investing in bitcoin, 3-D printing, AI and the fringe social media stuff," Shipman said.

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.

State Sen. Tony Hwang: Legislature must deal with ‘hard decisions’ this...

“I’m open to every discussion – I’m not a pure ‘no’" on electronic tolls, as are some of his high-profile Republican colleagues, the Transportation Committee member says.

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.

Fairfield County localities rank high on new CT safest cities list

Bridgeport was the lowest-placing Fairfield County municipality for safety with a 72rd place ranking.

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.

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.