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Imus home sells for $14.4M in Westport

A sprawling waterfront estate in Westport that was most recently home to radio personality Don Imus and his wife Deirdre has been sold for $14.4 million.

Plastic bag bans gain steam along Sound

Larchmont, N.Y., last month joined the growing ranks of municipalities led by Westport that have moved to ban disposable plastic bags.

CEO Insights: ‘Mistakes are growth in disguise’

Contributor Brad Scheller recently sat down in Westport for a conversation with J. Philip Bender, managing partner of The Bender Financial Group and a general agent of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co., to hear his thoughts on hiring, building and aligning effective teams.

From the Emerald Isle, a Westport staple

For five generations, the Gaults have carried the torch of their Westport family business. Last week, the family celebrated the company’s 150th anniversary.

Connecticut Innovations invests in social app developer

Connecticut Innovations recently invested $750,000 in seed money into the web-based technology company deets Inc., based in Westport.

‘The decline … is firmly in place’

Even as Connecticut launched programs to promote startups, PwC warned of declining venture capital investment nationally.

Legal champions of Fairfield County

From corporate law to trusts and estates, Fairfield County has no shortage of outstanding legal counsel – including these standouts.

Gupta gets 2 years

Former McKinsey & Co. managing director Rajat Gupta received a two-year prison term and a $5 million fine for leaking insider trading tips.

Tech innovators ‘to watch’ unveiled

The Connecticut Technology Council selected 75 high-tech companies for a Nov. 1 innovation summit.

Maplewood finishes 2 senior communities

Maplewood Senior Living has finished construction on its two senior living communities in East Norwalk and Darien.

Conn. syncs up with Calif. startup

An early employee of Priceline.com Inc. has established a Westport headquarters for her California startup deets Inc., on the promise of funding from the state of Connecticut.

Construction company celebrates 20 years

Despite the construction industry being hit hard by the recession, A. Pappajohn Company (APC) has weathered the storm well.

CFO embezzled $1M

A New York resident pleaded guilty to embezzling $1.1 million while CFO of a Westport hedge fund.

Sterling acquires HVAC co.

Sterling Investment Partners acquired HVAC maintenance provider Service Logic.

Westport firm sells stake

Westport Capital Markets L.L.C. sold a 49 percent stake to MLV & Co. Financial for an undisclosed amount.