Norwalk-based Priceline to buy Norwalk-based Kayak for $1.8 billion

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The two travel pricing internet companies announced Thursday that Priceline will acquire Kayak for $1.8 billion in cash and stock offering. Kayak went public in July and was founded in Norwalk about 8 years ago. The group that started the Kayak had deep experience at other travel websites and tech companies. Steve Hafner, Kayak co-founder […] [Read More]

CL&P to base NY NJ help in Stamford

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One day after declaring their work to restore power knocked out by Sandy, Connecticut Light & Power Co. is sending crews to the heavy hit regions in New York and New Jersey, but they will sleep, when they sleep, in Stamford. CL&P said it has ample crews left to respond to any new outages. Approximately […] [Read More]
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Banks open hotlines to take calls about mortgage payments after Sandy

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The State Banking Department has published a guide for borrowers facing difficulties paying mortgages or dealing with property damage after Sandy blasted the region. Here’s the update from Banking: Connecticut residents that have experienced property damage, loss or financial hardship resulting from Hurricane Sandy are encouraged to contact their mortgage company immediately to discuss individual […] [Read More]