Survey finds economic optimism

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High-net-worth investors in Connecticut, New York and New Jersey are more optimistic about the national economy than they were last July, according to the results of a survey conducted by Morgan Stanley Wealth Management in the fourth quarter of 2014. Morgan Stanley, which has local offices in Fairfield, Greenwich, Ridgefield, Stamford and Westport, found that […] [Read More]
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WWE Network hits 1 million

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Updated Jan. 27 at 7:12 pm. World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE:WWE) needed just 11 months to reach 1 million subscribers for its WWE Network, which the Stamford-based company said makes it the fastest growing digital subscription service. This month, Stamford-based WWE began promoting the network in the United Kingdom, contributing to a 37 percent increase in […] [Read More]
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Frontier: “network performed as it should”

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Frontier Communications (NYSE:FTR) reported no widespread outages during the blizzard Monday night and Tuesday morning, with the company adhering to mandatory travel bans before dispatching vehicles. As of 4 p.m., the Stamford-based company had about 100 employees out in the field in its Fairfield County service area dealing with varying service issues, according to Paul […] [Read More]
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New guide to be published in Westport

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The Westport Weston Chamber of Commerce will be publishing a new membership/visitor’s guide and will be holding a photo contest for the front cover. It has been five years since the last visitor’s guide was created. The new guide, to be published in early spring, will feature an upgraded pull out map, a focus on […] [Read More]
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IT tips for the NEXT storm of the century …

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With the blizzard a reminder for some of all the things they meant to do after Sandy so they could slog through work whatever Mother Nature may throw, Linda Kuppersmith of Stamford-based CMIT Solutions has a few easy ones on the checklist to think about for the Next Big One: • log off all programs […] [Read More]
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Stamford mall to stay closed Tue.

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Stamford Town Center will remain closed Tuesday, with the mall’s general manager stating she anticipates reopening Wednesday at 10 a.m. Store and restaurant hours may vary when the mall reopens, according to Meredith Keeler, general manager of Stamford Town Center, which is operated by Taubman Centers (NYSE:TCO). Keeler said Stamford Town Center will post updates […] [Read More]
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Malloy lifts travel ban in Fairfield County

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Updated at 11:58 a.m. Connecticut Light & Power has restored electricity to most customers impacted by the morning outage, with just two customers still out just before noon. Updated at 11:03 a.m. Connecticut Light & Power is reporting nearly 1,600 customers without power in Greenwich, one of the few pockets in Connecticut where electricity is […] [Read More]
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Connecticut travel ban takes effect

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A travel ban went into effect in Connecticut at 9 p.m. on Monday until further notice, as determined by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, with Metro-North running its last eastbound train from Grand Central Station at 9 p.m. The ban extends to all vehicles except for plows, emergency response vehicles and tow trucks with the ability […] [Read More]
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