Black Rock may see brew lab

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A crowded stretch of road near the Fairfield border may be getting another new business soon. The Bridgeport Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday will consider a petition for the Aspetuck Brew Lab to open at  3389 Fairfield Ave. The petition is seeking a site plan review to permit the establishment of a small scale brewery […] [Read More]
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“Chopped” judge opening Stamford eatery

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Amore Cucina & Bar opens Monday at the former location of Amore Restaurant in Springdale, under the ownership of restaurateur Bruno DiFabio who has appeared as a judge on Food Network’s “Chopped” and who learned to make pizza at the original Amore. The updated restaurant is built in the style of a casual trattoria serving Italian […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport security system wins award

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Isonas, a Colorado-based manufacturer of access-control systems, has been awarded the 2014 Security Innovation Award-Municipal Sector for its work with the city of Bridgeport. This award recognizes the most impressive collaborative project involving the lead integrator, security vendors and end-user client. The Bridgeport installation involved integrated security systems to protect properties throughout the city, including […] [Read More]
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CTNext applications open through Feb. 13

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CTNext, a program aimed at entrepreneurs managed by Connecticut Innovations, the state-backed venture capital fund, on Wednesday announced the launch of the first round of its 2015 Entrepreneur Innovation Awards. The program is designed to help early-stage companies develop ideas and bring products to market faster. The application window is open through Feb. 13. EIA […] [Read More]
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Labor laws focus of federal lawsuit

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A federal lawsuit filed last week alleges that the state Department of Correction violated labor laws in discriminating against qualified female applicants. The suit, filed last week on behalf of a Bloomfield woman and more than 2,000 other female applicants, says the department used a physical fitness test that female applicants failed at rates significantly […] [Read More]
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Ashcroft to open office in Turkey

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Ashcroft, a Stratford company that manufactures gauges, thermometers and calibration equipment, on Tuesday announced the opening of a sales office in Istanbul, Turkey. “This office will support our global growth strategy, and gives Ashcroft the opportunity for direct access, providing enhanced service and support to our customers in the region,” Steven Culmone, Ashcroft president and […] [Read More]
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WrestleMania to land in Texas in 2016

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World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE:WWE) chose the home stadium of the Dallas Cowboys to host next year’s WrestleMania, scheduled for April 3, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. It will be the 32nd installment of Stamford-based WWE’s signature event, with this year’s WrestleMania scheduled for March 29 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., home of the San […] [Read More]
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Xpect Discounts in Danbury to close

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More than 80 people will find themselves on the unemployment rolls this spring when Xpect Discounts closes its doors. Officials with the Marc Glassman Inc. parent company that operates the discount grocery store chain said the company is closing the Newtown Road location because they decided not to renew their lease. More information on the […] [Read More]
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