Fight over Bridgewater site continues in Stamford

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In today’s Advocate, Martin Cassidy reports that developer Building and Land Technology is slated to appear Wednesday before the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals to defend an unauthorized 2011 demolition of a boatyard that had been located on a prized 14-acre waterfront parcel the company owns. BLT is vying to develop the property, which overlooks […] [Read More]
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Concealed weapons restrictions may do more harm, says Quinnipiac study

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Restrictions on carrying concealed weapons may lead to greater gun violence, as a study from Quinnipiac University found. Similarly, bans on assault weapons don’t have  a significant effect on murder rates at the state level, according to research by Mark Gius, a professor of economics at the university’s School of Business and Engineering. The study, […] [Read More]
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Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that it delivered its first fully configured S-76D(TM) helicopter, the latest in the long and highly successful Sikorsky S-76(TM) commercial aircraft family, to the Bristow Group Inc.   (PRNewsFoto/Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.)

Sikorsky delivers 1st in latest line of chopper

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Sikorsky Aircraft announced on Monday the delivery of the first fully configured S-76D helicopter, the latest version of the highly successful S-76 commercial aircraft family. The shipment to offshore-energy helicopter services provider Bristow Group is the first of potentially 26 such orders put in by Bristow last March. The Houston-based company currently has about 100 Sikorsky […] [Read More]
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“Business & Bagels” with SCORE

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Want a little business advice with your breakfast? SCORE Fairfield County is co-sponsoring a free “Business & Bagels” workshop, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 at the Rowayton Library, 33 Highland Ave. in Norwalk. The event’s speaker – back by popular demand, according to SCORE – is slated to be Rick Brooks, […] [Read More]
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Fairfield Public Library hosting 1-on-1 Obamacare tutorials

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The Fairfield Public Library is hosting one-on-one help sessions about the Affordable Care Act on Tuesdays and Saturdays all month. The library is scheduling four one-hour sessions for each of those days – between 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays – in which a trained expert will help […] [Read More]
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Greenwich PE fund picks up pasta company

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Greenwich private-equity fund Brynwood Partners has acquired Joseph’s Pasta Company from Nestle Prepared Foods. The deal was announced Monday morning and terms and conditions were not disclosed. Joseph’s, based in Haverhill, Ma., employs over 300 people. It has a “leading position as a manufacturer and marketer of premium frozen stuffed pasta for the foodservice segment,” […] [Read More]
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Sikorsky Credit Union dishing out 5 $1,000 scholarships

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Stratford-based Sikorsky Credit Union is offering five high school seniors $1,000 scholarships to use for higher education. The program is named after Thomas Williams, who retired in 2012 after more than 30 years as CEO and president of the credit union. Applicants must submit an essay on the subject “How Sikorsky Credit Union helped me […] [Read More]
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Reed expands Russia portfolio with IPSA purchase

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Reed Exhibitions, Norwalk-based event organizer, continues developing its Russian business with the acquisition of IPSA Promotional Products Spring and IPSA Promotional Products Autumn trade shows. The next IPSA Promotional Products Spring-2014, the milestone 25th edition, will be held in Crocus Expo, Moscow, from Feb. 11-13. IPSA is a specialised trade exhibition dedicated to advertising and […] [Read More]
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