Ridgebury Tankers takes space in Westport

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Abbey Road Advisors, a private real estate investment firm based in Fairfield, announced that 33 Riverside Ave., in Westport, a 42,000-square-foot office building is now fully leased. Ridgebury Tankers, a shipping company founded in April 2013, has leased 3,772 square feet for five years on the third floor of the building. Abbey Road Advisors is […] [Read More]
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Connecticut sets record for foreign exports in 2013

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Connecticut was among 16 states in the country that set a record for its foreign exports in 2013, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce in a press release last week. The state ranked 12th with $16.5 billion worth of merchandise exports, representing an increase of 3 percent over last year. The total record-setting value […] [Read More]
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BMW of Bridgeport offers test driving of latest all electric car

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BMW of Bridgeport is hosting a “Test Drive the All-New BMW i3 All Electric Car” day next Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can reserve a spot on the link above to test out the car, which BMW touts as having a range of 80 to 100 miles and full-charging time […] [Read More]
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Metro-North commuter “speak out” still on

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Despite the snowy weather today, the planned Metro-North commuter “Speak Out” at Pequot Library scheduled for this evening is still on, according to Jim Cameron, founder of the newly formed Commuter Action Group.   The event takes place from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at 720 Pequot Ave., Southport. Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner Jim Redeker will […] [Read More]
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Sikorsky tests CH-53K helicopter prototype

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Sikorsky tests CH-53K helicopter prototype Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of Hartford-based United Technologies, has powered up the engines and spun the rotor head on the first prototype CH-53K heavy lift helicopter. The event continues the “bare head light off” phase of testing — so named because it was conducted without rotor blades — that began […] [Read More]
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Xerox helps Department of Veterans Affairs in health care claims pricing

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Xerox helps Department of Veterans Affairs in health care claims pricing Xerox has been selected to improve the health care claims pricing strategy for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration. Xerox will help the VHA meet new Federal guidelines for non-contracted home health and hospice services provided by non-VA medical providers. VHA will […] [Read More]
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SoundWaters’ Business and Environment series continues Feb. 25

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SoundWaters will hold the next of its Business and Environment Speaker series from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Purdue Pharma, 201 Tresser Blvd., Stamford, which is sponsoring the event. Joe McGee, vice president, of public policy and programs at the Business Council of Fairfield County, will give an overview of the business […] [Read More]
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TFI Envision president, VP join Car Care Council

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Two top executives from Norwalk-based TFI Envision have joined the Car Care Council Women’s Board. Elizabeth Ball, president/creative director and Mary Ellen Butkus, vice president, are the newest additions to the board. The Car Care Council Women’s Board is comprised of both professional women and men who are focused on providing car care information to […] [Read More]
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