Regional, national home prices rise in Sept.

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Home prices in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area increased by 1.7 percent in September, compared to the same time last year, as a report from CoreLogic indicated. The residential property information provider released its Home Price Index report for September on Tuesday. Comparing prices month-to-month, housing prices decreased by 1.1 percent from August to September of this […] [Read More]
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OperationsInc expands its organizational development services

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OperationsInc, the Norwalk-based human resources company, has expanded their Organizational Development Services, which helps businesses of all sizes reassess their structures. Meghan Hopkins, manager of clients services, will be at the helm of the expanded department, along with a team of eight organizational development specialists. “Businesses of every size can benefit from the involvement of […] [Read More]
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Making the most of social media at the Westport Library

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Social media can be a boon for small businesses – but how to make the most out of it? Learn about “Social Media Marketing” at the Westport library, from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25.  Jon Dupree, from the Danbury-based Calibrate Marketing & Mentoring, will discuss the best strategic use of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube […] [Read More]
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State powering up electric car market

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Last month, Connecticut paired up with seven other states to lay out an ambitious plan to put 3.3 million more electric cars on the streets by 2025. On Monday, in one of this state’s first moves since then, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced the awarding of grants for 56 publicly-available electric vehicle charging stations at 42 […] [Read More]
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BRBC hosting forum on “Our Aging Population”

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  The Bridgeport Regional Business Council is gearing up for a panel discussion next week called “Our Aging Population,” where you’ll be able to hear from local experts about products and services around the region available to senior citizens and their families. The event, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, will take place […] [Read More]
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Weichert kicks off toy drive

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Weichert Realty is launching its 35th annual toy drive, held now through Dec. 13. Community members are invited to drop off new, unwrapped toys at the company’s sales offices, to be delivered throughout the holidays in concert with charities to disadvantaged children. Weichert employees at the company’s corporate headquarters in Morris Plains, as well as […] [Read More]
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SAC Capital will plead guilty to insider trading, pay record penalty

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NEW YORK — SAC Capital Advisors, the high-flying, fast-trading hedge fund in coastal Stamford that’s become target No. 1 in the government’s crackdown of a new generation of Wall Street crimes, has agreed to plead guilty to insider trading and wire fraud, close its doors to outside investors, and pay the government a record sum […] [Read More]
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Meet Simon Pearce in Greenwich, Westport this week

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Looking to start the holiday shopping a little early? Simon Pearce, the artisan glass blower behind the chain of eponymous stores, will be visiting the Greenwich and Westport outlets this week, to meet with customers and sign pieces of his glasswork. Pearce will be in the Greenwich store, 125 E. Putnam Ave., from 11 a.m. […] [Read More]
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