Norwalk encourages shoppers to head out for Small Business Saturday

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Black Friday, with its promised discounts and its crowds, usually looms large over post-Thanksgiving shopping, but consumers are being encouraged to pile into stores the next day as well. Nov. 30 is Small Business Saturday, an annual celebration of small businesses across the country. The Greater Norwalk Chamber of Commerce and Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling […] [Read More]
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Praxair executive to speak at Dec. 3 conference

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Praxair’s new senior vice president and chief financial officer Matthew White, who will take over the post on January 1, will address CITI’s Basic Materials Conference in New York on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. White will discuss Praxair’s growth strategies and business outlook. The presentation and audio webcast will be available on Praxair’s […] [Read More]
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Fairfield County to be represented at CT at Work event

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Christopher Bruhl, CEO of the Business Council of Fairfield County, Cecelia Brucki, Fairfield University history professor, and Susan Tabachnick, who has been involved in the arts and preservation community in Bridgeport for nearly 30 years and is senior associate at the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport, will participate in the CT at Work conference on Dec. […] [Read More]
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Pullman & Comley honored for pro-bono work

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Bridgeport-based law firm Pullman & Comley was recognized by the Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section (YLS) for its contribution to the $1 million pro bono service campaign, the firm said in a release. It became a member of the $150,000 club for firms that performed in excess of that amount of pro bono work. […] [Read More]
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Save the Children finalizes building sale

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Save the Children has closed on the sale of its 58,771-square-foot building at 54 Wilton Road in Westport, selling the property to STC Green of Westport. The deal was announced in August. The non-profit agency plans to relocate its headquarters next spring to a nearby property that will be suitable for its growing operations. It […] [Read More]
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Jepsen scolds regulators in UnitedHealthcare matter

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While the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will review UnitedHealthcare’s provider networks following the insurance company’s decision to eliminate a significant number of doctors from its Medicare Advantage Plan networks beginning next year, Attorney General George Jepsen said that the federal regulators need to do more to support vulnerable patients affected by the […] [Read More]
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FDA approves Purdue Pharma drug for testing

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Purdue Pharma announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted for review a new drug application for TarginiqT ER Tablets CII, for the management of chronic pain. “This milestone brings us closer to offering an important treatment option for the management of chronic pain,“ said Dr. Gary Stiles, Purdue Pharma’s senior vice president […] [Read More]
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Sikorsky names 2013 Youth Innovator Award winner

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Sikorsky Aircraft named a Tennessee teenager its 2013 Igor Sikorsky Youth Innovator Award winner, handing out a $1,000 scholarship check for imagining an electrically driven helicopter designed to hit the skies by mid-century. Vance Hudson, 15, from Collierville, Tenn., designed his S-2050 helicopter with a detachable main section that he says would allow operators to […] [Read More]
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