Court: New Canaan towing firm at fault in 2011 deckhand death

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New Canaan-based Moran Towing is at fault in the December 2011 death of a deckhand, a federal judge ruled last week. The company must pay several million dollars to the family of Ricardo Young, a 58-year-old father of two who lived in Queens, N.Y., and was crushed to death aboard tugboat Turecamo Girls on the […] [Read More]
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Starwood Capital acquires majority interest in malls

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Through a controlled affiliate, Starwood Capital Group, a Greenwich-based private investment firm, has acquired a majority interest in seven regional malls in the United States from the Westfield Group, based in Sydney, Australia. As previously disclosed, Westfield will maintain a 10 percent common equity interest in the properties. The properties will become part of the […] [Read More]
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Revolution Lighting acquires Tri-State LED

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Revolution Lighting Technologies, Stamford-based LED lighting company, has acquired Tri-State LED in a cash and stock transaction. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Greenwich, Tri-State LED is a distributor of Revolution Lighting’s Seesmart LED lighting offerings with a client base across the tri-state area that includes municipalities, school systems, hospitals, convention centers […] [Read More]
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Blyth names new CEO

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Blyth, a Greenwich-based direct-to-consumer company and designer and marketer of health and wellness and beauty products and candles and accessories, has named Robert Goergen Jr., as CEO. He also was elected to its board of directors. He will remain president of PartyLite Worldwide, a position he has held since January 2012. Goergen will continue to […] [Read More]
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AT&T seeks to hire 30 across state

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AT&T has said it will hire workers for more than 30 jobs across Connecticut. The positions will be primarily focused on supporting the company’s expanding wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services and are the result of AT&T’s continued investment in Connecticut to support its customer service and network operations. In the first […] [Read More]
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Linda McMahon named “Power Woman” by Moves Magazine

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Linda McMahon, erstwhile CEO of WWE and candidate for the U.S. Senate, has been tapped as a “Power Woman” by Moves Magazine. Other recipients of the magazine’s “Power Woman” distinction for 2013 include actresses Brooke Shields and Kate Baldwin, TV hosts Padma Lakshmi and Samantha Brown, journalists Robin Meade and Catherine Crier, author Jodi Picoult, […] [Read More]
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Sikorsky flying high in Dubai

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Sikorsky Aircraft is evidently busy at the 2013 Dubai Airshow, where there was a record $192 billion in orders on Sunday’s opening day, according to CNN. The Stratford-based company announced — from the United Arab Emirates — that it delivered the second of two VIP S-92 helicopters to the Turkish National Police for service to […] [Read More]
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Karl Chevrolet, teacher credit union welcome charging station

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Karl Chevrolet and Tri-Town Teachers Federal Credit Union will mark the opening of a solar-powered electric vehicle charging station on Thursday at 5 p.m. at 61 Jesup Road in Westport. They have teamed with the town of Westport and the state of Connecticut to establish a free station for charging up to 2 electric vehicles […] [Read More]
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