patch

Patch dismantling begins with round of layoffs

Updated at 6:30 p.m. By Tim Loh Patch, the network of hyper-local news sites that expanded rapidly for several years in hopes of revolutionizing a beleaguered local journalism business, laid off the
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Weichert Realtors offers pre-licensing courses in Stamford

Weichert Realtors will schedule a real estate pre-licensing course at its Stamford office on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from Feb. 24 through March 31. The classes will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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Praxair sees quarterly, full-year earnings grow

Praxair sees quarterly, full-year earnings grow Praxair Inc., Danbury-based international industrial gases company, reported fourth quarter 2013 net income of $474 million or $1.59 per diluted share,
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baker

Another Bridgewater alum named to top FBI post

Last year, when President Obama was looking for a new head of the FBI, he turned to the general counsel of Westport-based hedge fund firm Bridgewater Associates: James Comey (see video below). This
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aquarion

Aquarion seeking candidates for environmental awards

Bridgeport-based Aquarion Water Company is looking for candidates for its fourth-annual Environmental Champion Awards. The awards celebrate people and organizations that through volunteer efforts have
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Berkley reports fourth quarter drop

W.R. Berkley Corp., Greenwich-based insurance holding company, reported fourth quarter 2013 net income of $130.4 million or 93 cents per diluted share, compared with $165.5 million or $1.17 per
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Crane reports hike in net income

Crane Co., Stamford-based manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, reported fourth quarter 2013 earnings of $49.7 million or 84 cents per diluted share, compared with $45.6 million or 79
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laborseal

State loses jobs as unemployment rate declines

Connecticut’s unemployment rate fell for the fourth straight month in December, but the state lost thousands of jobs even as the rate went down. New numbers out Tuesday from the Bureau of Labor
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