Emcor subsidiary wins engineering contract

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Emcor Group announced that its subsidiary, Harry Pepper Associates, has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the demolition and reconstruction of elements of the Herbert Hoover Dike, located in Okeechobee and Palm Beach counties in Florida. Harry Pepper and Associates will oversee the demolition of two existing Herbert Hoover […] [Read More]
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PwC’s Wathen to receive Wheeler Award

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The Walter H. Wheeler Jr. Leadership Award will be presented Tuesday night at the Stamford Marriott to Michael Wathen, partner at PwC. Presented by the Business Council of Fairfield County, the business community leadership award is named for Wheeler, celebrating corporate leadership in the community. Wheeler was committed to volunteer leadership, and he offered a […] [Read More]
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Starwood Hotels & Resorts expands in Africa

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has strengthened its position as a hotel operator in Africa with the signing of three new Sheraton hotels in Mauritania, Guinea and South Sudan by 2017. With these signings, Starwood is on track to increase its African portfolio by over 30 percent with more than 15 new hotels set to […] [Read More]
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West Redding’s Mark Twain Library goes solar

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The Mark Twain Library in West Redding is switching to solar energy. The library, started by and named for the famous author who lived just up the road, will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18 at 439 Redding Road. A reception will follow. Sound Solar Systems, an Old Greenwich-based sustainable […] [Read More]
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Ex UConn basketball star promoting wine in Fairfield

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Fairfield package store Harry’s Wine & Liquor Market will be hosting former University of Connecticut women’s basketball star Kara Wolters next Saturday, Nov. 16, for a two-hour event promoting the line of wines by UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma. The event, which will run from 12 to 2 pm., will include tastings of three […] [Read More]
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Milford’s Subway Restaurants dishing out new line of sandwiches

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Milford-based Subway Restaurants, the world’s largest restaurant chain, announced this past week the launch of the “Fiery FOOTLONG Collection,” a line of sandwiches featuring the Creamy Sriracha Sauce that blends spicy chili peppers “to heat up customers’ sandwiches as colder weather season begins,” the company said in a release. The new collection includes the Sriracha […] [Read More]
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People’s Bank tops in New England

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People’s United Bank, a subsidiary of People’s United Financial, was recently named the top lender of SBA real estate and equipment loans (504 loans) in New England. It was also named the SBA’s top small business loan (7a loans) provider in Vermont and best real estate and equipment loan giver in Maine. Between last October […] [Read More]
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Connecticut cracks Top 5 in energy efficiency

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Hold on to your well-insulated ski caps, Nutmeggers: Connecticut has been named fifth most energy-efficient state in the country, according to a report by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy. The report, issued this week, commended the state for its commitment to energy efficiency and recently adopted energy strategy, which apparently put it […] [Read More]
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