FAME business incubator to open

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The grand opening ceremony of the new Fairfield University Accelerator and Mentoring Enterprise, a business incubator program that is a collaboration of Fairfield University’s Charles F. Dolan School of Business, the town of Fairfield Economic Development Department, and Kleban Properties, will take place Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the facility, 1499 Post Road in Fairfield. […] [Read More]
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Orange Home Depot hosts energy efficiency event

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October is Energize Connecticut Month, a public effort to encourage businesses and residents to make smart energy choices. As part of this initiative, the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund, with its utility partners Connecticut Light & Power and United Illuminating, is hosting a free event Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Home Depot, 440 […] [Read More]
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Small businesses tout benefits of state programs

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Here is a synopsis of a visit Gov. Dannel Malloy and Catherine Smith, commissioner of the state Department of Economic and Community Development, made last week to a Business Council of Fairfield County event at the Stamford Marriott. They joined Steve Ford, owner of Butcher’s Best Country Market in Newtown, Kate Hampford Donahue, president of […] [Read More]
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Emcor reports drop in net income

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Emcor Group, Norwalk-based provider of mechanical and electrical construction services, energy infrastructure and facilities services, reported third quarter net income of $26.69 million, or 39 cents per diluted share, compared with $39.58 million or 59 cents per diluted share for the same period in 2012. The figures include the impact of the company’s decision to […] [Read More]
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Westport shopping center sold

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A popular Westport retail center that has drawn shoppers for nearly 40 years has been sold to a national commercial property investment firm for $54.25 million. The Kowalsky family, which has its roots in Westport, sold the Village Center, an 89,041-square-foot shopping center anchored by a Fresh Market grocery store, to Equity One Inc., headquartered […] [Read More]
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Terex sees net income plummet

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Terex sees net income plummet Terex Corp., Westport-based global manufacturer of aerial work platforms, construction, cranes, material handling and port solutions and materials processing, reported net income of $21.3 million or 18 cents per share, compared with $85.9 million or 77 cents. Net sales were lower than expected at $1.81 million in the third quarter, […] [Read More]
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Silgan earnings drop for third quarter, following lower demand

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Silgan Holdings, the Stamford-based supplier of rigid packaging for shelf-stable food and other consumer goods products, reported  third quarter net income of $77.2 million, or $1.21 per diluted share, compared with third quarter 2012 net income of $78.7 million, or $1.13 per diluted share. Silgan’s closure business continued to experience lower demand for single-serve beverages, […] [Read More]
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Business roundtable with Sen. Slossberg planned in Milford

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State Sen. Gayle Slossberg will sit down with the Milford Chamber of Commerce next Thursday to listen to comments and opinions from local business owners. The meeting will start at 8:30 a.m. at the chamber, 5 Broad Street in Milford. All business owners interested in participating are encouraged to RSVP to the Milford Chamber of […] [Read More]
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