SBA Recognizes FY19 Most Active Surety Companies and Agencies
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced on Wednesday its most active surety companies and agencies for fiscal year 2019, which contributed to increases in the Surety Bond Guarantee (SBG) Program’s activity. More
Jan 23, 2020 - 5:49:48 AM

Savings Bank of Danbury Wins 2019 Holiday Decorating Contest as Most Locally Inspired
DANBURY, CT, ISSUED DECEMBER 23, 2019…The Savings Bank of Danbury has been named as the Most Locally Inspired Decorations for their participation in Danbury’s 2019 Downtown Holiday Decorating Contest.

The downtown business booster group CityCenter ran its annual holiday decoration contest.
Merchants and landlords were encouraged to decorate their doorways and display windows with festive designs that should be visible from the sidewalk. Celebrity Judges included Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, State Representative Bob Godfrey, State Representative Raghib Allie-Brennan and Jacqueline Smith, Editorial Page Editor of the News-Times.

“We are pleased to be able to participate in this wonderful holiday event,” said Beth Ann Fetzer, Vice President and Community Development officer of Savings Bank of Danbury. “Our staff takes pride in our downtown headquarters and enjoyed making it sparkle for the holidays.”
Dec 30, 2019 - 5:24:47 AM

Savings Bank of Danbury Donates $250,000 to the Danbury Museum to Underwrite Phase III of the Charles Ives Home
In honor of their 170th anniversary the Savings Bank of Danbury has donated $250,000 to underwrite phase III of the rehabilitation of the Charles Ives Home, an important piece of Danbury and the Bank’s history.
Dec 6, 2019 - 6:47:45 AM

Cindi Bigelow receives lifetime achievement award from Character.Org
Cindi Bigelow, president and CEO of Bigelow Tea, was honored with the National Workplace Lifetime Achievement Award from Character.Org for inspiring people to good character and for her company’s sustainability efforts, which help protect the environment.
Nov 8, 2019 - 5:25:01 AM

Architectural Firm wins 2019 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Connecticut Design Award for Stamford Museum & Nature Center Knobloch Family Farmhouse
Architectural firm, TSKP Studio of Hartford Conn. has received a 2019 AIA Connecticut Design Award of Merit for their design of the Stamford Museum & Nature Center's Knobloch Family Farmhouse, which opened less than a year ago in November 2018.
Oct 24, 2019 - 4:26:08 AM

Five Inducted into American Manufacturing Hall Of Fame at Housatonic Community College
On Thursday, October 10, Housatonic Community College (HCC) hosted the American Manufacturing Hall of Fame (AMHoF), celebrating the innovative history of American manufacturing, honoring the success of manufacturers in Connecticut and raising funds for HCC student scholarships.
Oct 22, 2019 - 5:11:17 AM

Murphy Highlights New Haven Innovator Bioxcel Therapeutics As “Murphy’s Innovator Of The Month”
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced on Friday that BioXcel Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, has been named “Innovator of the Month.” The company employs 25 people at their headquarters in New Haven and utilizes a unique artificial intelligence (AI) that draws from machine learning and big data analytics along with expertise and intuition of human experience in drug development.
Sep 30, 2019 - 5:58:03 AM

Lamont applauds PURA approval of Millstone contract between Dominion, Eversource, and United Illuminating
Governor Ned Lamont applauded the approval of a contract last week by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) between Dominion Energy, owner of the Millstone Nuclear Facility, and Eversource and United Illuminating, the state’s two electric distribution utilities, regarding the future of Millstone. The governor said the decision is good news for the region’s grid, the environment, the state’s economy, and ratepayers.
Sep 23, 2019 - 5:47:15 AM

TFI Envision wins 19 AGDA Awards so far
TFI Envision, Inc. is pleased to share the results of their initial entries in the American Graphic Design & Advertising 32 Awards (AGDA).
Sep 10, 2019 - 8:29:23 AM

Patriot Bank Announces New Leader for Orange, CT Branch Offices
Patriot Bank, N.A. has announced the promotion of Hector J. Morales to Vice President- Branch Manager to lead its Orange, Connecticut office located at 7 Old Tavern Road.
Jul 1, 2019 - 9:35:23 AM

Western Connecticut Military Officers Association & Patriot Bank Award $12,000 in Scholarships at Young American Awards
Western Connecticut Military Officers Association (WCMOA) and Patriot Bank joined forces to award 11 Fairfield County high school students with $12,000 in scholarships.
Jun 17, 2019 - 1:02:27 AM

Chelsea Groton Bank Celebrates 165 Years of Serving the Community
On July 3, Chelsea Groton Bank will mark 165 years of serving the community. As has always been central to the Bank’s mission, all planned celebrations include opportunities for the Bank and its employees to connect with individuals and organizations in the community.
Jun 17, 2019 - 12:58:30 AM

TFI Envision's VP is Guest Lecturer at Housatonic Community College
Housatonic Community College (HCC) was the setting for a guest lecture led by Mary Ellen (“M.E.”) Butkus, VP and Sr. Art Director at TFI Envision, Inc., with thirty up and coming graphic designers on April 15, 2019.
Jun 3, 2019 - 5:32:08 AM

Maura Smith Joins Family Law Offices of Edward Nusbaum
Maura Smith recently joined the Law Offices of Edward Nusbaum P.C. as a partner. Smith is involved with the full spectrum of client representation, trials, drafting and prosecution of pre- and post-judgment motions, conducting and managing discovery and depositions, negotiation and drafting of separation agreements, and other agreements submitted to the court. The Law Offices of Edward Nusbaum is a Westport-based family law firm dedicated solely to the practice of family law.
May 13, 2019 - 11:14:53 AM

Lamont: Final approval of hemp legislation is good news for CT farmers
Governor Ned Lamont on Wednesday announced that he looks forward to signing into law legislation that received final approval by the Connecticut House of Representatives tonight creating a pilot program to allow for the production of industrial hemp in the state. The bill was approved in the State Senate late last month and will next be transmitted to the governor’s desk for his signature. It received unanimous supports by the members of both chambers of the General Assembly.
May 9, 2019 - 5:52:31 AM

Nutmeg State FCU Announces Headquarters Consolidation and Office Move
May 1, 2019 –Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union has announced a major upcoming office space transition. This May, the credit union’s corporate offices will consolidate under one roof at 500 Enterprise Drive in Rocky Hill in order to improve operational efficiency and reduce business costs.
May 5, 2019 - 6:14:00 AM

SMP Taps TFI Envision for Scholarship Program Once Again
Long Island City's Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) tapped Norwalk's TFI Envision, Inc. again to help facilitate their 2019 Intermotor® ‘Import Leader’ Automotive Scholarship Competition, which will present four deserving students with a $5,000 scholarship each.
Apr 9, 2019 - 2:22:43 PM

Alice Hutchinson, owner of Bethel's Byrd's Books, receives community service award from Bethel Democratic Town Committee
On Saturday, April 6, at Michael's at the Grove in Bethel, CT, Alice Hutchinson, the owner of independent book shop and community hub, Byrd's Books, was honored with the 2019 Bill & Shannon Award for Community Service by the Bethel Democratic Town Committee. The award is presented annually to a Bethel resident who has contributed to the growth and improvement of the Town of Bethel through involvement in various civic and public activities and committees.
Apr 9, 2019 - 5:07:59 AM

Murphy Highlights Tolland Manufacturer, Environics, as this Week’s “Murphy’s Monday Manufacturer”
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced that family- and woman-owned manufacturer Environics is this week’s “Murphy’s Monday Manufacturer.” Housed in a 11,000 square foot facility in Tolland, Environics specializes in the manufacturing of gas flow management systems, primarily for air monitoring sites for the U.S. military, universities, and other businesses such as sensor manufacturers, gas companies, and stack testers.
Apr 8, 2019 - 11:14:43 PM

Report: Sacred Heart University plays key role in region's economic vitality
According to a recently released biennial Economic Impact Study examining the role of Connecticut’s private colleges and universities, Sacred Heart University (SHU) has a significant impact on the local and regional economies. Total direct spending by the University is in excess of $1.4 billion; direct spending by students accounts for over $99 million; and University visitors spend at least $1.6 million annually in the area. Overall, the University’s estimated total economic impact is $2.3 billion. What’s more, 17,121 jobs have been created to support this population and the University.
Apr 5, 2019 - 5:59:30 AM

WWE Signs 16-Year Lease for Stamford Downtown Property
The City of Stamford is pleased to announce the WWE has signed a 16-year lease for the 677 Washington Boulevard property managed by George Comfort & Sons.
Mar 22, 2019 - 5:34:47 AM

TFI Envision Takes Top International Summit Emerging Media Award
The Summit Emerging Media Award (Summit EMA), began in 2007 and evolved through a need to recognize and celebrate creativity, innovation and those pushing the bounds of creative excellence in all forms of emerging media.
Feb 23, 2019 - 10:48:06 AM

Lamont to small businesses and CEOs: " Connecticut state government wants to be your partner, not your roadblock"
Governor Ned Lamont on Thursday announced two proposals that will cut down on paperwork and fees for businesses across state. One proposal will eliminate a $250 biannual fee businesses are required to pay, along with certain filing requirements. The other proposal begins the process of digitizing services between agencies and residents. Both initiatives are designed to help make it easier for businesses to focus on development and innovation and alleviate administrative burdens.
Feb 16, 2019 - 2:48:02 PM

Famous Economist Gives National Financial Forecast at Exclusive CT Event
As recent Wall Street record lows cast a shadow on the Bull Market,
Connecticut investors can get the “real news” about the financial outlook for the New Year from one of the most respected economists. Brian Wesbury, First Trust’s Chief Economist, will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Annual Forecast Dinner hosted by CFA Society Hartford, the local chapter of the CFA Institute, on January 22nd from 5:00- 9:00pm at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. The group’s premier networking event of the year will bring together the area’s leading investment and financial professionals, as well as key decision makers in other local organizations.
Jan 2, 2019 - 8:44:26 AM

Home Loan Investment Bank Adds Two Loan Officers in Old Greenwich
Home Loan Investment Bank has expanded its residential lending team into southwestern Connecticut and the Metro New York market, with the addition of two established mortgage loan officers. Scott Androvic and Brian Concannon, both formerly of Flagstar Bank, have joined the Home Loan residential lending team as senior loan officers, based in Old Greenwich, Conn.
Dec 27, 2018 - 7:11:34 AM

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