Patriot Completes Acquisition of Prime Bank
Patriot National Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: PNBK), the parent company of Patriot Bank, N.A. (“Patriot”) announces that it has completed its acquisition of Prime Bank (“Prime”). The closing of the transaction, which became effective upon the close of business, Thursday, May 10, 2018, adds a second branch in New Haven County for Patriot, bringing its total branch and ITM kiosk count to 11 and total assets to $928 million, on a pro forma basis as of March 31, 2018.
May 14, 2018 - 5:16:17 AM

TFI Envision Develops Ad Campaign for NAPA® Echlin®
TFI Envision, Inc. was selected to develop an advertising campaign for NAPA® Echlin® and NAPA® Belden® automotive aftermarket parts.
May 8, 2018 - 3:43:27 PM

TFI Envision, Inc. receives Platinum AVA Digital Award
The AVA Digital Awards is an international competition that recognizes excellence by creative professionals responsible for the planning, concept, direction, design and production of digital communication. The AVA Digital Awards include work ranging from audio and video productions- to websites that present interactive components such as video, animation, blogs, and podcasts- to interactive social media sites- to other forms of user-generated communication.
Apr 9, 2018 - 5:32:18 PM

Coach Edsall & Yard Goats Prez to Speak at Business Leaders Breakfast in Simsbury
On Friday, March 9, 2018 the Simsbury Chamber of Commerce will present its 10th annual Business Leaders Breakfast, from 7:30 to 9:30 A. M. at Hartford’s Dunkin Donuts Park.
Feb 3, 2018 - 12:46:31 AM

Local Leaders Celebrate Nutmeg’s Stratford Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting
Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on January 24th at its newest location in the Stratford ShopRite. State and local leaders joined members of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council and the Stratford Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the official Grand Opening of the credit union’s first location in Fairfield County.
Jan 29, 2018 - 5:44:36 AM

First County Bank Announces Expansion Into the Town of Fairfield
First County Bank is proud to announce it is expanding its footprint and opening a full service branch in the Town of Fairfield. This will allow the bank to provide more convenient full-service banking services to its customers within Lower Fairfield County. The new First County Bank branch is located in downtown Fairfield at 1312 Post Road, diagonally across from the Fairfield Library, steps away from the train station, and it provides plenty of on-site parking. It will be open for business in early February, after some renovations are completed.
Jan 22, 2018 - 2:32:07 PM

Goodway Technologies Hires Greg Wyatt as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations
Goodway Technologies, a global leader in industrial maintenance and cleaning solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of Greg Wyatt as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations to the management team. Wyatt will primarily be responsible for overseeing all of Goodway’s engineered products and operations activities, including managing R&D, material sourcing and operation efficiency.
Dec 8, 2017 - 10:55:20 AM

Nutmeg Celebrates New Location in Fairfield County
Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union is celebrating the Grand Opening of its newest location in the Stratford ShopRite, 250 Barnum Avenue Cutoff. This is the credit union’s ninth branch, and the only location in Fairfield County. The doors opened Monday, December 4, 2017 to new and existing members in the community.
Dec 7, 2017 - 5:25:52 PM

Women’s Center Leader to Receive Women’s Award
For almost twenty-five years as the President & CEO of the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury, Patricia Zachman has been working towards “ending the violence.” You may not know her face or even her name, but because of her, during the past fiscal year over 33,000 women, men and children were helped in their darkest hours. This year, the Women’s Business Council (WBC) will honor Pat for her compassion and dedication as the recipient of its annual Heart of Women Award.
Oct 11, 2017 - 4:16:11 AM

Edward Nusbaum Named to 2018 List of Best Lawyers in America
Edward Nusbaum, co-founder and principal of Nusbaum & Parrino P.C., was recently selected by his peers for inclusion on the 2018 list of The Best Lawyers in America©. With this distinction, Nusbaum ranks among the top five percent of private practice attorneys nationwide, an honor he has earned since 1995; 23 consecutive years.
Sep 19, 2017 - 8:54:53 AM

Ganim: Bridgeport meets HQ2 criteria for Amazon
News that Amazon is looking for another city to host its second headquarters has Mayor Ganim and Fairfield Selectman Mike Tetreau very interested to be home to the largest Internet-based retailer in the world. “We believe that the City of Bridgeport and Fairfield County have the attributes and meet the criteria that Amazon is looking for as evidence displayed in the analysis done by Market Watch, which publicized 12 cities throughout the country, Bridgeport is one of those cities selected,” explained Mayor Ganim.
Sep 11, 2017 - 2:49:55 AM

Country Crock Taps TFI Envision, Inc.
Country Crock® enjoys the privilege of being America’s favorite margarine spread, & repays that loyalty by maintaining a consistently high standard of taste & value. While there’s certainly a timeless, maybe even old-fashioned, appeal to Country Crock®, it also satisfies the priorities of today’s most health-conscious households, bringing a deliciously creamy alternative to butter with 0g trans fat per serving and no hydrogenated oils.*
Aug 3, 2017 - 9:49:35 AM

Norwalk's TFI Envision wins Award of Excellence for Brand Identity
The Connecticut Art Directors Club presented its 42nd Annual CADC Awards on June 29th at Marquee Events in Hartford, CT.
Jul 27, 2017 - 8:50:10 AM

Simsbury Chamber of Commerce to host “Compete to Win: How to Build a Relationship With Your Customers”
Simsbury Chamber of Commerce is helping small businesses connect with their clients through their presentation of “Compete to Win: How to Build a Relationship With Your Customers” which will feature an overview of how to build relationships through digital marketing. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, May 16 in the Program Room at Simsbury Public Library from 9:00 to 11:00 A. M.
May 14, 2017 - 12:09:56 PM

AIDS Connecticut Members Can Now Support Organization While Saving on Insurance
AIDS Connecticut employees and supporters can now support the organization while saving on insurance under a new arrangement.
Apr 25, 2017 - 5:20:48 AM

200+ Local High Schoolers Compete in Live Stock Market Challenge in Stamford
Over 200 Fairfield County high school students will compete in a stock market challenge competition on Tuesday, April 25 from 9:45 – 11 a.m. at King School (1450 Newfield Ave., Stamford, CT)
Apr 20, 2017 - 6:53:58 AM

Nutmeg State Opens First Credit Union Location in New Haven County
Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union has opened its latest location as of April 10, 2017. Inside the ShopRite on Bull Hill Lane in Orange, this is the first branch for the credit union in the New Haven County area.
Apr 11, 2017 - 8:13:56 AM

Pour Me on Danbury's Main Street gearing Up
When community entrepreneur, Andrea Gartner, campaigns for her new "concept eatery," Pour Me Coffee & Wine Cafe, specializing in fast-fine food, she doesn't wait until the doors are open. The former Executive
Director of CityCenter Danbury, who oozes - yes, pours - with uncontained enthusiasm about Downtown Danbury's potential to grow and prosper, instead entered the Danbury Westerners' 9th annual Chili Winter Warm-Up competition, and snagged 3rd Place in the Restaurant/Caterer Category with her Rocket Fuel Vegan Chili. When the doors open in May at Pour Me, located at 274 Main Street, Danbury, you'll understand what the buzz is all about. This winner represents the best of entrepreneurship: the spirit of enterprise, the spirit of civic virtue, and the spirit of community.
Apr 6, 2017 - 1:14:13 AM

Bridge Healing Arts Center Heats Up with New Vegetarian Chef
The monthly meet-and-greet open house events at the new Bridge Healing Arts Center (BHAC) in Farmington have quickly become the hottest gathering of holistic practitioners in the state. On March 23rd, more than 30 professionals came to check out the 20,000 square foot complex and find a new home for their practice.
Apr 5, 2017 - 12:47:09 AM

Belimo releases new range of sensors
Belimo is excited to announce the launch of a full range of HVAC sensors. The new sensors are the perfect complement to Belimo actuators and valves, optimizing energy efficiency and system performance.

Apr 4, 2017 - 7:04:57 AM

Muprhy highlights Stratford manufacturer Ashcroft
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced on Monday that Ashcroft of Stratford is this week’s “Murphy’s Monday Manufacturer.” Headquartered in Connecticut since 1880, Ashcroft today manufactures pressure and temperature instruments, such as mechanical gauges, digital indicators, transducers and transmitters, and portable handheld calibrators. Ashcroft is a contractor for the U.S. Department of Defense and serves a wide variety of customers, including the U.S. Navy and the biotech, shipbuilding, pharmaceutical, rail, chemical, food processing, and power generation industries. The Stratford manufacturer’s 400 Connecticut employees work out of 325,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space, and ship approximately 4,000 instruments a day.
Apr 4, 2017 - 12:41:57 AM

AVANGRID: Company's achievements in its first year confirm that Iberdrola's model works on both sides of the Atlantic
AVANGRID, Inc.’s accomplishments in its first year confirm that the Iberdrola vision of providing sustainable energy for a better future is a winning formula in the United States, Iberdrola (IBDRY: US) Chairman Ignacio Galán said.
Apr 3, 2017 - 6:16:22 AM

Malloy: Colt to expand operations, grow jobs in CT
Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Friday announced that Colt’s Manufacturing Company is purchasing its West Hartford headquarters and manufacturing facility and making new investments to expand operations and grow jobs in Connecticut. The acquisition of this property is a key part of the company’s growth strategy and is part of a $23 million project by Colt that targets the retention of its current workforce of 600 employees and will lead to the creation of an additional 100 jobs at the location over the next five years.
Mar 24, 2017 - 7:29:53 PM

SBA Announces 2017 Small Business Week Winners
Carla Bartolucci, President & CEO of Euro-USA Trading/Jovial Foods of No. Stonington, CT has been named the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2017 Connecticut Small Business Person of the Year, SBA’s top award, according to an announcement made by Anne Hunt, SBA’s District Director.
Mar 21, 2017 - 5:42:57 AM

Acclaimed Local Journalist Gretchen Carlson to Headline Annual Women’s Event
Acclaimed Journalist and women’s empowerment advocate Gretchen Carlson will be one of the featured panelists at the 7th Annual Conversations with Extraordinary Women on Thursday, April 20th at the Amber Room Colonnade in Danbury, CT. Presented by the Women’s Business Council (an arm of the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce), the much-anticipated event provides the opportunity to hear from high-profile women, their incredible stories of how they got to where they are and the insights learned along the way. The overarching theme of this year’s conversation is, “The Boys Network, does it still exist?”
Mar 21, 2017 - 2:53:02 AM

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