US stocks waver as earnings and central banks dominate

NEW YORK >> U.S. stock indexes essentially hit the snooze bar Thursday as investors were relieved the European Central Bank didn’t announce any changes to its stimulus policies. Europe’s central bank maintained its current policies and ECB President Mario Draghi said the bank hasn’t even set a date for considering changes. Read more of  US stocks waver as earnings and central banks dominate

Rowayton shop fills unique niche

The one-time personal assistant of Muppet legend Frank Oz, Legnani has opened Eats and Antiques where Flea was located 158 Rowayton Ave., serving fresh smoothies, juice shots, salads and wraps among other fare. Dating back to the New Britain native’s days exploring antique shops during summers on Cape Cod as a girl with her mom and great aunt, Legnani said she has always had it in the back of her mind to have a shop herself one day. Legnani would segue to The Jim Henson Co. where she became Frank Read More …

Milford restaurant week runs through Sunday

Photo: Brian A. Pounds / Hearst Connecticut Media Image 1of/3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 From left; Dave Rancourt, of Enfield, Joe Mish, of Wilton, and Carl Sturino, of New Milford, enjoy lunch during Dine Out Milford week at Gusto Trattoria Italian Restaurant in Milford, Conn. on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. During the week of July 17 to July 23 the restaurant, along with others in the city, features discounted prix fixe lunch and dinner menus. less From left; Dave

Office building near Fairfield Metro to get makeover

Photo: Contributed Photo Image 1of/1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Powerscourt Westover LLC has purchased a 3,800-square-foot office building with 28-car parking just steps from the Fairfield Metro train station at 1501 Kings Highway East in Fairfield from Dennis and Joan Hickey for $765,000. less Powerscourt Westover LLC has purchased a 3,800-square-foot office building with 28-car parking just steps from the Fairfield Metro train station at 1501 Kings Highway East in Fairfield from Dennis

Some 340 Carrier workers getting laid off today

INDIANAPOLIS >> More than 300 Carrier Corp. workers are working their final day at the company’s Indianapolis factory as part of an outsourcing of jobs to Mexico that drew criticism last year from then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. Thursday is the last day for nearly 340 workers at Carrier’s gas furnace factory. Read more of  Some 340 Carrier workers getting laid off today

Car crashes into Krauszers in Milford

MILFORD >> Traffic returned to normal Wednesday afternoon after a car crashed into a Krauszers in Milford. Police said the operator of the vehicle sustained injuries that were not life-threatening and no one in the store was injured. A photo from police at the scene showed broken glasses and displayed that had been knocked over. Read more of  Car crashes into Krauszers in Milford

Connecticut budget chief: environmental impact review for New Haven’s Union Station not good enough

NEW HAVEN >> The state’s budget chief has told the Department of Transportation that its environmental impact review of the proposed garage for Union Station fails to address community and neighborhood concerns. Ben Barnes, secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, recently sent a Read more of  Connecticut budget chief: environmental impact review for New Haven’s Union Station not good enough

Facebook working on way to charge for reading news articles

NEW YORK >> Facebook is working on a way for news organizations to charge readers for articles they share and read on the social network. Facebook’s head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, said the current plan is to require payments after reading 10 articles from a publisher through Facebook. Read more of  Facebook working on way to charge for reading news articles

Technology and health care lift stocks to record highs

NEW YORK >> U.S. stocks continued to climb Wednesday, led by technology, health care and energy companies. Media companies also rose as stock indexes set record highs. The technology part of the Standard & Poor’s 500 index finally broke the record it set in March 2000, before the dot-com bubble burst. Read more of  Technology and health care lift stocks to record highs

Senior Helpers open Fairfield location, second in state

Photo: Contributed Photo / Connecticut Post Image 1of/1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Senior Helpers has opened a location in Fairfield, at 1700 Post Road. Senior Helpers has opened a location in Fairfield, at 1700 Post Road. Photo: Contributed Photo / Connecticut Post Senior Helpers open Fairfield location, second in state Back to Gallery FAIRFIELD — Senior