Category: Business

The Stamford Partnership Launches Media Advocacy Group

STAMFORD, CT – The Stamford Partnership, the region’s preeminent economic and community development organization, is announcing a major new initiative that will further cement the city’s reputation as a premier media hub and spark continued economic growth. ITV America’s Executive Vice President of Business Development & Strategy, Danielle Bibbo, has joined The Stamford Partnership’s Board…

DCP announces public comment period for proposed regulation to update laboratory testing standards for medical marijuana

The Department of Consumer Protection has opened a public comment period to receive input on a proposed regulation to update laboratory testing standards for medical marijuana. The purpose of this regulation is to update microbial testing standards for medical marijuana to better protect public health and safety. This proposed regulatory change will create clarity and…

Governor Lamont announces six Connecticut counties approved for Federal Agriculture Disaster Declaration due to Hurricane Ida

Farmers in Approved Areas Are Eligible to Apply for Emergency Loans Due to Production Losses HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Tuesday announced that he has received notice from U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that an agriculture disaster declaration has been approved for portions of Connecticut due to the impact of the…

Governor Lamont announces Connecticut offshore wind proposal awarded $500,000 in round one funding from U.S. Economic Development Administration

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that a multi-faceted proposal to strengthen Connecticut’s offshore wind industry has been awarded $500,000 in round one planning funds from the American Rescue Plan Act’s Build Back Better Regional Challenge through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). A coalition – led by Southeastern Connecticut…

DCP Commissioner Accepts Social Equity Council Request for 90-Day Application Period for Cannabis Licenses

The Application Period Will Open 30 Days After the Social Equity Council Issues Its Final Approval December 8, 2021 — The Department of Consumer Protection has accepted the Social Equity Council’s request to keep the application period open for 90 days for all cannabis license types that will be selected through the first lottery. The…

Stamford Downtown hosts “Deck the Downtown” Holiday Window/Façade Decorating Contest

STAMFORD, CT – In the spirit of the holiday season, Stamford Downtown is once again hosting its 11th annual storefront facade decorating contest called “Deck the Downtown” featuring over 30 Stamford Downtown participating businesses to ensure the Downtown looks dazzling for the 2021 holiday season. We hope you come Downtown to enjoy the creative &…