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Jr. Newtown Action Alliance Speaks Out Against Urban Outfitters Sale of Blood Stained Kent State Sweatshirt

Jr. Newtown Action Alliance Speaks Out Against Urban Outfitters Sale of Blood Stained Kent State Sweatshirt

Newtown Jr. Action Alliance is encouraging young people to use their voice to speak out about Urban Outfitters' decision to sell the shirt.
Fairfield County Bank Holds 143rd Annual Meeting, Elects New Member to Board of Incorporators

Fairfield County Bank Holds 143rd Annual Meeting, Elects New Member to Board of Incorporators

Andrew Montanari, President of Montanari Fuel Service, Inc., located in Ridgefield, CT was elected to the Board of Incorporators.
Job Hunting in Bethel? Check Out These Opportunities!

Job Hunting in Bethel? Check Out These Opportunities!

Patch is partnering with Indeed to bring you job opportunities in your area.
Stop & Shop Celebrating 100th Birthday on Saturday

Stop & Shop Celebrating 100th Birthday on Saturday

All Stop & Shop stores will offer customers free cake and balloons on Sept. 6, shoppers using their card will be entered into a sweepstakes.
CVS Changes Name, Ends Tobacco Sales

CVS Changes Name, Ends Tobacco Sales

The pharmacy chain will now be known as 'CVS Health.'
Stony Hill 4 Corners Meeting is Sept. 2: Newtown & Bethel Businesses Are Welcome

Stony Hill 4 Corners Meeting is Sept. 2: Newtown & Bethel Businesses Are Welcome

The business organization invites merchants who are located between exits 8 and 9 and along Route 6 in Bethel and Newtown to their meeting.
Bethel Chamber Challenges Town to 'Shop Small, Shop Bethel'

Bethel Chamber Challenges Town to 'Shop Small, Shop Bethel'

The Bethel Chamber of Commerce is organizing a 'Shop Small, Shop Bethel' rally at the Chamber office on Tuesday September 16 at 9 am.
Share Your Bethel Business Success Story

Share Your Bethel Business Success Story

Use this quick form to tell us about what makes your business special.
The Grand Opening of the '227 Wine Bar' in Bethel was Outstanding

The Grand Opening of the '227 Wine Bar' in Bethel was Outstanding

Fine wine, a unique menu and a cozy relaxing atmosphere draw many patrons to the new establishment.
Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

Some intrepid folks will be able to enjoy autumn in August with Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte. Here’s how you can participate.
Bethel Awarded $100,000 Grant to Expand Business Park

Bethel Awarded $100,000 Grant to Expand Business Park

Another 10 acres will be added to the Francis J. Clarke Business Park using the state grant.
'Tax Free Week' Coming: August 17 to August 23

'Tax Free Week' Coming: August 17 to August 23

The annual one-week event eliminates Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax on most clothing and footwear costing less than $300 per item.
This is How the Cupcake Crumbles: Crumbs Stores All Close

This is How the Cupcake Crumbles: Crumbs Stores All Close

The cupcake emporium is closing all four shops in Connecticut.
Could Starbucks Pay Your College Tuition?

Could Starbucks Pay Your College Tuition?

World’s largest coffee chain to pay for employees’ online courses.
How Is Connecticut’s Economy Doing? Kinda Well

How Is Connecticut’s Economy Doing? Kinda Well

Cautious good news from the latest federal figures.
Daily Fare: A ‘Very Different’ Bakery at Bethel’s Train Station

Daily Fare: A ‘Very Different’ Bakery at Bethel’s Train Station

Self-proclaimed townies Robin Grubard and Rob Wallace talk about starting a business in Bethel.
Connecticut Brewery Gets Green Light

Connecticut Brewery Gets Green Light

Maltose Express is looking to open a brewery and received the go-ahead from a Monroe land use commission this week.
Bagel Crossing Owner Opens Barnwood Grill in Newtown

Bagel Crossing Owner Opens Barnwood Grill in Newtown

The rustic restaurant is set to open on Wednesday, Feb. 12.
MAP: Unemployment Rose Slightly in CT, Fell Slightly in Bethel

MAP: Unemployment Rose Slightly in CT, Fell Slightly in Bethel

Economic report shows almost half of jobs lost during the recession have been recovered.