Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Essex In Business

Valley Businesses Get Creative to Give Back

Published June 24, 2020 08:30 a.m.

After the COVID-19 pandemic forced many local businesses to close their doors, several are now reopening, or planning to do so, with an eye toward helping others.

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Chester Solicits Citizen Feedback to Inform Reopening Efforts

Published June 15, 2020 09:48 a.m.

As the second phase of the state’s reopening plan begins in mid-June, Chester is soliciting feedback from residents to better understand how they have been impacted by COVID-19 and what steps the town can take to address areas of concern.

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Customers Welcomed Back Under Phase One of Governor’s Reopening Plan

Published May 15, 2020 02:55 p.m.

In Centerbrook, Meagan Foley of Meagan’s Barber Shop at 61 Main Street has been busy booking appointments since the governor set a May 20 deadline for reopening.

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Local Businesses Contribute to Protective Gear for Healthcare Workers

Published April 14, 2020 01:12 p.m.

With supplies of protective gear dwindling, efforts on the state and local level are ramping up to secure much needed protective gear for healthcare workers on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Downtown Chester is Changing

Published Feb. 05, 2020 08:51 a.m.

With an impending Main Street project, the doors closing on some businesses, and other businesses opening, the landscape of downtown Chester is changing.

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Business in Brief

Published Aug. 08, 2019 12:01 a.m.

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Deep River Distillery Coming to Chester

Published July 23, 2019 01:30 p.m.

With a zoning special exception granted by the Chester Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC), Paul Grabek intends to put a family tradition to work in a new distillery to be housed at 56 Middlesex Avenue in Chester.

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Business in Brief

Published April 04, 2019 12:01 a.m.

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Chester Adopts Plan of Conservation and Development

Published March 27, 2019 08:45 a.m.

After more than a year of preparation and review, the Town of Chester Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) 2019-’29 has been officially approved and will become effective as of April 1, 2019.

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Chester Officials Review Village Parking Problem

Published Feb. 20, 2019 04:00 p.m.

With a recent revision of the town’s parking ordinance and a full policing staff, Chester officials are looking at the ongoing issue of parking in the village center.

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Businesses Warned About 'Official' Reporting Scam

Published Jan. 04, 2019 05:03 p.m.

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill and Attorney General George Jepsen are warning businesses across Connecticut about a mailing being sent by "Workplace Compliance Services" purporting to be an official "Annual Report Instruction Form," alleging that payment is required by Connecticut law.

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Photo courtesy of Laura Grimmer

in Business: The Perfect Pear

Published May 02, 2017 02:53 p.m.

Selling chef-curated wares for the kitchen, table, and bar, The Perfect Pear aims to fulfill its shoppers’ cooking and entertaining needs, giving you fun , new ideas for enjoying your time with family and friends.

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