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The East Haven Chamber of Commerce participated in the East haven Proud Parade on April 11. Photo by Jennifer Higham Photography

East Haven Businesses Struggling, Adapting During COVID Crisis

Published April 21, 2020 02:03 p.m.

As East Haven and surrounding communities strive to keep residents safe during the COVID-19 crisis, the business community is taking part in the efforts, even as businesses large and small are facing their own crises.

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Greenskies Vice President of Business Development Ron Wedeking, Town Council member Joseph Deko, Mayor Joe Carfora, Executive Assistant to the Mayor Tina Hedley, and Town Council member Marianne Cesare were among those gathered on Dec. 18 to break ground for the town’s new solar project. Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

East Haven Breaks Ground on Landfill Solar Farm

Published Dec. 25, 2019 07:00 a.m.

It was a hardy crew that assembled Dec. 18 at the former East Haven landfill at 240 Commerce Street to break ground for a 1.3-megawatt solar project to be built by Greenskies Renewable Energy LLC. By spring, the intent is to have about 4,000 solar panels on the 20-acre capped landfill site.

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Self-Storage, Hotrod Assembly Businesses to Fill Vacant Lots in East Haven

Published April 09, 2019 11:56 a.m.

Two new businesses could be coming to town after the Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) approved plans. Now, it’s up to other boards to approve or deny them.

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Photo by Meglin Bodner/The Courier

A Brew Birthday Bash: Hoax Brewing Company Celebrates First Anniversary

Published March 27, 2019 07:00 a.m.

Hoax Brewing Company celebrated its first anniversary with a three-day festival at The Beeracks in East Haven March 22 through 24.

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Guilford First Selectman Named Tweed Interim Executive Director

Published Feb. 21, 2019 02:51 p.m.

On Feb. 20, Guilford First Selectman MattHoey was named the interim director of Tweed New Haven Airport Authority at a time when the authroity is considering some substantial changes.

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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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Town Council Approves Sale of Old East Haven High School

Published Dec. 11, 2018 01:58 p.m.

Sale of a portion of the old high school building located at 200 Tyler Street has been unanimously approved by the Town Council, clearing the way for a joint public/private partnership with WinnCompanies that will bring 70 units of senior housing and develop a multi-purpose community center in the long-vacant building.

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Business in Brief

Published Dec. 13, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Awards and Recognitions• Kathleen Brody received the Vanguard Leadership Award, presented by ...

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Head Instructor Master Bruce Gallup with Level 1 class. Photo by Elise Gallup

In Business: World Champion Taekwondo

Published Aug. 30, 2018 12:01 a.m.

World Champion Taekwondo, which offers Taekwondo instruction for kids and adults, now has a newly renovated location, now with more than 1,600 square feet of training space and a larger spectator area.

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Bruce Gallup is head instructor at World Champion Taekwondo in East Haven. 

Photo by Elise Gallup

In Business: World Champion Taekwondo

Published July 20, 2017 12:01 a.m.

World Champion Taekwondo has moved from its Main Street location to a new spot in Trolley Square, and has a new head instructor, Bruce Gallup.

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Photo by Shannon Timme

The Team to Take Care of Ailing Feet

Published Sep. 01, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Center Podiatry Advanced Footcare Center is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Center Podiatry’s team of physicians and board-certified surgeons offers complete podiatric care including in-office and hospital surgery, custom made orthotics, and emergency appointments in its five locations: East Haven, Clinton, Orange, Guilford, and Higganum.

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