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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF EASTERN CONNECTICUT: Prominent Trial Lawyer Theodore Heiser Joins Suisman Shapiro

Attorney Theodore (Ted) Heiser has joined Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law as a Director in the firm’s civil litigation department, practicing in the areas of personal injury and employment law.

AETNA INC.: Aetna’s new cancer support center connects members to personalized information

Aetna Inc. issued the following announcement on April 10.“Take a deep breath.” That’s how the section of Aetna’s digital oncology hub regarding “navigating treatment” begins – no medical terms or insurance jargon, just a simple reminder.

AVANGRID, INC: Zsoka mcdonald joins avangrid as vice president of corporate communications

AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), a leading diversified energy company, today announced that Zsoka McDonald has joined the company as Vice President, Corporate Communications, responsible for overseeing internal and external communications as well as corporate branding for the company.

Analysis: zip code 06069 in Sharon has 1,122nd highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 06069 zip code area was 63 in the third quarter of 2018, a two-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF EASTERN CONNECTICUT: Chelsea Groton Bank Promotes Two

Regan Nichols of Westerly, RI, has been named Customer Solutions Manager of Chelsea Groton Bank’s Groton branch, and Rebecca Magner, also of Westerly, RI, has been named Customer Solutions Manager of the Bank’s Pawcatuck branch.

Analysis: 5 Connecticut medical centers ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Five Connecticut medical centers were listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients.

Analysis: Connecticut has 2nd highest average credit card debt

Connecticut finished second in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: Connecticut's New London County has 96th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Connecticut's New London County was nearly 1,600 in the third quarter of 2018, a 53-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY: A Decade Later: U.S. Financial Crisis and Economic Recession

Jeffrey, executive vice president and senior policy advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, will be the guest speaker at a panel discussion at Eastern Connecticut State University on Feb. 5.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF EASTERN CONNECTICUT: Chelsea Groton Bank Promotes 13 Employees

Chelsea Groton Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of 13 employees following a Board of Trustees meeting.

New Haven has 40th lowest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the New Haven area was nearly 2,000 in the third quarter of 2018, a 247-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF EASTERN CONNECTICUT: Diamond Team at Norcom Mortgage Welcomes Marc Peterson, Mortgage Consultant

Marc Peterson has joined The Diamond Team of Norcom Mortgage, located at 157 West Main St., Unit 7, Niantic, CT 06357.

W.R. BERKLEY CORPORATION: W. R. Berkley Corporation Names Gary Gudex President of Berkley North Pacific

W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) today announced the appointment of Gary Gudex as president of Berkley North Pacific, a Berkley Company. The appointment is effective immediately.

Connecticut ranked No. 32 in average charitable giving

Connecticut residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $5,464 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Connecticut has 41st highest home vacancy rate in nation

Connecticut posted the 41st highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Connecticut’s population dropped -0.03% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Connecticut’s population decreased by 1,215, or -0.03 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Bridgeport 58% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Bridgeport is $230, 58 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).v

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