Trumbull SeaQuest aquarium on track despite animal abuse questions

With less than three months until a for-profit aquarium opens in the Westfield Trumbull Mall, industry peers remain worried about how it will treat the wildlife it exhibits. “We are concerned when we read that SeaQuests’ operations in other locations not only have fallen short of (Association of Zoos and Aquariums) standards, they have triggered criminal charges and regulatory fines … read more

State of the Town: Trumbull is the place to be, but challenges lurk

First Selectman Vicki Tesoro’s message to the town’s business community was clear: Trumbull is a fine place to be, but there is work to do to keep the town competitive with other communities in Fairfield County. Tesoro delivered the annual address to the business community Thursday at Tashua Knolls. The speech, also referred to as the State of the Town, … read more

Trumbull Stop & Shop union authorizes strike

More than 600 Stop & Shop employees unanimously voted Wednesday night to go on strike as contract negotiations with the grocery giant stalled. The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 371 in Westport, which represents workers in much of Connecticut, including Trumbull, authorized a strike during a special meeting in Cromwell Wednesday, in which they also voted to reject Stop … read more

Charlotte Russe stores in Stamford, Trumbull, Danbury set to close

Young-women’s clothing retailer Charlotte Russe is set to close its stores at the Stamford Town Center, Danbury Fair and Westfield Trumbull malls, after confirming Wednesday that it would go out of business. The decision to shut down all of its approximately 500 brick-and-mortar stores and its online shop, while also pursuing the sale of its intellectual property, comes one month … read more