Alexander Soule, The Middletown Press

Alexander Soule

The Middletown Press

Norwalk, CT, United States

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Recent:
  • The Middletown Press
  • The News-Times
  • New Haven Register
  • Stamford Advocate
  • Register Citizen
  • TheHourNews
Past:
  • Greenwich Time
  • S.A. Express-News
  • Connecticut Post
  • The Ridgefield Press
  • Inside Scoop SF
  • Times Union

Recent articles by Alexander:

CT among states adding most apartments, but room for improvement remains

Despite an impressive concentration of new apartment buildings as a percentage of overall housing construction, Connecticut is making only incremental gains. → Read More

Thousands of chickens were killed in CT fire. Now legislators are taking a closer look

After the Hillandale Farms disaster in Bozrah in which a fire killed 100,000 chickens, Connecticut legislators plan to consider mandating 'cage-free' farms. → Read More

New real estate listings in CT down, but market remains steady

Tacking on houses under contract in addition to January sales figures, Connecticut home sales were down just 8 percent from a year earlier — a positive signal. → Read More

Danbury company's website to offer house hunters a closer look at homeowner associations

In Danbury, AssociationNation is aiming to build a website that would feature condominium and townhouse associations to provider buyers more information. → Read More

Late CT billionaire's foundation says it now owns half of Subway

The Peter & Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation released a statement that it expects to own 50 percent of Subway, when the late Peter Buck's will is finalized. → Read More

Bed Bath & Beyond closing additional Connecticut stores

Bed Bath & Beyond's newest round of closings will leave it with five remaining locations in Connecticut in the Norwalk, Danbury, New Haven and Hartford regions. → Read More

CT women workers on jobless aid dropping fast entering 2023 as child care funding boosted

For the first time since at least a year before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, just three of 10 people receiving jobless aid in Connecticut were women. → Read More

Electric Boat interested in building housing to attract workers

Gov. Ned Lamont's economic chief supports the idea of finding a way for corporations to build housing for their own employees, as a way to recruit workers. → Read More

CT, Northeast see no pop in jobless claims following big tech layoffs

As IBM and SAP joined the parade of tech giants announcing layoffs, plenty of other companies continue to hire, minimizing unemployment filings. → Read More

How will layoffs affect Sikorsky? Plenty of unknowns remain

As Lockheed Martin cuts 800 jobs from the parent division of Sikorsky, did the Army's need for a Black Hawk replacement with greater range have an influence? → Read More

Lockheed Martin, parent company of Sikorsky, to cut 800 jobs

Lockheed Martin is cutting the jobs through a mix of internal transfers, regular attrition and what a spokesperson termed "a limited number" of job cuts. → Read More

CT's Riko's faces Stamford eviction even as pizzerias grows

With a Stamford new restaurant and others on the way in Darien and Fairfield, Riko's Pizza is fighting an eviction lawsuit at its oldest location. → Read More

Will massive layoffs at Google, Microsoft affect Connecticut?

With Connecticut emerging mostly unscathed from the Internet-bubble recession in 2001, how insulated is the state economy as layoffs ramp up at big tech companies? → Read More

CT medical manufacturer adds 80 jobs in ongoing expansion

Three years after merging with Biomerics, a Monroe medical components manufacturer is expanding rapidly with fresh capital from its new parent company based in Utah. → Read More

CT firm details extent of ransomware attacks — and recovery

More than half of respondents indicated that recovering from a ransomware attack would have a significant impact, while another 17 percent fear an "extreme" impact. → Read More

How many CT earners rode out COVID reporting no income to IRS?

Connecticut saw a spike in the number of people reporting no income during the COVID-19 pandemic -- some benefiting from an American Rescue Plan tax break. → Read More

Report: Subway exploring sale with possible value over $10 million

Connecticut-based Subway is seeking at least $10 billion from any new owner, according to the Wall Street Journal, roughly three years after hiring a new CEO. → Read More

This small CT town led state's single-family home sales gains in 2022

In 2022, Eastford led Connecticut for single-family home sale gains, matching its combined total in the two years prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Bed Bath & Beyond to close CT store amid bankruptcy concerns

Bed Bath & Beyond plans to close its Hamden store - the latest branch of the struggling retailer to shutter. → Read More

Study: CT electricity bills highest in continental United States

Connecticut residents paid nearly $2,100 for electricity over 12 months through last September, second only to Hawaii, according to estimates by Ownerly. → Read More