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G other commercial centers in lower Fairfield County.” The 7,200-square-foot Long Hill Marketplace at 6528 Main St. houses the Mex on Main restaurant and Trumbull Pizza Co., while the 9,000-square-foot Village at Long Hill Green at 10 Broadway Road includes Uncle Louie G’s bakery, Greenleaf Café and Mici Asian Bistro. Broadway Road has also been the center of the town’s greening efforts, with new grass being planted and updates to signage, benches and aging features like a gazebo and flagpole undertaken. Trumbull Economic and Community Development Director Rina Bakalar said a master plan will be developed for the

reenwich Hospital has instituted a number of changes in its birthing procedures following a state Department of Public Health investigation and wrongful death lawsuit filed this month by a Stamford couple against the community hospital and obstetrician Marjan Hedayatzadeh. The changes are the result of the public health agency’s finding that the hospital committed several violations of state regulations. According to the DPH investigation — undertaken after a formal complaint from parents Lauren E. Sorgen and Grant D. Gulyassy — Sorgen was 35 weeks pregnant with twins when she was admitted to Greenwich Hospital on June 3, 2015, with signs that her amniotic sac had ruptured. Upon admission, the medical staff verified the heartbeats of both babies and confirmed that both were moving, consistent with the findings of a full examination of the twins on the previous day. Shortly after, however, hospital staff documented that they had difficulty hearing heartbeat sounds and could not maintain the fetal heart tracing of both infants on an electronic monitor. “Despite these difficulties, Greenwich Hospital employees made no effort to obtain an ultrasound of the twins, did not attempt to monitor the infants’ heart rates by any other method and did not initiate an emergency C-section,” according to a statement by the family’s attorney, Peter M. Dreyer, of Silver Golub & Teitell LLP in

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Trumbull rebrands for commerce at Long Hill Green Trumbull Economic and Community Development Director Rina Bakalar and First Selectman Tim Herbst review Long Hill Green plans in Herbst’s Town Hall office.

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reen” is the watchword in Trumbull these days, both in terms of ongoing beautification efforts and where much of that action is taking place: its Long Hill Green section, a roughly

25,000-square-foot area comprised of 11 new businesses and nine apartments. Funded by $6 million in private investment as well as several state grants, Long Hill Green now “represents the best opportunity for Trumbull to rebrand itself and be cultivated as a commercial center,” said First Selectman Timothy M. Herbst. “I think we will ultimately surpass a lot of


Federal nominations to shine new light on hedge fund sector BY ALEXANDER SOULE Hearst Connecticut Media

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ong before General Electric’s exit from Fairfield last year, Connecticut received an earlier signal in 2012 of how the business elite had soured on the state following the abrupt relocation to Miami by ESL Investments and its Greenwich billionaire founder Ed Lampert. Entering 2017, the state’s financiers are scouring the smoke signals in Washington for any sign from Lampert’s former roommate that might allow them to regain the momentum under which they established themselves as Connecticut’s most important startup industry of the past half-century. With President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Steven Mnuchin for Secretary of the Treasury, the hedge fund industry might land a U.S. Treasury head who knows the inside of their business better than any predecessor. Like preObama administration Treasury secretaries Henry Paulson Jr. and Robert Rubin, Mnuchin spent the formative part of his career with the New York City investment bank Goldman Sachs Group. But Mnuchin differs markedly in his subsequent work at hedge funds, first as vice chairman at ESL, created by his Yale roommate Lampert, who today is CEO of Sears Holding; then partnering with George Soros to form SFM Capital Management together, and later forming his own fund called Dune Capital Management, with both funds listing New York City offices. With Mnuchin’s Congressional confirmation hearings omitted from the first round that start this week, for now hedge funds will have to wait to hear how Mnuchin views the industry in what is expected to be a vigorous line of questioning from senators and representatives. Southwestern Connecticut hedge funds and investment managers are coming off a 2016 in which some reported major gains in assets under management for multibillion-dollar funds they oversee, with others reporting slight increases no better than those in the overall stock markets that enter 2017 near record highs. At Westport-based Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, managers of the massive All Weather Portfolio Ltd. fund reported a 2.6 percent increase in assets under management last year to $21 billion. The fund is double the size of the next largest in the

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region not bearing the Bridgewater name: the Lone Cascade LP vehicle managed by Greenwich-based Lone Pine Capital, which registered a similar increase. Other funds rocketed upward as investors piled in and managers registered gains, including a 17.5 percent increase for the Viking Global Equities LP fund managed by Greenwich-based Viking Global. Still, as measured by jobs and office space, the hedge fund sector remains in flux and, given the propensity of most funds to privacy, a black box. Jones Lang LaSalle reported downtown Greenwich saw nearly 90,000 square feet of its best office space snapped up last year, despite a fourth quarter in which more space was freed up than leased. “I don’t know if I would say there is a huge demand (for office space) in the hedge fund arena — albeit there is some for sure — but there is a big demand among other boutique investment firms,” said David Block, a commercial broker in the Stamford office of CBRE. “Greenwich is Greenwich and it will continue to do well. … I think Stamford is being looked at pretty intensely as well these days. For a long time it was Greenwich or nothing.” Last year AQR Capital Management secured a $35 million incentive package from the state of Connecticut to add 600 jobs in addition to the 540 people it employs locally, having recently secured additional space in Greenwich at 55 Railroad Ave. in addition to its existing offices at Greenwich Plaza downtown.

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Bridgewater, by contrast, is cutting 150 jobs in a bid for greater efficiency under founder Ray Dalio, with the commercial real estate brokerage firm Newmark Grubb Knight Frank reporting last week that the company has put 100,000 square feet of space up for sublet at 20 Westport Road in Wilton while securing a lease for 90,000 square feet at 45 Glover Ave. in Norwalk, where it has existing offices. Bridgewater is also in the process of expanding into a large office building in Stamford’s Harbor Point district. Tudor Investment is likewise exiting more than 100,000 square feet of space at 1 American Lane in Greenwich, NGKB and other brokerage firms reported, roughly the same size as the firm’s nearby headquarters on King Street. As Mnuchin looked ahead to his confirmation hearing, Trump picked Jay Clayton to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission. Clayton is an attorney in the New York City office of Sullivan & Cromwell who has extensive experience advising financial firms including Stamford-based Castleton Commodities. In a press release statement, Trump made clear his expectations that Clayton remain mindful of the financial industry’s own fiscal health in addition to the SEC’s traditional watchdog role — a stance sure to be a sticking point for many on Capitol Hill with stillfresh memories of the bubble prior to the Great Recession. “Jay Clayton ... will ensure our financial institutions can thrive and create jobs while playing by the rules at the same time,” Trump stated. “We need to undo many regulations which have stifled investment in American businesses and restore oversight of the financial industry in a way that does not harm American workers.” Alexander Soule is a business writer at The Hour in Norwalk and Hearst Connecticut Media Group. Alex.Soule@ scni.com; 203-354-1047; www.twitter. com/casoulman.

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Lawyer pleads guilty in insurance scam

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rumbull attorney David Quatrella faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to a conspiracy charge involving insurance fraud before U.S. District Judge Alvin W. Thompson in Hartford. Quatrella was part of a scheme to defraud insurers into issuing policies on the lives of elderly people for his and other investors’ benefit – a practice known as stranger-originated life insurance, according to Deirdre M. Daly, U.S. Atty. Quatrella and others, including insur-

ance brokers in California, New Jersey and Florida, assisted elderly persons in applying for multimillion-dollar life insurance policies between 2008 and January 2016. They offered the insured the promise of free life insurance for two years, after which the co-conspirators would attempt to sell the policy and provide a share of the proceeds to the insured, according to prosecutors. Quatrella and the others then submitted applications to a number of life insurance providers containing false and misleading

information thatfailed to disclose the thirdparty premium funding arrangements for the policies. According to Daly’s office, the coconspirators received large commissions from the providers issuing the life insurance policies and Quatrella personally profited by $272,000. Quatrella pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and agreed to forfeit the $272,000. Sentencing is scheduled for April 28. – Kevin Zimmerman

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nformation technology research and advisory company Gartner Inc. is acquiring technology and insights firm CEB for approximately $2.6 billion in cash and stock. The deal, which has been approved by the boards of both companies, is expected to close in the first half of the year. Under the terms of the agreement, shareholders of CEB, based in Arlington,Virginia, will receive $54 in cash and 0.2284 shares of Gartner common stock for each share of CEB common stock they own. The transaction has a total enterprise value of approximately $3.3 billion, including Stamford-based Gartner’s assumption of approximately $700 million in CEB net debt. Gartner expects to achieve annual savings of about $25 million to $50 million beginning in 2018. In the long term, it is looking to produce double-digit growth in revenue, earnings and free cash flow while maintaining a strong balance sheet and liquidity. On a pro forma basis, the combined company’s reported results for the last 12 months ended Sept. 30, 2016 include approximately $3.3 billion in revenue, $693 million in adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, and $463 million in free cash flow. Together, Gartner and CEB will employ more than 13,000 associates serving clients in more than 100 countries. “We expect this acquisition to create value for our shareholders in both the near and long term, including immediate accretion on an adjusted EPS basis,” Gartner CEO Gene Hall said. “Associates will benefit from expanded career opportunities as part of a larger, strong organization with the most extensive client offering in the industry.” – Kevin Zimmerman

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Economists see perils in global economy, potential at home BY KEVIN ZIMMERMAN kzimmerman@westfairinc.com

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or the most part, panelists at the Norwalk Chamber of Commerce’s recent annual Economic Outlook and Development Review came to the same conclusion that most observers of the U.S. economy have: It’s pretty hard to tell what might happen. Given the uncertainties over how President-elect Donald Trump and his cabinet will deal with financial issues here and abroad, two of the panel’s three speakers repeatedly said that their opinions and advice were essentially guesswork. Lucjan Orlowski, economics professor at Sacred Heart University, instead provided an overview of what he considered the biggest risks facing global economies and financial markets. Those included longevity, as seen in the increasing life expectancy of pensioners, which will put an increasing strain on national economies. “In Japan, for example, there are now three actively working people for every one retired,” Orlowski said. “Twenty years ago that was six to one.”

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The professor also looked at global gross domestic product figures, which he said should be of concern. While the U.S. recorded a roughly 3.2 percent GDP growth in the third quarter of 2016 and will likely show a growth of about 2 percent for the year, the United Kingdom recorded a third-quarter growth of 0.6 percent, while the European zone grew by 1.4 percent, China by 7.4 percent and the Russian Federation by 0.6 percent. Such imbalance ultimately bodes ill for the global economy, Orlowski said, noting that the forthcoming exit of the U.K. from the European Union will likely lead to a recession. The Russian Federation is already in a recession due to its economy’s lack of diversification and its political climate, he said. And China���s impressive growth is less so when compared to the 12 percent groeth it was experiencing a few years ago. The bubble created by that country’s huge private debt — which is two times that of its GDP — is due to burst, he added. Where the U.S. could be headed is hard to predict, Orlowski said. He did, however, note that Trump’s proposed corporate tax cuts — from the current 35 percent to a “destination-based cash-flow tax” at a 20 per-

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cent rate for corporations and 25 percent for unincorporated businesses — could spur further growth and bring the nation more in line with competing countries like Germany, whose corporate tax rate is 29.72 percent, and the U.K., where it stands at 20 percent but is due to fall to 17 percent by 2020. Peter Gioia, vice president and economist for the Connecticut Business & Industry Association, provided a mostly sunnier view, at least for the state. “The Connecticut economy has great economic potential,” he said. “We’re certainly not hitting it, but the potential is there.” The state’s business diversity — including manufacturing, bioscience and financial services — combined with an education system and workforce that are “the best in the United States” make Connecticut attractive to businesses, at least on paper, he said. In addition, “Banks have money to lend and want to lend.” The problem, Gioia added, was with the state’s lawmakers. “We need to spend within our means and establish long-term predictability,” he said. “We’ve been saying that forever, so it’s really refreshing to see the governor now reading from that script.”

Saying that Connecticut’s fiscal condition has been “a 20-year problem,” Gioia urged the roughly 130 people in attendance at the DoubleTree Hotel to contact legislators at all levels. “We don’t need any more budgets that are balanced for 10 minutes,” he said. Gioia said the perception of Connecticut as an “anti-business state” also needs to be addressed. “That’s a perception that is easy to change,” he said, but without long-term predictability, companies are reluctant to come here “when they don’t know what their tax burden is going to be five, 10, 15 years from now.” He said he also sees potential gains over the next five years tied to Brexit, which he predicted will see an influx of London-based multinationals to New York, with a positive spillover effect for Fairfield County - but only if lawmakers can get their collective act together. “This is the most critical legislative session we’ve had in my lifetime,” Gioia said. Norwalk Director of Economic Development Elizabeth Stocker recapped the city’s various development projects. Among those are the SoNo Collection megamall, which she said would provide about 1,900 construction jobs over 30 months and 2,000 permanent jobs once it opens in 2019.


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area this year, with input from businesses, area residents and town board and commission members. The planning will take into consideration improved bicycle and pedestrian access to the area, information from a recent traffic study and parking needs. The plan will guide the use of several improvement grants for the area, including a $475,000 Connecticut Department of Housing Main Street Investment Fund program grant and more than $100,000 in environmental protection 319 funds to address storm water management there. “Long Hill Green is totally leased,” said Bakalar. “We have a great diversity of businesses,” which also includes Trumbull Pharmacy, Kenny Z’s Salon and Wet Paws Dog Grooming. Construction of an approximately 4,000-square-foot dental office is underway, which will be the new home of Jason Oberhand Family Dentistry, currently located at 105 Technology Drive. “This represents the evolution of a traditional bedroom community to a modern suburb,” Bakalar said. “If millennials leave the cities for the suburbs, they want to have things to do and places to walk to. That’s

exactly what we’re doing here.” Bakalar has been in charge of Trumbull’s economic and community development for less than a year, having spent 25 years in a number of similar roles, including as director for central grants for Bridgeport and cochair of Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim’s economic development transition team. In an email sent to residents upon her appointment last April, she called Trumbull “a wellrun town with tremendous potential.” Speaking in the first selectman’s office at Town Hall, Herbst and Bakalar noted another major development, Madison Village. At 4244 Madison Ave., the 15,400-square-foot development and is home to luxury goods store Pure Poetry, liquor store Ninety 9 Bottles, Sitting Duck Tavern and Upper Crust Bakery & Café. Herbst noted that many of the new businesses are owned by Trumbull residents, “which really excites me. That helps emphasize how Trumbull is a real community.” In addition, comparatively low taxes – Herbst has cut taxes twice during his seven years in office – and a strong education system are helping to draw “both empty nesters and young couples who are looking to save money by renting before they invest in buying a house – which hopefully will be

in Trumbull,” he said. The first selectman also noted that Long Hill Green is designed for mom-and-pop stores. Big-box retailers such as Best Buy, Target and HomeGoods occupy the town’s two malls, Hawley Lane Mall and Westfield Trumbull, which are located away from the downtown area. Herbst said the town is having difficulty keeping up with the demand for office space. Bakalar said that with Trumbull fast running out of developable space and largely lacking brownfield properties that could be cleaned up for new construction, redevelopment will be the key to future growth. Asked how he has managed to get so many different departments to work together to streamline the development process, Herbst replied, “I broke a lot of china to get here. It was like a Greek wedding.” “When I took office, planning and zoning was very dysfunctional, the engineering department was not consumer-friendly, and we only had a part-time economic director. I came in and explained that the better we all work together, the better the public is served.” Although he has a sign reading “I Am An OpTIMist” on his office wall, the self-

described “Republican, fiscal conservative” Herbst wryly said he’s known by some as “The InTIMidator.” He has clashed with members of both major political parties, including former Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, a Democrat, with whom he tussled over a number of issues, and former Connecticut GOP chairman Jerry Labriola Jr., whose resignation Herbst demanded following the party’s poor performance in the 2014 election. More recently, this month the first selectman made news by helping to push Roger McGovern out of his role as chairman of the town’s police commission in the midst of an ethics commission investigation and ordered Town Treasurer Anthony Musto to abandon his Town Hall office so that the Economic and Community Development Department could use it as a conference room. Talk persists that Herbst, who narrowly lost the 2014 election for state treasurer, may try another run for state office – possibly for governor. Still, he insisted that he’s not in the business of butting heads but of working together. “It’s not just about the quarterback – you need the whole team,” the son of former Trumbull High School Athletic Director Michael Herbst said. “It’s my job to make sure everyone is rowing in the same direction.”

comment on pending litigation, providing safe, high-quality care is our first priority and, as a result, we take this matter very seriously. We remain fully dedicated to meeting that priority every day, with every patient. Following this incident, Greenwich Hospital instituted additional measures related to high-risk pregnancies.” Those changes were required by the

Department of Public Health to address the importance of fetal monitoring in multiple-gestation admissions. The DPH’s requested plan of correction included measures to prevent the recurrence of the violation, the date corrective measures will be in effect and the staff member, by title, who has been designated as responsible for monitoring the individual plan of correction. Marnane told the Business Journal that the hospital’s submitted plan of correction included the following: • Updating current admission policy to include admission of multiple gestation. • Updating admission guidelines for multiple gestation to include ultrasound for viability, position and presence of amniotic fluid and educate all physicians and staff. • Re-educating labor and delivery staff to include multiple-gestation monitoring in obstetrics and the importance of distinct fetal heart rate tracings. • Re-educating labor and delivery staff to include multiple-gestation monitoring on fetal monitoring equipment and identifying two separate heart rates • Requiring the biomedical department to ensure calibrations for all fetal monitors are correct. • Auditing all multiple-gestation charts for six months to ensure ultrasound was completed and documentation of fetal heart rates was completed.

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Stamford. “Dr. Hedayatzadeh waited more than three hours before the C-section delivery of the twins was performed.” The wrongful death lawsuit, filed earlier this month, alleges that the failure to monitor and promptly deliver the girl, Myriam, allowed her to die from oxygen deprivation prior to the C-section. The other child, a boy, was successfully delivered. “Sadly, we cannot change what happened to Myriam,” Dreyer said, “but we can hold those trusted with her care responsible for their actions. This family went to Greenwich Hospital because they believed they would receive exceptional medical care. As the Connecticut Department of Health investigation revealed, it was far from that.” “Every year on June 3, this family will celebrate the joy of the birth of their son and have to relive the deep sadness from the death of their daughter at Greenwich Hospital,” Dreyer added. The civil wrongful death suit, filed in state Superior Court in Stamford, does not specify the amount of damages sought. The twins’ mother, Sorgen, is a residential real estate agent at Halstead Property in New Canaan, according to the brokerage firm’s website. Gulyassy, the twins’ father, is an oil and gas industry executive and power

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trader who served as vice president for New York and New England power at Noble Americas Corp. in Stamford at the time of the hospital death. “The death of an infant is tragic and our deepest sympathies go out to the family for their loss,” said the hospital’s director of communications, Dana Marnane, in a statement. “While Greenwich Hospital cannot

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Transferring ownership across generations We’re a two-generation company, and I find that ownership is very confusing. It feels like as long as the seniors are alive, we in the next generation will never own the company, even though we’re now doing the majority of the heavy lifting. On top of that, the seniors represent a huge financial drain on the company. Given what they’re taking out of the business, why would they give up control? THOUGHTS OF THE DAY: Think about what control you want and what leverage you have to get it. Figure out how to make the senior generation whole. Make sure the next generation is ready to run the business. It’s best when a new generation enters the business to agree beforehand, in writing, as to how shares will transfer. If that ship has already sailed, then work on how

to transfer shares, for what compensation and over what period of time before you go much further. Know that until you hold 51 percent of shares, you are subordinate to whomever does. Make sure you can live with that. Recognize that if the company does not make a profit, the difference between owing 10 percent of shares and 49 percent of shares is more about managing the business than it is about benefitting from profit distributions. Anyone in the company can make decisions, until their boss overrules them. Think about senior generation interactions. Do they overrule, or do they simply ask questions to learn how and why decisions are made? Do you and they openly disagree about the business’ future or just the tactics of how to get from here to there? You may have more control than you think. While you may feel second-guessed, keep in mind that the one thing the senior generation probably doesn’t want to do is come back to work full time. If the seniors’ compensation is jeopardizing the future of the business, show them in black and white

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Immigrants urge Blumenthal to reject Sessions

A WHOLE DIFFERENT VIEW.

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ome 20 members of fear and uncertainty, not just the immigrant comhere in Connecticut,” Moreno munity met with U.S. said, “and not just about Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Mr. Sessions, but also about Jan. 9 at the Legislative Office Donald Trump.” Building in Hartford to ask In addition to Trump’s him to reject President-elect repeated statements about Donald Trump’s Attorney building a wall between the General nominee Jeff Sessions, U.S. and Mexico and about the Republican senator from banning Muslims from enterAlabama. Though Blumenthal, ing the country, the alliance a Democrat, did not say which and others have concerns way he would vote, he told the about remarks attributed to group, “I believe the attorney Sessions in the past regarding general of the United States race and ethnicity. has to be a champion of civil Richard Blumenthal Moreno said his group rights and what is right.” had suggested to Blumenthal The group was put together by the – who serves on the Senate Judiciary Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance. Committee, which began hearings on Carlos Moreno, spokesman for the group, the Sessions nomination on Jan. 10 – to told the Business Journal that Blumenthal’s ask Sessions about his public support of declining to say how he would vote was not Trump’s move to end birthright citizena disappointment. ship, his long-held opposition to voting “He’s been very clear about feeling the rights and his involvement with what need to give (Sessions) an appropriate vetMoreno called “hate groups" or fronts for ting, to give him a chance to address the hate groups, such as the Federation for issues that surround him,” Moreno said. American Immigration Reform. The immigrant community “has a lot of — Kevin Zimmerman

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Westfair to partner with WSTC radio

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estfair Communications, the parent company of the Westchester County and Fairfield County Business Journals, will partner with the revitalized commercial radio station WSTC1400 AM in Stamford to report stories, cover events and offer special packages to advertisers, the companies announced today. With the partnership, keynote speakers from Business Journal events and the business publication’s story sources can be interviewed by the radio station, which serves the Stamford-Norwalk area. Westfair will have a segment on WSTC announcing highlights from the “Good Things Happening” section in the weekly Fairfield County Business Journal. The station will also broadcast Westfair’s events live and take questions from callers. “I’m very happy about this partnership,” Marty Sheehan, AM 1400 station manager and operator, said in the announcement. “I can’t wait to see how it develops.” Westfair Communications Publisher Dee DelBello said the 53-year-old company is “delighted to add another medium to our print and digital platforms. The more resources we have to convey business news to business people, the better we are doing

our job as the only weekly business newspaper in Fairfield County.” Sheehan, who has had a decades-long career in radio, took over the station in May from Sacred Heart University. The university bought the station from Cox Media Group Inc. in 2011 and had been using it to broadcast Fairfield County public radio. Sheehan, formerly with Cumulus Media Inc., saw an opportunity at AM1400. “Fairfield County is growing,” he said. “Stamford is the largest city in the county; that wasn’t the case four years ago.” Sheehan, who runs WSTC with a staff of about 15 employees through a local management arrangement with Sacred Heart and has an office in downtown Stamford, funded the nearly completed renovation of the station, which sits below the radio tower off Magee Avenue. He also has partnered on a weekly show with the Ferguson Library in Stamford. WSTC plays musical standards from the Great American Songbook, which “never go out of style,” Sheehan said. The station will also work with Sacred Heart students to broadcast the university’s basketball, football and hockey games. — John Golden

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THE LIST INDEPENDENT AND ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES

FAIRFIELD COUNTY

Independent & Assisted Living Facs

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Atria Stamford

77 Third St., Stamford 06905 327-4551 • atriastamford.com

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6949 Main St., Trumbull 06611 261-0006 • capitalsenior.com

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6911 Main St., Stratford 06614 380-0006 • atriaseniorliving.com

Independent Assisted living facility living facility

Jon-Paul Venoit 1985

495

Independent living, assisted living and memory care

Terry Jackson 1973

166

Assisted living, independent living and memory care, with amenities, including Alzheimer's and dementia support groups

Joann Elser 2000

148

Independent living, assisted living and memory care

Sandra Hidalgo 1999

124

Assisted living, independent living and memory care, with amenities including Alzheimer's and dementia support groups

Dennis Walton 2003

122

Assisted living, memory care and short-term care

Chris Winkle 1997

116

Assisted living, with specialized services for the care of Alzheimer's and dementia

Gregory D. Smith 2010

100

Independent and assisted living, memory care, respite care and skilled nursing/rehabilitation ✔ services

Andrew Krochko 1998

91

Assisted living and memory care community

Marcie Albanesi 1999

90

Assisted living, memory care and short-term care

Paul Palermo 2012

84

Assisted living, respite care and memory care, ✔ including Alzheimer's and dementia

Janis Knorr 1997

80

Independent and assisted living, pet-friendly environment and wellness center offering checkups and monitoring

David M. Lawlor 1999

68

Independent and assisted living with specialized activities and personalized memory care

Jackie Mazurowski 2012

66

Assisted living, memory care and respite care

Mary Mazzucco 2006

64

Assisted living, memory care and respite care

Hilde Sager 1999

56

Assisted living, including memory care and wellness programs

William Piper 2001

50

Assisted living, with specialized memory care services for clients with Alzheimer’s and dementia

Marnie Tetreault 1986

49

Independent living facility with a 24-hour emergency alert and response system and recreational activities

William Piper 1981

39

Independent living, retirement community with a continuum of social, cultural and educational ✔ activities

Maria Scaros-Mercado 2001

30

Assisted living facility offering individualized care, family care, specialized dementia care and care for the mind, body and spirit

Services

Financial information

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Cheshire Road, Wallingford 06492 800-382-2244 • masonicare.org

Spring Meadows

Atria Stratford

Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings

640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield 06877 431-2255 • benchmarkseniorliving.com

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59 Roxbury Road, Stamford 06902 322-2100 • sunriseseniorliving.com

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1 Gorham Island, Westport 06880 567-4397 • maplewoodseniorliving.com

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435 Danbury Road, Wilton 06897 761-1191 • thegreensatcannondale.com

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Brighton Gardens of Stamford

Maplewood at Newtown

The Greens at Cannondale

The Village at Brookfield Common 246A Federal Road, Brookfield 06804 775-8696 • benchmarkquality.com

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73 Strawberry Hill Ave., East Norwalk 06855 220-9600 • maplewoodatstrawberryhill.com

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50 Ledge Road, Darien 06820 888-640-1090 • atriadarien.com

Maplewood at Strawberry Hill

Atria Darien

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Crosby Commons Assisted Living

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Maplewood at Darien

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Maplewood at Danbury

15

Lockwood Lodge Assisted Living

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580 Long Hill Ave., Shelton 06484 225-5000 • umh.org/wesley-village

599 Boston Post Road, Darien 06820 888-640-1090 • maplewoodatdarien.com

22 Hospital Ave., Danbury 06810 744-8444 • maplewoodatdanbury.com

139 Toddy Hill Road, Sandy Hook 06470 364-3177 • masonicare.org

The Village at Waveny Care Center

3 Farm Road, New Canaan 06840 594-5200 • waveny.org

Glen Crest,

17 An Independent Living Facility 3 Glen Hill Road, Danbury 06811 790-9161 • genesishcc.com/GlenCrest

The Inn

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(An affiliate of Waveny LifeCare Network) 73 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan 06840 594-5450 • waveny.org

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1155 King St., Greenwich 06831 531-5500 • thegreensatgreenwich.com

The Greens at Greenwich

This list is a sampling of independent and assisted living facilities located in the region. If you would like to include your facility in our next list, please contact Danielle Renda at drenda@westfairinc.com.

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down payment required

Masonicare at Ashlar Village

Number of units or apartments

private pay

1

Facility administrator Email address Year facility established

refund policy

Name Address Area code: 203, unless otherwise noted Website

long-term care insurance

Rank

Ranked by number of units or apartments.


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BRIEFLY

NORWALK MEDICAL GROUP JOINING WESTMED

WESTMED Medical Group, the multispecialty medical practice based in Purchase, New York, announced its continued expansion into Connecticut with the signing on of Norwalk Medical Group, to become effective early in the second quarter of this year. Norwalk Medical, with offices at 40 Cross St. in Norwalk, is composed of 17 boardcertified physicians and two nurse practitioners offering primary care and a variety of medical specialties. In addition to health care, Norwalk Medical Group’s physicians are engaged in clinical research in areas related to diabetes, rheumatology and other disciplines. Upon joining WESTMED, the office number for Norwalk Medical Group will remain 203-845-4800. WESTMED is staffed by a team of more than 350 doctors in 14 locations in Westchester and Fairfield counties, including medical offices in White Plains, Rye, Yonkers, Purchase, Scarsdale, New Rochelle, Greenwich, Darien and Stamford.

KANAREK FOUNDATION DONATES $2.5M TO FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY

Fairfield University trustee and alumna Robin Kanarek of the Kanarek Family Foundation of Greenwich has made a leadership gift of $2.5 million to found the Kanarek Center for Palliative & Supportive Nursing Education, to be housed in the school’s newly renamed Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies. Palliative care programs and services are designed to benefit patients who have a life-threatening illness and require supportive care, pain and symptom management from a multidisciplinary health care team to enhance quality of life. The center’s doors will open this fall and will offer a comprehensive curriculum providing nursing professionals the education needed to effectively practice palliative care and improve the quality of life for those suffering from serious or lifethreatening illnesses.

The donation is part of the university’s $160 million “Fairfield Rising” capital campaign. In addition to the Kanarek Center, Fairfield University Trustee William P. Egan and his wife Jacalyn announced a $10 million gift to rename the university’s nursing school as the Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, in honor of William Egan’s mother. Ground was broken on the expanded health studies facility in April 2016.

CREDIT UNION MERGER

Housatonic Teachers Federal Credit Union has merged with and into Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union, in a deal which was officially approved on Dec. 31. Under the agreement, Stratford-based Housatonic will continue to operate under its existing name as a division of Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union, whose headquarters are in Rocky Hill. Housatonic, founded in 1935 to serve

educational professionals throughout Fairfield County, has a membership of more than 2,000 people. Nutmeg has a membership of more than 39,000 and an asset size growing to over $400 million. In 2015, Nutmeg moved from a federal to a state charter, increasing its membership to anyone who lives, works, worships, volunteers or attends school in Hartford, Middlesex, Tolland and New Haven counties. The Housatonic merger will increase Nutmeg’s membership eligibility to anyone who falls under its criteria within the towns of Shelton, Stratford and Bridgeport. Last year Nutmeg transformed all platforms from its internal customer relationship management software to its online e-banking platform and mobile app. All information was streamlined to expedite the credit union’s ability to help members open memberships, apply and close loans, make deposits quicker, and pay bills more easily. — Kevin Zimmerman

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COMMERCIAL REAL STATE

County’s office leasing down, available space up in 2016

BY PHIL HALL phall@westfairinc.com

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he Fairfield County office market had a good but not great year in 2016, according to three new industry data reports. And uncertain lingers over the future of some of the county’s largest office properties at the start of 2017. According to data released by Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, 2016 leasing activity in the county totaled 3.6 million square feet, a 14 percent decline from the 4.2 million square feet of leasing recorded in 2015 but 9 percent above the 10-year leasing average of 3.3 million square feet for Fairfield County. With the decline in leasing, office availability rose in late 2016, jumping from 21.9 percent in the third quarter to 24.2 percent in the fourth, compared with a 21.5 percent availability rate at the end of 2015. The average asking rent increased to $37.16 percent per square foot by the end of the fourth quarter, up 5.3 percent from the third quarter and 4.9 percent higher on a year-over-year basis, according to NGKF. James Ritman, executive vice president and managing director at NGKF in Stamford, predicted the next 12 months could see greater vibrancy. “Overall, leasing activity for 2016 was down a little bit from 2015, but there was a very positive fourth quarter and that momentum could spill into 2017,” he said. “There are large blocks of space on the market — buildings where there was

The future of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide headquarters at Stamford’s Harbor Point is uncertain following the company’s acquisition by Marriott last year.

uncertainty in the last 12 to 18 months with debt restructuring and large groups downsizing. Now some of that is getting worked out and there is more of a clear path for doing deals at these buildings.” In its quarterly market report, RHYS reported 11.6 million square feet of available office space in the Fairfield market by the end of last year. Of that total, directly leased space accounted for 10.7 million square feet, down a slight 0.6 percent from the start of 2016. Subleased space accounted for 974,350 square feet of total available space, up 11 percent for the year. Chart: Asking rents

ASKING RENT AND AVAILABILITY Average Asking Rent (Price/SF)

Availability (%)

RHYS also reported that the overall office vacancy rate rose 1.6 percent in the fourth quarter, ending the year at 16.1 percent. Office vacancies in the Stamford and Greenwich submarkets drove the market increase. Stamford’s vacancy rate increased by 2.6 percent during the year to close at 21.6 percent, while Greenwich saw a 1 percent uptick in vacant space, ending the year at 14.5 percent vacancy. With new vacancies outpacing new leasing activity, the county office market saw a negative net absorption of 793,234 square feet during the fourth quarter, the worst quarterly result in 15 years, according to RHYS researchers. The fourth-quarter slump f9ollowed a positive net absorption of 832,501 square feet of office space through the first three quarters of 2016. Most of the flood of office space added to the market in the fourth quarter came in the Stamford submarket, which posted a net negative absorption of 755,394 square feet of space for the last three months of 2016. “It is very much a tenants’ market,” said RHYS Executive Vice President and Principal Christian C. Bangert. “There is a lot of vacancy. Landlords are always competing with a solid handful of other locations.” Bangert said some vacancy numbers

were driven by a few large transactions, including General Electric’s relocation from 606,000 square feet of headquarters space in Fairfield to downtown Boston and UBS relocating in downtown Stamford from its U.S. headquarters at 677 Washington Blvd. and downsizing in a 120,000-square-foot space at 600 Washington Blvd. “The last couple of years you had large users that skewed the overall vacancy rates,” Bangert said. “If you lose a half-million square feet here and there in a row, it contributes to large vacancies to the market. But in the bread and butter market — the 3,000 — to 5,000 — or 10,000-square-foot market — the vacancy rate for that is not as high.” In 2017, Bangert said, vacancy rates could seesaw again if a landlord or two could “land a big tenant in one of those big chunks of property.” In another market report, Colliers International said the Fairfield County office availability rate ended the year at 22.3 percent. The average asking rent climbed 1.2 percent year over year to $35.71 per square foot. Colliers said the county’s eastern submarket ended the year with a 15.6 percent availability rate, while available space in the central submarket rose by 180 basis points in the fourth quarter to 24.1 percent, The northern submarket’s availability rate shrank by 30 basis points for the fourth quarter to 15.5 percent. Jeffrey Williams, executive managing director and market leader at Colliers in Stamford, said a pair of Stamford properties could be among the dominant stories for the 2017 office market. “You have the Starwood acquisition by Marriott, and their headquarters in Stamford is still a question mark,” he said. And a nonperforming $148.7 million commercial mortgage-backed securities loan against the 682,327-square-foot UBS Center at 677 Washington Blvd. was put up for sale in December. “We anticipate the note will be picked up on the inexpensive side,” Williams said. “In my estimate, it may go for as little as 30 or 40 cents on the dollar. It is being discounted because retrofitting that building is going to be very expensive.”

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DEALS&DEEDS

HEARST CONNECTICUT MEDIA RELOCATING

Hearst Connecticut Media Group is relocating to a new 30,251-square-foot regional headquarters at 301 Merritt 7 Corporate Park in Norwalk. The company’s five daily publications — The Advocate in Stamford, Connecticut Post in Bridgeport, Greenwich Time in Greenwich, The Hour in Norwalk and The News-Times in Danbury — will maintain their editorial reporting and advertising staffs in their respective local offices. Hearst is in the process of trying to sell the buildings in which The News-Times and Connecticut Post are based. Hearst is expected to move to Merritt 7 in April and will occupy the entire first floor of the building. The new office will house the company’s senior management and staff along with its finance, human resources and circulation departments. Signature Construction Group will handle the build-out designed by architect Antinozzi Associates. “After many years in the making, we will soon be able to move into a new regional corporate headquarters where we can solidify our presence and continue to offer the most diverse set of digital and print solutions available in any local market to serve business customers,” said Paul Barbetta, group publisher and president of Hearst Connecticut Media Group, and senior vice president of circulation for Hearst Newspapers. Merritt 7 was represented internally in this transaction by David Fiore and JoAnn McGrath of Marcus Partners, and the outside CBRE leasing team of Tom Pajolek, Ned Burns, Robert Caruso and Stephen Greenbush. Tom O’Leary and William Montague of Cushman & Wakefield represented Hearst. Among the high-profile companies based at Merritt 7 are Aon, EMCOR, Frontier Communications, IPSOS, Millward Brown, Siemens and Xerox.

WESTPORT PROPERTY SELLS FOR $4.16 MILLION

Blackshaw Hunchar LLC has acquired the mixed-use property consisting of three buildings at 1835 Post Road East in Westport for $4.16 million. The deal is the third recent acquisition by Avison Young’s Fairfield/Westchester office on behalf of Blackshaw, which appointed Avison property manager for the 10,713-square-foot property. Blackshaw was represented by Avison Young Principal and Managing Director Sean Cahill, Alison Luisi of the

firm’s Capital Markets Group, and Ted Stratigos from its Long Island office. The seller was Green Farm Associates LLC, represented in-house by Gary Bellard. Built in 2001, the properties were completely occupied at the time of the closing with tenants, including Walpole Woodworkers, Fjord Fisheries and Shoreline Pharmacy. The 0.63-acre plot includes 34 parking spaces and is near Shake Shack, Stop and Shop, and HomeGoods, as well as Exit 19 of Interstate 95.

OCTAGON INC. RELOCATES HQ

Octagon Inc., a sports and entertainment marketing and talent management agency, is relocating its headquarters to the Shippan Landing complex in Stamford. The company, which is moving from Norwalk, has signed an 11-year lease to occupy 57,009 square feet across the entire third floor and a section of the sec-

ond floor of the property at 290 Harbor Drive along the Stamford waterfront. “Shippan Landing continues to be the preferred destination for some of the nation’s top creative companies and we are pleased to welcome Octagon to our tenant roster,” said Peter S. Duncan, president and CEO of George Comfort & Sons, which operates the six-building Shippan Landing development as a joint venture with Angelo Gordon & Co. Octagon was represented in this transaction by Mike Norris and Chris Helgesen of Cushman & Wakefield, while George Comfort & Sons was represented in-house by Duncan and Senior Vice President Dana Pike, with assistance from CBRE. Among Octagon's many clients are Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon and members of the World Series championship team and Olympic gymnast Simone Biles.

STAMFORD LAW FIRM EXPANDS INTO BRIDGEPORT

Law firm Ryan Ryan Deluca LLP is expanding its Fairfield County presence by leasing 12,351 square feet at 1000 Lafayette Blvd. in Bridgeport. The 50-year-old practice has also renewed its longtime headquarters lease at 707 Summer St. in Stamford, where it occupies 9,586 square feet. The deals were announced by Stamford-based Colliers International Group, which serves as RRD’s exclusive real estate broker. Colliers noted that it also brokered the lease for an 8,056-squarefoot space in Hartford when the law firm absorbed a group of attorneys in 2015. The firm serves as trial counsel and local counsel in Connecticut for numerous businesses and insurance carriers. Each year the practice resolves more than 500 litigation matters. — Phil Hall, Kevin Zimmerman

It’s 2017… Stay Liquid my Friends

$5MM SBA Loan to Logistics Company 44 Business Capital funded a $5MM high LTV loan to a rapidly growing logistics company to purchase their 131,000 square ft. warehouse facility they were leasing. By leveraging the purchase, the company preserved $1MM in working capital. Contact David Nayor | 917.538.4059 | dnayor@44businesscapital.com 44businesscapital.com FAIRFIELD COUNTY BUSINESS JOURNAL • Week of January 16, 2017 15


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FACTS & FIGURES on the record ATTACHMENTS-FILED Beechmont Realty Company LLC, Bridgeport. Filed by Lee A. Samowitz, Fairfield. $300,000 in favor of Jeffrey Carl Correia and Medina Cecunjanin, Property: 3250 Main St., Units B111, B112, B209, B212 and B213, Bridgeport. Filed Dec. 15. Summit Properties Group LLC, et al., Newtown. Filed by Robert A. Ziegler, Plainville. $60,000 in favor of East Haven Builders Supply, East Haven. Property: 146 S. Main St., Newtown. Filed Dec. 29.

BANKRUPTCIES Peep Mobile Digital Inc., 235 Main St., Norwalk. Chapter 7. Assets: $0 to $50,000. Liabilities: $1 million to $10 million. Type of business: Limited liability company. Debtor’s attorney: Wallman Law Firm LLC, Stamford. Case no. 5:16-cv-51673. Filed Dec. 27.

BUILDING PERMITS

COMMERCIAL 114 Connecticut Ave LLC, Norwalk, contractor for self. Perform interior renovations in an existing commercial space for a new tenant at 114 Connecticut Ave., Norwalk. Estimated cost: $1,000. Filed Dec. 20. A P Construction, Stamford, contractor for High Ridge Office Park LLC. Renovate the interior of an existing commercial space at 0 Turn of River Road, Stamford. Estimated cost: $200,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. A Pappajohn Co., Norwalk, contractor for Division 40 Richards LLC. Perform interior renovations in an existing commercial space for a new tenant at 40 Richards Ave., Norwalk. Estimated cost: $130,000. Filed Dec. 19.

Items appearing in the Fairfield County Business Journal’s On The Record section are compiled from various sources, including public records made available to the media by federal, state and municipal agencies and the court system. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, no liability is assumed for errors or omissions. In the case of legal action, the records cited are open to public scrutiny and should be inspected before any action is taken. Questions and comments regarding this section should be directed to: John Golden c/o Westfair Communications Inc. 3 Westchester Park Drive, Suite G7 White Plains, N.Y. 10604-3407 Phone: (914)694-3600 Fax: (914)694-3680

Classic Restorations Inc., contractor for Jodi Hage, et al. Replace the roof on an existing commercial space at 255 Strawberry Hill Ave., Unit F10, Stamford. Estimated cost: $78,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. Crown Castle USA Inc., Canonsburg, Pa., contractor for Crown Atlantic Company LLC. Replace the antennas on the roof of an existing commercial space at 50 Rockland Road, Norwalk. Estimated cost: $18,000. Filed Dec. 20. Division 40 Richards LLC, Norwalk, contractor for self. Renovate the lobby, elevator and corridor in an existing single-family residence and add a new ceiling and light fixtures at 40 Richards Ave., Norwalk. Estimated cost: $59,000. Filed Dec. 19. First Methodist Church of Stamford, Stamford, contractor for self. Remove the kitchen equipment on the premises of an existing commercial space at 42 Cross Road, Stamford. Estimated cost: $51,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31.

Flying Colors Roofing LLC, contractor for Pamela Joan Nevins. Strip and reroof an existing single-family residence at 321 Westwood Road, Stamford. Estimated cost: $6,900. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31.

Porter, Nancie, Norwalk, contractor for self. Convert a closet with office space in an existing single-family residence into a bedroom at 41 Brooklawn Ave., Norwalk. Estimated cost: $1,000. Filed Dec. 20.

Stamford Hospitality LP, Stamford, contractor for self. Alter the interior of an existing commercial space at 2701 Summer St., Stamford. Estimated cost: $52,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31.

Foti, John, contractor for 95 West Broad Street LLC. Construct a threeunit townhouse at 95 W. Broad St., Stamford. Estimated cost: $763,435. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31.

Tsikos, Antonio, Stamford, contractor for Mary Aposporos, et al. Replace the sheetrock on an existing commercial space at 62 W. Park Place, Stamford. Estimated cost: $10,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31.

Gunite Pool Associates LLC, Seymour, contractor for Rocco Romeo. Add an in-ground pool to an existing single-family residence at 222 Wolfpit Ave., Norwalk. Estimated cost: $42,000. Filed Dec. 23.

Power Home Remodeling Group LLC, Chester, Pa., contractor for Dennis G. Wilkinson, et al. Strip and reroof an existing single-family residence at 63 Vine Place, Stamford. Estimated cost: $19,499. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31.

Uribew, Sebastian, contractor for 350-366 Fairfield Avenue LLC. Put two signs in front of an existing commercial space at 366 Fairfield Ave., Stamford. Estimated cost: $800. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31.

Gunn, Lori, Stamford, contractor for self. Add a generator to an existing single-family residence at 43 Old Logging Road, Stamford. Estimated cost: $10,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31.

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Kearns, Grace and William Kearns, Norwalk, contractor for self. Construct the foundation for a singlefamily residence at 17 Bayberry Lane, Norwalk. Estimated cost: $1,000. Filed Dec. 20.

Sono Square Associates LLC, Westport, contractor for self. Add square feet to a warehouse for a retail store at 85-99 Water St., Norwalk. Estimated cost: $100,000. Filed Dec. 20.

G&C Marine Services Inc., Norwalk, contractor for Nicolina Saporito. Construct a new shared dock on an existing commercial space at 1 Gregory Court, Norwalk. Estimated cost: $20,000. Filed Dec. 19.

A Pappajohn Co., Norwalk, contractor for Maritime Village I LLC. Construct a five-story residential building at 19 Day St., Norwalk. Estimated cost: $6 million. Filed Dec. 22.

G&C Marine Services Inc., Norwalk, contractor for Mark Dariano. Construct a new shared dock on an existing commercial space at 3 Gregory Court, Norwalk. Estimated cost: $20,000. Filed Dec. 19.

Ahuja, Guarav, Stamford, contractor for self. Remove the basement cabinets and legalize the bathroom in the basement of an existing single-family residence at 679 High Ridge Road, Stamford. Estimated cost: $375. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31.

Gavrielidis, Chris and Mike Gavrielidis, Norwalk, contractor for self. Rehabilitate the third floor of an existing commercial space at 79 Seaview Ave., Norwalk. Estimated cost: $180,000. Filed Dec. 19. LB&O LLC, contractor for 1616 Washington Boulevard LLC. Convert a space in an existing commercial space at 1616 Washington Blvd., Stamford. Estimated cost: $27,362. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. Linda and Marc’s LLC, Stamford, contractor for self. Create a new mezzanine in an existing commercial space at 47 Larkin St., Unit 10, Stamford. Estimated cost: $120,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. Rocksolid Construction LLC, Stamford, contractor for Kevin Chen and Joyce Shih. Remove the wall in an existing commercial space at 502 Flax Hill Road, Norwalk. Estimated cost: $6,000. Filed Dec. 21. Signarama, contractor for 863 East Main Street LLC. Install signage on the outside of an existing commercial space at 863 E. Main St., Stamford. Estimated cost: $5,177. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31.

Ahuja, Rajas, Stamford, contractor for self. Remove the basement cabinets and legalize the bathroom in the basement of an existing single-family residence at 675 High Ridge Road, Stamford. Estimated cost: $375. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. Balogh Francois Tibor, Norwalk, contractor for self. Renovate the first floor of an existing single-family residence and add three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a wood deck and a side porch at 15 Hillwood Place, Norwalk. Estimated cost: $100,000. Filed Dec. 19. Chakravarti, Prakash, et al., Stamford, contractor for self. Strip and reroof an existing single-family residence at 184 Idlewood Drive, Stamford. Estimated cost: $8,900. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. Etemadfar, Alex, Norwalk, contractor for self. Add a utility shed to the side of an existing single-family residence at 4 France St., Norwalk. Estimated cost: $4,500. Filed Dec. 20. Finishing Touch Construction LLC, New Haven, contractor for Chana Hecht. Add three bedrooms, two and one-half bathrooms and an upper level deck to an existing singlefamily residence at 13 Tarone Drive, Norwalk. Estimated cost: $90,000. Filed Dec. 20.

Kennedy, Courtney and Michael Kennedy, Stamford, contractor for self. Replace the kitchen in an existing single-family residence at 83 Woodbrook Drive, Stamford. Estimated cost: $50,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. Kreg, Stamford, contractor for self. Get a permit for an existing deck attached to a single-family residence at 64 Janes Lane, Stamford. Estimated cost: $1. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. Kuch, Bailin L., et al., Stamford, contractor for self. Alter the interior of an existing single-family residence to create an elevator at 177 Briar Brae Road, Stamford. Estimated cost: $50,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. Kumar, Narinder, et al., Stamford, contractor for self. Expand an existing commercial space at 415 W. Main St., Stamford. Estimated cost: $40,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. Martinez, Christian, Stamford, contractor for self. Strip and reroof an existing single-family residence at 28 Woodrow St., Stamford. Estimated cost: $8,775. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. Mazzamurro, Michael A., contractor for Leonard Norman, et al. Add solar panels onto the roof of an existing single-family residence at 209 Southfield Ave., Stamford. Estimated cost: $19,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31.

Rowayton Methodist Church, Norwalk, contractor for self. Renovate a bathroom in an existing single-family residence at 180 Rowayton Ave., Norwalk. Estimated cost: $12,000. Filed Dec. 20. Saluto, Rob, Stamford, contractor for self. Build a firewall in a condominium unit at 22 Dora St., Unit 2, Stamford. Estimated cost: $5,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. Santen, Janet, et al., Stamford, contractor for self. Construct a dormer attached to an existing single-family residence at 98 Long Hill Drive, Stamford. Estimated cost: $15,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. Schott, Mary and John Schott, Norwalk, contractor for self. Finish the existing dormer for two bedrooms and a bathroom in an existing singlefamily residence at 14 Tower Drive, Norwalk. Estimated cost: $20,000. Filed Dec. 19. Shockley, David L., et al., Stamford, contractor for self. Replace the steps with a wood deck attached to an existing single-family residence at 108 Ridgecrest Road, Stamford. Estimated cost: $10,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. Star Inc., Lighting The Way, Norwalk, contractor for self. Construct the foundation for a single-family residence at 182 Wolfpit Ave., Norwalk. Estimated cost: $9,450. Filed Dec. 22. Sunrun Installation Services Inc., contractor for Pietro A. Castrovillari, et al. Add solar panels onto the roof of an existing single-family residence at 79 Barholm Ave., Stamford. Estimated cost: $32,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31.

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Sylvan Knoll Section 1 Inc., Stamford, contractor for self. Alter the interior of a condominium for a kitchen and a bathroom at Sylvan Knoll Road, Stamford. Estimated cost: $20,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. THD at Home Services Inc., Atlanta, Ga., contractor for William Cade. Replace the windows in an existing single-family residence at 2 Hadik Parkway, Norwalk. Estimated cost: $2,889. Filed Dec. 20.

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GREENWICH HOSPITAL RECOGNIZED FOR BARIATRIC SURGERY

BANKWELL SUPPORTS CHILDREN’S OPPORTUNITIES FUND

The Women’s Choice Award named Greenwich Hospital one of “America’s Best Hospitals” for bariatric surgery. The award recognizes excellence in bariatric surgery based on criteria that considers patient satisfaction and clinical excellence. Greenwich Hospital recently completed its 200th bariatric procedure since 2014, offering support, education and nutritional guidance before, during and after surgery to help patients succeed. The hospital received the award by meeting the following criteria: accreditation by the American College of Surgeon’s Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program; high patient safety ranking by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; and high recommendation scores based on federal patient surveys.

A CALL TO ARTISTS FOR ‘STAMFORD DOWNTOWN SHAPES!’ The Stamford Downtown Special Services District is calling for all artists to submit designs for “Stamford Downtown Shapes! Art in Public Places” for jury and possible sponsor selection and exhibit inclusion. “Stamford Downtown Shapes!” is an interactive sculpture exhibit where artists, through a juried selection process, will paint, sculpt and decorate fiberglass shapes that will be displayed throughout Stamford Downtown in June through August 2017. The exhibit will engage the talent of the local and regional art community and captivate the imagination of young and old alike. Applications are due to the Stamford Downtown Special Services District office by Friday, Feb. 17. For more information, visit Stamford-downtown.com.

From left: Diane Knetzger, director of marketing, Bankwell; Genevieve Halloran, manager of strategic and corporate development, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk; Brian Davis, president, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk; Alicia Wettenstein, director of development, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk; and David Dineen, executive vice president and head of community banking, Bankwell.

Bankwell, a commercial bank with nine branches throughout Fairfield and New Haven counties, donated $12,000 to The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk for its Children’s Opportunity Fund, a restricted fund ensuring that Aquarium is available to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay. The aquarium works with social-service agencies in the region to identify underserved youth and families who could benefit from the educational and entertaining aspects of the aquarium. Bankwell also sponsors the IMAX movies, including “National Parks Adventure,” which is currently showing daily, and “Dream Big,” a STEM-focused (science, technology, engineering and math) IMAX movie, opening daily Feb. 17.

GOOD THINGS HAPPENING

STEPPING STONES FOUNDER WRITES CHILDREN’S BOOK SERIES

Gigi Priebe

Gigi Priebe, one of the founders of the Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, a nonprofit children’s museum dedicated to broadening the lives of children and families, recently published “The Adventures of Henry Whiskers,” a children’s chapter book written for boys and girls, ages seven to 10. The book follow the tales of the Whiskers mouse family that has lived in Queen Mary’s dollhouse for 25 generations, and the main character Henry Whiskers’ courageous journey to find his sister, who has gone missing while the dollhouse undergoes repairs. The first book in the series was released on Jan. 3, while the second book is in production and the third story is in the planning stages. A daylong-book-release celebration is planned for Saturday, Jan. 21 at the museum, with an exclusive meet and green for museum members from 10-11 a.m., followed by a public reception from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more, visit gigipriebe.com.

CATALYST WELCOMES STAMFORD RESIDENT TO ITS TEAM

Christina Scott

$106K RAISED AT 52ND ANNUAL FOUR SEASONS BALL

Catalyst Marketing Communications Inc., a full-service advertising and public relations firm based in Stamford, welcomed Christina Scott of Stamford as a public relations account executive. Scott serves as a daily contact for several of the agency’s key clients and liaises with members of the media, based locally, regionally and nationally. In addition to writing press release materials and securing media coverage for her clients, Scott’s background in video production will help grow the agency’s ability to offer video services. Prior to joining, Scott reported on-air for WRNNTV/Verizon FiOS 1 News in New York’s Lower Hudson Valley. She began her career at It’sRelevant.com, a hyper-local vide news website covering Stamford, where she received an award from the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalism. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Southern Connecticut State University.

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Martin D. Schwartz, second from left, president and CEO, The Kennedy Center, with his wife Elaine Schwartz, left; U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal; and Alison Smith of Shelton, Kennedy Center client. Photograph by Stuart Walls, courtesy Woodstock Studio.

More than $106,000 was raised at this year’s 52nd annual Four Seasons Ball, an annual charity event to benefit The Kennedy Center in Trumbull, a nonprofit that serves more than 2,400 individuals with disabilities, from birth to senior years and their families. Proceeds from the ball are to benefit the nonprofit’s residential services for people with disabilities, including 16 group homes, a supported-living option program, a family support and respite service and the nationally recognized Caregiver for the Caregiver Program that offers support for parents of family members who are developmentally disabled. As part of the evening’s festivities, Fund-A-Home donations were also collected and are being allocated for the renovation of Old Good Hill Home in Oxford. This year’s theme, “Black & White,” attracted 220 guests to the ballroom at Rolling Hills Country Club in Wilton, who enjoyed a three-course dinner, live music and dancing. Honorees included Nancy and Joe Dennin of Trumbull and Bonnie and Steve Smith of Shelton. Since its inception in 1965, the Four Seasons Ball has contributed more than $2 million to The Kennedy Center.


HOUSATONIC MUSEUM OF ART PRESENTS ‘STEVE MCCURRY: INDIA’

CDC CHANGES NAME OF SEXUAL ABUSE RESPONSE TEAM The Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut (CGC) based in Stamford, a nonprofit that strives to improve the mental and behavioral health of children and teens, from birth to age 18, with additional locations in Greenwich, Darien and New Canaan, changed the name of its Sexual Abuse Response Team (SART) to the Child Advocacy Center (CAC). The CAC is a childfriendly environment in which youth who have experienced physical abuse, sexual abuse and/or neglect are interviewed for forensic purposes and are connected with mental health, advocacy and medical services. The CAC oversees its Multidisciplinary Team (MDT), which is composed of law enforcement, the state’s attorney’s office, medical personnel, juvenile and adult probation, mental health professionals, forensic interviewers and victim advocates. The MDT meets regularly to ensure that victims receive timely support and perpetrators are held accountable. Last year, CGC’s CAC served 87 children residing in Stamford, Greenwich and Darien.

NUTMEG MERGES WITH HOUSATONIC TEACHERS

Crowd carries man during the Holi festival; Rajathan, 1966. Photograph by Steve McCurry.

Bridgeport’s Housatonic Museum of Art is presenting, “Steve McCurry: India,” an exhibition featuring 44 photographs that capture the color and chaos of India, Jan. 12 through Feb. 10. McCurry is best known for his iconic “Afghan Girl” image that graced the cover of National Geographic more than 30 years ago. His work spans conflicts, vanishing cultures, ancient traditions and contemporary cultures. He has been recognized with awards in the industry, including the Robert Capa Gold Medal, the National Press Photographers Award and four first-prize awards from the World Press Photo contest. For more, visit housatonicmuseum.org.

ARTWORK AT ETHAN ALLEN TO BENEFIT MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING

Left: “Legacy,” giclée on canvas by Dennis Gastone. Right: “Vitality,” giclée on canvas by John Shelton.

Ethan Allen, a furniture store with nearly 300 stores across the country and a location in Stamford, is featuring Art for a Cure, a collection of limited edition, giclée on canvas artworks that are signed by the artists, where 30 percent of the purchase price will benefit Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, which has locations throughout the New York metropolitan area and New Jersey. It is a cancer research and treatment facility that has been serving patients for more than 130 years. Art for a Cure initiated around Nov. 29, 2016, which is recognized as Giving Tuesday, and will continue to introduce more artwork in the coming months. The works currently being featured include “Legacy,” an ethereal composition by Dennis Gastone, and “Vitality,” an effervescent piece by John Shelton. For more, visit ethanallen.com.

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Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union, a federal credit union based in Rocky Hill with a membership of more than 39,000, open to anyone who lives, works, worships, attends school or volunteers in Hartford, New Haven, Middlesex or Tolland counties, as well as the towns of Shelton, Stratford and Bridgeport, merged with Housatonic Teachers Federal Credit Union, a membership of more than 2,000 educational professionals in the Fairfield County area. This new development will bring a larger list of products and services as well as a new online banking and mobile app for existing members. For the 2017 calendar year, Housatonic Teachers Federal Credit Union will continue to operate under its existing name as a division of Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union.

BEERS, HAMERMAN, COHEN & BURGER EXPANDS Beers, Hamerman, Cohen & Burger, an accounting firm with offices in Fairfield and New Haven, has announced the addition of three new partners. Jessica McCauley of Monroe specializes in providing accounting and auditing services to a variety of organizations, including nonprofits, manufacturing companies and employee benefit plans. She joined the firm in 2006 after spending five years with PwC, an international accounting firm. She gradated summa cum laude from the University of Connecticut and received her certified public accountant certificate in 2001. Shari Elias of Trumbull is a client service partner concentrating in taxation. She boasts 25 years experience and joined the firm in 2000. Her expertise spans several industries and areas of taxation, including corporate, partnership, limited liability companies and individuals. She holds degrees in both accounting and management information systems from the University of Buffalo. Sharon Brune of Hamden joined the firm in 2006 and provides accounting services to corporations, partnerships/LLCs, nonprofits and individuals, with a concentration on state and local taxation issues. Her focus also includes national reporting of foreign business and investment activity. She holds degrees in both library science and biology from the University of MissouriColumbia, a degree in accounting from Golden Gate University and University of San Francisco, and received her certified public accountant certificate in Connecticut in 2008.

WEBSTER BANK PROMOTES HANNA

Samuel Hanna

Waterbury-based Webster Bank promoted Samuel Hanna, senior vice president, director, Webster Capital Finance, to lead middle market banking at Webster Bank. Hanna succeeds Christopher Motl, who was promoted to executive vice president, head of commercial banking. Hanna joined Webster in 2006, having previously worked in commercial real estate for three years, managing the Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts markets, as well as the risk and recovery real estate team for two years before taking the reins of Webster Capital Finance. Prior to joining Webster, he held several positions of increasing responsibility at Bank of America. Hanna is a member of the United Way of Rhode Island, the building committee for the Pawtucket Boys & Girls Club and an associate member of the Providence Foundation.

DATES JAN. 16

The town of Ridgefield is presenting its 21st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration, honoring Daniela Sikora, head of The Ridgefield Chorale, and the family of Tom Belote with a posthumous award, 3 p.m., 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield. The afternoon will feature performances by Broadway’s Daniel Levine and Bryan Perri, as well as The Ridgefield Chorale, The Serendipity Chorale, Kimberly Wilson, Ridgefield A Better Chance and students from Keys, a nonprofit that brings music education to underserved inner-city children. The event is free and open to the community. For more, call the box office at 203-438-5795.

JAN. 17 SCORE Fairfield County is presenting “Valuing Your Business,” a complimentary, small-business workshop, 6-8 p.m. at the Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road, Wilton. Check-in begins 5:30 p.m. Guest speakers include Richard Kelsey and Carolyn Armburst. To register, visit scorefairfieldcounty.org.

JAN. 19 The Ridgefield Playhouse is presenting Buster Poindexter for a martini swigging, tuxedo clad evening of rock and roll, 8 p.m., 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield. For tickets, call the box office at 203-438-5795.

JAN. 19-MARCH 9 The Ridgefield Playhouse is hosting a workshop led by Emmy Award-winning songwriter Kevin Briody, for those interested in learning the craft of songwriting, Thursdays from 7:30-9 p.m., Jan. 19 through March 9 at 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield. To register for this class ($240), call the box office at 203-438-5795.

JAN. 20 The Ridgefield Playhouse is presenting 20-time Grammy Award-winner Pat Metheny, who has won countless polls as “Best Jazz Guitarist” and awards, including three gold records for (Still Life) Talking, Letter from Home and Secret Story, 7:15 p.m. wine tasting in the lobby for ticket holders with artwork by Elisa Keogh, 8 p.m. performance, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield. For tickets, call the box office at 203-438-5795.

JAN. 21 The Ridgefield Playhouse is presenting comedians Rich Vos, Pete Correale and Robert Kelly for a nonstop evening of laughs, 8 p.m., 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield. For tickets, call the box office at 203-438-5795.

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FACTS THD at Home Services Inc., Shrewsbury, Mass., contractor for Angela Sinni. Replace the windows in an existing single-family residence at 1900 Summer St., Unit 16, Stamford. Estimated cost: $2,126. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. Tober, Ociel, et al., Stamford, contractor for self. Construct an addition to an existing single-family residence to convert it into a two-family residence at 16 Frank St., Stamford. Estimated cost: $200,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. Trinity Heating & Air Inc., Cheshire, contractor for Debra Ezzo. Add solar panels onto the roof of an existing single-family residence at 19 Edith Lane, Norwalk. Estimated cost: $36,376. Filed Dec. 21. Vinylume Inc., contractor for Michele DeFeo. Remove and replace the windows on an existing single-family residence at 56 Westcott Road, Stamford. Estimated cost: $51,269. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31. Vivint Solar Developer LLC, Lehi, Utah, contractor for Flores/Guanoquiza. Add solar panels onto the roof of an existing single-family residence at 19 Orange St., Norwalk. Estimated cost: $18,565. Filed Dec. 22. Weisman, David, Stamford, contractor for self. Replace a deck attached to an existing single-family residence at 30 Mill Valley Lane, Stamford. Estimated cost: $13,000. Filed between Dec. 20 and Dec. 31.

COURT CASES The following court cases represent the allegations made by plaintiffs in the initial filings of civil lawsuits, and do not represent legally binding judgments made by the courts.

BRIDGEPORT SUPERIOR COURT Artistic Designs LLC, et al., Monroe. Filed by Gabriella Antognolo, Kings Park, N.Y. Plaintiff’s attorney: Williams, Walsh & O’Connor LLC, North Haven. Action: The plaintiff has brought this personal injury suit against the defendants alleging that she slipped on an icy surface owned by the defendants and sustained injury. This icy condition was allegedly allowed to exist due to the negligence of the defendants and their employees in that they failed to remove ice and snow from their parking lot and failed to properly inspect their premises. The plaintiff claims monetary damages in excess of $15,000, exclusive of interest and costs. Case no. FBT-cv176061476-S. Filed Dec. 29.

Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., Boston, Mass. Filed by Family Garage Inc., Bridgeport. Plaintiff’s attorney: Daly, Weihng & Bochanis, Bridgeport. Action: The plaintiff has brought this motor vehicle suit against the defendant alleging that its car had been vandalized and sand put into the gas tank. The plaintiff had an insurance policy with the defendant. The plaintiff allegedly could not get a copy of the estimate from the defendant and refused to pay. The defendant alleges that the defect resulted from improper maintenance. The plaintiff claims money damages in excess of $15,000, punitive damages, attorney’s fees and such other relief as in law or equity may apply. Case no. FBT-cv176061443-S. Filed Dec. 28. St. Vincent’s Special Needs Center Inc., Trumbull. Filed by Diana L. Lello, Huntington. Plaintiff’s attorney: The Cotter Law Firm LLC, Stratford. Action: The plaintiff has brought this personal injury suit against the defendant alleging that she slipped on an icy surface owned by the defendant and sustained injury. This icy condition was allegedly allowed to exist due to the negligence of the defendant and its employees in they failed to properly inspect their premises. The plaintiff claims monetary damages within the jurisdiction of the court and such other and further relief as this court may deem just and proper. Case no. FBT-cv17-6061441-S. Filed Dec. 28. The Village At River’s Edge Association Inc., et al., Stamford. Filed by Vishnu Lakshminara Simham, Stamford. Plaintiff’s attorney: Edmund Q. Collier, Milford. Action: The plaintiff has brought this personal injury suit against the defendants alleging that he slipped on an icy surface owned by the defendants and sustained injury. This icy condition was allegedly allowed to exist due to the negligence of the defendants and their employees in that they failed to remove ice and snow from their driveway and failed to properly inspect their premises. The plaintiff claims monetary damages in excess of $15,000, exclusive of interest and costs. Case no. FBT-cv176061450-S. Filed Dec. 28. Zero Gravity LLC, Fairfield. Filed by Micahy Barbosa, Bridgeport. Plaintiff’s attorney: Ganim, Ganim & Ganim PC, Bridgeport. Action: The plaintiff has brought this personal injury suit against the defendant alleging that he suffered injuries in a trampoline accident caused by the defendant. This accident was allegedly caused by the defendant for failing to provide a sufficient trampoline and permitting an excessive number of people on it. The plaintiff claims monetary damages in excess of $15,000, exclusive of interests and costs, punitive damages, costs of the suit incurred herein and such other and further relief as the court may deem just and proper. Case no. FBT-cv17-6061421-S. Filed Dec. 27.

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25 Germantown Road LLC, et al., Danbury. Filed by Suzanne Colella, New Fairfield. Plaintiff’s attorney: Romanello Law Firm, Danbury. Action: The plaintiff has brought this personal injury suit against the defendants alleging that she slipped on a parking lot owned by the defendants and sustained injury. This dangerous condition was allegedly allowed to exist due to the negligence of the defendants and their employees in that they failed to ensure that their parking lot was adequately lit. The plaintiff claims monetary damages in excess of $15,000, costs and such other relief as the court may deem proper. Case no. DBD-cv17-6921403-S. Filed Dec. 29.

Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Co., Hartford. Filed by Juancarlo Viveros, Stamford. Plaintiff’s attorney: DiScala & Discala LLC, Norwalk. Action: The plaintiff has brought this motor vehicle suit against the defendant alleging that he collided with an underinsured motorist and suffered injury. The insurance policy carried by the underinsured motorist is inadequate to fully compensate for the damages. The plaintiff alleges that his injuries are the legal responsibilities of his insurance company, the defendants. The plaintiff claims money damages in excess of $15,000, exclusive of interests and costs and such other relief as in law or equity may apply. Case no. FST-cv17-6030756-S. Filed Dec. 30.

Allstate Insurance Co., et al., Hartford. Filed by David Martinez, Danbury. Plaintiff’s attorney: The Flood Law Firm LLC, Middletown. Action: The plaintiff has brought this motor vehicle suit against the defendants alleging that he collided with an underinsured motorist and suffered injury. The insurance policy carried by the underinsured motorist is inadequate to fully compensate for the damages. The plaintiff alleges that his injuries are the legal responsibilities of his insurance company, the defendants. The plaintiff claims money damages in excess of $15,000, exclusive of interests and costs and such other relief as in law or equity may apply. Case no. DBD-cv17-6921385-S. Filed Dec. 28. Chagnon Electrical Services Group LLC, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by F&M Electrical Supply Company Inc., Danbury. Plaintiff’s attorney: Randall J. Carreira, New Preston. Action: The plaintiff has brought this breach of contract suit against the defendants alleging that they had failed to make timely payments to the plaintiff for a credit account. The plaintiff has declared the entire outstanding principal balance of $23,466 due and has made a demand for the balance, yet has not received payment. The plaintiff claims money damages, court costs, interest, costs, attorney’s fees and such other and further relief either in law or equity as the court may deem appropriate. Case no. DBDcv17-6921410-S. Filed Dec. 29. Shepard’s Inc., Bethel. Filed by Zurich American Insurance Company of Illinois, Schaumberg, Ill. Plaintiff’s attorney: Sugarmann & Sugarmann, New Haven. Action: The plaintiff has brought this breach of contract suit against the defendant alleging that it had failed to make timely payments to the plaintiff for a worker’s compensation policy. The plaintiff has declared the entire outstanding principal balance of $30,946 due and has made a demand for the balance, yet has not received payment. The plaintiff claims money damages, court costs, post-judgment interest and such other relief as may be deemed appropriate by the court. Case no. DBD-cv17-6921382-S. Filed Dec. 27.

Putnam Green LLC, Hartford. Filed by Evgenia Iliadou, Athens, Greece. Plaintiff’s attorney: Jonathan Katz, Jacobs & Dow LLC, New Haven. Action: The plaintiff has brought this personal injury suit against the defendant alleging that she slipped on a muddy stairway owned by the defendant and sustained injury. This dangerous condition was allegedly allowed to exist due to the negligence of the defendant and its employees in that they failed to ensure that their walkway was free from mud. The plaintiff claims monetary damages in excess of $15,000, costs and such other relief as the court may deem proper. Case no. FST-cv17-6030758-S. Filed Dec. 30.

335 Charles Street LLC, Bridgeport. Seller: Trailside Real Estate Investments LLC, Bridgeport. Property: 335 Charles St., Bridgeport. Amount: $225,000. Filed Dec. 19.

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51 East Avenue LLC, Norwalk. Seller: Theresa E. Kish, Norwalk. Property: 51 East Ave., Norwalk. Amount: $346,000. Filed Dec. 19.

COMMITTEE DEEDS

Bruce Bierman Design Inc., New York, N.Y. Filed by Shari Lampert, Greenwich. Plaintiff’s attorney: Law Offices of Stephen J. Curley LLC, Stamford. Action: The plaintiff has brought this breach of contract suit against the defendant alleging that it had failed to procure and install carpets in a workmanlike manner as specified in a contract. The plaintiff claims compensatory damages, costs, interest and such other and further relief as the court deems just and proper. Case no. FSTcv17-6030699-S. Filed Dec. 27.

Bradley, Jennifer and Curtis Bradley, et al., Norwalk. Appointed committee: William J. Lasko, Stamford. Property: 15 Madison St., Unit F-5, Norwalk. Amount: $69,750. Docket no. FST-cv-166927651-S. Filed Dec. 20.

Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co., Hartford. Filed by Marvin Foster, Stamford. Plaintiff’s attorney: Brooke A. Goff, Shelton. Action: The plaintiff has brought this motor vehicle suit against the defendant alleging that he collided with an underinsured motorist and suffered injury. The insurance policy carried by the underinsured motorist is inadequate to fully compensate for the damages. The plaintiff alleges that his injuries are the legal responsibilities of his insurance company, the defendants. The plaintiff claims money damages in excess of $15,000, exclusive of interests and costs and such other relief as in law or equity may apply. Case no. FST-cv176030726-S. Filed Dec. 28.

Mako Jr., John G., et al., Stratford. Appointed committee: Mark W. Klein, Stratford. Property: 330 Graham St., Stratford. Amount: $165,000. Docket no. FBT-cv13-6036815-S. Filed Dec. 20.

Prive-Swiss Inc., Hartford. Filed by Sean Brady and Deborah Brady, Huntington Bay, N.Y. Plaintiffs’ attorney: Halloran & Sage LLP, Hartford. Action: The plaintiffs have brought this breach of contract suit against the defendant alleging that it had wrongly withheld return payments. The plaintiffs had wired the defendant $88,000 to participate in one of the defendant’s programs but then decided not to and demanded a return of the payment before he had attended any one of the defendant’s programs. The defendant has only returned $44,000 so far and has failed to return the rest, despite demand to do so. The plaintiff claims money damages, recession of the contract, repayment of $44,000, interest, costs, monetary damages and such other further and different relief as the court deems just. Case no. FST-cv17-6030712-S. Filed Dec. 27.

Fortuna, Diane, et al., Fairfield. Appointed committee: Charles J. Willinger Jr., Fairfield. Property: 90 Cider Mill Lane, Fairfield. Amount: $589,000. Docket no. FBT-cv146047329-S. Filed Dec. 29.

Venus, Isabel and John M. Venus, et al., Redding. Appointed committee: Steven Boa DeMoura, Redding. Property: 3 Peaceable St., Redding. Amount: $600,000. Docket no. DBDcv-12-60106675-S. Filed Dec. 19. Winterhalder, Robert W., et al., Redding. Appointed committee: Richard P. Terbrusch, Redding. Property: 50 Great Oak Lane, Redding. Amount: $337,217. Docket no. DBD-cv13-6013979-S. Filed Dec. 5.

COMMERCIAL 100 Seaview Avenue and MDK I LP, Lake Worth, Fla. Seller: Daniel Gershon, Norwalk. Property: 100 Seaview Ave., Unit 4C, Norwalk. Amount: $575,000. Filed Dec. 19. 133-137 High Park Avenue LLC, Bridgeport. Seller: Santander Bank NA, Bridgeport. Property: 45 Lourmel St., Bridgeport. Amount: $110,000. Filed Dec. 27. 175-177 RS Company LLC, Easton. Seller: Consolidated Contracting LLC, Milford. Property: 175-177 Remington St., Bridgeport. Amount: $347,500. Filed Dec. 20. 197 Rowayton Avenue LLC, Norwalk. Seller: The United Church of Rowayton Inc., Norwalk. Property: Lot 16, District 6, Norwalk. Amount: $32,500. Filed Dec. 28.

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349 Charles Street LLC, Bridgeport. Seller: Trailside Real Estate Investments LLC, Bridgeport. Property: 349 Charles St., Bridgeport. Amount: $225,000. Filed Dec. 19. 5 Star Holdings LLC, Bridgeport. Seller: Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Texas. Property: 263-265 Beardsley St., Bridgeport. Amount: $71,000. Filed Dec. 22.

9 Hamilton Avenue Norwalk LLC, Stamford. Seller: Karen L. Carter, Norwalk. Property: Unit 2 of Hamilton Heights, Norwalk. Amount: $135,300. Filed Dec. 28. American Homes Development II LLC, Stratford. Seller: Edward W. Agvent Sr., Myrtle Beach, S.C. Property: 583 Barnum Terrace Extension, Stratford. Amount: $125,000. Filed Dec. 22. American Homes Development II LLC, Stratford. Seller: Edward W. Agvent Sr., Myrtle Beach, S.C. Property: 593 Barnum Terrace Extension, Stratford. Amount: $100,000. Filed Dec. 22. BBB Investors LLC, Fairfield. Seller: Marsha Knorr, Stamford. Property: 18 Prospect St., Unit A 10, Norwalk. Amount: $110,000. Filed Dec. 29. Cedar Homes LLC, Fairfield. Seller: Dennis John Rich, Fairfield. Property: 131 Dunnlea Road, Fairfield. Amount: $250,000. Filed Dec. 15. Dover Park Properties LLC, Bridgeport. Seller: Eduardo Cabrera, Bridgeport. Property: 61 Ridge Ave., Bridgeport. Amount: $105,000. Filed Dec. 29. Equity Trust Co., Stratford. Seller: Sabadell United Bank NA, Stratford. Property: 297 Ferndale Ave., Stratford. Amount: $120,000. Filed Dec. 19. F&M Fairfield, Weston. Seller: Martin L. Sidwell and Felicity M. Sidwell, Gettsburg, Pa. Property: 7, 9 and 11 Hi Barlow Road, Newtown. Amount: $675,000. Filed Dec. 22. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., McLean, Va. Seller: Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC, Bridgeport. Property: 11 Stone Ridge Road, Bridgeport. Amount: $10. Filed Dec. 27. FM Investments LLC, Norwalk. Seller: Family Re-Entry Inc., Norwalk. Property: 9 Mott Ave., Units 1-4, 1-5, 3-7 and S-9, Norwalk. Amount: $353,000. Filed Dec. 20.


FACTS GRC Construction LLC, Newtown. Seller: Dorothy P. Fico, Newtown. Property: 17 Bonnie Brae Drive, Newtown. Amount: $130,000. Filed Dec. 16.

State of Connecticut. Seller: Scudder Family Association LLC, Newtown. Property: Route 302 and Sugar Street, Newtown. Amount: $24,800. Filed Dec. 14.

JSS Enterprises LLC, Bridgeport. Seller: Toni Lynn Nowak, Judith Walsh and Patrick Scinto, Norwalk. Property: 3788 Main St., Bridgeport. Amount: $327,000. Filed Dec. 28.

The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Oklahoma City, Okla. Seller: Wells Fargo Bank NA, Fort Mill, S.C. Property: 385 Seltsam Road, Bridgeport. Amount: $10. Filed Dec. 20.

Key Human Services Inc., Wethersfield. Seller: CIL Realty Inc., Hartford. Property: Lot 6, Map 2315, Newtown. Amount: $561,172. Filed Dec. 29. KNG Holdings LLC, East Northport, N.Y. Seller: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C. Property: 3370 Madison Ave., Unit 19B, Bridgeport. Amount: $50,100. Filed Dec. 29. MAKH Properties LLC, Stratford. Seller: Alan Reck, Bridgeport. Property: 125 Huntington Turnpike, Unit B, Bridgeport. Amount: $60,000. Filed Dec. 20. Manver 25 Grand 132 LLC, Greenwich. Seller: Sarah J. Prusinski, Norwalk. Property: Unit 132 of Clocktower Close Condominium, Norwalk. Amount: $207,500. Filed Dec. 22. Misiak, Melissa H., Norwalk. Seller: 243 W. Norwalk Road LLC, Norwalk. Property: 243 1/2 W. Norwalk Road, Norwalk. Amount: $1 million. Filed Dec. 28. My Portfolio LLC, Jericho, N.Y. Seller: RMVA-NY Properties LLC, Yonkers, N.Y. Property: 110 Broadway, Bridgeport. Amount: $90,000. Filed Dec. 30. Norwalk Town Union of The King’s Daughters and Sons Inc., Norwalk. Seller: Maureen F. Brannelly, Milford. Property: 983-985 Lindley St., Bridgeport. Amount: $189,400. Filed Dec. 29. Oak Street Design & Construction Inc., Newtown. Seller: U.S. Bank NA, Mount Laurel, N.J. Property: 26 Sugar St., Newtown. Amount: $212,500. Filed Dec. 21. Pine Partners LLC, Norwalk. Seller: Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Texas. Property: 151 Ely Ave., Norwalk. Amount: $310,000. Filed Dec. 19. Sacred Heart University Inc., Fairfield. Seller: General Electric Capital Corp., Norwalk. Property: Fairfield. Property: Parcels A, B and C, Map 4129, Fairfield. Amount: $31.5 million. Filed Dec. 16. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Oklahoma City, Okla. Seller: PNC Bank NA, Miamisburg, Ohio. Property: 700 Noble Ave., Bridgeport. Amount: $10. Filed Dec. 19. Secure Residential LLC, Stratford. Seller: Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., West Palm Beach, Fla. Property: 3 Ingalls Ave., Norwalk. Amount: $266,299. Filed Dec. 27.

WBharrigan LLC, Stratford. Seller: James J. Thompson and June D. Thompson, St. Augustine, Fla. Property: 583A Sioux Lane, Stratford. Amount: $195,000. Filed Dec. 21. WEI LI, Flushing, N.Y. Seller: The Bank of New York Mellon, trustee, Greenville, S.C. Property: 8 Pleasant St., Norwalk. Amount: $200,000. Filed Dec. 29. Wilmington Savings Fund Society, Wilmington, Del. Seller: Patrick Aimable, Bridgeport. Property: 668670 and 668-672 Central Ave., Bridgeport. For no consideration paid. Filed Dec. 19.

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Bienvenue, Welcome, Norwalk. Seller: Heather M. Breslin, Norwalk. Property: 25 Grand St., Unit 230, Norwalk. Amount: $426,752. Filed Dec. 29. Boulden, Veronica and Dwayne G. Boulden, Redding. Seller: Craig Calistro, Orange. Property: 20 Wood Road, Redding. Amount: $341,000. Filed Dec. 5. Brigante, Joseph, Norwalk. Seller: Jennifer Frank, Bridgeport. Property: 26 Riverview Drive, Bridgeport. Amount: $119,000. Filed Dec. 27. Bruno, Cecilla and Lorenzo Hernandez, Newtown. Seller: Anthony Ratzing Jr. and Elaine B. Ratzing, Newtown. Property: Lot 28, Map 3260, Newtown. Amount: $300,000. Filed Dec. 21. Bryden, Felisha and George Bryden, Bridgeport. Seller: Asia M. Warren, Bridgeport. Property: 669671 Kossuth St., Bridgeport. Amount: $230,000. Filed Dec. 27.

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Caballero, Martha and Patricia Caballero Clary, Stamford. Seller: Carrie Altman, Fairfield. Property: 245 Sunnyridge Ave., Unit 46, Fairfield. Amount: $211,000. Filed Dec. 19.

Aboagye, Marie C. and Ato K. Bernasko, Norwalk. Seller: Michael S. Spremulli and Paula E. Garcia, Norwalk. Property: Lot 61, Map 4250, Norwalk. Amount: $545,000. Filed Dec. 19.

Caldwell, Danielle and Michael Caldwell, Redding. Seller: Christopher Willcox and Emily Willcox, Redding. Property: 10 Fire Hill Lane, Redding. Amount: $890,000. Filed Nov. 30.

Abreu, Beatriz R. and Edgar R. Abreu Jr., Norwalk. Seller: Kiriakos Kiriakides and Anna Kiriakides, Norwalk. Property: 24 Muriel St., Norwalk. Amount: $552,000. Filed Dec. 20.

Camacho, Jocelyn and Vincent Camacho, Astoria, N.Y. Seller: Richard Broderick and Claudia Broderick, Newtown. Property: 41 Orchard Hill Road, Newtown. Amount: $418,000. Filed Dec. 15.

Agudelo, Ana M., Maspeth, N.Y. Seller: Deborah K. Szegedi, Easton. Property: 2654 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield. Amount: $220,000. Filed Dec. 16. Baum, Walter, Bridgeport. Seller: Stafford Higgins Industries Inc., Milford. Property: 11 Willard Road, Norwalk. For no consideration paid. Filed Dec. 23. Becerra, Maria and Ricardo Becerra, Bethel. Seller: Wells Fargo Bank NA, Frederick, Md. Property: Lot 4, Map 6575, Newtown. Amount: $430,000. Filed Dec. 20. Bellido, Sandra E. and Luis H. Ramos, Fairfield. Seller: Mayra Jardines, Fairfield. Property: 34 Thompson St., Fairfield. Amount: $279,000. Filed Dec. 12. Bendolph, Latara and Abron Cohen, Bridgeport. Seller: Cynthia Salmon, Bridgeport. Property: 31 Rita Ave., Bridgeport. Amount: $85,000. Filed Dec. 27. Bergeron, Scott M., Norwalk. Seller: Victoria Romanchuk, Danbury. Property: 171 N. Taylor Ave., Norwalk. Amount: $370,000. Filed Dec. 28.

Cammarota, Sara, Fairfield. Seller: Charles J. Lignelli, Ronald J. Lignelli and Kenneth J. Lignelli, Hamden. Property: 285 Lalley Blvd., Fairfield. Amount: $600,000. Filed Dec. 12. Castro, Noe A., Bridgeport. Seller: Raza A. Khan and Tahseen Khan, Stratford. Property: 36 Euerle St., Stratford. Amount: $223,000. Filed Dec. 19. Chalk, Nicole, Danbury. Seller: Elizabeth Rojas, Newtown. Property: 12 Maple Drive, Newtown. Amount: $253,500. Filed Dec. 13. Chitale, Abhishek M., Norwalk. Seller: Sheila M. Sixto, Kendall Park, N.J. Property: 46 Prospect Ave., Unit 2F, Norwalk. Amount: $195,000. Filed Dec. 28. Chow, Godwin, Bronx, N.Y. Seller: 64 Charron Street Associates LLC, Trumbull. Property: 2450 North Ave., Bridgeport. Amount: $198,000. Filed Dec. 22. Chowdhury, Zafor I., Bridgeport. Seller: U.S. Bank NA, Irvine, Calif. Property: 412 Amsterdam Ave., Bridgeport. Amount: $155,000. Filed Dec. 29.

FIGURES Cohen, Sandra Kyle and Joel W. Cohen, Redding. Seller: Jeanne K. Lombardo, Redding. Property: 29 Peaceable St., Redding. Amount: $553,000. Filed Dec. 8.

Doyle, Susan M. and R. James Doyle Jr., Easton. Seller: Charles A. Dreas III and Emily S. Dreas, Norwalk. Property: 5 Craw Ave., Norwalk. Amount: $1.2 million. Filed Dec. 19.

Goncalves, Gedilson, Bridgeport. Seller: Alberto M. Barbosa and Bridget L. Barbosa, Shelton. Property: 1124 Lindley St., Bridgeport. Amount: $65,000. Filed Dec. 21.

Conlin, Christine, Wilton. Seller: Ralf Wik, Terryville. Property: 31 High St., Unit 1-1B, Norwalk. Amount: $167,000. Filed Dec. 20.

Dunn, Laurie G., Newington. Seller: Fu Xin Pan and Lai Mei Chan, Newtown. Property: Lot 16, Map 7476, Newtown. Amount: $423,000. Filed Dec. 13.

Grabowski, Whitney and Jonathan Grabowski, Newtown. Seller: Ernesto Martinez Jr., Newtown. Property: Lot 43, Map 7478, Cider Mill Road, Newtown. Amount: $540,000. Filed Dec. 19.

Coppola, Jacqueline A. and Victor A. Coppola, Norwalk. Seller: John A. Mansy, Norwalk. Property: Parcel B, Map 7214, Norwalk. Amount: $335,000. Filed Dec. 19. Cordeiro, Danielle A. and Joao Luis Cordeiro, Naugatuck. Seller: Sinan Sepkin and Ayse Y. Sepkin, Weston. Property: 36 Nearbrook Drive, Newtown. Amount: $402,000. Filed Dec. 21. Cordero, Jessica and Antonio Cordero, Bridgeport. Seller: Hector Vasquez and Elizabeth Vasquez, Bridgeport. Property: 88 N. Bishop Ave., Bridgeport. Amount: $180,000. Filed Dec. 30. Coutinho, Maria, Fairfield. Seller: 131 Roseville Street LLC, Fairfield. Property: 131 Roseville St., Fairfield. Amount: $386,000. Filed Dec. 15. Crespo, Glorianni, Ridgefield. Seller: Leslie S. Enochs and Harry K. Enochs Jr., Newtown. Property: 21 Dodgingtown Road, Newtown. Amount: $289,000. Filed Dec. 27. Crook, Brian, Norwalk. Seller: Cecelia H. Manley, Bridgeport. Property: 41 Calderwood Court, Bridgeport. Amount: $177,000. Filed Dec. 21. Cruz, Cesar, Norwalk. Seller: Reneev K. Thannickal and Ashi R. Thannickal, Norwalk. Property: 160 Strawberry Hill Ave., Norwalk. Amount: $452,500. Filed Dec. 28. Demott, Kathleen and Steven Demott, Newtown. Seller: Bradford E. Charles and Angela Charles, Newtown. Property: Lot 4, Map 4229, Newtown. Amount: $459,000. Filed Dec. 22. Desant, Eudalis, Stratford. Seller: Peter M. Gray, Stratford. Property: 3160-258 Stratford. Amount: $199,480. Filed Dec. 22. Dominque, Juliette, Bridgeport. Seller: Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Texas. Property: 106 Elizabeth St., Bridgeport. Amount: $85,000. Filed Dec. 29. Donovan, Jenna M. and Kevin Donovan III, Newtown. Seller: Thomas E. Milligan IV, Newtown. Property: West Street, Newtown. Amount: $300,000. Filed Dec. 20. Dossman, Leti and William John Dossman, Glastonbury. Seller: Susan Beyrle, Redding. Property: 7 Little River Lane, Redding. Amount: $690,000. Filed Dec. 27.

Duran-Hernandez, Frank, Bridgeport. Seller: Joseph J. Shimsky, Shelton. Property: 15 Herkimer St., Bridgeport. Amount: $262,000. Filed Dec. 30. Eifert, David, Naples, Fla. Seller: Patricia C. Franklin and Kathleen C. Kean, Gaylordsville. Property: Lot 1, Map 462, Newtown. Amount: $190,000. Filed Dec. 20. Eldridge, Spencer, Ridgefield. Seller: Jeff R. Schocki and Bethany L. Clevenstine, Redding. Property: 6 Mailcoach Road, Redding. Amount: $307,000. Filed Dec. 15. Evans, Jerry B., Norwalk. Seller: Raymond J. Rosa and Jill P. Rosa, Bridgeport. Property: 2119 Park Ave., Bridgeport. Amount: $310,000. Filed Dec. 20. Flores, Oreibis, Stratford. Seller: Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Texas. Property: 457 East Ave., Bridgeport. Amount: $69,900. Filed Dec. 27. Florio, Amelia and Matthew Florio, Fairfield. Seller: John L. Florio, Fairfield. Property: 329 New England Ave., Fairfield. Amount: $200,000. Filed Dec. 19. Fontela, Aldo, Bridgeport. Seller: William Torres, Trumbull. Property: 240 Eagle St., Bridgeport. Amount: $72,000. Filed Dec. 20. Freshman, Steven R., Norwalk. Seller: Laurence D. Kurzner and Joy Cocchiola Kurzner, Shelton. Property: Lot 13, Map 3167, Norwalk. Amount: $699,000. Filed Dec. 22. Fretes, Nubia Alida Silva, Norwalk. Seller: James Housey, Norwalk. Property: 715 Frenchtown Road, Bridgeport. Amount: $119,000. Filed Dec. 27. Gambino, Denise J., Redding. Seller: Santo J. Ciccone and Jeanne A. Ciccone, Fairfield. Property: 1239 Cedar Road, Fairfield. For no consideration paid. Filed Dec. 12. Gerard, Jane Heller and Steven L. Gerard, New York, N.Y. Seller: Paul Garavel and Patricia Garavel, Redding. Property: 3 Charlie Hill Road, Redding. For an unknown amount paid. Filed Dec. 13. Giannitti, Peter, Bridgeport. Seller: Rakibul H. Khan, Bridgeport. Property: 208-210 Fifth St., Bridgeport. Amount: $78,000. Filed Dec. 27. Gillen, Geraldine P., Hartsdale, N.Y. Seller: Lena L. Bartomioli, Bridgeport. Property: 45 Marilyn Drive, Bridgeport. Amount: $167,000. Filed Dec. 30.

Gutierrez, Karina D. and Abdias N. Martinez, Bridgeport. Seller: Oscar Aguirre, Bridgeport. Property: 1248 Lindley St., Bridgeport. Amount: $165,000. Filed Dec. 28. Hamilton-Merritt, Jane, Newtown. Seller: John M. Korth, New Canaan. Property: 87 Towns End Road, Newtown. Amount: $160,000. Filed Dec. 21. Hayes, Sean M. and Caroline P. Hayes, New York, N.Y. Seller: Stefano Michelagnoli and Helen Michelagnoli, Norwalk. Property: 7 Hilltop Road, Norwalk. Amount: $1.7 million. Filed Dec. 19. Heller, Michael Denny, Newtown. Seller: James R. Maynes and Marisol Haynes, Newtown. Property: 117 Brushy Hill Road, Newtown. Amount: $400,000. Filed Dec. 14. Hennessey, Anne and Nicholas Poirier, Norwalk. Seller: Robert E. Fry and Lise Lawler Fry, Norwalk. Property: Lot 66, Map 638, Norwalk. Amount: $950,000. Filed Dec. 19. Hoeing, Laura A. and Mark C. Hoeing, Redding. Seller: Marie A. Karvelis, Bethel. Property: 42 Umpawaug Road, Redding. Amount: $1.1 million. Filed Dec. 1. Horvath, Robert M., Marblehead, Mass. Seller: Al Ditullio, Bridgeport. Property: Lot 55, Map 2753, Fairfield. Amount: $300,000. Filed Dec. 23. Hussain, Syed Z., Bridgeport. Seller: Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., Bridgeport. Property: 415 Capitol Ave., Bridgeport. Amount: $91,000. Filed Dec. 28. Iacuri, Arthur, Trumbull. Seller: Ellen Sue Pecoroni, Stratford. Property: 70 Alexandra Drive, Stratford. Amount: $235,000. Filed Dec. 19. Ivanoff, Nicole S., Norwalk. Seller: Ivan Ivanoff and Kathleen Ivanoff, Tamassee, S.C. Property: 68 Main St., Unit 4-3A, Norwalk. For no consideration paid. Filed Dec. 22. Jackson, Karen and Wilton C. Jackson, Bronx, N.Y. Seller: Janys Lynn Marano L. Dostie, Fairfield. Property: 26 Exchange Place, Fairfield. Amount: $285,000. Filed Dec. 12. Johnson, O’Neill and Shilove Basquiat, Stamford. Seller: James Kirkland, Stratford. Property: 834 Freeman Ave., Stratford. Amount: $327,500. Filed Dec. 20.

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Jones, Loly, Bridgeport. Seller: Samuel L. Straight and Arlene J. Straight, Raleigh, N.C. Property: Unit 4-D of Cartright Condominium, Bridgeport. Amount: $89,000. Filed Dec. 28.

Lawten, Victoria and Kelly Lawten, Fairfield. Seller: Edward T. Vetto, Fairfield. Property: Lot 8, of Whitewood Knoll, Fairfield. Amount: $265,000. Filed Dec. 19.

McPhail, Lashaia and Devoria Lozada, Bridgeport. Seller: Richard J. Ezyk, Stratford. Property: 450 Chopsey Hill Road, Bridgeport. Amount: $65,000. Filed Dec. 27.

Nelson, Taylor A. and Michael J. Nelson, Fairfield. Seller: 348 Sunnie Holme Drive LLC, Fairfield. Property: 550 Penfield Road, Fairfield. Amount: $1.7 million. Filed Dec. 23.

Robbins, Lauren and Timothy Robbins, Fairfield. Seller: Miriam E. Parker, Fairfield. Property: 134 Wynnwood Drive, Fairfield. Amount: $479,000. Filed Dec. 16.

Silberman, Nina F. and Howard J. Weisman, Fairfield. Seller: Renee Caiola, Fairfield. Property: Lot 16, Map 3947, Fairfield. Amount: $910,000. Filed Dec. 13.

Jones, Thomas R. and Thomas R. Jones Jr., Ridgefield. Seller: Kaitlyn M. Walsh and Edward F. Walsh, Bridgeport. Property: 2811 Fairfield Ave., Apt. 5, Bridgeport. Amount: $92,725. Filed Dec. 22.

Levy, Lilach and Vichai Levy, Norwalk. Seller: Rossell L. Gropman and Deborah G. Gropman, Fairfield. Property: 51 Lota Drive, Fairfield. Amount: $437,500. Filed Dec. 15.

Medina, Craig, Norwalk. Seller: Gail M. Medina, Norwalk. Property: Lot 69, Map 878, Norwalk. For no consideration paid. Filed Dec. 23.

Orihuela, Cecilia R. and James J. Malin, Bridgeport. Seller: Louise Rossi, Stratford. Property: Lots 91, 96, 97, 98 and 99, Map of Coulter & Suggett, Stratford. Amount: $154,250. Filed Dec. 19.

Robinson, Gregory, Fairfield. Seller: Bella Homes LLC, Fairfield. Property: Lots 158 and 159, Map 103, Fairfield. Amount: $499,000. Filed Dec. 20.

Simoes, Manuel, Norwalk. Seller: Renee M. Brown, Bridgeport. Property: 113 Alexander Ave., Bridgeport. Amount: $125,000. Filed Dec. 28.

Rodriguez, Octavio, Reyna Donaire and Jairo Herrera, Bridgeport. Seller: John Demeter Jr. and Joseph Demeter, Bridgeport. Property: 855-857 Laurel Ave., Bridgeport. Amount: $215,000. Filed Dec. 23.

Solano, Alcides, Bridgeport. Seller: S.S. Tile and Marble LLC, Trumbull. Property: 271 Summit St., Bridgeport. Amount: $207,800. Filed Dec. 21.

Jordan, Dominique M. and William C. Jordan, Danbury. Seller: William M. Dazzo and Lisa M. Dazzo, Redding. Property: 45 Black Rock Turnpike, Redding. Amount: $464,000. Filed Dec. 19. Joseph, Lissabien and Leristhene Joseph, Stamford. Seller: Financial Mortgage Consultants LLC, Fairfield. Property: 303 Platt St., Bridgeport. Amount: $178,000. Filed Dec. 29. Kagdis, Carol D., Fairfield. Seller: Isabel Tartaglia, Fairfield. Property: 97 College Place, Fairfield. Amount: $700,000. Filed Dec. 20. Karageorge, Joy, Frank Zilinyi and Fairfield. Property: Fairfield. Amount: Dec. 14.

Trumbull. Seller: Joyce W. Zilinyi, Lot 5, Map 1021, $355,000. Filed

Keogler, Katie C. and Albert R. Koegler, Newtown. Seller: Michael M. Garbowski and Tracy Lynn Garbowski, Newtown. Property: 35 Boggs Hill Road, Newtown. Amount: $399,750. Filed Dec. 22. Kerns, Nancy L., Fairfield. Seller: Robert B. Tackman and Mary M. Tackman, Fairfield. Property: 60 and 80 Hoydens Hill Road, Fairfield. Amount: $1.1 million. Filed Dec. 12. Kiley, Jacqueline and Edward Tatton, Harrison, N.Y. Seller: Paul R. Torpey, Norwalk. Property: 12 Bartlett Ave., Norwalk. Amount: $284,000. Filed Dec. 19. Koumbaros, Carol, Shelton. Seller: John E. Hoffman, Bridgeport. Property: 2625 Park Ave., Unit 9T, Bridgeport. Amount: $40,000. Filed Dec. 21. Kowalewski, Tania M. and Gregory M. Strickland, Fairfield. Seller: John Salerno and Helene Salerno, Fairfield. Property: 52 Gould Ave., Fairfield. Amount: $1.4 million. Filed Dec. 19. Kreiger, Shelley, Trumbull. Seller: Gerald S. Backman, Miami Beach, Fla. Property: Unit 301W of The Kensie Point Condominium, Fairfield. Amount: $790,000. Filed Dec. 15. Kreshpan, Carol M., Newtown. Seller: Dauti Construction LLC, New Fairfield. Property: 6 Ardi Court, Newtown. Amount: $272,900. Filed Dec. 20. Kurtz, Olivia and Jeffrey Kurtz, Weehawken, N.J. Seller: Nancy L. Kern, Fairfield. Property: 157 Hulls Highway, Fairfield. Amount: $518,000. Filed Dec. 12.

Ling, Karen, Palm Coast, Fla. Seller: Stacy Andriolas, Fairfield. Property: 385-391 Park Ave., Bridgeport. Amount: $220,000. Filed Dec. 21.

Mehmood, Sohail and Lucy W. Corwin, Norwalk. Seller: Adriana Diaz, Norwalk. Property: Lot A, Map 4887, Norwalk. Amount: $568,000. Filed Dec. 28.

Lloyd, Brenda K. and Thomas B. Lloyd, Southport. Seller: Margaret J. Sawch, Fairfield. Property: 1214 Mine Hill Road, Fairfield. Amount: $900,000. Filed Dec. 19.

Meisner, Breyten, Fairfield. Seller: Timothy Robbins and Lauren Robbins, Fairfield. Property: Lot 39 of Stratfield Hills, Fairfield. Amount: $305,000. Filed Dec. 20.

Lockwood, Nicole and Eric Lockwood, Trumbull. Seller: Wayne T. Perrotti and Dorothy L. P. Perrotti, Newtown. Property: 16 Nannawauk Road, Newtown. Amount: $274,000. Filed Dec. 22.

Mejia, Anlley C. and Tania L. Parrales, Bridgeport. Seller: Joy Bocuzzi, Bridgeport. Property: 335 Palmetto Road, Bridgeport. Amount: $175,000. Filed Dec. 22.

Lucas, Todorka Miteva and Thomas E. Lucas, Wilton. Seller: Maureen A. Sachetti, Southbury. Property: 37 Station Road, Redding. Amount: $178,750. Filed Dec. 20. Mahmud, Sultan and Aziz Ahmad Seyal, Stratford. Seller: Wells Fargo Bank NA, Frederick, Md. Property: 505 Light St., Stratford. Amount: $123,100. Filed Dec. 23. Marino, Catherine M., Bridgeport. Seller: Rafal Tabaka, Stratford. Property: 35 Baird Court, Stratford. Amount: $68,000. Filed Dec. 20. Martin, Robin, Bronx, N.Y. Seller: Nelson Montero and Elizabeth Montero, Bridgeport. Property: 564-566 William St., Bridgeport. Amount: $195,000. Filed Dec. 28. Maruschak, Danielle and Mark Maruschak, Monroe. Seller: Bruce E. Anderson and Mary E. Anderson, Newtown. Property: 12 Lincoln Road, Newtown. Amount: $380,000. Filed Dec. 16. Mather, Cody B., Newtown. Seller: Paul Hubina and Lori A. Hubina, Newtown. Property: 3 Sunset Hill Road, Newtown. Amount: $260,000. Filed Dec. 13. Mazzarella, Anthony R., Fairfield. Seller: Donald J. Karstensen, Saint Cloud, Fla. Property: 622 Fairfield Beach Road, Fairfield. Amount: $685,000. Filed Dec. 23. McDonald, Stephanie and Jacob Tripp, Fairfield. Seller: Maryann T. DeGennaro, Fairfield. Property: 211 Rock Ridge Road, Lot 704, Map 1982, Fairfield. Amount: $572,165. Filed Dec. 20. McDowell, Jennifer Z., Norwalk. Seller: Robert D. Coughlin and Susan J. Coughlin, Norwalk. Property: 11 Tower Drive, Norwalk. Amount: $307,000. Filed Dec. 28.

Mendoza, Maria E. and Irma E. Hernandez, Bronx, N.Y. Seller: SPAZ Property LLC, Bridgeport. Property: 873-875 Kossuth St., Bridgeport. Amount: $120,000. Filed Dec. 30. Mercado, Chastity, Danbury. Seller: Michael S. McGetrick, Danbury. Property: 13 Elana Lane, Newtown. Amount: $272,000. Filed Dec. 15. Merritt, Jolene J., Greenwich. Seller: Arthur L. Honegger and Carolyn B. Honegger, Fairfield. Property: Pine Creek, Land of Amelia W. Wakeman, Fairfield. Amount: $1.6 million. Filed Dec. 15. Meurer, Fabio, Bridgeport. Seller: Manuel Vaz, Orlando, Fla. Property: 109-111 Lincoln Ave., Bridgeport. Amount: $261,000. Filed Dec. 22. Milbrun, Mindy Ann, Seller: Jason Foster-Bey, Property: 564 Black Rock Unit C, Fairfield. Amount: Filed Dec. 23.

Stamford. Fairfield. Turnpike, $365,000.

Miller, Cory K. and Andrew J. Miller, Racine, Minn. Seller: Patricia McDonald and Walter T. McDonald, Newtown. Property: Route 61, Kasson Road, Newtown. Amount: $760,000. Filed Dec. 20. Mirafiore, Bruno, Stratford. Seller: U.S. Bank NA, Salt Lake City, Utah. Property: 56 Roger Williams Road, Bridgeport. Amount: $115,249. Filed Dec. 22.

Paiva, George and Jonathan Mavosky, Milford. Seller: Jon George Enterprises LLC, Milford. Property: 115 Forestview Road, Bridgeport. Amount: $100,000. Filed Dec. 28. Papageorge, Melissa B. and Konrad Stefan Sonnenfeld, Fairfield. Seller: Curt R. Tobey, Fairfield. Property: Lot 6, Map 2033, Fairfield. For an unknown amount paid. Filed Dec. 19. Perez, Daniel, Norwalk. Seller: Dominick Oppedisano and Dora Oppedisano, Norwalk. Property: 20 Triangle St., Norwalk. Amount: $420,000. Filed Dec. 27.

Ross, Jane B. and Edward P. Brennan, Westport. Seller: Carol E. Royce, Norwalk. Property: 47 Neptunes Ave., Norwalk. Amount: $579,000. Filed Dec. 27.

Pino, Eneida and Jose A. Pino, Bridgeport. Seller: Sandy Fedynak and Edward C. Plavnicky, Bridgeport. Property: 73-75 Ohio Ave., Bridgeport. Amount: $175,000. Filed Dec. 22.

Roszkowski, Janie and George Manuel Rodrigues, Bridgeport. Seller: Douglas A. Ouimette Jr. and Christina R. Mott, Bridgeport. Property: 217 Macon Drive, Bridgeport. Amount: $195,000. Filed Dec. 20.

Poche, Jennifer and Cristian Poche, Yonkers, N.Y. Seller: East Coast Renovators LLC, Stratford. Property: 94 Oakland St., Stratford. Amount: $257,500. Filed Dec. 23.

Saksa, Mark J., Monroe. Seller: Carol S. Gordon, North Haven. Property: Lots 17, 18, 19, 48, 49, 53, 54, 55, 166, 167, 168, 169 and 170, Map 102, Newtown. Amount: $145,000. Filed Dec. 27.

Pontore, Gary, Newtown. Seller: Ehab Farah and Lynne Farah, Newtown. Property: 2 Ashford Lane, Newtown. Amount: $440,000. Filed Dec. 22.

Sanchez, Ricardo Calderon, Bridgeport. Seller: Noble Estates LLC, Brooklyn, N.Y. Property: 11311135 Noble Ave., Bridgeport. Amount: $310,000. Filed Dec. 30.

Quesada, Monica, Bridgeport. Seller: Gary Montabana, Trumbull. Property: 58 D Greenhouse Road, Bridgeport. Amount: $89,000. Filed Dec. 19.

Sauer, Lisa Beth and Matthew L. Sauer, West Haven. Seller: Karl T. Basone and Sharon Ann Basone, Fairfield. Property: 848 Holland Hill Road, Fairfield. Amount: $430,000. Filed Dec. 27.

Quettant, John, Bridgeport. Seller: Finette Maignan-Lafontant and Marc Lafontant, Bridgeport. Property: 333 Thorme St., Bridgeport. Amount: $225,000. Filed Dec. 29. Reeves, Edward, Bridgeport. Seller: The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C. Property: 727 Boston Ave., Unit 3B, Bridgeport. Amount: $34,639. Filed Dec. 19. Rios, Cesar Fernando, Stamford. Seller: Jennifer M. DiTroia and Jessica G. DiTroia, Stratford. Property: 29 Foster Square, Bridgeport. Amount: $282,000. Filed Dec. 21.

Moreno, Nyvia and Jeffrey Moreno, Stratford. Seller: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., Carrollton, Texas. Property: 54 Terrill Road, Stratford. Amount: $279,900. Filed Dec. 23.

Rios, Maria, Bridgeport. Seller: M&T Bank, Buffalo, N.Y. Property: 320 Mapledale Place, Bridgeport. Amount: $147,000. Filed Dec. 30.

Murphy, Jessica A., Stamford. Seller: Julia Paridis, Stamford. Property: 71 Aiken St., Unit D11, Norwalk. Amount: $205,000. Filed Dec. 29.

Rivera, Jose A., Bridgeport. Seller: Gabriel Costa, Bridgeport. Property: 387 Coleman St., Bridgeport. Amount: $158,000. Filed Dec. 27.

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Rosado, Anelix and Santiago Rosado, Bridgeport. Seller: Erzsebet Delia, Bridgeport. Property: 1135 Kossuth St., Bridgeport. Amount: $125,000. Filed Dec. 19.

Son, Julie B. and Jonathan Garcia, Jackson Heights, N.Y. Seller: Anthony K. Halim, Norwalk. Property: Lot 2, Map 8096, Norwalk. Amount: $439,000. Filed Dec. 23. Sparks-Bakota, Karen, Stratford. Seller: John B. Cervone III, Stratford. Property: 134 Shea Terrace, Stratford. Amount: $320,000. Filed Dec. 20. Stetson, Kyla M. and Zachary L. Stetson, Bethel. Seller: Mutual Security Credit Union, Shelton. Property: 4 Richmond Hill Road, Newtown. Amount: $249,000. Filed Dec. 22. Szalai, Szuszanna, Stamford. Seller: Ehab Labib, Stratford. Property: 1935 Barnum Ave., Stratford. Amount: $185,000. Filed Dec. 19. Testani, Alexander, Fairfield. Seller: 105-107 Churchill St. LLC, Fairfield. Property: 105-107 Churchill St., Fairfield. Amount: $499,000. Filed Dec. 22. Themelus, Sherline, Danbury. Seller: Dorothy B. Foldeak, Norwalk. Property: Vail Street, Map 6027, Norwalk. Amount: $385,000. Filed Dec. 29. Torres, Oswaldo, Bridgeport. Seller: Thomas A. Dirgo Jr., Thornton, Colo. Property: 12 Glendale Circle, Bridgeport. Amount: $150,000. Filed Dec. 22.

Schroeder, Carl, Newtown. Seller: MTM Classic Home Builders Ltd., Bridgeport. Property: 4 Ridge Valley Road, Newtown. Amount: $494,000. Filed Dec. 28.

Tseng, Akasa and Athena Bohm, Fairfield. Seller: Beneficial Financial I Inc., New York, N.Y. Property: 431 Knapps Highway, Fairfield. Amount: $195,000. Filed Dec. 14.

Schwarten, John W., Norwalk. Seller: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., Carrollton, Texas. Property: 27 Hills Lane, Unit 27, Norwalk. Amount: $255,000. Filed Dec. 22.

Tsirakidis, Lana, Elina Krasnova and Roman Mkrtchyan, White Plains, N.Y. Seller: Dan M. Diaconescu and Elizabeth V. Dianconescu, Norwalk. Property: 290 Chestnut Hill Road, Norwalk. Amount: $602,500. Filed Dec. 20.

Seebeck, Matthew, Stamford. Seller: Matthew Corry and Kerri Corry, Norwalk. Property: Lot B, Map 4103, Norwalk. Amount: $417,400. Filed Dec. 23. Sgoutas, Karen and Michael Sgoutas, Stamford. Seller: Kerr Investment Partners LLC, Easton. Property: 16 Knollwood Ave., Norwalk. Amount: $720,000. Filed Dec. 27. Shaw, Elaine R. and David T. Shaw, Windsor. Seller: Kathleen Otis, Wilmington, N.C. Property: Unit 214 of Tide Harbor Towers Condominium, Unit A, Stratford. Amount: $175,000. Filed Dec. 19.

Valencia, Ruth, Norwalk. Seller: Keith A. Demichael, Norwalk. Property: Lot 100, Map 7048, Norwalk. Amount: $220,000. Filed Dec. 22. Vance, Chunling and Robert Vance, New Canaan. Seller: U.S. Bank NA, Coppell, Texas. Property: 135 Partrick Ave., Norwalk. Amount: $307,650. Filed Dec. 28.


FACTS Vasquez, Elizabeth and Hector Vasquez, Stratford. Seller: Thomas M. Dziekonski, Stratford. Property: 325 Cutspring Road, Stratford. Amount: $335,000. Filed Dec. 21. Vicari, Kaleb and Shannon Shepard, Stratford. Seller: William Huly Family Trust, Stratford. Property: 925 Longbrook Ave., Unit 112, Stratford. Amount: $75,000. Filed Dec. 19. Weaver, Mihaela M. Lala and Mathew W. Weaver, Newtown. Seller: Robert Goeree and Maureen L. Goeree, Monroe. Property: Parcel B, Map 1078, Newtown. Amount: $372,000. Filed Dec. 22. Westlund, Scott C., Newtown. Seller: Michael F. Murphy and Brenda B. Murphy, Newtown. Property: 18 Housatonic Drive, Newtown. Amount: $375,000. Filed Dec. 29. Weston, Danielle and Eric J. Adams, Fairfield. Seller: Shanna Nuttall and Paul Nuttall, Fairfield. Property: 7 Pierce St., Fairfield. Amount: $325,000. Filed Dec. 21. Wilson, Africanus B. and Ida E. Lloyd Marie Descances Wilson, Bridgeport. Seller: Cheryl Moller, Bridgeport. Property: 333 Vincelette St., Unit 63, Bridgeport. Amount: $123,900. Filed Dec. 23. Wrobel, Ewa and Michal D. Wrobel, Norwalk. Seller: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C. Property: 30 Fairview Ave., Unit 3, Norwalk. Amount: $138,000. Filed Dec. 22. Yarde, Krystal A. and Travis J. Smith, Stratford. Seller: Jade Warzenski, Stratford. Property: Lot 5, Map 361, Stratford. Amount: $187,895. Filed Dec. 21. Zaleta, Virginia A. and Donald J. Zaleta, East Dennis, Mass. Seller: Christine Cobuzzi, Brookfield. Property: 94 Haley Lane of Walnut Tree Village Condominium, Newtown. Amount: $275,000. Filed Dec. 20.

FORECLOSURES 1154 Noble Ave LLC, et al. Creditor: Wells Fargo Bank NA, Frederick, Md. Property: 1154-1156 Noble Ave., Bridgeport. Delinquent common charges. Filed Dec. 13. Alaimo, Peter, et al. Creditor: Tuthill Finance LP, Fairfield. Property: 239 and 241 Westport Ave., Norwalk. Delinquent common charges. Filed Dec. 30. Bailey, Michael G., et al. Creditor: Federal National Mortgage Association, Dunham, N.C. Property: 34 Putnam St., Bridgeport. Mortgage default. Filed Dec. 29. Benitez, Daorian and Eric Benitez, et al. Creditor: Nationstar Mortgage LLC, Lewisville, Texas. Property: 4 Highwood Ave., Norwalk. Mortgage default. Filed Dec. 19.

Booker, Melissa A., et al. Creditor: Bank of America NA, San Diego, Calif. Property: 144 Allyndale Drive, Stratford. Mortgage default. Filed Dec. 22. Cherjin, Charver V., et al. Creditor: HSBC Mortgage Services Inc., Brandon, Fla. Property: 16 Cutrone Road, Norwalk. Mortgage default. Filed Dec. 21. Clark, Peggy A., et al. Creditor: Hudson City Savings Bank, Paramus, N.J. Property: 111 Yacht St., Bridgeport. Mortgage default. Filed Dec. 29. Dezsan, Emma T., et al. Creditor: Bank of America NA, San Diego, Calif. Property: 175-177 Jackson Ave., Stratford. Delinquent common charges. Filed Dec. 19. Escamilla, Elmer, et al. Creditor: U.S. Bank NA, Miamisburg, Ohio. Property: 63-65 Calvin Ave., Bridgeport. Delinquent common charges. Filed Dec. 29. Francis, Claude A., et al. Creditor: Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, Rocky Hill. Property: 698-700 Shelton St., Bridgeport. Delinquent common charges. Filed Dec. 28. Hachiita, Jane, et al. Creditor: Nationstar Mortgage LLC, Lewisville, Texas. Property: 1150-1152 Hancock Ave., Bridgeport. Delinquent common charges. Filed Dec. 14. Haschak, Christopher L., et al. Creditor: American Financial Resources Inc., Virginia Beach, Va. Property: 137 Wood Ave., Stratford. Mortgage default. Filed Dec. 22. Haye, Mary A., et al. Creditor: Selene Finance LP. Property: 45 Cornell St., Bridgeport. Mortgage default. Filed Dec. 28. Landers, Sharlene, et al. Creditor: The Bank of New York Mellon, New York, N.Y. Property: Lot C, Map 607, Norwalk. Delinquent common charges. Filed Dec. 27. Lenskold, Andrew S., et al. Creditor: U.S. Bank NA, Miamisburg, Ohio. Property: 17 Folwell Road, Norwalk. Mortgage default. Filed Dec. 27. Lopez, Francisco, et al. Creditor: Wilmington Trust Fund Society, Wilmington, Del. Property: 36-38 Lee Ave., Bridgeport. Delinquent common charges. Filed Dec. 29. Lopez, Marcelino, et al. Creditor: Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., Salt Lake City, Utah. Property: 225227 Pacific St., Bridgeport. Delinquent common charges. Filed Dec. 13. Maclochliann, John D., et al. Creditor: Capital One NA, Laurel, Md. Property: 60 Plattsville Ave., Unit 6, Norwalk. Delinquent common charges. Filed Dec. 22. McKeithan, Martinez, et al. Creditor: Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd., Bridgeport. Property: 347-349 Huntington Road, Bridgeport. Delinquent common charges. Filed Dec. 21.

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FIGURES

Merrill, Richard C., et al. Creditor: Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC, Lewisville, Texas. Property: 86 The Boulevard, Newtown. Mortgage default. Filed Dec. 19.

Buttine, Melissa Pulcini, Norwalk. $2,877 in favor of Midland Funding LLC, San Diego, Calif., by London & London, Newington. Property: 20 Hilltop Road, Norwalk. Filed Dec. 30.

Morris, Antonvas L., et al. Creditor: Nationstar Mortgage LLC, Lewisville, Texas. Property: 45 Stevens St., Unit 2-H, Bridgeport. Delinquent common charges. Filed Dec. 27.

Caraballo, Juan, Stratford. $85,000 in favor of Jordyn Luciano, Stratford, by Michael J. McCabe, Milford. Property: 90 Roosevelt Ave., Stratford. Filed Dec. 22.

Nelson, Marcus A., et al. Creditor: Bank of America NA, Plano, Texas. Property: 81 Acorn St., Bridgeport. Mortgage default. Filed Dec. 29.

Christie, Adline Isaac, Norwalk. $728 in favor of Midland Funding LLC, San Diego, Calif., by London & London, Newington. Property: 31 Southwind Drive, Norwalk. Filed Dec. 30.

Nguyen, Cindy, et al. Creditor: Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd., Bridgeport. Property: 525 Saunders Ave., Bridgeport. Mortgage default. Filed Dec. 16. Noel, Kenol, et al. Creditor: Citibank NA, Sioux Falls S.D. Property: 441 High Rise Drive, Bridgeport. Mortgage default. Filed Dec. 30. Pearson, Gary J., et al. Creditor: First Citizens Bank and Trust Co., Coppell, Texas. Property: 73 Stepney Road, Redding. Mortgage default. Filed Dec. 13. Quarford, Sandra R., et al. Creditor: Nationstar Mortgage LLC, Lewisville, Texas. Property: 79 Brushy Hill Road, Newtown. Mortgage default. Filed Dec. 19. Roman, Diane L., et al. Creditor: BNY Western Trust, Northridge, Calif. Property: 631 Fairview Ave., Bridgeport. Mortgage default. Filed Dec. 19. Salas, Maria R., et al. Creditor: Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd., Bridgeport. Property: 338 William St., Bridgeport. Mortgage default. Filed Dec. 21. Sezer, Kadir, et al. Creditor: Wells Fargo Bank NA, Irvine, Calif. Property: 229 Sunrise Terrace, Bridgeport. Mortgage default. Filed Dec. 30. Vazquez, Basilio, et al., Creditor: PNC Bank NA, Miamisburg, Ohio. Property: 56-58 Petrie St., Bridgeport. Delinquent common charges. Filed Dec. 28.

JUDGMENTS Alvarez, Jorge, Bridgeport. $4,451 in favor of The United Illuminating Co., New Haven, by Nair & Levin PC, Bloomfield. Property: 52 Woodside Ave., Bridgeport. Filed Dec. 29. Amegboh, Luca, Bridgeport. $2,171 in favor of Capital One Bank (USA) NA, Richmond, Va., by London & London, Newington. Property: 90 Holland Hill Circle, Bridgeport. Filed Dec. 28. Bizzybean LLC, et al., Norwalk. $28,577 in favor of Pawnee Leasing Corp., by Evans, Feldman & Associates LLC, New Haven. Property: 9B Observatory Place, Norwalk. Filed Dec. 30.

Davies, Sanders, Norwalk. $499 in favor of Standard Oil of Connecticut Inc., Bridgeport, by Law Offices of Philip H. Monagan, Waterbury. Property: 169 Rowayton Woods Drive, Norwalk. Filed Dec. 29. Davila, Tavita, Bridgeport. $9,293 in favor of The United Illuminating Co., New Haven, by Nair & Levin PC, Bloomfield. Property: 153 Terry Place, Bridgeport. Filed Dec. 27. Evans, Sandra Y., Bridgeport. $2,147 in favor of Capital One Bank (USA) NA, Richmond, Va., by London & London, Newington. Property: 225 Dixon St., Bridgeport. Filed Dec. 13. Gelin, Kenson, Bridgeport. $2,626 in favor of Capital One Bank (USA) NA, Richmond, Va., by London & London, Newington. Property: 153 Forestview Road, Bridgeport. Filed Dec. 13. Goodwin Jr., Charles, Bridgeport. $7,531 in favor of Nair & Levin PC, Bloomfield. Property: 201 Cleveland Ave., Bridgeport. Filed Dec. 27. Goodwin, Opal, Bridgeport. $3,676 in favor of The Milford Hospital Inc., Milford, by Nathanson Cipriano and Gambardella PC, Hamden. Property: 102 Ashton St., Bridgeport. Filed Dec. 28. Holt, James B., Redding. $1,162 in favor of the Danbury Office of Physician Services PC, Danbury, by Flanagan & Peat, Danbury. Property: 469 Black Rock Turnpike, Redding. Filed Dec. 5. Holt, Jayne and James Holt, Redding. $411 in favor of Danbury Hospital, Danbury, by Flanagan & Peat, Danbury. Property: 469 Black Rock Turnpike, Redding. Filed Dec. 5. Irby, Tonya S., Bridgeport. $17,378 in favor of The United Illuminating Co., New Haven, by Nair & Levin PC, Bloomfield. Property: 36 Alba Ave., Bridgeport. Filed Dec. 27. Jordanides, Theophilos, et al., Norwalk. $86,624 in favor of Norwalk Hospital Association, Norwalk, by Lovejoy and Rimer PC, Norwalk. Property: Lot A, Map 5801, Norwalk. Filed Dec. 19.

Jorgensen, Kristie M., Fairfield. $1,733 in favor of Discover Bank, New Albany, Ohio, by the Law Offices of Howard Lee Schiff PC, East Hartford. Property: 241 Alden St., Fairfield. Filed Dec. 21. Katta, Dinakar K., Norwalk. $4,179 in favor of American Express Bank FSB, Salt Lake City, Utah, by Mark Sank & Associates LLC, Stamford. Property: 29 George Ave., Norwalk. Filed Dec. 30. Lopes, Licino B., Bridgeport. $5,061 in favor of Capital One Bank (USA) NA, Richmond, Va., by London & London, Newington. Property: 1672 Iranistan Ave., Bridgeport. Filed Dec. 13. Martinez, Lisa, Bridgeport. $2,718 in favor of Capital One Bank (USA) NA, Richmond, Va., by London & London, Newington. Property: 44 Velvet St., Bridgeport. Filed Dec. 13. McPherson, Charmaine and Anthony McPherson, Bridgeport. $1,137 in favor of Family Dental Group, by Nathanson Cipriano and Gambardella PC, Hamden. Property: 115 Cloverhill Ave., Bridgeport. Filed Dec. 28. Michael, Robert G., Newtown. $3,639 in favor of Capital One Bank (USA) NA, Richmond, Va., by London & London, Newington. Property: 174 Hattertown Road, Newtown. Filed Dec. 29. Murtha, Kevin G., Stratford. $6,405 in favor of Discover Bank, New Albany, Ohio, by the Law Offices of Howard Lee Schiff PC, East Hartford. Property: 54 Washington Parkway, Stratford. Filed Dec. 21. Oboy, Angelina and Joseph Oboy, Norwalk. $640 in favor of J. Thurston Fuel LLC, Waterbury, by Charles D. Rockwell, Milford. Property: 4 Frank St., Norwalk. Filed Dec. 19. Reynolds, Leighcroft, Bridgeport. $1,062 in favor of Midland Funding LLC, San Diego, Calif., by London & London, Newington. Property: 104 Bancroft Ave., Bridgeport. Filed Dec. 28. Rivera, Mercedes, Bridgeport. $2,506 in favor of Capital One Bank (USA) NA, Richmond, Va., by London & London, Newington. Property: 482 Westfield Ave., Bridgeport. Filed Dec. 13. Rorie, Glinnie, Bridgeport. $4,754 in favor of Capital One Bank (USA) NA, Richmond, Va., by London & London, Newington. Property: 225 Marigold Ave., Bridgeport. Filed Dec. 13. Ruiz, Marlene, Stratford. $602 in favor of Midland Funding LLC, San Diego, Calif., by London & London, Newington. Property: 79 McGrath Court, Stratford. Filed Dec. 29. Skarad, Richard J., Norwalk. $17,652 in favor of First County Bank, Stamford, by Urban Their & Federer, Stamford. Property: 2 Woods End Lane, Norwalk. Filed Dec. 28.

Thelusca, Marie, Bridgeport. $3,525 in favor of The United Illuminating Co., New Haven, by Nair & Levin PC, Bloomfield. Property: 21 Pond St., Bridgeport. Filed Dec. 29. Vetare, Judy, Newtown. $3,257 in favor of Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC, Norfolk, Va., by the Law Offices Of Howard Lee Schiff PC, East Hartford. Property: 11 Jo Mar Drive, Newtown. Filed Dec. 21.

LEASES BSL Fairfield Development LLC, by Jan Spiro. Landlord: C.M.F. Realty LLC, Fairfield. Property: 448 Mill Plain Road, Fairfield. Term: 99 years, commenced Dec. 20, 2016. Filed Dec. 21. Home Depot USA Inc., by Jessica Borgert. Landlord: Patriot Sha Reservoir LLC, Newport Beach, Calif. Property: 405 Sylvan Ave., Bridgeport. Term: 20 years, commenced Dec. 12, 2016. Filed Dec. 15. Learnard, Marlene and Bernice Vonick, by self. Landlord: Stonybrook Gardens Cooperative Inc., Stratford. Property: 38 Vought Place, Stratford. Term: Three years, commenced Dec. 16, 2016. Filed Dec. 19. Marino, Catherine, by self. Landlord: Stonybrook Gardens Cooperative Inc., Stratford. Property: 35 Baird Court, Stratford. Term: Three years, commenced Dec. 20, 2016. Filed Dec. 20. Silva-Gonazlez, Martha, by self. Landlord: Success Village Apartments Inc., Bridgeport. Property: Apt. 14 in Building 277 in Success Village Condominium, Stratford. Term: 39 years, commenced Dec. 19, 2016. Filed Dec. 22.

LIENS

FEDERAL TAX LIENS-FILED Aquilio, Dominick J., 20 Great Ring Road, Monroe. $361,657, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 13. Aquilio, Mary C. and Dominick J. Aquilio, 20 Great Ring Road, Monroe. $142,283, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 13. Bachman, Jill and Rik Bachman, 111 Woodbrine Lane, Fairfield. $130,448, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 15. Blankschen, Emily S. and James P. Blankshchen, P.O. Box 3008, Newtown. $12,611, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 28. Bruno, Dana S. and Jeffrey E. Bruno, 2 Eleanor Lane, Norwalk. $3,154, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 29.

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FACTS Clark IV, Junius R., 14 Elmcrest Terrace, Apt. 4, Norwalk. $29,264, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 27. Davis Tree & Logging LLC, 57 North St., Suite 209, Redding. $4,878, U.S. return of partnership income tax and quarterly payroll taxes. Filed Dec. 19. Davis Tree & Logging LLC, 57 North St., Suite 209, Redding. $8,745, quarterly payroll taxes. Filed Dec. 21. Depietro, Carol, 60 New St., Fairfield. $36,656, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 15. Flanagan, Richard, 286 Roseville Terrace, Fairfield. $22,963, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 27. Gym At Southport LLC, 226 Old Post Road, Fairfield. $8,896, quarterly payroll taxes. Filed Dec. 15. Joseph, Ulrick, 235 Grumman Ave., Norwalk. $11,115, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 29. Koones, Robert, 522 North St., Greenwich. $32,056, failure to collect or pay tax penalty. Filed Dec. 22. Lawrence, Martha A. and Malcolm G. Lawrence, 56 Angelus Drive, Greenwich. $3,184, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 15. Lotrecchiano, Michael, 40 Old Farm Hill Road, Newtown. $7,107, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 20. Lucianos, Adam, 669 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield. $75,829, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 15. Martin, Raymond D., 195 Shelter Lane, Fairfield. $380,190, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 27. Pinto, Paul J. and Andrea J. Pinto, 12 The Circle, Easton. $18,685, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 22. Rubin, Emily S., PO Box 3008, Newtown. $21,790, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 28. Shea, Susan and John Shea, 372 Rowland Road, Fairfield. $99,841, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 22. FEDERAL TAX LIENS-RELEASED Brickloaded, Keith R., 426 Wilcoxson Ave., Fairfield. $49,287, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 15. Buck, Wendy and John Gehr, 80 Avalon Court, Fairfield. $28,515, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 15. Cardozo, Wanda and Horacio Cardozo, 24 Alyssa Lane, Fairfield. $2,486, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 27.

Charles, Jeffrey T., 399 Woodlawn Avenue Extension, Bridgeport. $2,094, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 13. English, Malcolm, 56 Park Ave., Bridgeport. $18,052, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 28. Everlith, Jodi A. and Jeremy D. Everlith, 535 Merritt St., Bridgeport. $8,027, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 13. Fluskey, Mary A. and Robert J. Fluskey, 1450 Washington Ave., Apt. 410N, Stamford. $30,361, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 27. Gublin, Julie L. and Joseph P. Gublin, 428 Jackman Ave., Fairfield. $89,543, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 22. Gublin, Julie L. and Joseph P. Gublin, 428 Jackman Ave., Fairfield. $12,329, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 22. Guedes, Birute O. and Moises N. Guedes, 193 Quaker Farms Road, Oxford. $2,836, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 13. Hartstein, Elizabeth R., 1042 Broad St., Apt. 310, Bridgeport. $39,234, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 16. Karson, Jamieson, 79 Lee Drive, Fairfield. $80,530, failure to collect or pay tax penalty. Filed Dec. 27.

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Whittaker, Warren, 59 Querida St., Bridgeport. $3,257, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 16. Williams, Fiona N., 283 Hanover St., Bridgeport. $12,554, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 28.

MECHANIC’S LIENS-FILED Acosta Sr., Noel., Stratford. Filed by Cypress Construction LLC, Stratford, by Jesse Rohleder. Property: 73 Hollister St., Stratford. Amount: $94,249. Filed Dec. 19. Carol, Vaughn, Norwalk. Filed by Chestnut Electric Corp., New Orleans, La., by Anthony Dorn. Property: 16 Nathan Hale Drive, Norwalk. Amount: $4,956. Filed Dec. 21. Sweeney, Beth A. and Timothy J. Sweeney, Fairfield. Filed by TP Electric, Trumbull, by Tibo Pelle. Property: 714 Stratfield Road, Fairfield. Amount: $4.3 million. Filed Dec. 20.

MECHANIC’S LIENS-RELEASED 348 Sunnie Holme Drive LLC, Fairfield. Released by All Home Services LLC, Westport. by Martin Johnson. Property: Lot 12B, Map 1086, Fairfield. Amount: $40,514. Filed Dec. 29.

Karson, Jamieson, 79 Lee Drive, Fairfield. $14,346, failure to collect or pay tax penalty. Filed Dec. 27.

Newtown Main LLC, et al., Newtown. Released by Independent Materials and Testing Laboratories Inc., Plainville, by David P. Aiudi. Property: 47 and 49 S. Main St., Newtown. Amount: $59,378. Filed Dec. 28.

Karson, Laura and Jamieson Karson, 79 Lee Drive, Fairfield. $5,134, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 27.

LIS PENDENS

Oliveira-Brannan, A. and David Brannan, 30 Edge Hill Place, Fairfield. $38,278, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 22. Opert, Lisa M. and Peter T. Opert, 35 Beachview Ave., Bridgeport. $17,832, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 16. Oviedo, Griselda and Juan E. Oviedo, 41 Lovatt St., Norwalk. $38,678, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 27. Oviedo, Griselda and Juan E. Oviedo, 41 Lovatt St., Norwalk. $49,631, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 27. Rattanasungnern, Poramat, 3 Morningside Place, Norwalk. $124,668, failure to collect or pay tax penalty and a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 29. Vardak, Anjila, 40 N. Mead Farm Road, Seymour. $489,469, a tax debt on income earned. Filed Dec. 28.

17 North Avenue Associates LLC, et al., Norwalk. Filed by O’Connell, Attmore & Morris LLC, Hartford, for Bayview Loan Services LLC, Coral Gables, Fla. Property: 17 North Ave., Norwalk. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $850,000, dated November 2000. Filed Dec. 20. 17 North Avenue Associates LLC, et al., Norwalk. Filed by O’Connell, Attmore & Morris LLC, Hartford, for Bayview Loan Services LLC, Coral Gables, Fla. Property: 17 North Ave. and 780 Summer St., Norwalk. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $6.2 million, dated September 2000. Filed Dec. 20. 310 East Washington Avenue LLC, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 310 E. Washington Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20.

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FIGURES Anderson, Katrina, et al., Newtown. Filed by Jeffrey N. Nunez, Washington, D.C., for United States of America. Property: Lot 17, Map 5754, Newtown. Action: to transfer property subject to liens to the United States of America, commenced December 2, 2016. Filed Dec. 12. Augustine, Nancy, Bridgeport. Filed by Bender, Anderson and Barba PC, North Haven, for The Success Village Apartments Inc., North Haven. Property: Building 94, Apt. 18 in Success Village Condominium, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a condominium lien for delinquent common charges and assessments and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 13. Barton, Jane C., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by Bender, Anderson and Barba PC, North Haven, for The Success Village Apartments Inc., North Haven. Property: Building 66, Apt. 132 in Success Village Condominium, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a condominium lien for delinquent common charges and assessments and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 13. Bauer, Peter H., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for the Water Pollution Control Authority for the city of Bridgeport. Property: 39 Elizabeth St., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a sewer-use lien for nonpayment of sewer-use fees and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 12. Beato, Evelyne, Stratford. Filed by Kapusta, Otzel & Averaimo, Milford, for Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., Salt Lake City, Utah. Property: 107 Dewey St., Stratford. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $207,200, dated August 2005. Filed Dec. 21. Bennett-Pinnock, Delrose, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for the Water Pollution Control Authority for the city of Bridgeport. Property: 770 Chopsey Hill Road, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a sewer-use lien for nonpayment of sewer-use fees and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 12. Black Diamond Group LLC, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for the Water Pollution Control Authority for the city of Bridgeport. Property: 146148 Cowles St., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a sewer-use lien for nonpayment of sewer-use fees and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 12. Black, Launia, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 359 Valley Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20.

Bolivar, Amanda, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by Bender, Anderson and Barba PC, North Haven, for The Success Village Apartments Inc., North Haven. Property: Building 13, Apt. 239 in Success Village Condominium, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a condominium lien for delinquent common charges and assessments and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 13. Bradsham LLC, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 853 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20. Bridgeport Properties LLC, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 417 Myrtle Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20. Bridgeport Properties LLC, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 433 Myrtle Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20. Brown, Rebecca H. and Michael A. Brown, Fairfield. Filed by Benanti & Associates, Stamford, for People’s United Bank, Bridgeport. Property: 640 Wellington Drive, Fairfield. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $500,000, dated November 2006. Filed Dec. 16. Clarke, Delroy, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for the Water Pollution Control Authority for the city of Bridgeport. Property: 682-686 Norman St., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a sewer-use lien for nonpayment of sewer-use fees and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 12. Cobblestone LLC, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 1834-1836 Seaview Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20. Coleman Street Developers LLC, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 103-107 Calhoun Place, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20.

Cullinan, Patrick J., et al., Fairfield. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for Citibank NA, Stamford. Property: 17 Ermine St., Fairfield. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $505,000, dated July 2003. Filed Dec. 16. Daley, Joy Elaine, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 322 Pequonnock St., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20. Day, MacKendy M., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by Shechtman Halperin Savage LLP, Pawtucket, R.I., for Carrington Mortgage Services LLC. Property: Unit M of Capitol Commons Condominium, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a condominium lien for delinquent common charges and assessments and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 13. Depina, Ilda L., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for the Water Pollution Control Authority for the city of Bridgeport. Property: 1401-1405 Park Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a sewer-use lien for nonpayment of sewer-use fees and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 12. Dequattro, Paul, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 677 Housatonic Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20. Dimeglio, Anthony, et al., Fairfield. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for Wells Fargo Bank NA, Frederick, Md. Property: 29 Bayberry Road, Fairfield. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $436,000, dated March 2008. Filed Dec. 20. Dragone & Sons LLC, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 1812-1822 Main St., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20. Escobar, Jose, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for Cit Bank NA. Property: 226-228 Whitney Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $335,200, dated November 2005. Filed Dec. 20. Fagan, Thomas, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for U.S. Bank NA, trustee, Salt Lake City, Utah. Property: 410 Dexter Drive, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $217,600, dated June 2005. Filed Dec. 13.


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Faufaw, Mildred A., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 78 Hanford Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20.

Hall-Byam, Juliette Maureen, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 115 Clifford St., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20.

Marin, Guillermo, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 721 Park St., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20.

Fennelly II, Patrick H., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by Bendett and McHugh PC, Farmington, for Wells Fargo Bank NA, Frederick, Md. Property: 325 Lafayette St., Unit 8108, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $205,000, dated June 2007. Filed Dec. 15.

Hayes, Vincent J., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for Ditech Financial LLC. Property: 3250 Fairfield Ave., Unit 227, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $225,900, dated August 2007. Filed Dec. 12.

Marini, Domenico, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 101 Burnsford Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20.

Flemmig, Dakota J., et al., Norwalk. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for Pingora Loan Servicing LLC, Denver, Colo. Property: 15 Lawrence St., Norwalk. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $262,654, dated September 2015. Filed Dec. 19. Flutra, Lena, et al., Stratford. Filed by Bender, Anderson and Barba PC, North Haven, for The Success Village Apartments Inc., North Haven. Property: Apt. 11 in Building 82 in Success Village Condominium, Stratford. Action: to foreclose on a condominium lien for delinquent common charges and assessments and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 19. Franklin, Diane, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for Carrington Mortgage Services LLC. Property: 1555 Old Town Road, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $216,641, dated November 2008. Filed Dec. 13. Fulton, Christopher T., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by Bendett and McHugh PC, Farmington, for Ditech Financial LLC. Property: 1222 Chopsey Hill Road, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $315,000, dated January 2006. Filed Dec. 13. Gage, David A., et al., Stratford. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for Provident Funding Associates LP, Santa Rosa, Calif. Property: 271 Fourth Ave., Stratford. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $311,000, dated August 2007. Filed Dec. 21. Granady, Evelyn, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by Bender, Anderson and Barba PC, North Haven, for The Success Village Apartments Inc., North Haven. Property: Building 32, Apt. 113 in Success Village Condominium, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a condominium lien for delinquent common charges and assessments and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 13.

Hill, Jeffrey, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 372 Wilmot Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20. Hotchkiss, Raymond, Bridgeport. Filed by Marinosci Law Group PC, Warwick, R.I., for U.S. Bank NA, trustee, Salt Lake City, Utah. Property: Lots 20 and 21, Map of Island Brook Park, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $140,000, dated January 2012. Filed Dec. 19. Icart, Mitchel, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for Federal National Mortgage Association, Washington, D.C. Property: 339-341 Lenox Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $172,000, dated November 2005. Filed Dec. 15. Jac South LLC, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 1326-1332 State St., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20. Jon Q. LLC, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 1126 Stratford Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20. Keel, Valerie D., et al., Norwalk. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for The Bank of New York Mellon, trustee, New York, N.Y. Property: 51 Baxter Drive, Norwalk. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $348,000, dated March 2007. Filed Dec. 23. Malave, Jose A., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 167 Douglas St., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20.

Massicot, Cheryl A., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for PHH Mortgage Corp., Mount Laurel, N.J. Property: 3 Nob Hill Circle, Unit 116, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $85,205, dated May 2003. Filed Dec. 13. Mendez, Euclides, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for Wilmington Trust Co., Wilmington, Del. Property: 1306-1308 Pembroke St., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $263,437, dated April 2008. Filed Dec. 15. Menhart, Muriel, et al., Fairfield. Filed by O’Connell, Attmore & Morris LLC, Hartford, for Sun West Mortgage Company Inc., Cerritos, Calif. Property: 196 Candlewood Road, Fairfield. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $590,000, dated November 2007. Filed Dec. 14. Molise, Constance R., et al., Stratford. Filed by Bendett and McHugh PC, Farmington, for Nationstar Mortgage LLC, Lewisville, Texas. Property: 1101 Success Ave., Stratford. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $47,500, dated January 2002. Filed Dec. 21. Mondestin, Anne B., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 43-45 Poplar St., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20. Morrow, Lance, et al., Stratford. Filed by Bender, Anderson and Barba PC, North Haven, for The Success Village Apartments Inc., North Haven. Property: Apt. 11 in Building 81 in Success Village Condominium, Stratford. Action: to foreclose on a condominium lien for delinquent common charges and assessments and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 19.

FIGURES Myers, Michelle, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for Wells Fargo Bank NA, Frederick, Md. Property: 183 Woodlawn Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $170,563, dated September 2011. Filed Dec. 12. Neilsen, Katherine M., et al., Norwalk. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for The Bank of New York Mellon, trustee, New York, N.Y. Property: 121 Murray St., Norwalk. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $1 million, dated March 2007. Filed Dec. 20. Nelson, Audrey, et al., Fairfield. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for Wells Fargo Bank NA, Frederick, Md. Property: 27 Southfield Road, Fairfield. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $544,185, dated June 2007. Filed Dec. 14. Nelson, Moses, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 51 Park Terrace, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20. Newtown Main LLC, et al., Newtown. Filed by Neubert, Pepe & Monteith PC, New Haven, for Investors Bank. Property: 47 and 49 S. Main St., Newtown. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $6.4 million, dated November 2012. Filed Dec. 15. Pellegrino, Kenneth, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 533-535 Madison Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20. Pertesis, Maria L., Fairfield. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for Bayview Loan Services LLC, Coral Gables, Fla. Property: 235 Roselle St., Fairfield. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $470,000, dated November 2007. Filed Dec. 14. Remodeling Inc., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 610 Bostwick Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20. Richmond Hill Community Church Inc., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for the Water Pollution Control Authority for the city of Bridgeport. Property: 1515 Park Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a sewer-use lien for nonpayment of sewer-use fees and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 12.

Rivera, Lisa M. and Richard Rivera, et al., Redding. Filed by Glass & Braus, Fairfield, for Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., Salt Lake City, Utah. Property: 33 Old Stagecoach Road, Redding. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $644,000, dated February 2006. Filed Dec. 28. Roach, Nigel, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for the Water Pollution Control Authority for the city of Bridgeport. Property: 930-932 Howard Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a sewer-use lien for nonpayment of sewer-use fes and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 12.

Scott, Prince A., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Water Pollution Control Authority for the city of Bridgeport. Property: 931-933 Noble Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a sewer-use lien for nonpayment of sewer-use fees and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 12. Scott, Prince A., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for Federal National Mortgage Association, Washington, D.C. Property: 812-814 Beechwood Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $247,450, dated May 2007. Filed Dec. 15.

Rodriguez, Edwin, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 355 Exeter St., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20.

Shaw, Mark, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for the Water Pollution Control Authority for the city of Bridgeport. Property: 229 Thorme St., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a sewer0use lien for nonpayment of sewer-use fees and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 12.

Rower Corp., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: Parcel E, Hurlock Place, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20.

Smith, Alan M., et al., Newtown. Filed by Bendett and McHugh PC, Farmington, for Nationstar Mortgage LLC, Lewisville, Texas. Property: 5 Shadblow Trail, Newtown. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $113,764, dated December 2012. Filed Dec. 29.

Rower Corp., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 1950 North Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20.

Smith, Jacquelyn N., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by Bendett and McHugh PC, Farmington, for Pacific Union Financial LLC. Property: 3430 Madison Ave., Unit 8, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $233,636, dated February 2015. Filed Dec. 12.

Santos, Ana M. Dos, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 67 Agnes St., Lot 32, Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20.

Spak, Matthew M., et al., Newtown. Filed by Bendett and McHugh PC, Farmington, for PNC Bank NA. Property: 24 Edgelake Drive, Newtown. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $200,000, dated August 2005. Filed Dec. 14.

Santos, Ana M. Dos, et al., Bridgeport. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Benchmark Municipal Tax Services Ltd. Property: 61 Agnes St., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on tax liens levied by the city of Bridgeport and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 20. Scansaroli, Val, et al., Norwalk. Filed by Frankel & Berg, Norwalk, for Foxboro Court Condominium Association Inc., Norwalk. Property: 603 Foxboro Drive, Norwalk. Action: to foreclose on a condominium lien for delinquent common charges and assessments and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 23.

Tavella, Anthony R., et al., Newtown. Filed by Bendett and McHugh PC, Farmington, for Pingora Loan Servicing LLC, Denver, Colo. Property: 5 Deerfield Drive, Newtown. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $263,145, dated August 2015. Filed Dec. 12. Udiskey, Ronald, et al., Newtown. Filed by Hunt, Leibert & Jacobsen PC, Hartford, for Federal National Mortgage Association, Washington, D.C. Property: 8 Thunder Ridge Road, Newtown. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $311,226, dated January 2013. Filed Dec. 14.

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FACTS Walker, Shirley A., et al., Stratford. Filed by Bender, Anderson and Barba PC, North Haven, for The Success Village Apartments Inc., North Haven. Property: Apt. 28 in Building 82 in Success Village Condominium, Stratford. Action: to foreclose on a condominium lien for delinquent common charges and assessments and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 19. Wells Fargo Bank NA, et al., Frederick, Md. Filed by The Law Office of Juda J. Epstein, Bridgeport, for Water Pollution Control Authority for the city of Bridgeport. Property: 50 Unquowa Hill St., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a sewer-use lien for nonpayment of sewer-use fees and take immediate possession of the premises. Filed Dec. 12. Wilson, Marianne C., Norwalk. Filed by Glass & Braus, Fairfield, for Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., Salt Lake City, Utah. Property: 47 Freshwater Lane, Norwalk. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount, dated October 2003. Filed Dec. 22. Wood, Patricia B., et al., Bridgeport. Filed by Bendett and McHugh PC, Farmington, for U.S. Bank NA, trustee, Salt Lake City, Utah. Property: 712 Goldenrod Ave., Bridgeport. Action: to foreclose on a delinquent mortgage in the original principal amount of $142,000, dated March 2003. Filed Dec. 15.

MORTGAGES 12 Brookfield Street LLC, Norwalk, by Nicholas Maraglino. Lender: TD Bank NA, Cherry Hill, N.J. Property: 12 Brookfield St., Norwalk. Amount: $318,500. Filed Dec. 21. 1643 E. Main Realty LLC, New York, N.Y., by Mark Abramovich. Lender: Webster Bank NA, Waterbury. Property: 1643-1645 E. Main St., Bridgeport. Amount: $157,500. Filed Dec. 13. 175-177 RS Company LLC, Easton, by Markus Weinsiess. Lender: EAM Financial LLC, Easton. Property: 175-177 Remington St., Bridgeport. Amount: $347,500. Filed Dec. 20. 221 Palamar LLC, Fairfield, by James Dawes. Lender: Pinnacle Financial Services LLC, East Windsor Hill. Property: 221 Palamar Drive, Fairfield. Amount: $325,000. Filed Dec. 29. 2318 Main Street LLC, Stratford, by Reza Radmand. Lender: Citizens Bank NA, Hartford. Property: 2318 Main St., Stratford. Amount: $345,000. Filed Dec. 23. 2318 Main Street LLC, Stratford, by Reza Radmand. Lender: Citizens Bank NA, Hartford. Property: 2318 Main St., Stratford. Amount: $1.1 million. Filed Dec. 23.

26 Van Zant Street LLC, Norwalk, by Hinckley Allen. Lender: Estate of Walter Baum, Hartford. Property: 26 Van Zant St., Norwalk. Amount: $7 million. Filed Dec. 28. 29 North Ave LLC, Westport, by Stephen A. Eaton Jr. Lender: Bridgewell Capital LLC, Orlando, Fla. Property: 64 Woodmont Ave., Bridgeport. Amount: $135,000. Filed Dec. 19. 349 and 335 Charles Street LLC, Norwalk, by Gzim Gashi. Lender: Trailside Real Estate Investments LLC, Monroe. Property: 335 and 349 Charles St., Bridgeport. Amount: $337,500. Filed Dec. 19. 5 Star Holdings LLC, New Rochelle, N.Y., by Edo Dostal. Lender: 5 Star Holdings LLC, New Rochelle, N.Y. Property: 263-265 Beardsley St., Bridgeport. Amount: $120,000. Filed Dec. 22. 51 East Avenue LLC, Norwalk, by Jonathan Garcia. Lender: Webster Bank NA, Waterbury. Property: 51 East Ave., Norwalk. Amount: $277,500. Filed Dec. 19. 56 Spinning Wheel Road LLC, Fairfield, by John J. Moranski. Lender: AMP Investments LLC, Fairfield. Property: 56 Spinning Wheel Road, Fairfield. Amount: $1.2 million. Filed Dec. 14. 650 Brooklawn Avenue LLC, Fairfield, by Tony Makari. Lender: Newtown Savings Bank, Newtown. Property: 457 Lincoln Ave., 95 Beardsley Park Terrace and 106 Bracewood Road, Bridgeport. Amount: $435,000. Filed Dec. 21. 89 William Street LLC, Norwalk, by George Frank DiScala. Lender: Savings Bank of Danbury, Danbury. Property: 59 and 61 Osborne Ave., Norwalk. Amount: $1 million. Filed Dec. 28. 9 Hamilton Avenue Norwalk LLC, Dover, Dela., by Christopher G. Collins. Lender: Savings Bank of Danbury, Danbury. Property: 9 Hamilton Ave., Unit 2, Norwalk. Amount: $87,945. Filed Dec. 28. A & E Investors LLC, Easton, by Eddie Gutierrez. Lender: A&E Investors LLC, Easton. Property: 2004-2010 E. Main St., Bridgeport. Amount: $232,500. Filed Dec. 22. AFG Construction Services, Bridgeport, by Andrzej Godlewski. Lender: Singer & Associates LLC, Norwalk. Property: 280 Sunshine Circle, Bridgeport. Amount: $50,000. Filed Dec. 13. American Homes Development II LLC, Stratford, by Ralph M. Grasso Jr. Lender: DelBuono Family Lending LLC, Plymouth, Mass. Property: 583 Barnum Terrace Extension, Stratford. Amount: $180,000. Filed Dec. 22.

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American Homes Development II LLC, Stratford, by Ralph M. Grasso Jr. Lender: DelBuono Family Lending LLC, Plymouth, Mass. Property: 593 Barnum Terrace Extension, Stratford. Amount: $145,000. Filed Dec. 22. Archimedean Investments LLC, Stamford, by Peter V. Lathouris. Lender: Continental Mortgage Banking Ltd., Stamford. Property: 50 Winfield St., Norwalk. Amount: $400,000. Filed Dec. 23. Brothers Holdings Inc., Fairfield, by Marc Forman. Lender: BankUnited NA, Miami Lakes, Fla. Property: 325 Reef Road, Fairfield. Amount: $1.1 million. Filed Dec. 29. Broward Properties Ltd., Norwalk, by Frank DeNicola. Lender: First County Bank, Stamford. Property: 112 Main St., Norwalk. Amount: $500,000. Filed Dec. 20. BSL Fairfield Development LLC, Waltham, Mass., by Sarah J. Laffey. Lender: M&T Bank, Buffalo, N.Y. Property: Mill Plain Road, Map 7730, Fairfield. Amount: $28.8 million. Filed Dec. 21. CFJ Realty Development LLC, Fairfield, by Francis J. Aguino. Lender: Webster Bank NA, Waterbury. Property: 569 Old Stratfield Road, Fairfield. Amount: $300,000. Filed Dec. 13. CSC Morningside Gardens Limited Partnership, Freeport, N.Y., by Robert Schlesinger. Lender: Signature Bank, Melville, N.Y. Property: 32 Prospect St., Norwalk. Amount: $9.6 million. Filed Dec. 19. F&M Fairfield, Fairfield, by Freddy Miraballes. Lender: First Bank of Greenwich, Greenwich. Property: 7-911 Hi Barlow Road, Newtown. Amount: $540,000. Filed Dec. 22. FBN 1126 LLC, Bridgeport, by Ferdinand Frassinelli. Lender: Connecticut Community Bank NA, Westport. Property: 1120-1126 Main St., Bridgeport. Amount: $1 million. Filed Dec. 15. IWG-TLA Telecom LLC, Alexandria, Va., by David E. Weisman. Lender: Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, New York, N.Y. Property: Lot 9, Old Mill Terrace, Bridgeport. Amount: $476 million. Filed Dec. 12. Key Human Services Inc., Wethersfield, by Mary Beth O’Neill. Lender: Connecticut Valley Housing Authority, Rocky Hill. Property: Lot 6, Map 2315, Newtown. Amount: $461,172. Filed Dec. 29. LGK Properties LLC, Stratford, by Richard A. Lanza. Lender: R5 Hamilton LLC, Shelton. Property: 164 Hamilton Ave., Stratford. Amount: $550,000. Filed Dec. 19. MCDM LLC, Trumbull, by Maria C. Dias Martins. Lender: Newtown Savings Bank, Newtown. Property: 203 Folino Drive, Bridgeport. Amount: $150,000. Filed Dec. 22.

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FIGURES Newman Holdings LLC, Newtown, by Charles S. Newman. Lender: Far Credit East ACA, Enfield. Property: 169 Huntington Road, Newtown. Amount: $4.6 million. Filed Dec. 20. Oak Street Design & Construction Inc., Newtown, by Christopher M. Haggerty. Lender: Landmiller Real Estate LLC, Fairfield. Property: 26 Sugar St., Newtown. Amount: $188,750. Filed Dec. 21. Paradise Green Realty LLC, by Eleanor Adzina. Lender: Webster Bank NA, Waterbury. Property: 50 Paradise Green Place, Stratford. Amount: $190,000. Filed Dec. 22. Patriot Shea Reservoir LLC, Newport Beach, Calif., by Virginia Lee Paul. Lender: Partners Capital Solutions Fund LP, Calabasas, Calif. Property: 656 Reservoir Ave., Bridgeport. Amount: $13.5 million. Filed Dec. 15. Pine Partners LLC, Fairfield, by Bert D. Stanco. Lender: Frank Fanzilli, Norwalk. Property: 151 Ely Ave., Norwalk. Amount: $319,000. Filed Dec. 19. Prime Realty Group LLC, Redding, by Jo Anne Saber. Lender: Newtown Savings Bank, Newtown. Property: 563 Jennings Road, Fairfield. Amount: $210,000. Filed Dec. 22. Prime Realty Group LLC, Redding, by Jo Anne Saber. Lender: Newtown Savings Bank, Newtown. Property: 1052 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield. Amount: $318,750. Filed Dec. 22. R & K Homes LLC, Norwalk, by Richard Tavella. Lender: Fairfield County Bank, Ridgefield. Property: 10 1/2 Deepwood Lane, Norwalk. Amount: $390,000. Filed Dec. 20. SKD Construction Company LLC, Fairfield, by Alfred G. Lenoci Sr. Lender: People’s United Bank NA, Bridgeport. Property: 1619 Post Road, Fairfield. Amount: $1.8 million. Filed Dec. 19. Wall Street Theater Company Inc., Norwalk, by Suzanne J. Cahill. Lender: Patriot Bank NA, Stamford. Property: 71 Wall St., Norwalk. Amount: $8.8 million. Filed Dec. 30.

NEW BUSINESSES A&S Services, 62 Osborne Ave., Norwalk 06855, c/o Alberto Silva-Avalos. Filed Dec. 20. Brandon Da Barber God, 1180 Madison Ave., Bridgeport 06606, c/o Brandon Jackson. Filed Dec. 30. City Wide Church, 857 Howard Ave., Bridgeport 06605, c/o Luis Burgos. Filed Dec. 28.

Domino’s Pizza, 4310 Main St., Bridgeport 06606, c/o Louis C. Oneill. Filed Dec. 21. Dr. Auto Repair, 682 Madison Ave., Bridgeport 06606, c/o Dean Robinson. Filed Dec. 29. Ecua Galapagos Restaurant and Bakery LLC, 1355 E. Main St., Bridgeport 06608, c/o Pedro Pelaez. Filed Dec. 21. Evocorp., 218 Infield St., Bridgeport 06606, c/o Darwin A. Lara-Cabezao. Filed Dec. 28. Hollywood Collision, 2 Orange St., Norwalk 06850, c/o Richard Velez. Filed Dec. 20. Image Builder LLC, 159 Alsoce St., Bridgeport 06604, c/o Yvonne Gathers. Filed Dec. 19. IVX Nail Lacquer, 303 Garfield Ave., Bridgeport 06606, c/o Antoinette Riley-Darvis. Filed Dec. 19. Karnaque LLC, 770 Park Ave., Bridgeport 06604, c/o Fanel Merville. Filed Dec. 19. Next Level Entertainment, 110 Woodside Ave., Bridgeport 06606, c/o Tarique McKnight. Filed Dec. 22. Novachem, 1450 Barnum Ave., Bridgeport 06610, c/o Corwin Corp and Chemhold Inc. Filed Dec. 19. Secure Self Storage, 587 Connecticut Ave., Norwalk 06854, c/o Stephen Hardy and Stephen Schwartz. Filed Dec. 21. South End Barber Shop, 346 Main St., Bridgeport 06604, c/o Earnest L. Satawhite. Filed Dec. 30. Styled By Vah, 1180 Madison Ave., Bridgeport 06606, c/o Vanessa R. Colin. Filed Dec. 30. Super Dog, 29 Federal St., Bridgeport 06606, c/o Deme Ayala. Filed Dec. 23. The Market Bistro & Bar, 64 Wall St., Norwalk 06850, c/o Petrini Café & Grill LLC. Filed Dec. 19. Top Down Fashion, 110 Woodside Ave., Bridgeport 06606, c/o Tarique McKnight. Filed Dec. 22. Viorica Vuono Arts LLC, 29 Mohawk Drive, Norwalk 06851, c/o Viorica Ghetu-Vuono. Filed Dec. 22.

PATENTS Analyzing sensor data of a device collected by a mobile endpoint device operating with the device. Patent no. 9,544,449 issued to Peter J. Zehler, Penfield, N.Y.; Gavan Leonard Tredoux, Penfield, N.Y.; and Premkumar Rajendran, Fairport, N.Y. Assigned to Xerox Corp., Norwalk.

Automatic training of a packed vehicle detector for large deployment. Patent no. 9,542,609 issued to Wencheng Wu, Webster, N.Y.; Edul N. Dalal, Webster, N.Y.; and Yao Rong Wang, Webster, N.Y. Assigned to Xerox Corp., Norwalk. Image shift template. Patent no. 9,542,137 issued to Barry K. Ayash, Webster, N.Y.; Mark A. Rule, Rochester, N.Y.; and James E. Quigley, Manchester, N.Y. Assigned to Xerox Corp., Norwalk. Low-energy consumption monochrome particle for single component development system. Patent no. 9,541,851 issued to Grazyna E. Kmiecik Lawrynowicz, Fairport, N.Y.; Robert D. Bayley, Fairport, N.Y.; Maura A. Sweeney, Irondequoit, N.Y.; Daniel A. Asarese, Honeoye Falls, N.Y.; and Susan J. Lafica, Fairport, N.Y. Assigned to Xerox Corp., Norwalk. Method and system for spatial characterization of an imaging system. Patent no. 9,542,746 issued to Wencheng Wu, Webster, N.Y.; Steven R. Moore, Pittsford, N.Y.; Thomas F. Wade, Rochester, N.Y.; and Dennis L. Venable, Marion, N.Y. Assigned to Xerox Corp., Norwalk. Optical level sensor for reflective liquids. Patent no. 9,541,445 issued to David A. Tence, Tualatin, Ore.; Matthew D. Savoy, Webster, N.Y.; and David B. Tait, West Linn, Ore. Assigned to Xerox Corp., Norwalk. Router. Patent no. 9,544,222 issued to Keith Charette, Westport; Valeriu Goldberger, Waltham, Mass.; and Al Ivanov, Orange. Assigned to Ventus Networks LLC, Norwalk. Sphincter-treatment apparatus. Patent no. 9,539,052 issued to Stuart D. Edwards, Portola Valley, Calif.; John W. Gaiser, Mountain View, Calif.; David S. Utley, Redwood City, Calif.; and Jay J. Qin, Pleasanton, Calif. Assigned to Mederi Therapeutics Inc., Norwalk. System and method for reducing condensation on printheads in a print zone with an aqueous inkjet printer. Patent no. 9,539,817 issued to Anthony S. Condello, Webster, N.Y.; Jeffrey J. Folkins, Rochester, N.Y.; Daniel J. McVeigh, Webster, N.Y.; Linn C. Hoover, Webster, N.Y.; and Paul J. McConville, Webster, N.Y. Assigned to Xerox Corp., Norwalk. System for indoor guidance with mobility assistance. Patent no. 9,539,164 issued to Aaron D. Sanders, Rochester, N.Y.; and Kasey C. Hopper, Rochester, N.Y. Assigned to Xerox Corp., Norwalk.


BUSINESS CONNECTIONS Seize the Opportunity, Make Connecticut a Leader Again By Joe Brennan

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ver the last decade, Connecticut’s economy has been battered by a deep national recession, followed by a long, slow climb to economic stability. This recession also dampened the normally optimistic view of the future for many of the state’s residents, evident in the polling and focus groups CBIA conducted throughout the 2016 election season. But because of the resiliency of Connecticut businesses and their workforces, our companies are competing and winning every day.

Some policymakers ignore our positives and say our economy is in awful shape, while others ignore our problems and say everything is fine.

We need real long-term solutions, not band-aids that will exacerbate rather than solve our fiscal problems.

I believe an honest assessment shows an economy with tremendous assets, such as world-class companies and a highly skilled workforce, but one which, for various reasons, is not firing on all cylinders.

The next state budget must reflect the hard choices on government spending that the times demand.

The first step toward reaching our economic potential is acknowledging the challenges we face, and the biggest policy issue facing Connecticut and its job-creators is the state budget.

Employers are heartened by the hope that the new balance in the state legislature will lead to more bipartisanship, and therefore better policy choices, as they are by Governor Malloy’s emphasis on a more predictable and stable fiscal environment for businesses in his Opening Day address to the General Assembly.

This renewed sense of hope is tempered, however, by the many challenges still ahead of us. Six-plus years after the end of the national recession, Connecticut has recovered only 72% of the 119,100 jobs lost during the economic downturn, lagging well behind most of the states in the country and in our region. The monthly job numbers throughout most of the fall were extremely troubling, with losses totaling over 14,000, although in November we saw a gain of 2,100 jobs. Our economic growth in 2015 was 0.6%, well below the average for New England (1.3%) and the nation (2.4%).

It must recognize, despite progress already made, that more needs to be done to lean and restructure government so it can deliver essential services more efficiently and cost-effectively. Policymakers must also make state employee wages and benefits more affordable for taxpayers so those costs don’t squeeze out spending in other critical areas such as human services, transportation, education, and our cities.

As I travel around the state, I’m hearing more positive stories from our member companies in a variety of industries. Many are looking to hire and grow.

That’s why I believe we are at a key point in our economic recovery. We have an opportunity for Connecticut to begin to reach its full economic potential.

It must focus on the core, essential services of government and limit spending in other areas.

Getting our fiscal house in order and allowing needed investments in other areas will help foster innovation and promote growth. And rejecting costly mandates on employers in favor of policies that will encourage investment here can help overturn many of the current negative perceptions about the state’s business climate. The biggest policy challenge facing Connecticut and its job-creators is the state budget.

Our ongoing cycle of deficits and big tax increases continues to impair business confidence and has a chilling effect on much-needed investment here. Businesses look for predictability when making investment decisions and our unbalanced and unpredictable state budget inhibits our ability to grow. Unfortunately, this unpredictable trend is continuing as the state is again looking at billion dollar-plus deficits in each of the next two years. What’s clear is that tax increases cannot be an option this year. Additional tax increases will only make the state less affordable and drive more wealth as well as much-needed and investment out of the state.

Voters expect their newly elected state senators and representatives to work together, Republicans and Democrats, and fix the problems that erode Connecticut’s strengths and cast doubt on our future. By working together and making tough choices, lawmakers will give businesses the confidence they need to invest here, retain and grow good, well-paying jobs, and realize our state’s tremendous potential. This is a time of great opportunity for Connecticut, and we’re confident the new legislature will seize that opportunity and begin to make our state an economic leader once again.

Joe Brennan is president and CEO of CBIA, the state’s largest business association.

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