First County Bank Gives $50K for COVID-19 Relief

Stamford-based First County Bank’s charitable foundation will donate $50,000 to Fairfield County shelters and food pantries in an effort to support nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

J.C. Penney Closing 154 Stores in First Post-Bankruptcy Phase

J.C. Penney said Thursday that it will start closing 154 of its stores next week in what it is calling the first phase of its efforts to shrink its footprint.

Lenders Agree to Extend CT Mortgage Forbearance Program

More than 45 banks and credit unions in Connecticut have agreed to extend their participation in the CT Mortgage Relief Program, which helps consumers facing financial hardships during the pandemic. The program was set to expire on May 31. It will now run through July 30.