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Connecticut Water Files Application With Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) to Amend Rates

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 9:37pm

The Connecticut Water Company (Connecticut Water), a wholly owned subsidiary of SJW Group (NYSE: SJW), announced the filing today of an application to amend customer rates with the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA).

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  • The Connecticut Water Company (Connecticut Water), a wholly owned subsidiary of SJW Group (NYSE: SJW), announced the filing today of an application to amend customer rates with the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA).
  • PURA has 200 days to review the application, and the approved rates will go into effect soon after.
  • Since rates were set in 2010 during the companys last general rate case, Connecticut Water has returned $14.7 million to customers through temporary rate reductions.
  • Connecticut Water provides water service to nearly 350,000 people in 60 Connecticut communities and wastewater service to 10,000 people in Southbury, Connecticut.

BET Announces Its Multiplatform Programming Strategy for Inauguration 2021

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 9:03pm

BET announces coverage plans of the historic Biden/Harris inauguration with BET NEWS Presents: Inauguration 2021.

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  • BET announces coverage plans of the historic Biden/Harris inauguration with BET NEWS Presents: Inauguration 2021.
  • Live coverage is scheduled to begin Wednesday, January 20 at 11:00 am ET/10c on BET.
  • BET NEWS Presents: Inauguration 2021 will feature live coverage of the Inauguration Day events including the official swearing-in and inauguration speech of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden.
  • BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions including BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; BET HER, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American Woman; BET Music Networks - BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BETs growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET around the globe.

Rivers Casino Philadelphia Resumes Indoor Dining on Saturday, Jan. 16, at Noon

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 5:20pm

Several restaurants at Rivers Casino Philadelphia will reopen this weekend, now that City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health restrictions have eased.

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  • Several restaurants at Rivers Casino Philadelphia will reopen this weekend, now that City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health restrictions have eased.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210115005480/en/
    Enjoy a piece of carrot cake from Hugo's Frog Bar & Chop House when restaurants at Rivers Casino Philadelphia reopen on Saturday, Jan. 16.
  • Rivers Casino Philadelphia is open 24/7, with select hours of operation for each restaurant.
  • All other restaurants and bars at Rivers Casino Philadelphia remain closed at this time.

American Lending Center Supports Small and Minority-Owned Businesses in Second Round PPP

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 4:47pm

Through a new partnership program, ALC has launched a new application system to facilitate PPP loans for some of the most vulnerable American companies.

Key Points: 
  • Through a new partnership program, ALC has launched a new application system to facilitate PPP loans for some of the most vulnerable American companies.
  • For many business owners for whom English is a second language, the PPP loan process can be overly daunting.
  • But particularly for small companies with limited resources or for many in new immigrant communities, PPP loans can still seem unattainable.
  • American Lending Center (ALC) is a licensed non-bank lender that has provided over 350 million dollars to American ventures and created over 10,000 full-time jobs throughout the US.

NRF Says 2020 Holiday Sales Grew 8.3 Percent Despite Pandemic

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 4:38pm

Retail sales during 2020s November-December holiday season grew an unexpectedly high 8.3 percent over the same period in 2019 to $789.4 billion, exceeding the National Retail Federations holiday forecast despite the economic challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, NRF said today.

Key Points: 
  • Retail sales during 2020s November-December holiday season grew an unexpectedly high 8.3 percent over the same period in 2019 to $789.4 billion, exceeding the National Retail Federations holiday forecast despite the economic challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, NRF said today.
  • Despite unprecedented challenges, consumers and retailers demonstrated incredible resilience this holiday season, NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay said.
  • The 8.3 percent holiday season increase was more than double the 3.5 percent average holiday increase over the previous five years, including 2019s 4 percent gain.
  • NRF had forecast that sales during the 2020 holiday season defined as November 1 through December 31 would increase between 3.6 percent and 5.2 percent over 2019 to a total between $755.3 billion and $766.7 billion.

Feinstein Institutes Awarded More Than $4M to Research Perinatal Depression

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

To study perinatal depression in women before and after childbirth and possible new treatments, The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research has been awarded more than $4 million in multi-year grants.

Key Points: 
  • To study perinatal depression in women before and after childbirth and possible new treatments, The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research has been awarded more than $4 million in multi-year grants.
  • The research will be led by Kristina Deligiannidis, MD, associate professor at the Feinstein Institutes Institute of Behavioral Science.
  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded the Feinstein Institutes $2.7 million to study the pathophysiology or manifestations of perinatal depression in women.
  • Depression among perinatal women is common and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) research shows that approximately one in eight women experience symptoms of postpartum depression or depression after giving birth.

My Eyelab is Now in Michigan: New Store in the Saginaw Area

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

Located at 5020 Bay Rd., the new store marks the companys 200th location overall and first introduction to the state of Michigan.

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  • Located at 5020 Bay Rd., the new store marks the companys 200th location overall and first introduction to the state of Michigan.
  • Under the leadership of founder and CEO Daniel Stanton, My Eyelab is a retail brand of Now Optics, which also includes Stanton Optical.
  • Hours for the new optical store in Saginaw are 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
  • Its retail brands, My Eyelab and Stanton Optical, are among the nations fastest growing, full-service retail optical centers.

Columbia Care Receives Provisional License for Adult Use at its Patriot Care Dispensary in Downtown Boston

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

Columbia Care Inc. (NEO: CCHW) (CSE: CCHW) (OTCQX: CCHWF) (FSE: 3LP) (Columbia Care or the Company) announced today it was awarded a provisional license from the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission for adult use retail sales at its medical marijuana dispensary, operated under Patriot Care, at 21 Milk Street in downtown Boston.

Key Points: 
  • Columbia Care Inc. (NEO: CCHW) (CSE: CCHW) (OTCQX: CCHWF) (FSE: 3LP) (Columbia Care or the Company) announced today it was awarded a provisional license from the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission for adult use retail sales at its medical marijuana dispensary, operated under Patriot Care, at 21 Milk Street in downtown Boston.
  • In December, the Boston Zoning Board of Appeal approved a zoning permit that allows Patriot Care to expand its existing dispensary to include a co-located adult-use dispensary.
  • We are eager to get started and are grateful to those who have supported us along the way, said Nicholas Vita, CEO of Columbia Care.
  • With this provisional license in place, Columbia Care will move toward final licensure and permission to commence operations.

Birks Group Presents Its FY2021 Holiday Period Sales Results

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 11:00pm

Birks Group Inc. (the Company or Birks Group) (NYSE American: BGI), today reported its sales results for the interim holiday sales period from November 1, 2020 through December 26, 2020 (the FY2021 Holiday Period).

Key Points: 
  • Birks Group Inc. (the Company or Birks Group) (NYSE American: BGI), today reported its sales results for the interim holiday sales period from November 1, 2020 through December 26, 2020 (the FY2021 Holiday Period).
  • When excluding the seven stores that were temporarily closed for in-person shopping during the FY2021 Holiday Period, comparable stores sales increased by 6.8%.
  • Furthermore, e-commerce sales increased by 176.0% during the FY2021 Holiday Period.
  • Comparable store sales measure the percentage change in net sales for comparable stores in a period compared to the corresponding period in the previous year.

Teva Announces Launch of a Generic Version of NuvaRing® (etonogestrel and ethinyl estradiol) Vaginal Ring in the United States

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 10:17pm

The launch of a generic version of NuvaRing Vaginal Ring in the U.S. is an important addition to Tevas generic portfolio, said Christine Baeder, SVP, Chief Operating Officer US Generics, Teva USA.

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  • The launch of a generic version of NuvaRing Vaginal Ring in the U.S. is an important addition to Tevas generic portfolio, said Christine Baeder, SVP, Chief Operating Officer US Generics, Teva USA.
  • Etonogestrel and ethinyl estradiol vaginal ring is indicated for use by females of reproductive age to prevent pregnancy.
  • Etonogestrel and ethinyl estradiol vaginal ring contains a combination of a progestin and estrogen, 2 kinds of female hormones.
  • Etonogestrel and ethinyl estradiol vaginal ring is not for pregnant women
    are allergic to etonogestrel, ethinyl estradiol or any of the ingredients in etonogestrel and ethinyl estradiol vaginal ring.