NEWS WATCH: STEW LEONARD'S WINS ZONING OK IN CONNECTICUT...QFC TO CLOSE FIVE WASHINGTON STORES...WAKEFERN GIVES SEND-OFF TO OUTGOING CEO

STEW LEONARD'S WINS ZONING OK IN CONNECTICUTvoted to approve a 239,000-square-foot Stew Leonard's retail store, ending a nine-year battle to build a store here, the retailer said. Stew Leonard's, based in Norwalk, Conn., purchased the 44-acre site in 1996, but was denied an initial application to build in 1997. The project encountered community opposition and required an amendment to area zoning regulations

STEW LEONARD'S WINS ZONING OK IN CONNECTICUT

voted to approve a 239,000-square-foot Stew Leonard's retail store, ending a nine-year battle to build a store here, the retailer said. Stew Leonard's, based in Norwalk, Conn., purchased the 44-acre site in 1996, but was denied an initial application to build in 1997. The project encountered community opposition and required an amendment to area zoning regulations and approvals from several state agencies. Stew Leonard's said it plans

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