Berlin's $18M town center is latest project spurred by Hartford Rail Line

An $18 million mixed-use proposal in Berlin is the latest example of the opportunities, for towns and developers alike, of increased rail service on the Hartford Line.

Hartford region sees growth in innovation hubs, but still trails major tech cities

The Hartford region is seeing a spike in innovation hubs, but it still trails major tech cities.

Armory redevelopment jolts Manchester's lagging commercial office footprint

A pair of Bolton developers have added to Manchester's surprisingly thin office market.

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CHFA to issue over $200M in bonds

Connecticut's housing-finance agency says it's issuing more than $200 million in bonds to fund first-time homebuyers and spur development of affordable housing.

Murtha Cullina moving Hartford operations to downtown's Prudential Building

Hartford law firm Murtha Cullina is relocating its downtown headquarters next year from CityPlace I to the 28-story Prudential Building on Trumbull Street.

Union has tentative deal to end Stop & Shop strike

Unionized Stop & Shop workers potentially ended an 11-day strike late Sunday after agreeing to a tentative labor pact with the Mass.-based grocer, according to union officials.

Tolls vs. 'Prioritize Progress: competing plans or a natural pairing?

They have been hailed as natural, implacable enemies

Faith-based pregnancy center files federal lawsuit against city of Hartford

A faith-based pregnancy center in Willimantic has asked a federal judge for an injunction against a controversial Hartford ordinance that requires the religious facilities to disclose whether their...

Hartford Athletic inks Cigna as corporate sponsor

The Hartford Athletic pro soccer club has signed Bloomfield health insurer Cigna as its latest corporate sponsor.

Idaho insurtech lands in downtown Hartford

An Idaho-based provider of digital life insurance platforms says it's opened a second corporate office in downtown Hartford's Boat Building.

Petco joins same-day delivery pool

Petco, which has 29 locations in Connecticut, has launched a same-day delivery service from its nearly 1,300 stores nationwide.

Lamont nominates Maryland lawyer PURA commish

Gov. Ned Lamont has nominated an energy-storage trade association lawyer from Maryland to serve as one of three commissioners of the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA).

Wethersfield Stop & Shop receives threat amid ongoing strike

The Stop & Shop in Wethersfield was empty early Friday morning after a threat was called into the store Thursday evening, police said.


Largest chambers of commerce in Greater Hartford

Ranked by number of members as of April 2019

RankChamberNo. of members
1Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, Middletown2,210
2Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, Bristol1,600
3Connecticut River Valley Chamber of Commerce, Glastonbury650
4Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce, Wallingford585
5Midstate Chamber of Commerce, Meriden565

Source: Each chamber via survey

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