SJW victorious in $1.1B CT Water acquisition battle

After a contentious, months-long battle among corporate suitors, Connecticut Water Service shareholders on Friday overwhelmingly approved a $1.1 billion stock purchase deal with California’s...

Study: CT tolls could generate $1B annually

Connecticut transportation officials unveiled a new tolling study Thursday projecting a $372 million installation project that would eventually generate over $1 billion a year in new state revenues.

Danone to cut 129 workers in Naugatuck closure

Global food company Danone, which plans to close its Naugatuck operations, is slated to lay off all 129 employees between March and July, according to a Department of Labor filing.

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Bloomfield's Kaman gets $52M fuze order

Bloomfield manufacturer Kaman Corp. says its aerospace segment has scored another bomb fuze order worth $52 million from the U.S. Air Force (USAF).

Hartford taps Bristol DPW leader

Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin has nominated a longtime Bristol official to be the city's public works director, after 20 months of interim leadership of the department.

Express Kitchens expands in Southington

Hartford-based kitchen cabinet and countertop retailer Express Kitchens says it's opening three new locations on Saturday, including one in Southington.

Hartford Foundation to split $2.9M among 29 communities

After a statewide listening tour, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded $2.9 million to address a lack of resources in the 29 municipalities the community chest serves.

Hartford HealthCare expands eastern CT presence

The second largest health system in Connecticut is planning to beef up its presence in the eastern portion of the state with a new health center in the Mystic section of Stonington.

MGM Springfield Oct. revenue dips 17%

MGM Springfield posted a 17.6 percent drop in gaming revenues last month, its second full month in operation, according to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.

Lamont’s initial approach to budget is conservative

Gov.-elect Ned Lamont reacted cautiously Thursday to several days of good economic news, saying improving tax revenues, economic activity and job creation are coming at what is likely closer to the...

Feds: CT economy No. 43 in 2Q growth

Connecticut's economy spurred modest growth during the second quarter this year, but still ranked in the bottom 10 nationally, according to federal officials.

CT electric generation rates on the rise

A charge that comprises about 40 percent of the average Connecticut resident's monthly electric bill will rise come January, state regulators announced.

DOL: CT’s Oct. jobless rate flat at 4.2%

Connecticut’s unemployment rate remained flat in October at 4.2 percent despite the state gaining jobs, the state labor department reported Thursday.


Largest not-for-profit organizations in Greater Hartford

Ranked by assets for most recent fiscal year available

1Hartford Hospital, Hartford$1.5 billion
2Wesleyan University, Middletown$1.4 billion
3Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Hartford$1.0 billion
4Trinity College, Hartford$941 million
5The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington$796 million

Source: Guidestar, Foundation Center and CT Dept. of Public Health

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