Hartford soccer team seeks to join national league

The Hartford City FC soccer club, one of the bidders to revamp Dillon Stadium, said Wednesday it is in advanced talks to join the North American Soccer League (NASL).

Survey: Business profits up, but regional 2018 outlook uncertain

Businesses in New England's Knowledge Corridor experienced solid profitability in 2016, yet less than a third of owners surveyed this year believe the region's economy will improve in 2018.

Time running out for donors to save Winterfest

The iQuilt Partnership has just two weeks left to raise $55,000 and reach its goal of $230,000 -- enough money to open and operate Winterfest Hartford this winter season.

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Anthem deal with CVS will provide new pharmacy benefits services

Health insurer Anthem said Wednesday it is establishing a new pharmacy benefits manager that will begin to offer services in 2020.

United Bank's 3Q net rises

Glastonbury community lender United Financial Bancorp Inc. posted a 7 percent increase in third-quarter net income.

GOP pension reforms dropped as CT leaders aim for budget deal today

State legislative leaders say they need a tentative, bipartisan deal by mid-afternoon Wednesday to keep alive their hopes of adopting a new state budget next week.

Major consolidation pitched for CT community colleges

The governing board of the state's 12 community colleges on Thursday will be asked to advance a dramatic consolidation plan aimed at sharply reducing the number of administrators working at the...

PURA to review CT utilities' pipeline practices

Following a report last week alleging that Connecticut's utility providers Eversource and Avangrid artificially constrained pipeline capacity, driving up energy prices, the state's utilities...

Travelers rank Bradley 5th best U.S. airport

Bradley International Airport is ranked the fifth best airport in the country, according to Condé Nast Traveler's 30th annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Berkshire Bank's Farmington branch to open

Massachusetts lender Berkshire Bank says it will debut next week its eighth Connecticut branch and first in Farmington next week.

CT ranks 44th in U.S. tax climate ranking

Connecticut has dropped a rung on the latest business tax climate ladder, according to an assessment from the conservative Tax Foundation.

UnitedHealth's 3Q profits up 26% on strength of drug benefits biz

UnitedHealth Group Inc., which has major operations in Hartford, reported a third quarter profit increase of 26 percent, strengthened by its pharmacy benefit management business.

Hartford's $40M Willow Creek apartment development now under way

Developers and the city of Hartford broke ground Monday at Willow Creek, a mixed-income residential community that will replace a 1950s-era public housing complex called Chester A. Bowles Park.


Commercial Contractors in Greater Hartford

Ranked by number of local employees as of August 2017

RankContractorNo. of local employees
1A/Z Corp., Hartford396
2O & G Industries Inc., Hartford106
3Bartlett Brainard Eacott Inc., Bloomfield100
4Gilbane Building Co., Glastonbury87
5All State Construction Inc., Farmington84

Source: Each contractor via survey

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