Stanley B&D's Lundgren retiring July 31

New Britain hand- and power-tool maker Stanley Black & Decker says Chairman and CEO John F. Lundgren will retire from day-to-day management at the end of July after 12 years at the helm.

Aetna CEO vows to continue merger

Aetna Chairman and CEO Mark Bertolini says the Hartford health insurer will continue with its $37 billion Humana merger despite federal antitrust overseers efforts to block it.

It's official: no regular season baseball in Htfd

The Eastern League made it official Friday morning. There will be no regular season Double A baseball at Dunkin' Donuts Park for the Hartford Yard Goats.

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CT's June house sales up, prices flat

Home sales statewide grew in June, but prices stayed flat, Realtors say.

The Stag widens board-nominee access

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. says its board of directors has amended its bylaws to give stockholders a greater hand in filling board seats.

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Access Health reports Husky A enrollees finding new insurance

About one-third of Husky A insured who are no longer eligible have found new insurance coverage, according to a report from Access Health CT.

Proposed $1.2B NH-Boston rail service

A proposed rail program that would add two new routes connecting Boston to both New Haven and Montreal could bring more than $1.2 billion in infrastructure improvements to the North East.

CTFastrak service delayed to UConn

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is saying that bus service from Hartford to the University of Connecticut in Storrs won’t start until late 2017.

White House to boost low-income solar movement

President Obama has taken a liking to financing programs to provide solar panels to low and moderate-income homeowners – a movement that's been spreading across Connecticut.

Energy officials, utilities asking customers to help manage peak demand

With Hartford temperatures forecasted to peak at 90 degrees or higher for the next seven days, state energy officials and utility providers are asking for customers to help lessen power demand.

People's United buying NY wealth advisor

People's United Bank plans to acquire New York City investment-asset manager Gerstein Fisher in an ongoing bid to build the Bridgeport lender's wealth-management platform.

DOJ sues to block major CT insurance mergers

The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday filed antitrust lawsuits seeking to block Anthem's acquisition of Cigna and the merger of Aetna and Humana. As a result, Connecticut insurance regulators...


Largest manufacturing companies in Greater Hartford

Ranked by number of local employees as of July 2016

RankManufacturerNo. of local employees
1United Technologies Corp., Hartford15,000
2Kaman Corp., Bloomfield1,200
33M Purification Inc., Meriden700
4Colt Defense Inc., West Hartford694
5DST Customer Communications, South Windsor672

Source: Each manufacturer via survey.

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