Stanley inks 10 startups for downtown Hartford accelerator

New Britain manufacturer Stanley Black & Decker and a Colorado-based venture capital firm on Tuesday announced 10 startups will participate in their new advanced manufacturing accelerator program in...

Foxwoods names chairman Butler as interim CEO

Foxwoods Resorts Casino on Tuesday named its council chairman as interim CEO in place of the late Felix Rappaport.

After HBJ inquiry, W. Locks pulls plug on $200M mega-sports complex

The chief elected official in Windsor Locks said Monday afternoon that the town has suspended negotiations with the developer of a proposed $200 million sports complex, after the Hartford Business...

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Malloy does what legislators won't: Orders $10 million study of tolling

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered state agencies Tuesday to develop a comprehensive, $10 million study of electronic tolling that would examine pricing, locations, and the potential to capture revenue...

Suffield PZC rejects zone change to allow housing along the CT River, putting proposed winery in doubt

The Suffield Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday night unanimously rejected a developer's request for a zone change to allow a housing development along the Connecticut River, putting in doubt a...

CT joins lawsuit vs. Trump tax breaks

Connecticut has joined a lawsuit aimed at curtailing federal tax cuts that state officials say award “massive handouts” to the nation's wealthiest 1 percent.

UnitedHealth 2Q profits jump 28%

Health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc., which has a strong presence in Hartford, says it posted double-digit revenue and profit increases during the second quarter this year.

CT’s national softball tourney to field $2.1M economic impact

A national girls' softball tournament returning to Connecticut next week is expected to bring more than $2.1 million to the Greater Hartford economy, organizers announced Tuesday.

CTNext awards $1.3M to higher-ed initiatives

CTNext, Connecticut's quasi-public entrepreneurship booster, says it will award $1.3 million among seven higher-education initiatives.

Trade lobby taps Perras as CEO

A lobby representing home builders, developers and remodelers has named a veteran attorney as its new CEO.

KPMG to create 110 jobs in new Stamford office

Accounting firm KPMG LLP, one of the world's four biggest auditors, is adding 110 jobs to a new Stamford office with the help of a $3 million state loan, the governor announced Monday.

Trump digs coal, and GOP candidates skip climate forum

By skipping a forum on climate change Monday night, the five Republican candidates for governor saved themselves from two unpalatable options: Defending the Trump administration's love affair with...

Verico to move New Hampshire corporate office to Enfield plant

Verico Technology, which owns the former Presstek Inc.’s operation at 230 Shaker Road, is moving its corporate offices from Nashua, New Hampshire, to Enfield, company officials said Friday.


Largest in-state banks

Ranked by deposits as of June 30, 2017

1Webster Bank, Waterbury$17.8 billion
2People's United Bank, Bridgeport$17.2 billion
3United Bank, Hartford$3.7 billion
4Liberty Bank, Middletown$3.6 billion
5Farmington Bank, Farmington$2.2 billion

Source: Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

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