Hartford bakers propose medical marijuana dispensary zone in Wethersfield

Two members of the Mozzicato family, well-known for their Italian bakeries in Plainville and Hartford, are seeking permission to allow medical marijuana dispensing in the town of Wethersfield.

Prison for 2nd Dillon Stadium fraudster

A former Avon man involved in a fraudulent attempt to renovate Hartford’s Dillon Stadium using city money will spend six months in federal prison, prosecutors say.

Eversource's 4Q net rises on lower taxes, expenses

New England utility Eversource Energy posted higher fourth-quarter and full-year net income due to a lower tax rate and expenses.

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Travelers settles D.C. Section 8 flap

A Hartford unit of the Travelers Cos. will no longer ask the source of residents' income in apartments that it considers insuring in the nation's capitol, authorities say.

Durham seated as CT's U.S. Atty.

Groton lawyer John H. Durham is officially Connecticut's 52nd U.S. Attorney.

Hartford landlord gets 5 yrs. for threat

A Hartford landlord will serve five years in federal prison for threatening a Connecticut bankruptcy judge, authorities say.

$256K tax fraud snares ex-CT man

A former Windsor man convicted of stealing $255,904 in a federal income-tax fraud faces three years in prison, prosecutors say.

Legislators buck Senate co-chairs, keep casino expansion alive

An 11th-hour uprising by rank-and-file members of a legislative committee Thursday resurrected an issue that two Senate co-chairs seemed to have tabled for 2018: Should the state be opened to...

Car crashes into Middlesex Hospital, driver lights himself on fire

A Middletown resident on Thursday morning crashed his vehicle into the emergency room entrance of Middlesex Hospital before exiting the car and lighting himself on fire, authorities said.

CT helps launch multistate effort to enhance gun controls

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and three of his northeastern counterparts unveiled a new multistate coalition Thursday to strengthen gun regulation efforts.

Lembo says staff has eliminated retirement backlog

Comptroller Kevin Lembo said Thursday a retirement backlog has been eliminated that for decades undermined retirement administration efficiency and cost Connecticut millions of dollars in interest.

reSET adds partner to elevate social entrepreneurial connections

Hartford accelerator reSET said this week it is partnering with community development platform Breakfast Lunch & Dinner (BL&D) to help entrepreneurs connect socially.

Overseas sales lift Lydall's 2017 results

Manchester woven-materials maker Lydall Inc. posted strong fourth-quarter and full-year sales and profits, partly paced by higher demand for its filtration products in China and Europe.


Connecticut's top foreign trade export partners

Ranked by 2017 dollars exported

RankCountryDollars exported
1France$2.1 billion
2Canada$1.9 billion
3Germany$1.8 billion
4United Kingdom$1.3 billion
5Mexico$1.0 billion

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA

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