Bullish U.S. mattress makers choose Greater Hartford as Northeast logistics hub

Some of America's leading bedding makers are waking up to the time and cost savings from centralizing mattress manufacturing in Greater Hartford, making it logistically easier and cheaper to ship...

Volunteer group SCORE helps startups, small businesses launch, grow

Like many aspiring entrepreneurs, Kelly Strayer's idea for a business originated from a home-grown problem.

Fiedorowicz takes ACM's reins amid surging aeroparts sector

For nearly 18 years, a band of Connecticut and western Massachusetts aeroparts suppliers — Aerospace Components Manufacturers (ACM) — has relied on one person to coordinate and promote...

 
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Report: Personal income in CT, long lagging, fell last fiscal year

Though state government expects some good fiscal news today in the form of surging income tax receipts, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has warned officials to temper their expectations.

Foxwoods' Dec. slot revenue spikes

Foxwoods Resort Casino operators say they experienced a 10.7 percent jump in slot revenue in December.

Millstone challenges UI on cold weather earnings

The parent company of Millstone Power Station says United Illuminating’s recent claim that the nuclear plant earned a profit windfall during an eight-day cold snap earlier this month is...

Manchester engineering firm Fuss & O'Neill appoints new CEO

Manchester engineering firm Fuss & O'Neill Inc. has named Chief Operation Officer Kevin Grigg its new CEO, effective July 1.

UConn startups raise record-setting $60M in funding in 2017

UConn reports that startups in its Technology Incubation Program (TIP) attracted a record $60 million in funding to help speed up their growth in 2017.

Report: Greater Hartford proving more attractive for office, industrial tenants

Greater Hartford's industrial and commercial office vacancy rates declined in 2017, a trend likely to continue this year, according to Toronto commercial real estate services firm Avison Young.

New transportation contractor for Medicaid patients off to rocky start

When Connecticut officials hired a new company to oversee the transportation of children and adult Medicaid patients to medical appointments, lawmakers, health-care providers and advocates hoped the...

Malloy: CVS to keep Aetna's HQs in Hartford

CVS Health, which announced in December it was acquiring Aetna for $69 billion, said Friday that it will keep the health insurer's headquarters in Hartford.

Wooden, Linares open campaigns for treasurer

Shawn Wooden, the former president of the Hartford City Council, and state Sen. Art Linares, R-Westbrook, have opened campaigns to succeed Treasurer Denise L. Nappier, the Democrat who announced last...

Day publisher stepping down mid-year

After 16 years at the helm of The Day Publishing Co., which produces southeastern Connecticut news outlet The Day, and other media, Publisher Gary Farrugia has decided to step down mid-year.

 
 
 
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Largest accounting firms in Greater Hartford

Ranked by no. of local certified public accountants as of Oct. 2017

RankFirmNo. of local CPAs
1PwC, Hartford129
2CohnReznick LLP, Hartford105
3Deloitte LLP, Hartford80
4BlumShapiro, West Hartford77
5KPMG LLP, Hartford72

Source: Each firm via survey


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