CT's People's United to acquire Farmington Bank

Bridgeport super-regional lender People's United Bank is acquiring community lender First Connecticut Bancorp Inc., the holding company parent of Farmington Bank, for approximately $544 million.

Municipalities sue PURA over broadband decision

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities has filed a lawsuit challenging a recent regulatory decision that has implications for high-speed internet service in the state.

Foxwoods CEO Rappaport dies suddenly

Foxwoods Resort Casino President and CEO Felix Rappaport died unexpectedly on Monday, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation announced.

 
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Simsbury pot growers to sprout new facility

A Simsbury-based medical marijuana producer is growing its operations at a new facility in town.

UConn rainmaker Josh Newton Emory-bound

UConn Foundation Inc.'s chief fundraiser Joshua R. Newton, who in five years drew nearly $400 million in private fund pledges to support the state's flagship university, is returning South, back to...

Waterbury clinician settles CT Medicaid fraud

A Waterbury private social worker must repay Connecticut $200,000 and accept a 10-year ban to settle civil claims he abused the state's Medicaid program, authorities say.

CT transport fraudster gets yr. in prison

A Meriden truck-transport broker will spend a year and a day in federal prison for defrauding more than $600,000 from Connecticut manufacturers who relied on his shipping services, prosecutors say.

Pair convicted in CT ‘jackpotting’ scheme

A Springfield man was convicted Monday of fraud for his participation in the “jackpotting'' theft of more than $120,000 from automated teller machines in Connecticut and Rhode Island, federal...

Bob Stefanowski qualifies for GOP primary

Republican voters will have at least four candidates for governor in the Aug. 14 primary as the secretary of the state's office confirmed Monday that Bob Stefanowski had collected sufficient...

54-unit W. Hartford apartment tower bows Thurs.

West Hartford's newest apartment community, one with 54 units, debuts Thursday on New Park Avenue, next to the Elmwood CTfastrak station.

CT Water, SJW merger continues after solicitation attempt

Connecticut Water Service Inc. is sticking with its $750 million merger agreement with California's SJW Group after the Clinton-based water utility says it was unable to lure new bidders.

Travelers Championship week kicks off with slate of events

State and Travelers Championship officials kicked off a week-long worth of events Monday at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell.

Hartford Rail Line lures 10K-plus during opening day

Free rides on the CTrail Hartford Line drew more than 10,300 people during its opening day on Saturday, officials said.

 
 
 
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Highest-paid executives in Connecticut

Ranked by total annual compensation, 2017

RankExecutiveTotal 2017 compensation
1Glenn D. Fogel, Booking Holdings Inc., Norwalk$27.8 million
2Mark T. Bertolini, Aetna, Hartford$18.8 million
3David M. Cordani, Cigna Corp., Bloomfield$17.6 million
4Gregory J. Hayes, United Technologies Corp., Farmington$17.0 million
5James M. Loree, Stanley Black & Decker Inc., New Britain$16.2 million

Source: Each company's proxy statement


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