CT's '7 sisters' launched state's bioscience golden age

Connecticut's bioscience sector today pulses with thousands of scientists and executives at dozens of startup drug developers and maturing biopharmaceutical companies.

Health Care Heroes provide healing touch for those in need

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Innovate Hartford aims for 100 new startups in year one

Shana Schlossberg envisions her new venture in downtown Hartford's Stilts Building to be a hive of entrepreneurial and creative energy that will spin off new high-tech businesses, grow existing ones,...

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13 CT firms among top rated for LGBTQ workplace practices

Thirteen of the 24 Connecticut companies assessed by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2017 Corporate Equality Index for favorable LGBTQ workplace practices received a perfect score.

State recovers $7.1M in unpaid worker wages

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Hartford touted as a bike-friendly city

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Z-Medica training surgeons on basic bleeding control

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Pratt workers' new union contract in effect today

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Wade seeks to liquidate HealthyCT

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CT's voter turnout sets record

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St. Francis' $15M fundraising campaign aims to grow cancer care

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LAZ Parking acquires Los Angeles valet service

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Lawmakers mourn passing of longtime state Rep. Betty Boukus

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Largest skilled-nursing facilities in Greater Hartford

Ranked by no. of licensed beds as of July 2016

RankFacilityNo. of licensed beds
1Masonicare Health Center, Wallingford375
2Riverside Health & Rehabilitation Center, East Hartford345
3Autumn Lake Healthcare at New Britain282
4Hebrew Home and Hospital Inc., West Hartford257
5St. Mary Home, West Hartford256

Source: Medicare.gov

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