Old State House closes today, but for how long?

Officials with the Connecticut Public Affairs Network (CPAN) have confirmed the Old State House in Hartford will close today, but no one is prepared to say for how long.

Aetna-Humana merger deadline moved

Aetna Inc.’s buyout of Kentucky’s Humana Inc. won’t happen by its original June 30 deadline, the company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Strained city budgets snuff out Riverfest fireworks

Strained municipal budgets on both sides of the Connecticut River have resulted in the cancellation of Riverfest's July 9 fireworks display, organizers announced.

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Cut from $500M deal, ex-Pratt exec sues

A former Pratt & Whitney Co. executive is suing the jet-engine maker, its parent and two former business associates, claiming they cut him out of a lucrative parts-consignment deal in which he stood...

NY equity firm makes strategic investment in Insurity

New York global equity firm General Atlantic said Wednesday it has made an investment in Hartford-based Insurity. No financial details were released.

AdChem to expand into long-vacant Dean Machine property

AdChem Manufacturing Technologies Inc. is growing rapidly, both in the number of employees and the need for space for them to work in, President and founder Michael Polo said Tuesday.

E. Hartford Farmer's Market bows July 8th

East Hartford Farmer’s Market launches its 25th year on July 8 when it resumes its once weekly sales of fresh, locally sourced produce and foods at the Raymond Library, 840 Main St.

CT ranked 10th worst for small business taxes

A report issued Wednesday says Connecticut is the 10th worst state in the nation when it comes to taxes on small businesses.

Berlin mfrs. Precision Punch, Eastern merge

A pair of small Berlin manufacturers have merged.

CT opens student-loan refi door

Connecticut’s supplemental college-loan fund is offering burdened borrowers the chance to refinance their school debts.

Over 70% of Americans believe economy is 'rigged'

Seventy-one percent think the U.S. economic system is "rigged in favor of certain groups," according to a new poll by Marketplace and Edison Research.

State's highways among most congested; bridges among worst

Heading into the 4th of July weekend, Connecticut drivers may find highways as crowded here as anywhere in the U.S. What they're also going to encounter is the fifth-worst bridges.

New provost named for CSCU system

The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) system has hired a new provost to serve as academic second-in-command of the 90,000-student network of universities and colleges.


Highest-paid executives in Connecticut

Ranked by total 2015 compensation

RankExecutiveTotal 2015 compensation
1Ari Bousbib$34,833,517
2Leonard Bell$24,918,377
3Jeffrey Immelt$23,376,805
4John Lundgren$18,014,264
5David Cordani$17,307,672

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