Connecticut Water rebuffs Eversource's late takeover bid

Eversource Energy disclosed Thursday that it attempted to disrupt a nearly $750-million merger involving Connecticut Water Service and a California company by making its own bid to buy the...

CT paces 4-yr. drop in U.S. opioid scripts

Connecticut and the rest of New England led a plummeting decline in America's opioid-prescription rate in recent years, as doctors ply more non-addictive options to help patients manage their pain,...

Pay-equity bill moves to CT Senate

The state House of Representatives overwhelming embraced a bipartisan pay-equity bill that prevents employers from inquiring about a prospective candidate's salary history.

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Stanley’s 1Q sales climb, net falls

New Britain manufacturer Stanley Black & Decker posted a 12 percent sales gain in the first quarter, but its net income plummeted.

Hospital tax could complicate CT deficit, but income tax receipts keep rising

While Connecticut learned Friday that surging state income tax receipts now are running $1.03 billion more than anticipated — $116 million better than Thursday’s forecast — Gov.

Farmington Bank's 1Q net rises

The parent of Farmington Bank posted an 18 percent jump in first-quarter net income.

CT targets Liberty Power's 'abusive' marketing

Connecticut's consumer watchdog has filed a cease-and-desist order against third-party electricity supplier Liberty Power, citing “illegal and deceptive marketing” practices by the...

Berkshire Bank's Simsbury branch bows

Massachusetts lender Berkshire Bank has opened a Simsbury branch, its eighth in Connecticut.

Medicaid fraud nets Bristol woman 4 yrs.

A Bristol woman will spend four years in federal prison for defrauding Connecticut's Medicaid program for unperformed psychotherapy services, authorities say.

Union election at Foxwoods as CT tribes push back against federal labor laws

More than 300 employees who clean the Mashantucket Pequot tribe’s Foxwoods Resort Casino will decide on Friday if they want to unionize and reject tribal arguments against that idea.

Area home sales, prices up in March

Hartford area home sales rose, along with median prices, in March, Realtors say.

DCP: $2.3M awarded to car owners in '17 under Lemon Law

The state Department of Consumer Protection said it helped car owners reap more than $2.3 million in automotive warranties in 2017, which represents almost $800,000 more than the amount returned to...

Comcast to launch new 1 gigabit internet service in 27 municipalities

Comcast recently launched a new high-speed, 1-gigabit per second internet service in Hartford and municipalities across Connecticut, company officials announced.


Largest law firms in Greater Hartford

Ranked by number of local attorneys as of April 2018

RankFirmNo. of local attorneys
1Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Hartford123
2Robinson & Cole LLP, Hartford110
3Day Pitney LLP, Hartford77
4Halloran & Sage, Hartford65
5Updike, Kelly & Spellacy PC, Hartford60

Source: Each firm via survey

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