Banks' mounting pressures closing some doors, widening others

Pressure is mounting on Connecticut's and the nation's community banks, results of the unrelenting burden of tightened regulations while staying abreast of fast-moving, expensive mobile-banking...

Grad school programs increasingly call Hartford home

When classes begin in late August, hundreds of UConn graduate students in social work, public policy and education will be coming to downtown Hartford.

Swedish manufacturer opening U.S. HQs in Berlin

Steelwrist, a Swedish-based international manufacturing company, will open its U.S. headquarters this September in Berlin.

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Many states, like CT, have low budget reserves, income growth

Connecticut is one of just two states still lacking a budget, but it has plenty of company involving two of the key factors that complicate its fiscal challenge: the health of its rainy day fund and...

Two medical marijuana conditions proposed for relabeling

The Connecticut Board of Physicians has replaced two conditions recommended for medical marijuana treatment with broader labels, a step that requires legislative approval.

Fasano seeks legal review of Malloy's latest budget action

A top Republican leader who contends Gov. Dannel P. Malloy violated state law when revising his executive order for the budget last week is seeking a legal opinion from state authorities.

Third Wethersfield debt-free schemer guilty

A Wethersfield woman faces as long as 10 years in prison and will repay victims more than $335,000 for laundering proceeds from a debt-elimination scheme run by her family, authorities say.

Head of CT medical society says fix, not repeal, the Affordable Care Act

Connecticut's doctors are closely watching the debate in Washington, D.C., over the future of the Affordable Care Act and attempts to overhaul the nation's health care system.

Hartford area's July home, condo sales higher

The Hartford area’s house and condominium sales rose in July, Realtors said.

Malloy shifts executive order funds, adjusts school aid

With no state budget in hand, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday reshuffled $100 million in current fiscal year spending, a move that mainly affects nonprofits and school systems and concerned other...

CT education tech plan sets new five-year goals

The Connecticut Commission for Educational Technology has revealed a five-year plan to promote digital learning, technology infrastructure and data and privacy in the state.

CT's craft brewers stoke state economy

The number of active craft breweries in Connecticut has tripled over the past five years, while nearly 40 new outlets are being planned, according to the Brewers Association.

Boston PE firm acquires E. Berlin manufacturer

Boston private equity firm Artemis Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in East Berlin polymers maker StanChem for an undisclosed sum, the companies said.


Largest MBA programs in Connecticut

Ranked by 2016-2017 enrollment

1UConn School of Business, Hartford879
2Yale School of Management, New Haven694
3University of Hartford, Barney School of Business, West Hartford544
4Quinnipiac University, Hamden487*
5Post University, Waterbury412

Source: Each school via survey, *Includes online students

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