Hartford soccer team seeks to join national league

The Hartford City FC soccer club, one of the bidders to revamp Dillon Stadium, said Wednesday it is in advanced talks to join the North American Soccer League (NASL).

Survey: Business profits up, but regional 2018 outlook uncertain

Businesses in New England's Knowledge Corridor experienced solid profitability in 2016, yet less than a third of owners surveyed this year believe the region's economy will improve in 2018.

Time running out for donors to save Winterfest

The iQuilt Partnership has just two weeks left to raise $55,000 and reach its goal of $230,000 -- enough money to open and operate Winterfest Hartford this winter season.

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Farmington Bank's 3Q net soars

First Connecticut Bancorp Inc., parent of Farmington Bank, posted a 48 percent rise in third-quarter net, propelled largely by interest income from loans.

CT lawmakers hail deal to fix Obamacare, but Congress' approval not assured

A rare bipartisan deal has been reached on one of the most contentious issues in Congress, the Affordable Care Act. It includes the restoration of key payments to insurance companies that President...

New England Urgent Care expands, renovates original clinic in WH

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CMS chief visits Hartford for feedback on agency regs

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UConn spinout LambdaVision wins $500K to advance work on retinal implant

Connecticut Innovations has awarded $500,000 in venture funding to LambdaVision, a company spun out of UConn research, to further its work on a retinal implant to cure vision loss for millions of...

Anthem deal with CVS will provide new pharmacy benefits services

Health insurer Anthem said Wednesday it is establishing a new pharmacy benefits manager that will begin to offer services in 2020.

United Bank's 3Q net rises

Glastonbury community lender United Financial Bancorp Inc. posted a 7 percent increase in third-quarter net income.

GOP pension reforms dropped as CT leaders aim for budget deal today

State legislative leaders say they need a tentative, bipartisan deal by mid-afternoon Wednesday to keep alive their hopes of adopting a new state budget next week.

Major consolidation pitched for CT community colleges

The governing board of the state's 12 community colleges on Thursday will be asked to advance a dramatic consolidation plan aimed at sharply reducing the number of administrators working at the...

PURA to review CT utilities' pipeline practices

Following a report last week alleging that Connecticut's utility providers Eversource and Avangrid artificially constrained pipeline capacity, driving up energy prices, the state's utilities...


Top destination airports out of Bradley International Airport

Ranked by number of U.S. passengers from June 2016 to May 2017

RankDestination airportNo. of passengers 2016-2017
1Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Int'l (ATL)302,000
2Baltimore/Washington Int'l Thurgood Marshall (BWI)271,000
3Charlotte Douglas Int'l (CLT)259,000
4Orlando Int'l (MCO)237,000
5Chicago O'Hare Int'l (ORD)223,000

Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA)

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