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.

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...

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.

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Hartford area's July home, condo sales higher

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

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.

Sales tax hike seems an 'inevitability,' but questions remain

Connecticut's top state senator said Wednesday he believes moderate Democrats are “growing increasingly comfortable” with a sales tax increase that could ease pressure to slash municipal...

Three CT Home Depots to get rooftop solar

Home Depot will erect solar panels on the rooftops of 50 stores in six states, including three in Connecticut, the home improvement retailer announced Thursday.

Despite sinking sales, STR trims 2Q losses

Enfield solar component manufacturer STR Holdings reduced its second-quarter losses by cutting expenses and other costs amid a steep drop in sales revenue.

Farmers to appeal goat yoga ban amid threats from neighbor

Tracy Longoria, a co-owner of Aussakita Acres Farm in Manchester, says she will not be intimidated by threats she received from a neighbor and local official who said they would use their authority...

Report: CT student borrowers' average debt drops in 2016

Connecticut's 2016 college graduates had the fourth highest average student debt in the nation, though it fell 12 percent from a year ago, according to a new national report by LendEDU.

Aetna CEO: 'I am ashamed' of Trump's behavior and comments

Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini has joined a number of corporate leaders distancing themselves from President Donald J. Trump in the wake of the events in Charlottesville, Virginia.

CT's July job count backslides

Connecticut employment took a step back in July, shedding a net 600 jobs, fresh labor data shows. The state jobless rate was unchanged from June at 5 percent.

Electric supplier receives $5M fine, five-year ban

Palmco Energy has agreed to pay $5 million and not reapply for an electric supplier license until at least 2020 to settle allegations that its marketing practices violated state law.


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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