Stanley: Tariffs, other headwinds mean CT layoffs as part of $250M in cost cuts

Citing mounting headwinds from cost inflation and tariffs, New Britain hand- and power-tool maker Stanley Black & Decker Inc. says it has made an unspecified number of layoffs in Connecticut as part...

Travelers kicks in $5M for crumbling foundation epidemic

Property and casualty insurer The Travelers Cos. has committed $5 million to support their policyholders suffering from crumbling concrete foundations, state officials said.

CBIA elects manufacturing veteran as board chair

Connecticut's largest business lobby says its newly reshuffled board of directors on Thursday elected a Middletown manufacturing executive as chairman.

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Late N. Britain educator gifts $535K to Hospital of Central CT

The estate of a longtime supporter of the Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) has gifted $535,000 to the New Britain hospital, officials said.

MGM bus service making CT stops

MGM Springfield is upping the ante to coax Connecticut residents to its new $960 million casino and entertainment complex through a weekday round-trip bus service.

Kaman snags another K-MAX order

Kaman Corp. has another order for its K-MAX medium-to-heavy lift helicopter -- the Bloomfield aeroparts maker's second announced sale in one week.

Ohio CU wants to serve Macy's CT staff

An Ohio credit union wants to put its newest out-of-state branch in Cheshire, serving workers at the Macy's Department Stores order-fulfillment facility there, a Connecticut regulatory filing shows.

CT’s 2019 deposit index rises

Connecticut housing renters and others will earn more interest next year on their security deposits and other escrowed accounts.

Ironwood's Vt. producer expands into Mass.

A Vermont sheet-metal fabricator in which a stake was acquired a year ago by Avon small-business financier Ironwood Capital says it has acquired a Massachusetts manufacturer.

Jersey Mike's opening in Manchester

New Jersey fresh-sub sandwich chain Jersey Mike's Subs is opening its first Manchester store on Wednesday, Dec. 12.

Minimum wage, family leave top progressive wish list

Progressive Democrats in the state House of Representatives made an early effort Thursday to shape the 2019 legislative agenda of the Connecticut General Assembly, naming a $15 minimum wage, paid...

PURA maintains “at risk” status for Millstone

State energy regulators still see Millstone Power Station as at risk of retirement due to the nuclear plants current financial troubles amid rising costs and competition from natural gas.

Hartford's reSET taps new managing director

Hartford startup incubator reSET Social Enterprise Trust has reshuffled its leadership team.


Largest Connecticut Colleges & Universities

Ranked by fall 2018 enrollment

RankSchoolFall 2018 undergrad enrollment
1University of Connecticut, Storrs23,978
2Central Connecticut State University, New Britain9,546
3Post University, Waterbury9,024
4Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven8,122
5Quinnipiac University, Hamden7,426

Source: Each school via survey

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