Amid mega-mergers, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care sees role for independent, regional insurers

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care CEO Eric Schultz isn't phased by the mega-mergers engulfing his industry.

Suburban Hartford apartments sprout along I-91 corridor

Housing developer-landlord Roberto Arista struck gold converting a pair of derelict Hartford commercial buildings, 179 Allyn St. downtown and the former Hartford Office Supply in the shadow of the...

Entrepreneurs, students find guidance at UConn's intellectual property law clinic

After gaining significant experience mountaineering during his two tours in Iraq, U.S. Army infantry officer Jon Norton discovered a need and possible business opportunity.

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$276M worth of UConn bonds sold

UConn and the state treasurer finalized a $276.1 million sale of low-interest debt to fund ongoing infrastructure improvements at the flagship university's main and satellite campuses, officials say.

Avangrid posts 4Q red ink

Avangrid, which owns United Illuminating and two natural gas utilities serving Connecticut, said Monday that its net income fell into the red in the fourth quarter, largely because of higher expenses.

Malloy nominates 72 ‘Opportunity Zones’ for development program

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration recently nominated 72 low-income zones in 27 municipalities across Connecticut for a federal community development program.

2nd email scammer guilty in CT

A second man has pleaded guilty to cheating $1.6 million from U.S. firms, including at least $500,000 from companies in Torrington and Waterbury, authorities say.

Union president: Workers have postponed strike — for now

David Pickus, president of SEIU 1199 New England, appreciates the value of the care provided to the disabled by thousands of Connecticut workers. But he says they are woefully underpaid and he wants...

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.


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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