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Federal reps fighting for right to call CT cheese feta

In response to concerns raised by Connecticut dairy farmers, the state's congressional delegation is pushing for the right for cheese produced locally to be called feta or gorgonzala.

Report outlines employer opposition, support for public retirement plan

The state’s Retirement Security Board has issued a report showing mixed support from business for the creation of a retirement program to offer private-sector workers in Connecticut.

Blumenthal introduces bill for regional manufacturing hubs

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal joined a bipartisan coalition in introducing legislation for a permanent program to put designated manufacturing communities at the top of funding lists.

iDevices sells grill product business to Weber

iDevices, the Avon-based connected home device manufacturer, has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its app-enabled grilling and cooking thermometer brands to Weber-Stephens Products.

Sixteen towns, cities get $8.7M for brownfields

Sixteen municipalities are being awarded $8.7 million in state grants that will help the communities revitalize and remediate specific brownfield properties.

ALS clinic named Travelers Championship prime beneficiary

The Travelers Championship today announced that the ALS Clinic at the Hospital for Special Care in New Britain will be the primary beneficiary of the Aug. 2016 tournament.

Tenth captive insurer licensed in CT

RC Structures, a speciality concrete company in Syosset, N.Y., is basing its captive insurance operations in Connecticut. That makes its new captive, RCX Insurance Co., the 10th in Connecticut.

CT home sales finish strong in 2015

Overall, 2015 saw major growth in Connecticut home sales, coupled with a slight decrease in prices.

Investors are piling into gold as fear stalks markets

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Gold is back in favor with investors running scared of global market turmoil. Physical gold prices have jumped 16 percent this year, and the Gold Shares exchange-traded fund is up nearly 13 percent.

CT grants $15M to nonprofit providers

Thirty-four nonprofit providers in 26 municipalities will share $15 million in grants as part of Connecticut’s Nonprofit Grant Program, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced today.

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