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Twain museum’s gas switch has some history

Matt Pilon |

As cold temperatures approach, the Mark Twain House & Museum has become a natural gas customer for the first time since the famed author lived there.

Federal funds to benefit CT low-income solar

A $1.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy will aid the expansion of efforts to provide solar panels to low-income homeowners in Connecticut and four other states, the Connecticut Green...

Malloy taps DEEP deputy as PURA commissioner

Matt Pilon |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday said he has nominated Katie Dykes, deputy commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, to serve as a commissioner of the state’s...

CT's new home permits up in Sept.

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut’s demand for new housing rebounded for the second straight month in September, but the year-to-date tally remained well under the number issued a year earlier, authorities say.

Alexion's 3Q profit a dramatic improvement

Patricia Daddona |

Drugmaker Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. reported a $94.3 million profit for the third quarter of 2016, a turnaround from a $183.7 million loss a year earlier.

Zillow: Hartford area among markets with renters moving out

Patricia Daddona |

The Hartford area housing market has the third highest percentage of renters seeking to move out at 29 percent, according to real estate marketing firm Zillow.

Stanley B&D's 3Q net up

Gregory Seay |

New Britain work-tool maker Stanley Black & Decker saw third-quarter net income rise 7 percent on a 3 percent gain in sales, buoying its profit outlook for the full year.

Aetna posts 7.8% 3Q profits increase

Patricia Daddona |

Aetna on Thursday reported a nearly 8 percent increase in profits in the third quarter of 2016, due mainly to the company's growth of government business and willingness to cut costs.

Berkshire Bank's 3Q nets gains

Gregory Seay |

The Massachusetts parent of Berkshire Bank, which has Connecticut operations, posted an 8-percent gain in third-quarter net earnings.

Cigna launches cross-country health improvement tour

Patricia Daddona |

Cigna is kicking off a cross-country health improvement tour on Oct. 29 in Phoenix to deliver free health screenings and coaching into 2017.

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