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Hartford area's July home, condo sales higher

Gregory Seay |

There were 1,274 single-family dwellings sold in the region last month, up 1.5 percent from 1,255 units sold in July 2016, the Greater Hartford Association of Realtors (GHAR) said Friday.

Malloy shifts executive order funds, adjusts school aid

Patricia Daddona |

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.

CT education tech plan sets new five-year goals

Patricia Daddona |

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.

CT's craft brewers stoke state economy

Patricia Daddona |

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.

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.

Three CT Home Depots to get rooftop solar

Matt Pilon |

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

Joe Cooper | Journal Inquirer |

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

Patricia Daddona |

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.

CT's July job count backslides

Gregory Seay |

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.

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