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Connecticut Water rebuffs Eversource's late takeover bid

Greg Bordonaro |

Eversource Energy disclosed Thursday that it attempted to disrupt a nearly $750-million merger involving Connecticut Water Service and a California company by making its own bid to buy the...

Speaker: CT may need to tap surging April income tax receipts


With revenues from a key portion of the income tax now running $915 million ahead of projections this spring, House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz said Thursday he would support using some of this potential...

CT lost 2K jobs in March; unemployment rate falls slightly

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's unemployment rate slightly dropped to 4.5 percent in March, although the state lost 2,000 net jobs, according to the state Department of Labor.

Global tech startups ink demos through Hartford's InsurTech Accelerator

Joe Cooper |

Five global insurance technology startups have inked pilot agreements with Hartford and national leading insurance companies.

Regulator cuts Eversource rate request by more than half to $124.7M

Matt Pilon | 1

State regulators on Wednesday gave final approval to an Eversource rate increase that will amount to $124.7 million in additional revenue for the utility company between 2018 and 2020.

People’s United’s 1Q net higher

Gregory Seay |

Bridgeport regional lender People's United Financial Inc. posted higher first-quarter net profits.

Webster Financial's 1Q net climbs

Gregory Seay |

Waterbury regional lender Webster Financial Corp. posted a strong gain in first-quarter profits, driven by higher revenues from loans and service fees.

Hartford's CityPlace showcases bike-sharing program

Joe Cooper |

The owners of of downtown Hartford's tallest office tower -- CityPlace I -- are teaming with city officials on Thursday to showcase a new bike-sharing service in downtown Hartford.

CT Restaurant Assoc. names Dolch as exec. director

Joe Cooper |

The Connecticut Restaurant Association (CRA), which represents nearly 700 businesses, has named Scott Dolch as its new executive director, officials said.

Iraqi guilty of Enfield eatery arson

Gregory Seay |

An Iraqi citizen living in Massachusetts faces a maximum 20-year prison sentence for torching his Enfield restaurant two years ago, prosecutors say.

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