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CT's June housing permits slow

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut construction of new single- and multi-family dwellings slowed in June from a year earlier, fresh housing-permit data shows.

Merger costs dampen Westfield's 2Q net

Gregory Seay |

Massachusetts’ Westfield Financial Inc., with branches in Enfield and Granby, posted a steep drop in second-quarter net income as costs tied to its pending Chicopee Bancorp merger ate into...

DOT raising fares, cutting construction to balance budget

Keith Griffin |

To offset a $37 million budget reduction, the state Department of Transportation has announced fare hikes and reductions to planned rail and bridge improvement.

Asking price for small biz drops in Greater Hartford

Keith Griffin |

A new survey released Tuesday shows small business transactions in the first half of 2016 are up slightly from last year but asking prices were down in Greater Hartford.

CT GDP grows slower than national average

Connecticut’s gross domestic product grew by 0.9 percent in the first quarter of 2016, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Downtown parking problems frustrate business owners

Joseph T. O'Leary | Journal Inquirer |

The continuing construction on Manchester's Main Street rear parking lots is causing headaches for some local businesses, though owners believe the problems goes deeper than the paved surface.

Survey: CT's June home sales up, prices flat

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut's statewide sales of single-family house increased in June but prices were relatively flat, a fresh survey says. Condominium sales dropped.

Top-paid CEOs aren't very good at their jobs

CNNMoney |

A new report from MSCI has found that better paid CEOs tend to run worse performing companies, while their underpaid peers achieve significantly better results.

CT's Dymax earns 2 U.S. patents

Gregory Seay |

Torrington's Dymax Corp. says it received a pair of U.S. technology patents for curing metal coatings.

Berkshire Bank parent's 2Q net flat

Gregory Seay |

Berkshire Hills Bancorp, the Massachusetts lender with a Connecticut presence, posted flat second-quarter earnings.

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