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Jacobs focuses on jobs, crime, education to improve economy

John Stearns |

Giselle Jacobs knows hardship. She was a teen mom, has been homeless and battered, lost a son to a genetic disorder, and saw her oldest child jailed.

MetroHartford sends $100K to reSET

In an effort to foster entrepreneurship in Greater Hartford, the MetroHartford Alliance provided $100,000 for reSET to grow its programs in the Parkville section of the city.

CT rebate program leads to 67 electric car sales

In the six weeks since the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection starting offering cash rebates up to $3,000 for state residents purchasing or leasing electric vehicles, 67...

Stratford manufacturer named CT energy leader

Stratford health and beauty product manufacturer Aptar Group has been named the Connecticut Business Leader for Energy Efficiency.

CT adds 6.4K May jobs; 6% jobless rate

Connecticut employers added more jobs in May – 6,400 – pushing the state’s unemployment down to 6 percent, state labor authorities say.

Report: CT among most expensive for check-engine repairs


Vehicle repairs stemming from check-engine lights are getting more expensive in Connecticut, according to an analysis by CarMD.

Oil dealers, gas stations offer workers 5% car insurance discount

The more than 13,000 employees of the Connecticut Energy Marketers Association's membership on Tuesday became eligible for a 5 percent discount on their auto insurance.

CTtransit to buy Doosan fuel cell for Hamden facility

Connecticut's mass transportation division CTtransit announced Tuesday it will purchase a 400 kilowatt fuel cell from South Windsor manufacturer Dooan in order to power a maintenance and storage...

CT plans $200M, five-year Charter Oak bridge project

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Tuesday a five-year, $200 million construction renovation to the Charter Oak Bridge in Hartford designed to alleviate congestion on I-91 North on the south side of the...

CTfastrak expanding to Manchester


The CTfastrak bus route from New Britain to Hartford will expand further to East Hartford and Manchester now that the adopted state budget starting July 1 includes $6.5 million in additional bonding...

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