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Proposed $1.2B NH-Boston rail service

Sam Bonacci | Worcester Business Journal |

A proposed rail program that would add two new routes connecting Boston to both New Haven and Montreal could bring more than $1.2 billion in infrastructure improvements to the North East.

CTFastrak service delayed to UConn

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is saying that bus service from Hartford to the University of Connecticut in Storrs won’t start until late 2017.

Bond commission to vote on $188.1M in spending

The state bond commission, chaired by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, has $188.1 million in new spending it will consider Tuesday at its monthly meeting.

Pratt test engine fire resulted from seal failure

Howard French | Journal Inquirer |

A test-engine failure that ended in a fire in an early version of Pratt & Whitney’s geared turbofan engine two years ago was the result of an engine seal failure after a “hot...

State's highways among most congested; bridges among worst

Keith Griffin |

Heading into the 4th of July weekend, Connecticut drivers may find highways as crowded here as anywhere in the U.S. What they're also going to encounter is the fifth-worst bridges.

DATTCO laying off 138 in Hartford

Keith Griffin |

In the wake of losing its bus-service contract with Hartford public schools, New Britain-based DATTCO is laying off 138 people, a state labor agency notice says.

Wooing Talent: Companies offer student loan repayment to attract Millennials

John Stearns |

Robert Syc said he's never had a job where his employer offered to help pay off his student loan debt. Until now.

Dari Farms, Reed's ink soft-drink pact

Gregory Seay |

Tolland’s Dari Farms Distributors has agreed to introduce a California bottler’s natural soft drinks into eastern Massachusetts, officials say.

Survey finds higher demand for safer cars among older drivers

Keith Griffin |

A new survey by The Hartford and the MIT Age Lab finds more than three-fourths of drivers age 50 and older who plan to shop for a new car in the next two years consider safety technologies a key...

Plaza at Buckland Hills to undergo major facelift

Gregory Seay |

A retail-anchored strip center adjacent to Manchester's Buckland Hills mall is preparing to undergo a major facelift, beginning next spring, its landlord says.

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