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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.

State targets Puerto Rico travelers for Zika campaign

Keith Griffin |

Flyers to and from Puerto Rico are being targeted in a new Zika education and warning campaign underway at Bradley International Airport.

I-84 engineers zero in on capping highway at ground level

Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

Engineers working on a project to redesign Interstate 84 through much of Hartford have taken two project models off the table — a tunnel and an elevated highway.

Green car bill becomes law

Gov. Dannel Malloy this week signed legislation creating fueling station standards for electric, zero-emission and fuel-cell electric vehicles.

CT tags $11M for 20 TOD projects

Connecticut has earmarked nearly $11 million to fund 20 transit-oriented development projects across the state to spur economic activity and jobs.

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