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Metro North fined for retaliation against employee

The U.S. Department of Labor said it has fined Metro North railroad $260,000 for retaliating against an employee who reported a knee injury three years ago.

All-Star acquires fellow bus transport provider

Waterbury’s All-Star Transportation said it has acquired Plymouth’s Worhunsky Corp., which will extend All-Star’s school bus transportation service to several districts in...

Spec Route: Busway seen as ticket to realty development spurt

Gregory Seay |

In barely four more months, thousands of daily commuters will start riding the 9.4-mile CTfastrak busway linking the downtowns of Hartford and New Britain, with eight stops in between.

Gas prices fall below $3

For the first time since Nov. 2010, Connecticut's average price for a gallon of regular gasoline has fallen below $3, according to AAA.

W. Locks takes title to old rail depot

Gregory Seay |

After years of persistence, the town of Windsor Locks has gotten title to something it's long coveted – the historic but vacant Amtrak passenger-rail station in the town center.

ConnDOT resurfaced 305 miles in 2014

The Connecticut Department of Transportation resurfaced 305 two-lane miles of roadways this construction season, a 26 percent increase over last year.

CTfastrak service to kick off in March

Connecticut’s $570 million busway, CTfastrak, will begin service March 28, the state Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.

AAA: 2M New Englanders plan to hit the road

More than 2 million New Englanders plan to travel at least 50 miles from home for Thanksgiving, up 3.9 percent from last year, according to AAA.

Chenevert leaving with $325M in UTC stock

Louis Chenevert, who shocked the corporate community by abrupting resigning as CEO and chairman of United Technologies on Monday, will depart the company owning at least $325 million of its stock.

G&W buys Ark. railroad from Mass. owner

Darien rail operator Genesee & Wyoming, parent of Hartford’s Connecticut Southern Railroad, said it will acquire the Arkansas division of Westfield, Mass.’s Pinsly Railroad Co. for $40...

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