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Construction Institute to honor retired founder

The Construction Institute at the University of Hartford on Thursday will honor its long-time founding executive director at a special event in Portland.

Amenta's high expectations set tone for Hartford architectural firm

Sheena Butler-Young |

When Tony Amenta and his college buddy, Bob Emma, rented a 600-square-foot downtown Hartford office space 30 years ago to start a fledgling architecture firm, their success might have been a longshot.

Consultants: XL Center must get larger

If Hartford wants the XL Center to be a state-of-the-art arena, the venue's footprint must be expanded, a team of consultants hired by the Capitol Region Development Authority said Thursday evening.

$20M sought to make DoNo apts. 'affordable'

Gregory Seay |

The developer building a downtown Hartford ballpark says it needs $20 million in public funding to include affordable apartments in its next development phase that also envisions a supermarket and...

Rock Cats renaming contest begins

A Tuesday groundbreaking ceremony for a minor league baseball stadium in Hartford’s Downtown North section also marked the beginning of the end of the moniker for the team that will play there.

Hartford, developer reach final agreement for DoNo ballpark project

Gregory Seay |

Weather permitting, turning of dirt will start Feb. 17 on site work related to construction of downtown Hartford's baseball stadium, the developer says.

Danbury gas provider buys out NY firms

Danbury industrial and medical gas provider Tech Air announced Tuesday it reached an agreement to acquire New York-based Prest-O-Sales & Service, Inc. and Prest-O-Peconic.

CT approves $480M for wastewater projects

The State Bond Commission on Friday approved $480 million in grants and loans to wastewater projects in Hartford, Bristol, Norwich, and more statewide.

UConn grad to appear on Tuesday's "Shark Tank"

A graduate of UConn's School of Engineering will appear on the ABC television show "Shark Tank" Tuesday night to pitch investors on his climate control system for beds.

CT housing permits near pre-crash levels

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut's pace of new housing construction intensified in 2014 to perhaps its highest in seven years, rising 14.3 percent with apartments, townhouses and condominiums leading the way, the state...

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