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Pratt & Whitney Wasp Engine Receives Designation as a Historic Engineering Landmark

Pratt & Whitney's Wasp engine was officially designated as a historic engineering landmark by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in a ceremony held recently at the...

Boosting CT’s innovation ecosystem smart policy

State lawmakers have taken on much criticism for their handling of state finances, but one area where they deserve credit is some of the economic-development initiatives they passed recently in...

Net-zero home market growth promising, but still a niche

Patricia Daddona Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Homes that generate all of their own power through energy efficiencies and renewables represent an attractive market for specialized builders, but broad demand for them so far remains elusive in...

Quinn-Carey aims to bolster the community's 'campus'

John Stearns |

Don't be surprised to spot Hartford Public Library's new CEO, Bridget Quinn-Carey, checking out books, iPads or DVDs to library visitors one of these days.

UTRC conformable fuel tank could boost natural gas vehicles

John Stearns |

The research arm of United Technologies Corp. has developed a fuel tank made of a special composite material that could help get more natural gas vehicles on the road and reduce greenhouse gas...

Colchester company builds ‘green wall’ in Baltimore

Colchester’s AgroSci Green Walls said it has completed the installation of a living wall at a new restaurant in Baltimore, Md.

New housing starts down in April

Connecticut municipalities issued 10.5 percent fewer housing permits in April, but the pace of new home starts is still ahead of 201, according to figures released today.

Bond commission to approve Bob's HQ deal

Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

The State Bond Commission is due to act Friday on $8.7 million in grants and loans to back the Manchester-based Bob's Discount Furniture's expansion of its headquarters.

Squire Village’s new owner plans $24M ‘green’ makeover

One of Connecticut's and the Hartford region's biggest rent-subsidized apartment complexes that recently sold is undergoing a major, $24 million facelift, its new owner says.

Murphy pushes 'Buy American' reforms in Congress

Q&A talks with U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy on steps he's taking in Congress to strengthen Connecticut manufacturing.

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