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Regulators approve KeyBank/First Niagara merger

Patricia Daddona |

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has approved the merger of New York's First Niagara Bank into Ohio-based KeyBank.

UConn Health opens extensive new Farmington research space

Patricia Daddona |

UConn Health officially opened 32 new research laboratories and 40 offices at its Farmington campus, an initiative funded by the state's expansive for Bioscience Connecticut efforts.

CT attaches strict terms to Sikorsky's $220M incentive package

Patricia Daddona |

Sikorsky Aircraft will stay in Connecticut through 2032 and produce CH-53K helicopters here, incurring penalties if the company and its parent, Lockheed Martin Corp., fail to meet terms of their...

The Next Street acquires Glastonbury driving school

Patricia Daddona |

The Next Street is acquiring Glastonbury's Premier Driving School, the company's 70th driving school in Connecticut.

HEDCO lands $75K SBA-PRIME grant

Gregory Seay |

The city of Hartford's community-based micro-lender will receive $75,000 as its share of a $5 million grant program through the U.S. Small Business Administration to widen low-income and...

State must match education, job needs

Ken Cook |

I have the opportunity on a regular basis to talk with the senior leadership of small and middle market manufacturing firms. While our conversations cover a wide variety of topics, one that...

Yard Goats dispute developer's claim they interfered with stadium work

Patricia Daddona |

Yard Goats ball club owner Josh Solomon and the team have filed a counterclaim in the Dunkin' Donuts Park developer's lawsuit, disputing Centerplan's allegations they held up construction progress by...

Tribes extend timetable for proposing third casino site

The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes announced Friday they are reopening their request for proposals for a third Connecticut casino site with a new deadline of Oct. 15.

Directors approve Prospect tax break

Joseph T. O'Leary | Journal Inquirer |

The Board of Directors on Tuesday approved a three-year, $6 million tax break with Manchester's Prospect Medical Holdings, which is buying Eastern Connecticut Healthcare Network, citing the...

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