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City plots new development in Hartford’s North End

Chris Dehnal Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra is being careful not to make any promises on new developments within the recently appointed North Hartford Promise Zone, despite $10 million in fresh state money to...

Yard Goats announce Hartford season opener

The Hartford Yard Goats Double-A baseball club said it will launch its inaugural season in Hartford against the Richmond Flying Squirrels on April 7.

CT earns Obama $1B designation for manufacturing

President Barack Obama has designated Connecticut under his administration's Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership initiative, giving the state access to more than $1 billion in federal...

$100M OK'd to spur more Hartford development

Greg Bordonaro| Gregory Seay | 1

Lawmakers recently approved a $100 milion bonding authorization to the Capital Region Development Authority to expand its downtown Hartford development protocols into city neighborhoods.

Hartford Mayoral Race 2015 Preview: Week 6

The Hartford Business Journal continues its series of profiles of Hartford's mayoral candidates with Giselle Jacobs.

Jacobs focuses on jobs, crime, education to improve economy

John Stearns |

Giselle Jacobs knows hardship. She was a teen mom, has been homeless and battered, lost a son to a genetic disorder, and saw her oldest child jailed.

CT Inc. coolly cheers revised budget

The state’s largest business lobby Tuesday voiced reserved support for lawmaker’s revised budget agreement that rolled back $178 million in tax increases that were approved by the...

Greece confirms it will default to IMF

CNNMoney |

Greece won't pay the International Monetary Fund the 1.5 billion euros it owes Tuesday.

Bronin: Mayor must be Hartford's 'chief economic development officer'

Gregory Seay |

Luke Bronin may be a novice to running for political office, but he isn't new to politics.

CRDA chair Hopgood peddles the city she pedals

Gregory Seay |

In Suzanne Hopgood's world, everything she does is about making an impact.

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