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Are your dollars building a local economy?

Anthony Price |

The next time you drink a cup of coffee or tea, put on clothes, go out to eat, shop at a brick-and-mortar retailer or online, think about where the products you consume come from. One...

CT's bankroll quickens brownfield redevelopment efforts

Gregory Seay |

Owners and developers of contaminated, vacant or underused Connecticut commercial-industrial sites are finding the state's funding window open for cleanup and redevelopment of...

Hartford’s bond rating downgraded

For the first time in four years, Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded Hartford’s bond rating.

Alternative path to jobs for unemployed

Chris Powell |

Governor Malloy's latest economic development plan has buried its best part under another hundred million dollars in state government subsidies for particular businesses, subsidies that substitute...

Mohegans lose bid for Mass. casino license

The Mohegan Tribe of Uncasville lost out on its bid for a Greater Boston casino license, as the Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted unanimously Wednesday morning to award the sole license to the...

Entrepreneurs survey: CT staffing increasing

An annual survey of Connecticut entrepreneurs found 67 percent added full-time staffers in the last six months and 47 percent expect to add more in the coming six months.

Kaman sells closed Plainfield factory

Bloomfield aerospace manufacturer Kaman Corp. on Monday said it sold its closed down Plainfield factory to a Baltimore developer.

Time to end small business express program


Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced last week a $100 million proposal to extend his Small Business Express program two more years, as part of a campaign promise to spur job growth,...

Hartford's Front Street to add Qdoba Mexican Grill

Hartford’s budding Front Street Entertainment District will add its first fast-casual restaurant, with the addition of Qdoba Mexican Grill, a source familiar with the deal confirmed to Hartford...

Centerplan's $350M Hartford development proposal wins out

Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra said Tuesday that the city has chosen Centerplan as the lead developer of the Downtown North development, which will include a new minor league ballpark.

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