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State analysis: First Five Plus has created nearly 3,800 jobs

Patricia Daddona |

Thirteen companies have created 3,759 Connecticut jobs and invested nearly $1.3 billion in both new infrastructure and the workforce, according to the state's analysis of its First Five Plus jobs...

New UConn residence hall opens Wednesday

Patricia Daddona |

UConn will officially open a new $79 million residence hall, Next Generation Connecticut, on Wednesday, the university announced.

Downtown New Britain's transit-oriented makeover takes off

Gregory Seay |

Establishing Connecticut's transportation infrastructure hasn't always worked out well for the city of New Britain.

Metro-North says it's on track to update high-speed control systems

Patricia Daddona |

Metro-North Railroad on Thursday reported making progress on updating control systems for high-speed rail, despite a new federal status report indicating the railroad and many others are behind in...

Otis elevators to be featured in Marriott hotel in Xiamen

Patricia Daddona |

A new Marriott hotel under construction in Xiamen, southeast China, will feature Otis elevators and escalators.

Third CT casino a question for MGM's Springfield earnings: Fitch

Patricia Daddona |

MGM Resorts International has earned a “BB/RR3” rating from Fitch Ratings for its $500 million senior unsecured notes due 2026, with the ratings agency citing mixed potential impacts from...

Windsor Marketing Group completes third expansion

Patricia Daddona |

Windsor Marketing Group (WMG), a producer of in-store marketing for retailers, has completed a 120,000-square-foot expansion of its headquarters in Suffield.

Hartford's Hog River tap room on tap with Saturday opening

Gregory Seay |

Hog River Brewing Co. will publicly debut its Hartford tap room in the city's Parkville neighborhood on Saturday, its founder-owner says.

Centerplan lawsuit against city in mediation

Patricia Daddona |

Centerplan Construction Co. and the city of Hartford are engaged in mediation in New Britain Superior Court over the lawsuit filed by the developer of the Yard Goats minor-league ballpark against the...

Cable manufacturer first in new innovation cluster

Pomfret-based Loos & Co. is the first business to join a new economic development initiative in northeastern Connecticut known as the Quiet Corner Innovation Cluster (QCIC), officials announced.

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