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New funds made available for brownfields remediation

The state is accepting applications for $7.5 million in grants that will be awarded to help clean up former industrial sites in communities throughout the state. The funds are being made available...

Hartford Marathon aims to boost charitable giving

David Medina Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

The Hartford Marathon has so established itself as a signature event in Connecticut that its organizers at the Hartford Marathon Foundation want to leverage that position to provide additional help...

Bronin's post-election vision for city sharpens

Gregory Seay |

Fresh from a primary win but still weeks away from the citywide mayoral election, Democratic candidate Luke Bronin says that if he prevails, he won't wait to engage with Hartford's business and...

Malloy $103M cuts appear to balance budget


Connecticut comptroller Kevin Lembo said Thursday that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's $102.8 million in budget rescissions appeared to have balanced the state's fiscal 2016 budget, although Lembo warned the...

A Hartford community lender widens its footprints

Gregory Seay |

The $2 million in federal money recently handed to an obscure but vital community lending nonprofit couldn't have come at a better time, its chief says.

$2M for Hartford community-development fund

A Hartford nonprofit has gotten $2 million in federal money to bolster its efforts to rehabilitate blighted housing and spur economic development in city neighborhoods.

HEDCO sails ahead with new hands on the tiller

Gregory Seay |

Forty years ago, a nonprofit microlender, with encouragement from Hartford's insurance-industry “bishops'' and a $7,500 stake from the city, was birthed to fund loans that were just too small...

Hartford minor league ballpark construction reaches early milestone


Just as the Rock Cats finished their final regular season game in New Britain on Sunday, the city of Hartford Tuesday will commemorate an early milestone in the construction of the minor...

CT Green Guide publishes Fall issue

Find out the backstory behind Connecticut's Utility 2.0 legislation and what the state is doing to encourage more adoption of hydrogen-powered fuel cell cars by reading the Fall 2015 Connecticut...

Football player takes over delayed Hartford stadium project

Brad Kane |

A former college and arena football player has taken over control of the delayed $12 million Dillon Stadium project in Hartford, with plans to construct a new facility for his professional soccer...

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