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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.

Communities receive $28M for brownfields

The state of Connecticut and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $27.5 million in grants and loans for 20 Connecticut communities to clean up brownfield sites.

Surging Middletown has Middlesex County in tow

Gregory Seay | 2

The picture-postcard setting of Middletown belies the economic resurgence the town and its surrounding region have experienced in recent years.

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