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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.

Green Guide publishes Fall edition

This issue of HBJ's sustainable business magazine looks at Pratt & Whitney's operations, examines Bridgeport's green initiatives, features the state's geothermal champion, and talks with Wethersfield...

Hartford vets ballpark, development proposals

Hartford city officials conducted interviews Thursday with the three groups vying to develop Downtown North into a retail-residential-commercial development that includes a minor league baseball...

Chief tourism pitchman Van Parys retires

Becky Bergman |

Michael Van Parys spent three decades developing strong ties to the region's tourism and hospitality industries.

Millennials must grow with city

Brad Kane |

Millennials have to grow up sometime. The question is: Will Hartford be able to keep them in the city as they get older?

HBJ Summer Series Week 4: Millennial Impact

In a decade, Millennials will make up almost 75 percent of the workforce, which will dramatically change the culture and makeup of downtown Hartford's central business district.

Hartford reopens economic development suggestion box

Those interested in submitting an economic development strategy for Hartford in the federally-funded Strong Cities Strong Communities challenge will have another chance to do so, officials said.

CT borrows $510M in bond sale

The state completed a $510 million bond sale Wednesday that will be used to finance school construction, economic development and housing programs, Treasurer Denise L. Nappier announced.

Optimal urban/suburban policy requires up-to-date analysis

To the Editor,

Time to abandon CT Studios project?

It's no secret economic development projects can be a tough slog in Connecticut. Whether it's attempting to build a new minor league ballpark in the Capital City, or a billion-dollar...

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