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Dillon to stay at airport authority to work on growing routes

Harlan Levy | Journal Inquirer |

Connecticut Airport Authority Executive Director Kevin Dillon said he's withdrawn his application for a similar job in Florida so he can stay and complete his mission in Connecticut.

Town officials offer sharp contrasts in support of casino proposals

Anthony Branciforte | Journal Inquirer |

Although both East Windsor and South Windsor are among the five locations being considered by joint tribal venture MMCT for the site of a new $200 million to $300 million casino, there has been a...

Work to resume at Hartford ballpark

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin has signed the takeover agreement with Arch Insurance Company to resume work at Dunkin' Donuts Park.

Proposed S. Windsor casino fuels renewed interest in film studio

By Anthony Branciforte and Zachary Vasile | Journal Inquirer |

South Windsor’s casino proposal was submitted in conjunction with a development company that could include an opportunity to build a film.

Tribes: East Windsor, South Windsor now vying for third casino

Patricia Daddona |

The two tribes soliciting proposals for a third casino said Monday that East Windsor and South Windsor sites are now in the mix, following an Oct. 15 request for proposals (RFP) deadline.

Bob's Furniture building new Manchester HQ

Gregory Seay |

Manchester home-furnishings retailer Bob's Discount Furniture broke ground Monday for its new headquarters in town.

Stanley Black & Decker to buy Newell Tools for nearly $2B

Patricia Daddona |

New Britain's Stanley Black & Decker is acquiring Newell Tools and its Irwin and Lenox brands for approximately $1.95 billion, the companies announced Wednesday.

Avon Water Co. to join CT Water Service in $32M deal

Patricia Daddona |

The Avon Water Co. and Connecticut Water Service Inc. have reached an agreement to join forces, in a deal expected to close in April 2017, the firms announced Wednesday.

OFA: MGM casino impact on CT revenues likely to increase

Patricia Daddona | 1

Connecticut could lose as much as $68.3 million a year in revenue starting in fiscal 2019, once MGM Springfield casino opens, according to an updated estimate from the state's Office of Fiscal...

Windsor insurer merging with Penn Mutual

Patricia Daddona |

Horsham, Pa.-based Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co. is combining with Windsor's Vantis Life Insurance Co., while retaining their respective brands, management teams and headquarters.

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