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Study claims huge benefits from highway widening

The state Department of Transportation has released a study that says widening two of Connecticut’s major interstates will have a major economic impact. The senate Republican leader...

Prometheus Research scores NIH grant for new data capture program

Prometheus Research of New Haven has been awarded National Institutes of Health grant to transform the way electronic data capture forms are configured, integrated, and shared for biomedical and...

Trans-Atlantic service depends on passenger behavior

The success of Trans-Atlantic travel comes down to passenger behavior, which will be key to attracting airlines like Norwegian Air. It has been reported the discount airline is interested in using...

State workers cost 25 percent more than private sector


While state employees earnings are on par with the private sector, their benefits far outpace their public counterparts. The discrepancy could be almost half as high.

Two mayors fresh off defeats push for more federal funds

Two big city Connecticut mayors aren't letting their primary defeats stop them from lobbying Congress and presidential candidates for more federal funds. Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and Bridgeport...

Cigna launches new ad campaign targeted at prevention

Saying more than half of Americans are unaware of key preventive-care benefits,Bloomfield health insurer Cigna has launched a new ad campaign called, “America Says Ahh.” The immediate...

CT identifies top towns for economic growth

Connecticut's economy grew 5.2 percent from 2010 to 2014 with some towns far outpacing that growth, according to a new Connecticut Town Economic Index (CTEI) created by the state Department of Labor.

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...

Middlesex Hospital joins Mayo network

Middletown's Middlesex Hospital has joined the network of one of the world's foremost patient-care providers and researchers, the Mayo Clinic.

The Hartford: fewer small firms looking to grow

Only 33 percent of small business owners across the nation are looking to grow their companies significantly, a sharp decrease from just a few years ago, according to a survey conducted by The...

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