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ECSU part of $2M green building pilot

Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic said it’s participating in a $2 million federal pilot program that aims to increase energy efficiency in new buildings.

Following NYSE drop, STR shifts stock again

One week after its stock was suspended from the New York Stock Exchange, Enfield solar components manufacturer STR Holdings Inc. has shifted its stock to the highest tier of the OTC Markets Group.

Younger Americans more concerned about cyber threats


The younger you are the more you worry about cyber threats. That's a major finding of Travelers' third annual Consumer Risk Index.

Hartford seeing more empty retail spaces


The retail vacancy rate in Hartford increased this year while the surrounding suburbs were much better about filling up their empty storefronts, according to a Massachusetts real estate firm.

Regulators approve variable power rate ban

Connecticut regulators have upheld the Connecticut General Assembly's new law banning electricity suppliers from using variable rates, the first state in the nation to do so.

City firehouse to be named for fallen responder

The Hartford firehouse in the city’s North End that was base for a city firefighter killed on the job last October is being renamed in his honor.

Study: CT solar has $6.2B in untapped potential

A study released Tuesday by a California research firm says Connecticut's mid-sized commercial solar market has $6.2 billion in untapped potential.

STR to be delisted from NY Stock Exchange

Enfield solar parts maker STR Holdings on Tuesday was notified it will be delisted from the New York Stock Exchange, as the price of its stock was too low.

Feds give $6M for CT manufacturing, aerospace

The U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday awarded Connecticut a $6 million grant to develop training programs for the manufacturing and aerospace industries.

S. Windsor RV dealer sold to Vermont firm

Vermont-based Pete's RV Center has officially assumed ownership of South Windsor recreational vehicle dealer Van's RV Center, joining together New England's longest established RV dealers.

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