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Jacobs focuses on jobs, crime, education to improve economy

John Stearns |

Giselle Jacobs knows hardship. She was a teen mom, has been homeless and battered, lost a son to a genetic disorder, and saw her oldest child jailed.

Allied Printing installs solar system

Manchester-based Allied Printing Services has completed installation of a 1.4 megawatt solar system on the roof of its facility.

CT rebate program leads to 67 electric car sales

In the six weeks since the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection starting offering cash rebates up to $3,000 for state residents purchasing or leasing electric vehicles, 67...

Green Bank extends Solarize U program

The Connecticut Green Bank has extended its Solarize U program to Aug. 31 in order to get more signups for the shared discount pricing program.

Residential solar expansion approved

Among the flurry of bills approved by the Connecticut General Assembly at the end of the legislative session on Wednesday was a proposal by the Connecticut Green Bank to increase its residential...

EPA awards $1M to clean up CT brownfields

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1 million to four Connecticut municipal agencies to assess and clean contaminated parcels in the states.

DEEP picks new duck stamp art

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection announced it has picked an Indiana artist's painting of three Atlantic brant as the winner of its duck stamp contest.

Study tags CT forests as economic dynamos

More than half of Connecticut is forest land, but those scenic and wildlife preserves also are a generous source of income for the state and some residents, a recent study shows.

A region taps Marfuggi’s passion to reclaim its river

Gregory Seay |

Hartford's annual Riverfest, the signature event for Hartford and East Hartford's approximately three miles of river-park frontage, is a major draw for state residents and tourists.

UConn water plan receives final approval

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection on Thursday granted final approval of UConn's plan to divert 1.2 million gallons of water from Tolland to support the university's...

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