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Acadia: CT backslides on emissions

For the first time in nearly a decade, Connecticut's greenhouse gas emissions rose over a two year period, between 2012 and 2014, according to an analysis released this week by the Acadia Center.

Conn. College arboretum gets recognition

Connecticut College’s arboretum has been ranked seventh in the country by the website College Rank.

Unhealthy air predicted through Saturday

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is forecasting unhealthy air quality for “sensitive groups” from today through Saturday, May 28, due to predicted elevated...

Government reforms can’t stop now

Scott Bates | Connecticut Institute for 21st Century | 1

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and legislators deserve credit for addressing the state's budget deficit during this year's legislative session. As important as the work that was accomplished, is the way in...

Nonprofit Profile: Connecticut Humane Society

A look at the finances and leadership of the nonprofit Connecticut Humane Society, as well as other nonprofit news from Greater Hartford.

Future of Hartford's Old State House in question

Greg Bordonaro |

The state's budget woes have left the future of a historic downtown Hartford landmark in jeopardy.

DEEP commissioner proposing toxic chemicals changes

The state’s environmental commissioner is joining with other state environmental officials to protest a proposed federal law that would severely restrict how states can regulate toxic chemicals.

State agencies doing young worker safety outreach

Keith Griffin |

Citing statistics that show work-related injury rates for young workers are higher than those among adult workers, state agencies are increasing educational outreach to employers, schools, and young...

Personal questions that build business relationships

Ken Cook |

We talk about the importance of relationships in business. Truth be told, it's the foundation for success, be it in sales, leadership or just getting along with co-workers and doing your job.

What if the great 'reform' is actually already here?

Chris Powell |

Connecticut's former and sometime Republican U.S. senator and governor, Lowell P. Weicker Jr., told the Connecticut Post the other day that Donald Trump's capture of the party's presidential...

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