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CT's early '16 home-permit pace slows

Gregory Seay |

New-housing permits statewide through May are 9.2 percent off the five-month permits pace of a year ago, fresh data shows.

DEEP's weekend water 'BUI' crackdown

Keith Griffin |

Connecticut’s environmental cops, with help from their law enforcement peers, are cracking down this weekend on boaters who mistakenly think watercraft and alcohol are a fun mix.

Vendor problems top reason for wedding insurance claims

Keith Griffin |

Getting married in the near future? You might want to apprise yourself of a four-year study of the top reasons for wedding insurance claims.

Gr. Htfd jobs, economy recovering

Keith Griffin |

A new report issued by the U.S. Conference of Mayors predicts the Greater Hartford area will return to its pre-recession employment levels by the first quarter of 2017. The metropolitan economy is...

Eversource names new regional president

Keith Griffin |

Eversource Energy has named Craig Hallstrom its new regional electric operations president for Connecticut and Massachusetts.

CT home sales, not prices, up in May

Gregory Seay |

Statewide sales of existing homes grew nearly 10 percent in May, but prices softened, Realtors say.

As NAAG chief, Jepsen spotlights healthcare changes

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen says he will make scrutiny of the nation’s evolving healthcare landscape his priority as the newly elected president of the National Association of...

House Republicans call for postcard-simple tax returns

CNNMoney |

Simplify the tax code and whittle down the tax return to the size of a postcard. Lower tax rates. Expand key tax breaks and eliminate most others. That's what a tax reform blueprint put out by House...

CTData: Exploring the data we have, and how to use it

Michelle Riordan-Nold | CTData |

Data; big data; public data; data science; data driven decision making – terms that are bandied about in public discourse, but what is really meant? The Connecticut Data Collaborative is a...

Former Dillon Stadium developers indicted on fraud charges

Matt Pilon | 1

A federal grand jury has indicted the two former developers of Hartford’s Dillon Stadium, accusing both of defrauding the city out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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