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New site eyed for third casino in Windsor Locks

Patricia Daddona |

The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes on Thursday said they will meet with the public Jan. 26 to discuss two potential sites for a third casino in Windsor Locks -- one at Bradley International...

Boating industry's $146M economic impact touted

Patricia Daddona |

The $146 million economic impact of Connecticut's retail boating industry supports a workforce of 7,000 people, according to the Connecticut Marine Trades Association (CMTA).

Subway HQ in Milford hiring 150

Patricia Daddona |

Amidst a global expansion, Sandwich maker Subway is seeking 150 new employees at its headquarters this year, according to the Milford-based company.

Mohegan sees 5.9% Dec. slots bump

Patricia Daddona | 1

Mohegan Sun on Tuesday reported a 5.9 percent increase in slot revenue for the month of December.

Foxwoods sees drop in Dec. slots revenue

Patricia Daddona |

Foxwoods Resort Casino has reported a 6.4 percent decline in slot revenue for the month of December.

Towns selected to host third casino have mixed reactions

Eric Bedner and Harlan Levy| Journal Inquirer |

As the joint venture formed by the state's two casino-owning tribes narrows its search to two communities for the site of a potential third casino in the state, some skepticism remains.

West Hartford Chick-fil-A hiring for Feb. opening

Chick-fil-A Inc. is opening a new restaurant in West Hartford Feb. 9, and expects to employ 90 full- and part-time workers.

Burlington trails reopened after insect infestation

Matt Pilon |

State officials said recreational trails at Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area in Burlington are open again, following approximately three months of tree removal to manage insect infestations.

Volleyball tourney to bring $4.5M impact to region

Patricia Daddona |

Greater Hartford is hosting an expanded volleyball tournament that organizers say will ultimately bring $4.5 million in revenue and 14,000 enthusiasts to the region.

Lawmakers split on casino

Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

Leaders of the legislature’s Public Safety and Security Committee, which oversees gaming, are split on the potential for the state’s third casino, and some are questioning the legality of...

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