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Friendly's brings new strategic focus to CT

Q&A talks about the reinvention of Friendly's and its strategic plan for Connecticut with John Maguire, the restaurant chain's CEO.

Tech sector drives commercial realty activity

Chris Dehnel Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Greater Hartford has cracked the top 50 in a national ranking of cities with top tech talent, but don't expect the region to become another Silicon Valley, or supersede New York and Boston as a haven...

Hospital CFOs say finances aren't as rosy as advertised

Greg Bordonaro |

As the debate over hospital funding and taxes rages on at the State Capitol, several healthcare CFOs are going on the offensive by trying to paint a clearer picture of the financial shape of...

State, telecom industry clash over gigabit network expansion

Brad Kane |

The state's plan to help municipalities develop ultra-high-speed Internet fiber networks is moving forward with an initial funding partner, despite objections from the business community over the...

Sports TV preps for big Saturday

Call it Super Saturday.

Uncle Sam big winner in Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

The historic Mayweather-Pacquiao fight isn't until Saturday night, but we already know that Uncle Sam is guaranteed to win big.

Governors' energy conference yields more talk

Brad Kane |

After a summit of the five New England governors on Thursday in Hartford, they all agreed to further collaborate on the region’s energy issues but did not commit to any...

Five N. England governors to discuss energy issues


The governors of five of the six New England states are meeting on Thursday in Hartford to develop a regional strategy on energy infrastructure and use.

Pratt’s $10B plans relies on military, service

Brad Kane |

East Hartford jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney has mapped out an ambitious five-year plan that is projected to add an extra $10 billion in revenues.

CT’s trade deficit widens

The value of goods both exported to and imported from Connecticut grew in February, while the state’s trade deficit increased, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

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