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CTFastrak service delayed to UConn

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is saying that bus service from Hartford to the University of Connecticut in Storrs won’t start until late 2017.

New owner reboots Meriden retail pair

Gregory Seay |

Bankrupt Meriden sports-work apparel and outdoor equipment retailers Eastern Mountain Sports and Bob's Stores have a new owner who has recapitalized both.

Egg producer investing $60M-$70M in CT

Major U.S. egg producer Hillandale Farms says it will invest $60 million to $70 million in its Connecticut chicken farms in coming years.

Wallingford’s Tower Square Plaza sells for $2.1M

Wallingford's Tower Square Plaza sold recently for $2.1 million, brokers say. The 22,160-square-foot shopping center at 600 N. Colony Road/Route 5 is home to a number of retail tenants.

Starbucks baristas get big raises: 5% or more

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Starbucks employees will get a raise of at least 5%, the company said Monday. In a memo sent to all 157,000 U.S. employees, CEO Howard Schultz announced a wage hike as of Oct. 3.

New data show CT losing workers to other states

Keith Griffin |

Connecticut lost more workers to other states in 2014, including nearby locales like Massachusetts, than it gained, according to new data from the state Department of Labor .

How startups can dominate a market

"Play Bigger — How Pirates, Dreamers and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets" by Al Ramadan, Dave Peterson, Christopher Lochhead and Kevin Maney (Harper...

CT launches Entrepreneur Learner’s Permit

A new state law was signed recently creating an Entrepreneur Learner's Permit. This week's Q&A talks with Glendowlyn Thames, director of Small Business Innovation and CTNext at Connecticut Innovation.

Hartford ranked 47th for car buying ability

A new study says Hartford residents are ranked 47th out of the nation’s top 50 cities in their ability to buy a new car.

High School Inc.'s downtown Hfd. home sold for $3.03M

Gregory Seay |

The five-story, 35,000-square-foot downtown Hartford office building that houses High School Inc. has a new owner who paid $3.025 million for the edifice.

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