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Retailers, schools, others are CT ‘Summer Savers’

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection recognized 11 businesses and schools Tuesday for their efforts to reduce energy consumption.

Westfarms refreshes look with multi-million dollar makeover

Alexander Soule |

Sometime in May, kids will converge on Westfarms Mall in West Hartford as the Lego Store opens its newest location there, perhaps to include demos from master brick builders.

Spanx’s CT debut is May 1 in Westfarms

Shapewear retailer Spanx is opening its first Connecticut store in Westfarms Mall, in Farmington-West Hartford, on May 1, authorities say.

Unemployment flat as CT adds 4.9K March jobs

Connecticut netted 4,900 new nonfarm jobs in March, while the unemployment rate stayed at 7 percent for the second month in a row, the state’s Department of Labor said.

Malloy wins bourbon bar in UConn bet

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy reaped the spoils of his bet against the Kentucky governor on the UConn men's basketball championship on Monday.

Simon Konover Co. pays $5.2M for Groton plaza

West Hartford landlord-developer The Simon Konover Co. paid $5.15 million for the Lighthouse Square retail plaza in Groton.

Tanger, WS Development partnering on Cheshire outlets

WS Development and Tanger Factory Outlet, both of which own retail centers in Connecticut, will co-own a Cheshire outlet center, they announced.

Third generation jewelers a Main Street mainstay

Stan Simpson |

For Bill and Wayne Bray, their love of the jewelry business and attention to customer service can be traced almost 100 years ago to a great uncle who had a talent for watchmaking.

Hartford retailer wins SBA award

Express Countertops, Kitchen & Flooring LLC in Hartford has won the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Small Business of the Year award for Connecticut, the agency announced.

Aldi hiring fair slated for Friday

Low-price grocery chain Aldi said it will host a hiring fair Friday at its Enfield store at 25 Hazard Ave.

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