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Summer Green Guide publishes

Dive deep into the environmental law enforcement at the Connecticut Attorney General's Office, take a look back at 75 years of garbage at the Hartford Landfill, find out how to create fashionable...

Hill finds business is alive in ‘death care’ industry

Stan Simpson |

A gifted guitarist as a teenager, the stars were aligning for Howard Kenton Hill as graduation approached in 1986.

CT small firms favor public retirement plans

Many Connecticut small businesses favor an impending voluntary public retirement savings option for the approximately 750,000 residents who lack one as a competitive edge, an AARP survey says.

Cybersecurity, more small-biz loans, aging staff pile bank commish's plate

Gregory Seay |

Jorge L. Perez, Connecticut's first Latino banking regulator and the first full-time banker plucked to run the agency in nearly a decade, is wasting no time grounding his feet in issues crucial to...

Midwest businesses going underground

Here's a novel way to slash your business expenses in half: Relocate 100 feet underground.

PCI receives $1M grant to develop catalytic reactor

North Haven manufacturer Precision Combustion Inc. has received a $1 million Department of Energy grant to develop a catalytic reactor for converting natural gas directly into commodity chemicals.

Startup program waives government fees, red tape

Brad Kane |

As the General Assembly heads into the second half of its 2015 legislative session, lawmakers are pushing a $34 million program that would enable startups to forgo filing state and local government...

Cap-and-trade yields $99M for Connecticut

Connecticut spent 72 percent of the $98.5 million it received from the Northeast's cap-and-trade system – the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative – on energy efficiency programs, according...

Chester components maker is CT exporter of the year

The U.S. Small Business Administration said it has named the president of Chester custom metal components manufacturer Chapco Inc. its Small Business Exporter of the Year for Connecticut.

CBIA offers vision, dental plans to small firms

The operator of Connecticut’s largest private healthcare exchange for small businesses says it has added voluntary vision and dental plans to its benefits offerings.

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