Hartford developer Jose Ramirez sits inside 289 Asylum St. downtown, where he plans to create eight loft condominiums — the first new condos downtown in more than a decade.

Hartford tests condo demand in center-city housing push

Downtown Hartford's housing inventory has gotten a big boost from the spate of office-to-apartment conversions. But there's one segment noticeably sidelined from the conversion spree —...

Darek Barcikowski holds up a recent edition of White Eagle Media's Connecticut paper, which is written in Polish for the state's large Polish population.

Barcikowski is CT's Polish gatekeeper, point man

One could say Darek Barcikowski is Connecticut's Polish point man, wearing many hats for a Polish community that he said numbers roughly 300,000, or about 10 percent of the state's population.

When he’s not running his Hartford engineering firm, Rohan Freeman challenges himself physically. He is believed to be the first African American to complete the Seven Summits.

Thrill-seeker Freeman scales challenges of entrepreneurship

Before he launched his engineering business eight years ago, Rohan Freeman wanted to get two things out of the way.

CEO Michael Collins says he’s steering Eastern Connecticut Health Network back to profitability.

ECHN CEO says capital investments key to profitability

The newly minted CEO of Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN), which posted a steep loss last year, expects to turn that around rather quickly.

This week's focus

Tax preparers, financial advisors face tougher CT oversight

State lawmakers passed multiple laws this year that toughen oversight on two key professional services sectors — financial planners and tax preparers.


CT expands anti-discrimination protections for pregnant employees

Q&A talks with attorney Miguel Escalera, of Hartford law firm Kainen, Escalera & McHale, about a new state law that expands pregnancy anti-discrimination protections.

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