Sal Luciano became organized labor's most powerful person in Connecticut when he took the helm as president of the Connecticut AFL-CIO Dec. 1.

Luciano leads labor through turbulent times

When Sal Luciano took a job as a social worker with the Connecticut Department of Children and Youth Services in 1980, he quickly saw gaps in what was expected of employees there, and the resources...

Sage Maier is wrapping up her associate degree at Tunxis Community College in Farmington, where she is also student government president. Maier said finances are often the single biggest concern for her fellow students.

Competitive concerns drive debate over free college, but financial restraints could limit impact

Competitive concerns are driving the debate to offer free community college in the state, but financial restraints could limit the impact.

Enviro Power Chief Technology Officer Michael Cocuzza shows off the startup’s SmartWatt boiler in the company’s testing facility.

Hartford startup’s boiler aims to turn heat into electricity

When you're making heat, why not also make electricity? That's the idea behind Enviro Power, a Hartford-based startup seeking to give a green upgrade to the billion-dollar heating industry.

PeoplesBank President and CEO Thomas Senecal
(center) talks with staff.

Mass. lender uses a gentle touch in CT

PeoplesBank, the Holyoke, Mass., lender that at the close of 2018 paid $60 million to acquire what was Suffield's oldest bank, has been careful to tread lightly in its newly acquired turf.


Highland Park Market’s intelligent buildings shave $100K in energy costs

Q&A talks to Patrick O'Neill, COO of JouleSmart, an Oregon-based provider of smart-building energy technology, which recently installed its system at three Highland Park Market grocery stores in...

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Alexander Williams graduated from Fordham University with a degree in environmental science in 2013, the same year Blue Earth Compost, which he now leads, was founded.

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