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CT manufacturer, architecture firm trade insights to stir innovation

John Stearns |

Brent Robertson knows good ideas can come from unexpected places, which is partly why he put two clients — one in architecture, another in manufacturing — together to learn from each...

UConn seeks downtown Hartford bookstore

Gregory Seay |

UConn and book retailer Barnes & Noble are working on opening a café-bookstore in early August adjacent to UConn's upcoming downtown Hartford campus.

Malloy to set aside $5M to help address crumbling foundations

Patricia Daddona |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Monday he intends to allocate $5 million in state funding to help homeowners with deteriorating foundations pay for costs related to testing for the condition thought to be...

Ex-H.B. Nitkin staffer gets prison bid

Gregory Seay |

A former employee of Hartford’s Front Street landlord H.B. Nitkin Group will serve four years in federal prison for defrauding Nitkin of more than $700,000, authorities say.

Design starts for $6M veterans' cemetery makeover

Gregory Seay |

The state Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) says design work has begun for $6 million in improvements to one of the state’s three veterans’ cemeteries in Middletown.

Concrete foundation bills aplenty this session

Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

Lawmakers have filed numerous bills to address the crumbling foundation crisis that is plaguing many homeowners in north-central and eastern Connecticut.

Larson seeks funds for concrete study

Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

Sen. Timothy D. Larson, D-East Hartford, is seeking funding for a Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering study to determine the number of homes affected by crumbling concrete foundations and...

DOT unveils $10.9B five-year capital plan

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) on Thursday released a $10.9 billion five-year capital plan, of which about a fifth would be used in federal fiscal year 2017, which began Oct. 1.

Plainville engineering acquisition to address coastal flooding

Patricia Daddona |

Plainville-based Loureiro Engineering Associates Inc. has acquired DiCesare-Bentley Engineers Inc. of Groton, the company announced Thursday.

New Country BMW's $5M expansion

Gregory Seay |

Growing consumer demand in the Hartford region for Germany's BMW automobiles is behind a $5 million expansion of the marque's showroom – and eventually staffing -- in the city's North Meadows.

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