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40 municipalities to share $12.4M for sidewalk, bicycle lane upgrades

Joe Cooper |

Forty municipalities statewide will split $12.4 million in state funding for upgrades to sidewalks, bicycle lanes and other pathways connecting pedestrians to downtown centers, state officials...

Enfield sets $100K emergency bridge work

Gregory Seay |

The town of Enfield has allocated $100,000 for emergency repairs to its South River Street Bridge, two years ahead of a scheduled rebuild.

Larson must show CT the money for tunnel plan

Greg Bordonaro |

In the memorable 1996 film “Jerry Maguire,” a cocky Arizona Cardinals wide receiver, Rod Tidwell — played by Cuba Gooding Jr. — repeatedly echoed the phrase, “Show me...

UConn Tech Park offers new twist to industry-college partnerships

Sean Teehan |

Touring the Innovation Partnership Building (IPB) at the University of Connecticut Tech Park in Storrs is like taking a peek into the future. A lot of big machines and big ideas.

'Untapped' talent engage skills training for better employment

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's untapped talent pool engages skills training for better employment.

Kickbacks derail Glastonbury man

Gregory Seay |

A Glastonbury man will spend eight months in prison and repay about $47,500 to the IRS for his role in a construction kickback scheme, prosecutors says.

Centerplan blames subcontractors for Dunkin' Donuts Park delays

Matt Pilon |

Centerplan Construction Company, embroiled in a bitter lawsuit with the city of Hartford over its firing from the Dunkin' Donuts Park and Downtown North developments, is now blaming a half-dozen...

Construction sector embraces apprentices

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut, like many other states, is experiencing a shortage of carpenters, brick masons, steelworkers, electricians, heating, air conditioning and ventilation installers, and other...

Apprenticeships: Revival of 'gold standard' workforce-development tool

Gregory Seay |

Manufacturing and other Connecticut industries are reviving what some consider to be the 'gold standard' workforce-development tool.

Vast web works to meet Connecticut's labor challenges

Matt Pilon |

When Gov. Dannel P. Malloy took office in 2011, he laid out his vision for creating one of the global economy's “best-educated, most-skilled, highest-productive” workforces that would...

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