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Home Depot hiring 740 workers in Hartford area

Gregory Seay |

The Home Depot will host Tuesday a series of hiring events at its Hartford area home-improvement and hardware stores to fill part-time and seasonal openings for 740 associates.

Is it time to start planning for a recession?

Fred McKinney |

In Greek mythology, Apollo fell in love with Cassandra, the daughter of the King and Queen of Troy.

As solar prices continue to fall, developers say state's restrictive siting policies inhibit industry growth

Matt Pilon |

As Connecticut's environmental goals have grown increasingly ambitious, one type of renewable-energy technology has emerged as a leader when it comes to lower costs — utility-scale solar farms.

To assert relevance, liberal-arts colleges lean into skills training, business partnerships

Sean Teehan |

To assert relevance, liberal-arts colleges are adopting skills-training programs and business partnerships.

UConn-based startup, DeMay Bio, is Dealy’s second act in entrepreneurship

Matthew Broderick Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Caroline Dealy never expected to be an entrepreneur. In fact, as an associate professor of reconstructive sciences, orthopedic surgery and cell biology at UConn Health, Dealy knew very little about...

Hiring boomed in January


The US economy added 304,000 jobs in January, a surprisingly strong month of hiring as employers continue to bring in new workers.

Lamont taps top biz execs to reshape CT's economic-development strategy

Joe Cooper |

Gov. Ned Lamont on Friday nominated a former Goldman Sachs executive to oversee Connecticut's economic-development efforts.

Bridgeport delegation pitches open-bidding for new casino

Joe Cooper |

State lawmakers from Bridgeport are pushing a bipartisan bill that would establish a gaming commission to oversee the bidding process for a third casino in the state.

Stocks wrap up best January in 30 years


The last time stocks did this well in January, Tom Brady was a tween and Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay was a toddler.

Solid jobs report expected for January despite shutdown


The January jobs report is due out on Friday, and the longest government shutdown in history has left experts guessing what the numbers will look like.

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