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Jim Hennessey | Owner, The Music People

Sean Teehan |

At 83 years old, Jim Hennessey is still in the office every day at The Music People, the Berlin-based music accessory and professional audio equipment company he started four decades ago.

Univ. of St. Joseph gets $64,000 grant for biomedical research

Joe Cooper |

The University of St. Joseph in West Hartford says it's biomedical sciences program is being upgraded through a $64,000 state grant for new laboratory equipment to aid teaching and research.

More apts. set for Colt Gateway

Gregory Seay |

The owner of the Colt Gateway office-residential-commercial complex plans to convert a vacant school-building on its grounds into 26 new apartments.

UConn board appoints Katsouleas 16th president

Joe Cooper |

With Gov. Ned Lamont looking on, UConn's board of trustees on Tuesday morning unanimously appointed Thomas C. Katsouleas, a top official at the University of Virginia, as its 16th president.

Democrats unite on medical leave, $15 minimum wage

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT Mirror |

House and Senate Democrats topped their legislative agenda Monday with pledges to adopt paid family and medical leave and a $15-per-hour state minimum wage.

Lawmakers must preserve rainy day fund

More and more economists are jumping on the recession bandwagon of late, predicting the U.S. is headed toward a significant economic slowdown by the end of 2019 or sometime in 2020. The reasons are...

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.

Accelerator aims to advance CT’s bioscience ambitions

A fledgling, state-backed bioscience accelerator based in Branford — called the Accelerator for Biosciences in Connecticut, or ABCT — recently selected its second cohort of 12 startups...

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...

Meet the five candidates registered for Hartford's mayoral race

Joe Cooper |

The race to become Hartford's 67th mayor is heating up, with at least four candidates slated to square off against incumbent Luke Bronin.

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