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CT weighs tougher building codes to combat climate change

John Stearns |

The homebuilding industry is taking a wait-and-see approach to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's recent executive order directing state agencies to strengthen building codes in response to climate change.

As a ‘back-office’ venue, Hartford ranks high

Gregory Seay |

Hartford presents a compelling, money-saving case for companies to install or relocate their “back-office'' operations to the city and state, according to a new report.

AAA offering roadside bike service now

Looking to leave your car behind to lead a more environmentally friendly lifestyle? Keep your AAA card because the automotive club has now expanded to bicycle breakdowns.

Bob's plans 103,000 sq. ft. HQ expansion

Vacant land between Bob’s Discount Furniture’s current headquarters and Northwest Park will be the site of a new 103,500-square-foot company headquarters in Manchester

A blueprint for company innovation initiatives

Reinventing your business and managing its current state are “two fundamentally different management challenges. Why? Tomorrow versus today inherently involves competition for resources.

Tech group urges caution from packaging task force

The national Consumer Technology Association is protesting the legislature’s recent passage of a law creating a task force to study how Connecticut might reduce the amount of consumer packaging...

FuelCell pairs with Exxon on carbon capture

Danbury-based FuelCell Energy said Thursday that it has inked an agreement with oil and gas giant Exxon Mobil to develop carbon-capture technology for power plants.

CT ranked third best for working moms

Keith Griffin |

A new study claims Connecticut is the third best state for working moms based on factors like workday length, family leave policies, and school system quality.

Bloomfield bottling plant opposition misguided

John Horak |

While GE's departure is the most salient example, two seemingly unrelated local events reveal the depth of an anti-business prejudice and its victims.

Waltz shapes healthcare experiences

John Stearns |

Kirsten Waltz's father was an orthopedic surgeon and her sister is a pediatrician — no wonder the architect has a passion for designing healthcare buildings.

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