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UConn drops in greenest school's ranking

UConn dropped from first to ninth in the Sierra Club's ranking of the 173 greenest colleges in country.

CT electric suppliers customer satisfaction above average

Connecticut retail electric suppliers rank higher than average in residential customers satisfaction, according to California firm J.D. Power & Associates.

Wallingford firm wins Energy Star award

The U.S. Department of Energy honored Wallingford energy efficiency firm Competitive Resources with the Energy Star Century Club Award.

State awards $1.8M loan, grant to former Marlin factory buyer

The manufacturing company that’s consolidating its New Haven and Massachusetts plants to a former gun factory in North Haven has received a $1.8 million loan and a $250,000 training grant,...

Breaking down Malloy vs. Foley Rd. 2

Chris Healy |

Republican Tom Foley came through his victorious campaign last week over state Senate GOP Leader John McKinney with few bruises or major setbacks. McKinney was gracious in defeat and...

Quinnipiac Poll rises to national prominence with accuracy, targeted results

Brad Kane |

Tom Foley's double-digit Republican primary victory over John McKinney last week wasn't a huge surprise, particularly to those who follow the Quinnipiac Poll.

Anthem will have 2015 rate decrease

Customers of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, which had unsuccessfully asked regulators to approve a rate increase for its individual insurance plans, will actually see a slight decrease come Jan. 1,...

Unemployment rate ticks down as CT adds 2,400 jobs

Connecticut's unemployment rate ticked down from 6.7 percent to 6.6 percent in July, as the state gained 2,400 jobs, the Department of Labor said Friday.

$123M more for CT’s first-time homebuyers

Connecticut has an extra $123 million to pump into financing affordable mortgages for first-time homebuyers.

DEEP grants incentivize wood-furnace removals

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said it has launched a new grant program that will pay homeowners and businesses as much as $7,000 to remove and replace their outdoor wood...

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