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Webster revamps disabled's video/voice access

Webster Bank will beef up disabled customers' video/voice access to its services at all of its branches under a settlement with federal authorities, prosecutors say.

One third of CT adults barely getting by

Three-fourth of Connecticut adults feel they are happy. Yet that contrasts with a third feeling they are barely getting by or worse economically.

Mansfield dairy farm shields 82 acres

More than 82 farming acres in the shadow of UConn’s Storrs campus are now permanently sheltered from development, state agriculture officials say.

PURA grants preliminary approval for UIL takeover

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has given preliminary approval allowing the UIL to become a subsidary of Spain-based Iberdrola.

Ex-CT conman gets time in Iraq fraud

A former Connecticut man will spend 27 months in federal prison for cheating veterans out of $175,000 in a pair of Iraq business scams.

Poor transportation costs CT residents $5.1B a year

A new report states an inadequate transportation system costs Connecticut motorists $5.1 billion every year in the form of additional vehicle operating costs, congestion-related delays and traffic...

FuelCell breaks ground on $65M Torrington expansion

Danbury's FuelCell Energy broke ground last week on the first phase of a $65 million expansion that is expected to create several hundred jobs and approximately double the company's manufacturing...

Blumenthal: GMO salmon a ‘major step backward’

The senior senator for Connecticut — a state with the nation’s first labeling law for genetically modified foods — decried a recent decision by federal regulators deeming GMO salmon...

DEEP's holiday offerings

Need a Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa gift for an outdoorsman? The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection can help.

AG questions Eversource facility-closure data

Utility provider Eversource has again asked Connecticut regulators for permission to close its Simsbury work center, and two of the state's top consumer protection officials have again objected.

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