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Q poll results may trigger more evasion and attacks

Chris Powell |

With the latest Quinnipiac University poll on Connecticut's election for governor showing Republican Tom Foley 6 percent ahead of Governor Malloy even as petitioning candidate and gun...

Time to end small business express program

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced last week a $100 million proposal to extend his Small Business Express program two more years, as part of a campaign promise to spur job growth,...

UConn's School of Nursing receives $2.3M

UConn's School of Nursing received a $2.3 million pledge from Robin Froman and Steven Owen to establish its first endowed faculty chair. The pledge will...

Cromwell’s Courtyard by Marriott sees multi-million dollar refresh

Q&A discusses Courtyard by Marriott's recent renovations in Cromwell and the Hartford hotel market with general manager Kristen Pikula.

Second Newington center sale brings $630K

A 5,880-square-foot retail building in Newington's Market Square is the second structure in that downtown area to undergo a sale in recent months, brokers say.

Employers face higher healthcare costs as open enrollment season nears

Q&A talks about the upcoming health insurance open enrollment period with Silas M. Warner, client executive and vice president of Willis of Connecticut, a unit of Willis Group...

Hospitals, docs experiment with mobile apps to speed, improve care

Alexander Soule |

When St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center officials searched last year for a mobile app to track employee flu clinic activity, they couldn't find one tailored to their specific needs.

CL&P has most reliable year in 2013

Brad Kane |

Berlin electric utility Connecticut Light & Power had its most reliable year in 2013, experiencing its lowest frequency of power outages since the state started tracking the data in 1996, regulatory...

More lenders choosing CT's nimble bank overseer

Gregory Seay |

The recent wave of applications from a trio of Connecticut financial institutions seeking to swap their federal operating charters for state ones could signal a trend as community banks and credit...

Benefit corporations prepare for launch

Matt Pilon |

On Oct. 1, Christopher Brechlin plans to convert his Willimantic civic startup, Blueprint for a Dream, into one of Connecticut's first benefit corporations.

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