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International Recruitment: CT Innovations looks beyond U.S. for investments

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut's quasi-public venture capital arm, CT Innovations, is planning to throw its support behind the state's efforts to attract foreign companies.

Merger aims to give nonprofits louder, sustainable voice

Q&A talks with Jeffrey Walter, interim CEO of the Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance.

Nonprofit news in CT grows as legacy media shrinks

John Stearns |

Nonprofit journalism in Connecticut is alive and well, even thriving, according to some industry representatives. That includes outlets like Connecticut Mirror and New Haven Independent among others.

CHFA bonding $185M for home loans

The state’s top public housing finance agency has set a pair of offerings for $185 million in bonds to finance an estimated 750 single-family mortgages.

CT joins in $470M mortgage settlement

Connecticut has joined a $470 million joint state-federal settlement with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC to address mortgage origination, servicing, and foreclosure abuses.

Federal, state pols push for fighting, treating heroin ODs

Federal lawmakers and Gov. Malloy are pushing for increased treatment of heroin addiction and more access to the overdose reversing drug naloxone for first responders and citizens.

Blumenthal questions Eversource on visa use

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is calling on the Department of Justice to investigate allegations that Eversource Energy has abused foreign worker visa programs.

Bank will consolidate branches

Northwest Community Bank has announced plans to consolidate the operations of its East Granby branch with the bank’s Granby branch on April 1.

Polish newspaper opens NB office

White Eagle Media, publisher of the Polish language biweekly “Bialy Orzel,” has established a New Britain office for its Connecticut edition.

Expanded incubator welcoming more startups

More startup companies are now calling UConn’s expanded incubator facility in Farmington home.The Technology Incubation Program received $19 million in funding to expand its location.

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