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Eversource to sell three Wethersfield acres for $275K

Berlin electric utility Eversource Energy has asked regulators to approve its sale of three acres of land in Wethersfield for $275,000 to the Capital Region Education Council, which wants to build a...

Fondue chain tries to lure Hartford operators

A Florida-based fondue restaurant chain eager to set up shop in the Hartford market said it is discounting its franchise fee by $18,000 to attract franchisees.

State study: Visitors to CT spent $8.3B in 2013

The economic impact of Connecticut tourism in 2013 continued to creep back toward its pre-recession high, according to a state-commissioned report released Wednesday.

Keno gets another chance this afternoon

Legislators will hold a public hearing Wednesday afternoon on a bill that would legalize Keno in Connecticut, as the state attempts to raise more gambling revenues.

Mohegans sign onto food-to-go venture

The Mohegan Tribe's non-gaming subsidiary has signed an agreement with an Old Saybrook gourmet food-to-go business to open new locations, including at Mohegan Sun.

Bunker Mentality: Golf courses look to counter harsh winter, declining play

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut's golf industry is trying to avoid a shanked tee shot as it wages a battle to remain financially viable and relevant to a waning customer base.

Choose which Hartford park gets $20K

The city of Hartford says it got a $20,000 grant for improvements at one of three city parks.

DEEP awarding grants for trail programs

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection has begun accepting proposals for its Recreational Trail Program Grants through July 1.

W. Hartford lux hotel nears site work

Gregory Seay |

Site work for the proposed West Hartford luxury boutique hotel in the shadow of Blue Back Square should begin in early April, followed by construction for a summer 2016 opening, a town official says.

DEEP pumped 1M gallons of boat sewage in 2014

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection's pumpout facilities removed a record 995,000 gallons of sewage from recreational vehicles in 2014 in Long Island Sound and Candlewood...

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