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Suffield PZC rejects zone change to allow housing along the CT River, putting proposed winery in doubt


The Suffield Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday night unanimously rejected a developer's request for a zone change to allow a housing development along the Connecticut River, putting in doubt a...

CT’s national softball tourney to field $2.1M economic impact

Joe Cooper |

A national girls' softball tournament returning to Connecticut next week is expected to bring more than $2.1 million to the Greater Hartford economy, organizers announced Tuesday.

CT sales-tax cut boosts boat sales

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut's recent sales-tax cut on new- and used- recreational boat sales is raising the sales tide, the state's watercraft dealers say.

CT to reopen the nation’s oldest surviving prison and copper mine

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut’s Old New-Gate Prison and Copper Mine, a historic landmark and state archaeological preserve, in East Granby will reopen this weekend after being closed for about nine years.

Developer plots $200M mega-sports complex in W. Locks with stadiums, hotels, 500 jobs

Joe Cooper |

A developer has announced plans to build and operate a $150 million to $200 million multi-sport complex in Windsor Locks featuring two roughly 6,000-seat stadiums, turf fields, retail space and...

Hartford's The Russell on the go

Gregory Seay |

Thirteen years after debuting his eponymous downtown Hartford eatery, restaurateur-caterer Hugh Russell is expanding his footprint and Caribbean menu to feature to-go fare.

$1.5 million grants to upgrade Hartford's Colt Park

Joe Cooper |

Federal, state and local grants worth $1.5 million will be used to make significant renovations to Hartford's Colt Park, according to the governor.

Hamden eatery to make ADA changes

Gregory Seay |

Hamden's Ibiza Restaurant has agreed to make changes to allow individuals with disabilities to access its dining space, authorities say.

Newington PZC OKs alcohol sales at ax-throwing site

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's second ax-throwing venue received local approval in Newington on Wednesday to allow alcohol sales.

Vineyard, winery development eyed in Suffield

Joe Cooper |

A Suffield developer proposing a housing development in town is also eyeing a vineyard and winery along Route 159.

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