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Goodwin College plans $10.5M manufacturing annex

Gregory Seay |

Goodwin College is about to launch the latest phase of ambitious development at its East Hartford campus, including a new annex devoted to training in manufacturing technology.

Dec. unemployment rate flat; CT adds 7,700 jobs in 2017

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut's unemployment rate remained flat at a seasonally adjusted 4.6 percent in the final month of 2017, while adding 6,000 net jobs, according to the state Department of Labor.

Jackson: High volume of unemployment claims results in benefits delays

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut's labor chief says issuing benefits by direct deposit or debit card for newly filed unemployment claims are being delayed up to 18 days due to high volume.

CT searches for new retirement savings leader

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut Retirement Security Authority (CRSA), formed to provide voluntary retirement savings plans to those without employer-sponsored plans, is seeking its first executive director.

CT Children's pediatric services expanded to Western CT

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford's Connecticut Children's Medical Center has allied with the Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) to provide specialized pediatric health care to families in the western part of the...

Ripley Tools adds fiber-optic test tools

Gregory Seay |

Cromwell's Ripley Tools LLC has acquired a New Hampshire maker of fiber-optic testing equipment.

CT opens its tax-filing window today

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut's top tax collector has declared Monday the official start date for state acceptance of 2017 income-tax filings, with April 17 as this year's filing deadline.

8 CT bioscience projects get CI funding


Eight bioscience projects with ties to Yale, UConn and Quinnipiac University -- including one involving a wearable device to help detect strokes and a mobile app to pair cancer patients with clinical...

Trinity, independent hospitals join Aetna ACO

Matt Pilon |

Hartford-based health insurer Aetna has formed a narrow-accountable care plan with Trinity Health of New England and six independent hospitals.

Lincoln Financial to acquire Boston life insurer for $3.3B

Patricia Daddona |

Radnor, Pa., financial advisor Lincoln Financial Group, which has a presence in Hartford, said Friday it has agreed to acquire Boston's Liberty Life Assurance Co. for $3.3 billion.

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