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2nd email scammer guilty in CT

Gregory Seay |

A second man has pleaded guilty to cheating $1.6 million from U.S. firms, including at least $500,000 from companies in Torrington and Waterbury, authorities say.

Stanley’s 1Q sales climb, net falls

Gregory Seay |

New Britain manufacturer Stanley Black & Decker posted a 12 percent sales gain in the first quarter, but its net income plummeted.

Hospital tax could complicate CT deficit, but income tax receipts keep rising

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT MIRROR |

While Connecticut learned Friday that surging state income tax receipts now are running $1.03 billion more than anticipated — $116 million better than Thursday’s forecast — Gov.

Farmington Bank's 1Q net rises

Gregory Seay |

The parent of Farmington Bank posted an 18 percent jump in first-quarter net income.

CT targets Liberty Power's 'abusive' marketing

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's consumer watchdog has filed a cease-and-desist order against third-party electricity supplier Liberty Power, citing “illegal and deceptive marketing” practices by the...

Berkshire Bank's Simsbury branch bows

Gregory Seay |

Massachusetts lender Berkshire Bank has opened a Simsbury branch, its eighth in Connecticut.

Medicaid fraud nets Bristol woman 4 yrs.

Gregory Seay |

A Bristol woman will spend four years in federal prison for defrauding Connecticut's Medicaid program for unperformed psychotherapy services, authorities say.

Pay-equity bill moves to CT Senate

Joe Cooper |

The state House of Representatives overwhelming embraced a bipartisan pay-equity bill that prevents employers from inquiring about a prospective candidate's salary history.

Union election at Foxwoods as CT tribes push back against federal labor laws

ANA RADELAT | CT MIRROR |

More than 300 employees who clean the Mashantucket Pequot tribe’s Foxwoods Resort Casino will decide on Friday if they want to unionize and reject tribal arguments against that idea.

CT paces 4-yr. drop in U.S. opioid scripts

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut and the rest of New England led a plummeting decline in America's opioid-prescription rate in recent years, as doctors ply more non-addictive options to help patients manage their pain,...

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