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TheaterWorks pivots to Wadsworth during renovations

Joe Cooper |

TheaterWorks will perform two month-long productions next year at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art as it continues its $4 million renovation project into 2019, officials said.

CTNext awards $54K for startup growth

Joe Cooper |

CTNext, the state's quasi-public entrepreneurship booster, says it awarded $54,000 in grants to six Connecticut startups at the Entrepreneur Innovations Awards (EIA) last week.

FedEx distribution hub bows in Aetna's former Middletown site

Joe Cooper |

FedEx Ground on Friday will unveil its $220 million, 600,000-square-foot package-collection and distribution hub in Aetna's former Middletown hilltop site.

Manufacturer postpones quest for $17.3M Windsor facility

Joe Cooper |

An Enfield-based manufacturer of building facades has postponed its application to build a $17.3 million manufacturing facility in Windsor while it reassess the projected cost, town officials said.

UConn's Calhoun tapped as Univ. of St. Joseph head coach

Joe Cooper |

Former UConn men's basketball coach Jim Calhoun has been named the head coach of the University of St. Joseph's (USJ) first-ever, Division III men's basketball team, the school announced Tuesday.

Ben Barnes under consideration for higher-education post


Ben Barnes, who has overseen Connecticut's budget as the secretary of the Office of Policy and Management from the first days of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration, is on a short list of...

CT officials: Utilities thwarted millions of hacking attempts

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut cybersecurity officials said Tuesday that utility companies have faced more frequent and sophisticated attempts to penetrate their networks over the past year, but suffered no breaches.

Green Bank hopes carbon credits will jumpstart electric vehicle chargers

Matt Pilon |

In addition to the still relatively high price of an electric vehicle, lack of charging facilities in some areas is a major hurdle to spurring consumer demand for the environmentally friendly cars.

Spurned E. Hfd. lender plans layoffs

Gregory Seay |

An East Hartford financier that assists distressed mortgage borrowers says it plans to lay off as many as 35 Connecticut workers and scrap its headquarters expansion amid a staff-licensing flap with...

VentureClash finalists selected

Joe Cooper |

Nine startups from six countries have been selected as finalists of Connecticut Innovations' (CI) $5 million VentureClash 2018 challenge, the quasi-public agency announced Monday.

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