Yale's Onyeka Obiocha nurtures social entrepreneurs

New Haven Biz discusses the future of social entrepreneurship in New Haven with Onyeka Obiocha, director of innovation at Yale's Dwight Hall. An entrepreneur himself, Obiocha assists students and...

Outpatient surgery center to open in Hamden this fall

The former site of the St. Raphael's surgery center in Hamden is slated to become a new outpatient surgical center specializing in spine, orthopedic and podiatric surgeries.

Melinta launches $75M stock offer; FDA clears Casmed tech; Bioasis gets new partner

New Haven antibiotics maker Melinta Therapeutics Inc. announced a public offering of its common stock this week in hopes of raising $75 million to advance its antibiotics portfolio.

 

'Paint and Sip' opens in historic Essex bank building

A space known by locals as “the old bank” inside the historic Essex Village Post Office building has been transformed into the town's first wine, beer and paint bar.

Credit union to open DMV Express in Milford

The Nutmeg State Financial Credit union will open a Connecticut DMV Express license renewal location in Milford next month that will allow drivers to hold their place in line electronically.

Knights of Columbus' top insurance exec retires suddenly

The executive in charge of Knights of Columbus' multibillion-dollar insurance arm has abruptly retired, according to an email sent to agents and obtained by New Haven Biz.

Feds OK all 72 CT 'opportunity zones'

Connecticut has won federal approval of its 72 "opportunity zones'' (OZs) statewide, including several in the New Haven region, making them eligible to lure tax-favored private investment to improve...

Anthem's Wallingford HQ for sale

The troubled two-story Wallingford office building housing insurer Anthem Health and engineering firm Burns & McDonnell is on the market with the asking price withheld, brokers say.

With new budget in place, Malloy cancels rail, bus fare hikes

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration has canceled planned rail and bus fare hikes now that legislators have adopted a new budget with added resources for the Special Transportation Fund.

CT Lottery taps Middletown ad agency

The Connecticut Lottery Corp. has selected a Middletown communications agency as one of its two new advertising and marketing partners.

Hamden photo shop moving to Tommy K's Plaza

A longtime Hamden photography and photo printing business will triple its size in June when it moves to a new location on Dixwell Avenue.

New Haven region leads state in growth, adds 2,300 jobs in April

The New Haven region added 2,300 jobs in April, even as Connecticut entered its second consecutive month of job declines, state Department of Labor figures show.

UI says most power outages to be fixed today

Most utility customers in Hamden and North Haven should have power back on by the end of today as crews work to repair damage from Tuesday's tornadoes, United Illuminating said Friday.

Efficiency coalition lawsuit calls funding raid unconstitutional

A group of five Connecticut energy efficiency contractors, ratepayers and not-for-profits is seeking to block the state's planned sweep of $155 million in ratepayer funds, on the grounds that the...

SCSU helps build biotech workforce pipeline

New Haven Biz talks with Christine Broadbridge, dean of graduate studies, research, and innovation at Southern Connecticut State University and head of the university's Office for STEM Leadership and...

Bioasis eyeing NASDAQ after raising $2.2M

A Canadian biotech startup that recently opened its first U.S. office in Guilford said it has raised nearly $2.2 million in equity and expects to begin trading on the NASDAQ by the end of this year.

Orthopedic Associates opens first area office in Hamden

Orthopedic Associates of Hartford, one of Connecticut's largest orthopedic specialty groups, said it has opened its first New Haven County office in Hamden.

Royal Pez dispensers fetch nearly $10K for charity

A Pez candy dispenser set featuring the likenesses of Prince Harry and his fiancée Meghan Markle recently sold for $9,893 in an auction for charity, the Orange-based candy maker said Monday.

New ownership for Middletown power plant

The private-equity owner of the 620-megawatt Kleen Energy power plant in Middletown said it has sold a majority stake to four Japanese companies.

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