Q & A with Laura Pirie, principal at Pirie Associates Architects in New Haven

New Haven Biz talks with Laura Pirie, principal at Pirie Associates Architects in New Haven, about design and build trends in the Elm City and beyond. Pirie, who has been an architect for 28 years...

Biohaven sells rights on migraine drug for $100M; Alexion seeks speedy approval of Soliris successor

Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd. has sold rights on sales of products containing its two cutting-edge migraine drugs to a private equity firm for $100 million. New York-based Royalty...

Comcast invests $700K in District New Haven

The Elm City's newest tech campus, District New Haven, is getting a $700,000 boost from cable giant Comcast. The investment will bolster its new Innovation and Venture Center, which will provide...


Municipalities sue PURA over broadband decision

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities has filed a lawsuit challenging a recent regulatory decision that has implications for high-speed internet service in the state.

CT Water, SJW merger continues after solicitation attempt

Connecticut Water Service Inc. is sticking with its $750 million merger agreement with California's SJW Group after the Clinton-based water utility says it was unable to lure new bidders.

Meriden transport broker gets year in prison for fraud

A Meriden truck-transport broker will spend a year and a day in federal prison for defrauding more than $600,000 from Connecticut manufacturers who relied on his shipping services, prosecutors say.

Waterbury clinician to settle CT Medicaid fraud

A Waterbury private social worker must repay Connecticut $200,000 and accept a 10-year ban to settle civil claims he abused the state's Medicaid program, authorities say. The state alleged he billed...

People's United to acquire Farmington Bank

Bridgeport super-regional lender People's United Bank, which has a strong New Haven presence, has acquired community lender First Connecticut Bancorp Inc., the holding company parent of Farmington...

NY firm acquires Chester aerospace supplier

Chester-based manufacturer AeroCision, a jet engine parts supplier for Rolls Royce and others, will merge with a UK-based company after a recent acquisition by a New York private equity firm.

Brand boost: North Haven A-V tech company completes renovation

It took three years of planning and construction. But HB Communications has completed a renovation of its North Haven headquarters. It's an audio-visual overhaul that shows how its business clients...

Malloy reluctantly signs tax break for bioscience investors

With reluctance, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday inked legislation that provides a tax break for bioscience investors.

New Haven region adds 700 jobs in May

The New Haven region posted the second-highest job growth in the state in May, adding 700 positions as Connecticut's labor market bounced back from recent losses, a new report shows.

Invicro subleases 39,000 sq. feet in Alexion HQ building

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, which is moving its New Haven headquarters to Boston this summer, has subleased more than 39,000 square feet of its building at 100 College St. to medical imaging company...

Nutmeg's new 'CUSO' buys Colo. IT vendor

Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union, which has branches in Milford, Orange and Stratford, has acquired a Colorado data-services vendor to credit unions in a bid to harness more technology to provide...

Former Middletown mayor arrested again on embezzlement charges

Former Middletown Mayor Stephen T. Gionfriddo, convicted 12 years ago for embezzlement, has been indicted anew on fresh charges he stole nearly $1 million from his ex-employer and a relative,...

New health-tech incubator to open Thursday in Elm City

An incubator for fledgling medical device and health technology companies will officially open tomorrow in a 6,300-square-foot space just off the New Haven Green.

Alexion inks $16.5M deal to develop neuro drug with Amsterdam startup

New Haven biotech Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. will partner with a startup in the Netherlands on a new drug to treat degenerative brain disorders.

Q&A with Erika Flowers, event coordinator for the Canal Dock Boathouse

New Haven Biz talks with Erika Flowers, event coordinator at the non-profit Canal Dock Boathouse. Now in the final stages of construction on Long Wharf in New Haven, the two-story complex will offer...

Construction to start on Barack H. Obama Magnet University School on SCSU campus

City officials will break ground tomorrow morning on a new $45 million school on Southern Connecticut State University's campus that will be named after former President Barack Obama.

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