Requiem for a Moviegoer's Dream

MoviePass, a subscription plan that offered customers the chance to watch up to a movie a day in theaters for $9.95 a month, has dramatically scaled back its service, a victim of its own popularity.

U. of New Haven to close Lyme arts campus in 2019

The University of New Haven says it will close its satellite campus at Lyme Academy by May 2019 amid lagging demand. The university offers degrees in fine arts disciplines such as illustration,...

BioXcel posts higher 2Q loss after IPO; Bioasis raises $744K

Branford-based BioXcel Therapeutics Inc., in its first earnings report since going public last March, posted a higher second-quarter loss compared to last year as it ramped up research and...

 

What you need to know for Tuesday's CT primary

Polls are open in Connecticut Tuesday until 8 p.m. as Democrats and Republicans visit the ballot box to to determine party candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and other key races.

Merged public college system needs major boost in state funds

Faced with mandated pay hikes and surging pension costs, Connecticut's public college and university system may need an 11 percent increase in state funding over the next two years to maintain...

Report: YNHH among nation's best in 9 specialties

Yale New Haven Hospital ranked nationally in nine of 16 specialties — and edged into the Top Ten for psychiatry — in U.S. News and World Report's 2018 list of America's Best Hospitals,...

Stony Creek opens two-story brewpub at Foxwoods

Branford's Stony Creek Brewery, one of Connecticut's largest brewers, has opened its second brewing site at Foxwoods Resort Casino.The brewery is the third addition to the casino's Fox Theater...

Wade: State law forbids sale of short-term health plans

The Connecticut Insurance Department has determined state law prohibits the sale of skimpy "short term" plans that are being promoted by President Donald Trump as a cheaper alternative to Affordable...

Yale's Borgstrom elected to American Hospital Assoc. board

Yale New Haven Hospital CEO Marna P. Borgstrom has been elected to the American Hospital Association's Board of Trustees, hospital officials announced.

Hamden salesman gets prison for tax evasion

A former salesman for a New Haven printing company was sentenced to six months in prison on Thursday for failing to pay nearly $485,000 in federal income taxes. Authorities said he failed to report...

Achillion trims 2Q losses

New Haven's Achillion Pharmaceuticals narrowed its second-quarter losses compared to a year ago as it carries out a restructuring plan aimed at saving $10 million this year.

Guilford office building fetches $1.8M

A 13,440-square-foot office building sold recently in Guilford for $1.8 million. Connecticut-based Sherman Parkway LLC and Farmington Properties acquired the building as an investment property.

Ocean State Job Lot relighting stores

Rhode Island closeout retailer Ocean State Job Lot says it's spending $14 million to upgrade to more energy-efficient lighting in all its stores, including 28 in Connecticut, to save money.

Merger costs drain CT Water's 2Q net

Connecticut Water Service Inc. posted lower second-quarter net income due, in large part, to costs tied to the Clinton utility's proposed $1.1 billion cash merger with California's SJW Group.

Southwest's Hartford-St. Louis flights start

Southwest Airlines on Tuesday launched daily flights between Hartford and St. Louis, Mo.

Schick parent Edgewell's 3Q net, sales fall

Personal care products maker Edgewell, parent to Shelton-based razor giant Schick, saw its net earnings drop during the fiscal third quarter, a decrease fueled partly by lagging sales in its wet...

New Haven's Patient Wisdom lands $1M investment

New Haven startup Patient Wisdom Inc., which offers digital platforms to share health-care insights from patients, providers and others, said it has raised $1 million from a Chicago-based investor.

Elm City lawyer tapped for CT Bar Association post

Attorney Kristen L. Zaehringer of the New Haven law firm Murtha Cullina LLP has been appointed co-chair of the Federal Practice Section of the Connecticut Bar Association.

Q & A with Donald C. Sawyer III, chief diversity officer, Quinnipiac University

Donald C. Sawyer III was named associate vice president and chief diversity officer at Quinnipiac University in April. He is charged with creating a strategic vision for inclusive excellence at all...

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