Developer proposes big mixed-use complex in Derby

A local developer this week announced plans for a large residential and commercial complex on Route 34 in Derby that would be the city's biggest redevelopment project in decades.

New Haven region leads state in March job losses

The New Haven area accounted for most of the drop in jobs in the state in March, according to the state Department of Labor.

NH banking compliance firm inks deal with New York bank

A New Haven company that helps financial institutions comply with government regulations announced this week that it has added Apple Bank of New York to its list of clients.

 

Yale announces new head of Center for Genomic Health

Dr. Michael F. Murray, a renowned expert in genetic medicine, will be the new head of the Center for Genomic Health at Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital.

Prospect man pleads guilty in bribery case, forfeits $1M-plus

A Prospect man pleaded guilty this week in U.S. District Court in New Haven to taking part in a bribery scheme and agreed to forfeit more than $1 million.

Derby nursing home to close by June 10

A Derby nursing home will close by June 10 under an order issued last week by a federal bankruptcy judge.

Local accountant inventor of National Bean Counter Day

Trumbull accountant Kevin Wenig has to wait a little longer this year to celebrate the special day he created.

Post University returning to downtown Waterbury

Post University announced Tuesday that it is returning to downtown Waterbury

Cheshire manufacturer receives final $6 million of state aid package

The State Bond Commission last week approved the final $6 million in state assistance to help a Cheshire-based precision manufacturer expand and create jobs.

Meriden affordable housing to use German energy efficiency knowhow

The affordable housing project slated to go up later this year in downtown Meriden may look conventional, but it's not.

Cromwell home health care provider part of national merger

A Cromwell home healthcare provider says it recently merged with two companies in an effort to become one of the nation's largest homecare providers.

New Haven, Middlesex towns named among best to start a small biz

Three towns in New Haven and Middlesex counties are among the best in the nation for starting a small business, according to student loan company LendEdu.

Patriot merger with Prime Bank nearly complete

Patriot Bank has cleared the final hurdle in its acquisition of Orange-based Prime Bank, allowing it to open its second New Haven County branch in Orange this month, officials said.

Alexion to acquire Swedish biopharma firm in $855M deal

Alexion Pharmaceuticals has inked a deal to acquire a Swedish biopharmaceutical company for $855 million in cash, the New Haven biotech said this week.

Family entertainment park moving into empty Orange big-box building; ShopRite inks lease in Cromwell

A growing national family entertainment park chain will open later this year in the long-empty building that once housed a Kmart in Orange, brokers said.

Ex-Webster CEO ends gubernatorial bid; cites GOP enrollment issues

Jim Smith, the retired Webster Bank CEO and co-chairman of the state Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth, announced Tuesday he will not run for governor, citing enrollment...

North Branford man pleads guilty in celebrity hacking case

A North Branford man pleaded guilty Wednesday to hacking more than 200 Apple accounts in the 2014 "Celebgate" cybercrime, which included leaks of nude celebrity photos, federal prosecutors said.

New Haven firm starts Rare Disease and Pediatric Center of Excellence; Branford biotech wins design award

A New Haven company that specializes in computerized testing of brain function said it has launched an institute to help guide clinical trials on pediatric rare disease patients.

Ansonia, Middlebury manufacturers 2018 Hall of Fame inductees

Two New Haven County manufacturers are among the 2018 inductees into the American Manufacturing Hall of Fame at Housatonic Community College, business advisory firm BlumShapiro said Tuesday.

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