Yale first in state to offer pediatric heart transplants

Children who need a heart transplant can get the procedure closer to home now.

Tax Policy Collaborative seeks to steer state tax debate

With this week's launch of its website taxpolicyct.org, the Tax Policy Collaborative says it intends to be a voice in the never-ending debate over tax policy in Connecticut.

New fitness studio opens in Madison Center

Upscale Westbrook fitness studio Privé-Swiss Fitness is invading shoreline neighbor Madison. Monday saw the “soft” opening of Privé-Swiss Fitness' new location at 757 Boston Post Rd.

 

Webster names Vanek to regional sales post

Renée Vanek of Cromwell has joined Webster Bank as senior vice president, and has also been appointed regional sales manager for the Webster Investments' West Region, which includes Fairfield County...

Industry pans Lamont's bid to tax professional services

The accounting industry was one of the first industry groups on Wednesday to slam Gov. Ned Lamont's budget proposal that dramatically broadens Connecticut's sales tax on professional services.

Orange food company launches new look

An Orange-based health and snack food company has given its products a colorful makeover.

Federal tax cuts push Connecticut banks' earnings to record levels

One year after President Donald Trump enacted the largest corporate tax cut in modern U.S. history, this state's 40 federally insured lenders during the first nine months of 2018 earned a collective...

Biohaven neuro drug wins 'orphan' designation; Alexion creates new C-suite positions

A drug candidate Biohaven Pharmaceuticals acquired last fall from pharma giant AstraZeneca to treat a rare brain disease has been granted “orphan drug” status by federal regulators,...

SHU graduates inaugural class of physician assistants

In December, Sacred Heart University fulfilled a goal five years in the making when the first students in the school's new physician-assistant program graduated.

CT Bioscience sector has new plan to boost jobs

In his first few years in office, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sought to make a name for Connecticut in the world bioscience, committing more than $1 billion to recruit faculty, back research, seed startups...

Scaramucci slays biz students at Sacred Heart

Onetime Wall Street wunderkind and oh-so-brief-time White House bad boy Anthony Scaramucci spoke to business students at Sacred Heart Monday afternoon.

Hamden sale paves way for Residence Inn

Stephen Press, SIOR, has announced the sale of a site at 2330 Whitney Ave. (rear), Hamden. The transaction closed on Jan. 31 at $1,700,000.

Deli with a difference opens on Legion Ave.

Located at 109 Legion Ave., the gleaming new Grassroots Deli serves sandwiches, wraps, salads and soups to a Hill neighborhood sorely lacking in dining options.

Lamont proposes to jettison business-entity tax

Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday unveiled a valentine of sorts for small businesses in Connecticut: doing away with the state's business-entity tax.

Ansonia seeks new life for downtown factory acreage

For years, a large portion of Ansonia's downtown has been marred by empty, decaying factory buildings. City officials would like the areas cleaned up, revitalized and used again.

Tobacco wholesaler sentenced for tax evasion

A federal judge on Wednesday sent a tobacco wholesaler to prison for three years for his role in a scheme to avoid paying more than $5.8 million in state taxes.

CT ABC names Torone board chair

Eugene (Gene) Torone, president of S/L/A/M Construction Services in Glastonbury, has been appointed chairman of Connecticut Associated Builders & Contractors' (ABC) board of directors.

Yale New Haven sets state record for heart transplants

Surgeons at Yale New Haven Hospital performed a record number of heart transplants in 2018.

How healthy are Connecticut's cities?

The personal-finance website WalletHub this week released its annual report on the “Healthiest & Unhealthiest Cities in America.”

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