Yale first in state to offer pediatric heart transplants

Children who need a heart transplant can get the procedure closer to home now. Yale New Haven Children's Hospital announced this week it is the first facility in Connecticut and Rhode Island to offer...

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.

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.

 

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,...

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...

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.”

Chickens for rent in CT

A company that rents chickens to customers so they can enjoy fresh eggs and make feathered friends is expanding into Connecticut.

New owners, new life for Wallingford business

A Wolcott couple's resources and initiative have spared a Wallingford telecom-repair business from the grim reaper.

Achillion names new CFO; BioXcel drug may ease opioid withdrawal

New Haven-based Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. has promoted its recently hired head of investor relations to senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Empty city factory slated for redevelopment

The brick former factory building at 69-75 Daggett St. currently stands empty, but the property owner plans to renovate it into residential apartments.

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