Retail stores, apartments slated for Wooster Square

A large scale retail and residential development is coming to the Wooster Street area in New Haven, a project which city officials hope will connect downtown with Wooster Square.

Survey: Paid family medical leave mandate worries small business

Connecticut employers, particularly small-business owners, say they would be significantly impacted by a proposed mandate to offer paid family and medical leave to employees.

Ex-employee admits embezzling over $133K from Stratford company

A former Fairfield resident is facing likely prison time for embezzling more than $133,000 from a company in Stratford where she worked.

 

Sportscaster Dan Patrick to relocate Milford studio

John Bergin, senior commercial specialist in the Milford office of H. Pearce Commercial office, has leased the former United Rentals property at 363 Naugatuck Ave., Milford to AT&T for the Dan...

Tax evasion scheme nets tobacco wholesaler prison term

A tobacco wholesaler was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in prison for defrauding the state of Connecticut out of $5.8 million in taxes.

Opponents take aim at Lamont's sales tax expansion plan

Add the legal industry to the list of professional-service providers opposed to Gov. Ned Lamont's pitch to dramatically broaden the state's sales tax.

Yale study: Heart attacks less frequent, deadly since 1990s

Heart attack prevention and outcomes for American adults have improved dramatically over the past two decades, according to a Yale study published this week in JAMA Network Open.

Post U. announces new hires, promotions

Post University in Waterbury has announced two new hires and one promotion to its programmatic leadership team.

Moving company helps with diaper drive

Many of the workers with the moving company Two Men and a Truck are parents themselves — parents who know firsthand how expensive diapers can be.

Fairfield business analytics program makes grade

Fairfield University's Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program has been named one of the best of its kind in the nation, and the best in Connecticut. So says the website CollegeChoice...

New Haven Symphony marks 125th anniversary

Maybe it was the “Beer & Beethoven” promotion. Or perhaps it was the “bushy-beard” contest that celebrated a concert of music by the famously hirsute Johannes Brahms. Both New...

Housing eyed for site of vacant nursing home

The owner of a five-acre parcel in New Haven is hoping to get city officials' support to build 128 apartment units at the site of a former nursing home facility.

CT tourism panel proposes sweeping reforms; wants to rebrand state

A state-led panel of business leaders dedicated to jumpstarting Connecticut's $14.7 billion tourism sector says the state must rebrand and divert more tax revenues to help grow the industry.

CT grant program seeking health tech entrepreneurs; Bioasis CEO exits

The Connecticut Bioscience Pipeline, a state-backed program that aims to help entrepreneurs turn medical technology ideas into new business ventures, announced it is accepting applications for its...

Transportation company relocates to Watertown

A company that operates buses throughout the greater Waterbury, Meriden and Wallingford areas has finished moving into its new headquarters in Watertown.

Poll: Taxes, tolls top concerns in Connecticut

A new poll from Sacred Heart University's Institute for Public Policy depicts broad-based concern about the high cost of living and housing in Connecticut, as well as about instituting electronic...

On second thought, CT job growth not so hot

State leaders were heartened when the Connecticut Department of Labor (DOL) released its initial jobs report for 2018. The numbers, released in January, showed the state added nearly 20,000 jobs last...

Beauty retailer Sephora expands in Connecticut

International beauty store chain Sephora announced a nationwide expansion this week, including a new store in Connecticut.

TransAct’s 4Q, ‘18 profits rise

Hamden's TransAct Technologies Inc. said its growth in the global casino market and a lower U.S. corporate tax rate helped the printer and software maker's fourth-quarter profits flip from red to...

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