New Haven Chamber biz expo Thursday at Oakdale

The Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce, presents The Big Connect, the group's annual business exposition.

Social-dining app serves up startup lessons

A team of young entrepreneurs have designed the Homecooked app and learned important business lessons in the process.

Wallingford eatery offers plant-based options

Open since last month, Arles & Boggs serves a comfort-food menu that is completely plant-based.


Report: CT casinos generate $3.7B economic impact in '16

Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun in 2016 generated more than $3.7 billion in economic activity through jobs, wages, taxes and other measures.

Melinta to scale back R&D in cost-cutting move; BioXcel widens 3Q losses in drug ramp-up

Facing lower-than-expected sales of its antibiotics and higher costs, New Haven's Melinta Therapeutics Inc. said it will outsource research and development activities in 2019.

Sears to close Meriden location

Sears Holdings continued axing stores Thursday, announcing it will close its Meriden location and 39 others as it moves through bankruptcy proceedings.

Yale center marks 50 years of epilepsy breakthroughs

Yale New Haven Health and Yale Medicine celebrated 50 years of cutting-edge research and treatment for epilepsy patients with an event and historical display on Thursday at Yale New Haven Hospital.

Salon opening advances Whalley revitalization

With a ribbon-cutting at the new Salon E'Selim on Thursday, local businesses and city leaders celebrated the latest milestone in the revitalization of lower Whalley Avenue.

WWII-themed Naugatuck cafe courts veterans

Every day is Veterans Day at Naugatuck's Bom Bay Cafe, a World War II-themed eatery at 413 North Main St.

Meriden retail center on market for $48M

The Fairfield/Westchester office of Avison Young has been named exclusive agent for the sale of Townline Square, 533 S. Broad St., Meriden, a fully leased retail center.

Biz lobbies vow cooperation with Gov.-elect Lamont during 'honeymoon' phase

Leaders from some of Connecticut's most prominent business lobbies on Wednesday said they were excited to work with Lamont's administration.

Achillion narrows losses in 3Q

New Haven's Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Wednesday reported a $15.9 million loss in its third quarter.

Frontier posts $426 million loss

Frontier Communications Corp., a communications provider with its state operations center in New Haven, reported a loss of $426 million in the third quarter.

New Haven BIZ to honor influential women in biz

New Haven BIZ will honor the achievements of women leaders as part of a unique awards initiative: Women Who Mean Business.

Post U. offers Baldrige business scholarship

Post University this month began accepting student applications for a four-year, full-tuition scholarship named in honor of the late Malcolm Baldrige.

Gateway's Gard named PR pro of the year

The Public Relations Society of America has honored Evelyn Gard of Gateway Community College as its Practitioner of the Year for 2018.

Officials: Amazon HQ2 in NY could boost CT's tech hiring

The trickle-down from Amazon's massive hiring effort in New York could mean a larger, higher-skilled tech workforce to pluck from in Connecticut, industry experts say.

Lowe's to close Orange location

As part of a nationwide downsizing, home-improvement retailer Lowe's will shut down its location at 50 Boston Post Rd. in Orange.

FuelCell to buy Bridgeport power plant

FuelCell Energy of Danbury on Monday announced a deal to buy a 14.9-megawatt Bridgeport fuel-cell power facility.

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