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Berkshire Bank's Farmington branch to open

Gregory Seay |

Massachusetts lender Berkshire Bank says it will debut next week its eighth Connecticut branch and first in Farmington next week.

Hartford's $40M Willow Creek apartment development now under way

Patricia Daddona |

Developers and the city of Hartford broke ground Monday at Willow Creek, a mixed-income residential community that will replace a 1950s-era public housing complex called Chester A. Bowles Park.

New Britain transit-oriented development breaks ground

Patricia Daddona |

The city of New Britain and developers are breaking ground Wednesday on a $58 million mixed-use development located downtown near a CTfastrak bus station.

Malloy's budget plan maintains tourism marketing funds

Patricia Daddona |

The state's economic development office would keep most of the funding proposed in a previous Democratic spending plan as part of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's newly released $37 billion budget proposal.

Mass. lender pair finalize merger

Gregory Seay |

Massachusetts lender Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc., with regional operations in Hartford, has finalized its $209 million buyout of Worcester's Commerce Bancshares Corp.

SS&C Technologies expands reach in Canada

Patricia Daddona |

Windsor financial software services provider SS&C Technologies Holdings has expanded its footprint in Canada with the acquisition of CommonWealth Fund Services Ltd.

MetroHartford Alliance, Webster Bank official recognized

The MetroHartford Alliance was awarded the Gold Award at the 2017 International Economic Development Council's annual awards for its weekly radio program, “Pulse of the Region.”

East Hartford outlets Nov. 2018 opening planned

Patricia Daddona |

The developer of the Outlet Shoppes at Rentschler Field in East Hartford has set Nov. 2018 as the opening date for the $105 million project.

Coltsville National Park establishes visitors center site

Patricia Daddona |

Coltsville National Historic Park in Hartford reached another milestone Wednesday with the establishment of a new visitors center site.

CT selects cities to pitch locations for Amazon HQ2

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The state of Connecticut has chosen the Stamford and Hartford regions to represent it in its bid to land Amazon's second headquarters.

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