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Bond Commission OKs tens of millions during Malloy's final mtg.

Joe Cooper |

In near unanimous support, the state Bond Commission on Tuesday morning greenlit dozens of projects worth tens of millions of dollars, mainly geared toward transportation and economic-development...

As toll debate rages on, DOT wants $12.1B over next five years to invest in CT's infrastructure

Sean Teehan |

As the toll debate rages on, state transportation planners want to ramp-up investment -- to the tune of $12.1 billion -- over the next five years to rebuild Connecticut's aging infrastructure.

Hartford's reSET taps new managing director

Joe Cooper |

Hartford startup incubator reSET Social Enterprise Trust has reshuffled its leadership team.

Amazon HQ2 sites have been decided. Now the real work begins

CNNMONEY |

For 14 months, about 500 people in Northern Virginia worked to bring Amazon's second headquarters to the region.

Hartford's other Main Street development block

Gregory Seay |

Sitting just blocks from Dunkin' Donuts Park and surface parking lots comprising Hartford's Downtown North quadrant, is a cluster of buildings fronting Main Street that some city and development...

Plans offer glimpse of Hartford's Main-Park St. redevelopment

Joe Cooper |

The developers of a planned 108-unit mixed-use apartment community at the corner of Main and Park streets in Hartford have revealed site plans showing the project will include over 20,400 square feet...

Hartford Foundation to split $2.9M among 29 communities

Joe Cooper |

After a statewide listening tour, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded $2.9 million to address a lack of resources in the 29 municipalities the community chest serves.

Insurers: Hartford donation meant to spur city's most vulnerable assets

Joe Cooper |

For Aetna, Travelers and The Hartford, donating a combined $10 million to Hartford has helped the Capital City avoid bankruptcy, grow jobs and protect its most vulnerable assets.

Despite naysayers, Larson won’t bury the tunnel idea

TOM CONDON | CT Mirror |

Two years ago, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson stunned many in Connecticut with an idea to build a system of highway tunnels under Hartford and East Hartford longer than Boston’s “Big Dig.”

Travelers' Bessette: XL Center key to Hartford's future

Greg Bordonaro |

The XL Center is crucial to Hartford's future, and city and state policymakers must come up with a plan to make sure the building isn't mothballed.

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