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Aer Lingus taps $4.5M state subsidy after direct flights miss revenue target

Matt Pilon |

During its first year flying to Dublin, Ireland out of Bradley International Airport, Aer Lingus missed its revenue goal, triggering a $4.5 million subsidy from the state, the Hartford Business...

Infill paces Greater Hartford's surging development projects

Gregory Seay |

Want a sure sign the real estate market in your neighborhood is healthy and ripe for expansion?

Talent search, prototyping needs lead Southington medical-parts maker to expand

Patricia Daddona |

Southington medical-parts maker Economy Spring has been in growth mode for more than two years, but since its parent company is in Illinois, managers initially looked both within and outside...

MetroHartford Alliance taps Minn. economic dev. expert as new CEO

Patricia Daddona |

The MetroHartford Alliance has chosen a Minnesota-based economic development expert as its new president and CEO.

Southwest's Bradley-to-St. Louis flights debut in Aug.

Gregory Seay |

Southwest Airlines will offer, starting later this summer, daily service between Connecticut's Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks and St. Louis, Mo., using 143-seat Boeing 737s, aviation...

Woody's closing iconic Hartford hotdog joint

Patricia Daddona |

The iconic Woody's hot dog joint in downtown Hartford is closing, but the eatery could be reincarnated into a catering or food truck business, the owners say.

A demand for lots more detail on community college consolidation


Officials of the state's 12 community colleges must answer a long list of questions from the schools' accrediting body before their plan to shed hundreds of administrative positions can move forward.

Connecticut lawmakers seek investigation of casino lobbying


Connecticut's U.S. senators and two of its congressmen asked Monday that the inspector general of the Department of the Interior investigate the department's role in blocking the Mashantucket Pequot...

CT awards $6M+ for open space

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut is awarding $6.05 million in state grants to 23 communities and land trusts, including a handful in Greater Hartford, to buy 2,005 acres that will be set aside as open space, authorities...

Developers, funders say tax reform likely won't pull rug out from housing credits

Gregory Seay |

Some Connecticut housing developers and funding agencies, while wary of fallout from recent federal tax reform on the desirability of two popular forms of housing tax credits, are not yet sounding...

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