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More Hartford region biz sold in 1Q

Joe Cooper |

The number of Greater Hartford businesses that traded hands during the first quarter increased, although average sale prices fell sharply, a new report says.

Climate change makes poor countries poorer, widening global inequality, researchers say


Climate change is having a serious impact on economic growth across the world --- and it's worse for poor countries that already had a lot of catching up to do, according to a new study.

Sri Lanka's economy is fragile, and it depends on tourism


A series of deadly attacks could deal a body blow to one of Asia's fragile economies.

Nonprofit Notebook — April 22, 2019

Connecticut's labor agency has awarded $4.7 million to a pair of manufacturing-training partnerships that will find and train some of the thousands of jobless and underemployed youth and adults...

How small businesses can keep up with legislative changes

Eric Cormier |

Employment laws continue to evolve across the country, and Connecticut is no different.

Union has tentative deal to end Stop & Shop strike

Joe Cooper |

Unionized Stop & Shop workers potentially ended an 11-day strike late Sunday after agreeing to a tentative labor pact with the Mass.-based grocer, according to union officials.

Wethersfield Stop & Shop receives threat amid ongoing strike

Joe Cooper |

The Stop & Shop in Wethersfield was empty early Friday morning after a threat was called into the store Thursday evening, police said.

CT sheds 1,300 jobs in March

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's jobs picture received some good and more bad news Thursday.

Day 7: Stop & Shop strike, negotiations continue

Joe Cooper |

Stop & Shop workers were still on strike Wednesday as ongoing labor negotiations with the Mass.-based grocery giant remain in flux.

Airlines will raise fares this summer. Here's why


Airfares are almost certain go up this summer. Troubles with the Boeing 737 Max are part of the reason.

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