| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Connecticut started with an innovation, called the "Constitution State" because it formed a formal government with what some say is the first ever such charter – the Fundamental Orders – in the late 1630s.
As the "Provision State," it...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:28 PM
For more than a decade, the United States military has depended on buying Russian-made rocket engines to launch its most crucial satellites. On Friday, Congress said no more.
Despite lobbying from a joint venture of Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp.,...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:39 PM
NEW YORK — In his first analyst meeting as chief executive of United Technologies Corp., Gregory Hayes said Thursday the company has a strong future, even as it released earnings projections that were far short of what Wall Street expected.
| Dec 9, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Another former employee of United Technologies Corp. has been arrested by federal authorities and accused of trying to take sensitive documents relating to military aerospace programs to another country.
In a criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday at U.S....
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:07 PM
In a surprising decision, United Technologies Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Louis R. Chênevert has retired.
The abrupt move shocked many when it was announced early Monday, leaving investors and analysts wondering why Chênevert would choose to...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:24 AM
In a surprising move, United Technologies Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Louis R. Chênevert has informed the company’s board of directors of his immediate retirement, the company announced Monday.
The board tapped Gregory J. Hayes, the...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Longtime Democratic incumbent John Larson, declared victory in the First Congressional District race at about 10:20 p.m, saying: "I'm always happy to have won, but I'm happier to have served."
Larson, who will return to Congress for his ninth term, said...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:11 AM
For two centuries, Hartford has been a center of commerce, industry and innovation. The city's businesspeople have led the way in everything from insurance to firearms, from bicycles to aircraft.
But many of Hartford's entrepreneurs never forgot the...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Third quarter profits jumped 12 percent at United Technologies Corp. on an adjusted basis as all five of the company's divisions reported higher sales, the company said Tuesday.
The Hartford parent company of Otis elevators and Pratt & Whitney aircraft...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:52 AM
EAST HARTFORD — It took a dozen years for VRSim to become an overnight success.
VRSim, a software company that creates virtual reality and desktop-based interactive training exercises, started out doing custom engineering simulations for defense...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Internet stock analysts at brokerage Morgan Stanley wrote their 2001 investment outlook in December 2000, they laid out glowing assessments of the future for Yahoo Inc. and rival America Online.
There would be "a few huge winners" in the long run...