| May 24, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Maryland's largest gun manufacturer has decided not to leave the state just yet.
Beretta USA threatened to abandon its home on the Potomac if Maryland passed a strict new gun-control law, but after the law was signed the company announced that its...
| May 19, 2013
| 5:33 PM
For nearly 6,900 students who graduated Sunday at colleges around the state, the natural question is: What's next?
Happily, this year's graduates have more reason to be optimistic than those who graduated two or three years ago, although the market...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 12:25 PM
The headline on the federal news release read: "ICE fines Connecticut companies hiring unlawful employees." One official was quoted saying the $132,584 in penalties were part of a national campaign to stop businesses from hiring undocumented workers and...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The Dec. 14 Newtown school shootings dominated opening day at the state Capitol Wednesday, as lawmakers arrived to face a projected budget deficit of $1 billion in the next fiscal year and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy exhorted them to take action to prevent...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 1:43 PM
— Governments in nine states have awarded at least $49 million in subsidies in the past five years to gun and ammunition makers whose products are under scrutiny after the school shootings in Newtown.
Almost 85 percent of those tax breaks or...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:29 PM
In a classic "Seinfeld" episode, the ever-hapless George Costanza decides it's time to change his strategy. "Every decision that I've ever made in my entire life has been wrong. My life is the complete opposite of everything I've wanted to be."
| Jan 15, 2013
| 1:56 PM
NEW YORK CITY -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc will buy an additional $50 billion in U.S.-made products over the next decade in areas like sporting goods and high-end appliances in what the world's largest retailer called a bid to help boost the U.S. economy.
| Dec 31, 2012
| 11:01 AM
In some ways, 2012 was a carryover year from news of 2011, as the governor continued his aggressive economic development spending, United Technologies Corp. consummated a deal it announced in 2011, and the year's nastiest labor strike grew out of a 2011...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:26 PM
I took a walk early Wednesday morning. Azaleas and dogwoods were in bloom. Green-again trees and shrubs were damp, dripping from Tuesday's rain. A zillion birds were singing, and even the starlings sounded sweet. The Orioles had won another game. A...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:25 PM
It took entrepreneur Chris Farrell 10 years to go from a scribble on the back of a placemat to a product prototype with industry certification.
And the Orange-based businessman's brainchild wouldn't have become a commercial reality without manufacturers...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:20 PM
For one reason or another, they were all failures: a recycling outfit in Killingworth; a Greenwich consulting firm; a personal information security company in Berlin; and a West Hartford restaurant. Their closings cost Connecticut at least 28 jobs.