| Oct 28, 2014
| 8:40 AM
The Hartford Business Journal recently published its list of winners of its annual Family Business Awards. United Gear and Machine was awarded first place in the category of Companies with Less Than 25 Full-Time Employees, and Windsor Marketing Group...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 7:25 PM
BRISTOL — With Republican incumbent Jason Welch leaving office next month, the 31st Senate District race is one of very few in central Connecticut where it's an open field.
Bristol council member Henri Martin is trying to keep the district part of...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 8:45 AM
BRISTOL — In the 77th House District campaign, both candidates have sought to position themselves as pro-business fiscal conservatives.
Republican challenger Cara Christine Pavalock said she'd work to make the state more attractive to businesses...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 10:06 AM
CANTON — An environmental group and another one that lobbies on business issues have endorsed state Sen. Kevin Witkos for reelection, according to announcements made on Tuesday.
The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters announced that Witkos...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In a recent article, the Connecticut Business and Industry Association said it supported CL&P's rate increase request [Sept. 27, Business, "Group Backs CL&P's Request"].
Who does CBIA represent? Not the small businesses who pay a membership fee to...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:00 PM
HARTFORD — A legislature-created panel charged with reviewing state and local tax structure convened Monday for the first of a series of meetings it will hold before it is due to release recommendations by Jan. 1.
The panel was created under a law...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:55 PM
HARTFORD — Milner Principal Karen Lott stood beside former Mayor Thirman Milner, the school's namesake, as they welcomed back students and parents on Tuesday's first day of classes.
"There are a lot of changes that have happened," Lott told them,...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:45 PM
The Connecticut Business and Industry Association, the state's largest business organization with more than 10,000 member companies, has long lamented high energy costs as an undue burden on businesses and one main reason why economic growth has generally...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:30 AM
A funny-sad back-and-forth appeared in the pages of The Hartford Courant last month.
It started when one Christopher Edge wrote into the letters section to say he had had it and was moving out in a brief tirade entitled "Farewell, Connecticut." More...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Northwestern Connecticut Community College in Winsted this fall will become the latest state school to offer a degree in manufacturing.
The associate's degree program was made possible by a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Which state has just about the nation's worst business climate? To judge by a recent Forbes magazine article, we're it.
But Forbes, though accurately reporting some concerns about Connecticut, doesn't take into account recent signs of hope. (The article...