| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Amtrak trains operating in Chicago and across the Midwest have slogged through numerous delays and cancellations this winter, a problem fueled not only by unusually heavy snow and frigid temperatures but also, oddly, the unintended consequences of rolling...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Jeffrey R. Immelt, chairman and chief executive of Fairfield-based General Electric Co., made $11.27 million in 2013, a steep decline from the $20.45 million he took home the prior year, a federal filing Thursday showed.
The drop in earnings for the...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:39 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Instagram has landed a major advertising deal for up to $100 million over the next year from Omnicom.
The deal comes just four months after the popular photo-and-video-sharing service rolled out the first sponsored posts from Michael...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:33 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry's plan to jump-start the Palestinian economy to boost his political efforts kicked off this weekend in the Czech Republic's capital, Prague.
A conference in Prague brought together some 100...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Peter Lanza, the father of the man who killed 20 children and six educators in an elementary school in Connecticut, wishes his son, Adam, had never been born because the massacre was an act that “couldn't get any more evil.”
In a series of...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Builders showcase their best design and handiwork in a model home. They try to include every option and every detail that a buyer might want. In addition to the dazzling array of amenities found at 1 Monticello Circle in Ellington, the house has another...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:15 PM
The city's design panel gave a qualified go-ahead to a new $80 million mixed use project in Locust Point Thursday, marking another step in the evolution of the once dominantly industrial neighborhood.
The roughly 10-story 900 E. Fort Avenue...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Moving to Bridlewood in Vernon was a logical choice for Diane and Steve Augustus when they reached the not-quite-empty-nester stage of family life. After living for ten years in Ellington, three of their four children had grown up and left their five-...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In 2001, Generac Power Systems joined the wave of American companies shifting production to China. The move wiped out 400 jobs in southeast Wisconsin, but few could argue with management's logic: Chinese companies were offering to make a key component for...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:09 PM
A long time ago Dennis Myers learned a valuable lesson while working for Jack Welch at General Electric: You can't drive forward while looking in the rearview mirror.
Unfortunately, Myers, 75, could never apply that lesson while he was volunteering...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:22 AM
CHESTER — The power of Boeing to insist on lower prices by its supply chain is so great that the Federal Reserve mentioned it as a factor in the Northeast's regional economy.
Even for suppliers who don't directly sell to the Boeing or Airbus...