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Connecticut Economic Development

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  • Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams

    Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams
    Visions of reviving bits of Connecticut's vanished system of trolleys have been tantalizing urban planners and light-rail enthusiasts for a long time. Streetcars are sexy. Trolleys are fun. Light-rail would help get those damned gas-guzzling,...
  • State Prepares For $400 Million I-84 Widening Project In Waterbury

    WATERBURY — Work may begin this year on a $400 million project to widen I-84 at the infamous bottleneck just east of downtown, part of an ambitious five-year plan for highway and bridge improvements across the state, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy...
  • GMO Seed Opposition Is Anti-Science

    GMO Seed Opposition Is Anti-Science
    To create high-paying jobs in Connecticut, economic development professionals often remind us that the future belongs to places that value education and knowledge creation. We've been through a rough patch, transitioning from old-line manufacturing to a...
  • Plan To Reshape Gold Street Riles Church, Condo Owners

    Plan To Reshape Gold Street Riles Church, Condo Owners
    HARTFORD — Gold Street forms a gentle, S-shaped ribbon of no more than a tenth of a mile between Main Street and Bushnell Park, past Carl Andre's Stone Field Sculpture and the gate to the final resting place of the city's founders. Now, Hartford...
  • Protect Law That Protects State's Legacy

    In the early years of the past decade, the four state museums were constantly threatened with closure or cutback. These vitally important historic and cultural sites — the Prudence Crandall Museum in Canterbury, the Henry Whitfield Museum in...
  • Manchester Office Depot And Sports Authority To Close; Hobby Lobby And IHop Moving In

    MANCHESTER — Two national chain businesses are shutting down their Manchester locations and two more are coming in, company representatives and the town's chief planner said Wednesday. Hobby Lobby and IHOP Restaurant are openning, Mark Pellegrini,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CCAT Hosts West Hartford Chamber Of Commerce Manufacturers Roundtable Event

    Local manufacturers and business leaders attended a presentation and guided tour of the CCAT Advanced Manufacturing Center on Silver Lane in East Hartford on Friday, March 14. The event was part of the West Hartford Chamber of Commerce's Manufacturers'...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Northeast Agriculture: 2014 Insights & Perspectives

    Farm Credit East, the largest lender to Northeast agriculture, has recently released an outlook report, containing information and economic analysis about many Northeast agriculture industries. This report examines challenges and opportunities for...
  • READER SUBMITTED: SCORE To Host Free Workshop On "Social Media Marketing Made Simple"

    The Southeastern CT chapter of SCORE continues its year-round series of free Small Business Workshops with "Social Media Marketing Made Simple." Social media has changed the playing field for reaching the masses. With April Heavens-Woodcock, managing...
  • Vacant Pfizer Building Will House Bioscience Incubator

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy dropped in at Muddy Waters Cafe in New London last November and wound up sitting with a group of about a half dozen local scientists hatching business plans over coffee. Muddy Waters is a great spot, Malloy said at a press...
  • Datto To Expand Headquarters In Norwalk With State Aid

    The state is giving a fast-growing Norwalk data backup company financial assistance to establish a $15 million global headquarters in the city, the governor's office said Friday. Datto Inc. will get a subsidized $5 million low-interest loan from the...