| Sep 25, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Suzanne Hopgood was walking through the Connecticut Convention Center with Michael Freimuth, explaining to me why Freimuth was picked from 350 applicants to run the new Capital Region Development Authority.
The authority's board, headed by Hopgood,...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 4:37 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Gov. Mitch Daniels is expected to join executives from Raco, a division of Hubbell Inc., on Wednesday for an announcement regarding the relocation of company operations from a neighboring state.
The governor will be at the Raco operation at...
| Jul 31, 2012
Jeff Semler, University of Maryland Extension educator in Washington County, recently received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents.
The Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission,...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The giant, dry, triangular bread products most Americans know as scones bear little resemblance to true British scones, asserts Dave Cooper, founder of Dere Street, a Danbury-based maker of English baked goods from scones to shortbreads, tea breads and...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:36 PM
— Deloitte, a giant international accounting, consulting and financial advising firm, will receive between $9 million and $14.5 million in state tax dollars to expand its workforce in Connecticut over the next 61/2 years, the governor announced...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 4:11 PM
In a busy part of town, there's a forlorn patch of woods fringed by pricker bushes and littered with crumpled tarpaulins, rain-soaked sleeping bags and other detritus of a hard-drinking, mostly transient population.
Tucked between the back lots of...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 2:08 PM
For three decades, Robert A. Rosenbaum helped guide established companies and fresh startups through complex challenges.
The Connecticut native was president of an apparel manufacturing firm, ran technology projects for big companies, and helped...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:06 PM
— MetLife will consolidate operations and shift jobs to North Carolina, where it will build two new campuses in a move aimed at saving hundreds of millions of dollars by 2016.
An undisclosed number of jobs will be slashed in Bloomfield and other...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 8:30 AM
It used to be sort of an artistic guerilla movement:
Find an empty urban storefront, take it over (with or without the owner's permission), show the public your latest funky inspiration and create some excitement and color to liven up a sad city...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Catherine R. Kane, a Harford County government administrator who earlier had worked for the Baltimore County Department of Social Services, died Feb. 12 from colon cancer at her Bel Air home. She was 65.
"She really was an important part of Social...
| 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...