| Sep 13, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Despite a surge of initiatives from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, the state's economy continues to suffer. So let me throw out another economic development idea — how about if we require the teaching of Connecticut history in our schools?
I've heard a...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:05 AM
Name: David B. Panagore
Found at: Salute (Hartford)
Note: Mr. Panagore was the city of Hartford's chief operating officer. He was hired to be the city's director of development services by former Mayor Eddie Perez and was...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 2:18 PM
Arguing that the two-party system is corrupt, a Montgomery County businessman is pouring his own money into an independent bid for the U.S. Senate from Maryland.
Rob Sobhani, 52, who announced his candidacy this month, is the first candidate to buy...
| 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...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 11:04 AM
City finances have long been under pressure, but the Great Recession and steady attacks on federal and state spending have compounded local financial difficulties. The National League of Cities' annual research brief, City Fiscal Conditions, documents...
| 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...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 5:51 PM
TicketNetwork announced Wednesday that the company was pulling out of a high-profile economic development program following a tumultuous three days that began when CEO Donald Vaccaro was arrested early Monday.
"TicketNetwork is regrettably withdrawing...