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Connecticut Economic Development

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  • $50 Million For New Sandy Hook School, Mixed Martial Arts Pass In Legislature's Final Hours

    $50 Million For New Sandy Hook School, Mixed Martial Arts Pass In Legislature's Final Hours
    Legislators scrambled Wednesday to finish their work on the final day of the 2013 session – granting final approval for more than $2 billion in bond projects, allowing police to withhold crime-scene photographs of murder victims, and legalizing...
  • Airport Poised For Takeoff Under New Management

    Finally, Connecticut's airports are under new management. After two years of preparation, the Connecticut Airport Authority has taken over operation and management of Bradley International Airport and the state's five other general aviation airports...
  • Let's Close The Gaps In The Canal Trail

    The Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway is the most important recreational asset developed in the state in the past two decades. Or so I thought, despite never having been on the trail south of Farmington. Saturday, I got to bike the southern corridor....
  • On Location: 'Killing Season' for De Niro, Travolta in Georgia

     
    Robert De Niro and John Travolta are about to do battle in the Appalachian mountains, further evidence of Georgia's rising star in film production....
  • New Group, Jobs For Connecticut Now, To Encourage Development

    The recession has dealt a hard blow to Richard A. Laurenzi's business and all his workers. He told a group of business leaders at the Capitol on Wednesday that he has been forced to lay off five of the 25 employees at his family's business, Prospect...
  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
  • A Townhouse Plan and an Electric Boat Purchase Could Undo Some Ill Will In New London's Fort Trumbull area

    A Townhouse Plan and an Electric Boat Purchase Could Undo Some Ill Will In New London's Fort Trumbull area
    The empty expanse that was once the working-class Fort Trumbull neighborhood in New London is an ever-present reminder of the painful eminent domain battle that took dozens of homes — and the redevelopment that didn't follow. But new plans for 80...
  • Whalers Sold To Michigan Businessmen. New Owners To Keep Team In Hartford At Least 4 Years

    Peter Karmanos and Thomas Thewes, principals of Michigan-based Compuware Corp., Wednesday night were unanimously approved by the Connecticut Development Authority board of directors as the new owners of the Whalers. The decision was not without some...
  • Lost 'Fortune'

    Lost 'Fortune'
    Walk the streets of downtown Baltimore, and you might feel the presence of its corporate ghosts. On Gay Street, perhaps you'll meet Alexander Brown, the Irish immigrant who started the nation's first investment firm here more than 200 years ago. Head...
  • Allentown businesses ready to fight arena project

    Allentown businesses ready to fight arena project
    No one expects the puck to drop in downtown Allentown before the 2013 hockey season, but there's going to be a fight there a lot sooner than that. As city officials set an aggressive pace to clear the block west of Seventh Street and north of Hamilton...
  • Arena plan wins face-off

    Arena plan wins face-off
    It was drop-the-gloves time in Allentown City Council chambers Wednesday night. A parade of downtown merchants, their attorneys and supporters laid into city officials, saying their heavy-handed efforts to pressure them into selling their properties...