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Connecticut Economic Development

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Top Connecticut Economic Development Articles

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  • New Northeast Utilities Should Stay A Player

    For nearly two decades, Northeast Utilities has been an unusually strong and imaginative force in economic development in Connecticut and western Massachusetts. The company's economic development and community relations department had a small core of...
  • Busway Changing The Landscape

     Busway Changing The Landscape
    Behind the state Armory in Hartford, workers operate the backhoes and cranes that are carving a two-story retaining wall beside the Amtrak rail line. Roughly nine miles away, more crews are preparing a new off-ramp from Route 72 up to New Britain's...
  • Governor's Budget Cuts To Address Deficit Affects Arts Groups

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's $150 million in immediate cuts to deal with a looming deficit has an effect on many arts, cultural, heritage and tourism organizations. The governor cut a total of  $1,038,742 from the Department of Economic and Communuity...
  • Bridgeport Reboot: The nuts and bolts of urban renewal in Park City

    Bridgeport Reboot: The nuts and bolts of urban renewal in Park City
    The phrase "Only in Bridgeport" is usually uttered when a mayor goes to prison or an election snafu holds statewide results in limbo. It's also the title of a local-focused web site that chronicles the good, the bad and the ugly in the Park City. Now,...
  • 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...
  • Policymakers Discuss Extending No. 7 Train From Times Square To NJ

    Policymakers Discuss Extending No. 7 Train From Times Square To NJ
    For the first time, New York City's subway could extend out of the city limits and into New Jersey if a preliminary proposal from the Bloomberg Administration becomes reality. The City Hall proposal would extend the 7 train from the West Side of...
  • 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...
  • Project Storefronts Lets Artists Drive the Local Economy

    Margaret Bodell has been down this road before. Seriously, just two blocks over from here, and over two decades ago. That’s when she and a couple of friends founded a storefront art gallery on Crown Street devilishly named Art in Heaven. Bodell...
  • Grim Day For Ganim: Convictions Portray Dark Side Of Bridgeport's Revival In 1990s

    Joseph P. Ganim, once the wildly popular mayor of Bridgeport and a leading candidate for governor, was found guilty Wednesday of collecting more than a half-million dollars in bribes and kickbacks while leading one of the poorest cities in the country. A...