| 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...
| May 22, 2012
| 8:21 AM
If you’re an out-of-state tourist visiting Connecticut and feel like catching some sun at our Hammonasset State Park beach on a summer Saturday, it’s gonna set you back a tidy $22. (That’s $9 more than a Connecticut resident will pay.)...
| May 25, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Bridgeport continues to challenge Waterbury as the home of the most embarrassing and bewildering politics in Connecticut. Former state Sen. Ernie Newton did last week what few in Connecticut politics have achieved: He subdued bumptious Working Families...
| Jun 5, 2011
Bob Johnson is worried. Two years ago, when he sold his 143-acre Sunrise Resort on the Salmon River in Moodus to the state, he told a reporter that, while he would miss seeing all the returning vacationers, he could take comfort in knowing the summer...
| Oct 21, 2012
After a visit to the Connecticut Tool and Manufacturing plant, state Rep. Betty Boukus declared that the state government's drive to retain businesses and train young people for 21st-century manufacturing jobs is paying off.
"These are hard times, and we...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 10:20 AM
The developers of National Harbor announced Friday they have reached an agreement with Las Vegas giant MGM Resorts International to develop a luxury casino at the proposed gambling site on the Potomac River.
Under the agreement between the Peterson Cos....
| Mar 27, 2012
| 11:00 AM
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.
| Jan 27, 2012
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....
| Apr 9, 2009
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...
| Jul 5, 2010
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...
| Jul 27, 2010
| 12:32 PM
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...