| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:16 PM
There was cheering at Wednesday's press conference announcing the move of the New Britain Rock Cats to Hartford, as if the home team had just rallied for a win.
Mayor Pedro Segarra told the assemblage that the city would spend up to $60 million to build...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Think about it — a beautiful night in June, sitting in the stands behind home plate, looking out at the downtown Hartford skyline. How better to put an exclamation point on the Hartford renaissance!
I love this dream. I travel frequently to...
| May 13, 2014
| 3:11 PM
The ads may not be overtly political, but they are troubling in another way.
The state Department of Community and Economic Development announced this week it would spend $569,637 in May and June on two television ads to promote Connecticut's business...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:11 PM
To create high-paying jobs in Connecticut, economic development professionals often remind us that the future belongs to places that value education and knowledge creation.
We've been through a rough patch, transitioning from old-line manufacturing to a...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 3:48 PM
GRISWOLD — To Jim Bardia, the path to a better wind turbine is the same as the one to a faster race car.
It is incremental improvements here and there that shave seconds from a lap time and cents from a kilowatt hour.
Bardia, a former race car...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Two aerospace manufacturers in Connecticut landed million-dollar state aid deals on Wednesday to help them expand operations and create jobs.
In Westbrook, a fluid control systems manufacturer, The Lee Co., will use more than $20 million from the state...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 4:05 AM
PLAINVILLE — Home builder Johnny Carrier savors the nail gun's staccato tap-tap as two workers finish piecing together two-by-fours at Samuel's Crossing near the Plainville-Farmington line.
Carpenters hoist up the wall frame for the colonial,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:44 AM
HARTFORD — Gold Street forms a gentle, S-shaped ribbon of no more than a tenth of a mile between Main Street and Bushnell Park, past Carl Andre's Stone Field Sculpture and the gate to the final resting place of the city's founders.
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:57 AM
A contractor summit connecting Connecticut businesses to opportunities coming out of Electric Boat's new multi-year $17.6 billion submarine contract with the Navy, originally expected to attract a few dozen companies, instead brought about 300...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Warren of Stafford, a textile mill that ended 160 years of production in December, plans to restart its looms within 10 days.
Thursday, American Woolen Co. announced it would buy the mill complex from Loro Piana, an Italian luxury cashmere and wool...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Greater Hartford has a higher concentration of jobs at foreign-owned firms than two-thirds of the nation's biggest urban areas, according to a study from Brookings Institution released Friday.
Fairfield County has the highest proportion of jobs at...