| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:54 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. — The fight for four New York state casino licenses is set to intensify, as operators — including Caesars Entertainment and Genting — jockey for access to the 8.3 million residents of the biggest U.S. city.
Monday was the...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Edwin L. Caldwell was a prominent economist whose views about the future of Connecticut's economy were highly influential in the 1970's and '80s.
He was a vice president and chief economist at the former Connecticut Bank and Trust Co., a professor of...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:10 PM
If we were playing word association in Hartford, "Riverfront Recapture" would almost always elicit "Joe Marfuggi."
Since 1986 Mr. Marfuggi has headed the nonprofit organization created to reconnect the city with the Connecticut River. He has done a...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:08 PM
The cable business news channel CNBC has released its annual list of America's Top States for Business, and Connecticut is near the bottom at No. 46.
"The Constitution State offers world-class education, and strong access to capital. It is one of the...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:52 PM
The high court in Massachusetts ruled Tuesday that a petition to effectively ban casinos will go to a vote in November, potentially erasing plans for destination resorts in Springfield and Greater Boston.
At the least, the decision delays the start of...
| 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...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:17 AM
HARTFORD — On a late November afternoon in 2012, city officials met with executives from the New Britain Rock Cats and put in motion a secret 18-month negotiation to bring the minor league club to Hartford.
The meeting at Salute on Trumbull Street...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:15 PM
HARTFORD — For years, the barren stretch of Main Street just north of downtown Hartford was notable for a now-demolished decaying building that earned the nickname "butt-ugly."
But a decades-long drought of redevelopment north of I-84 could be...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Tens of billions of dollars have been wagered in the state's casinos since the state legalized slot machines and table games — spinning off funds for schools, the horse racing industry and local programs that have financed everything from paving and...
| 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,...