| 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...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Neeltran, a maker of custom transformers and power systems in New Milford, will receive a $750,000 loan from the state Department of Economic and Community Development for a renovation and 6,000-square-foot addition that's expected to lead to 10 new jobs....
| 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 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 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...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Stamford-based Starwood Hotels and Resorts is expanding its global headquarters, boosted by a state loan of up to $5 million and $20 million in tax credits, officials announced Thursday.
The company plans to add 340 new full-time jobs to its current...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:06 AM
As the allure of Grossinger's faded with the rest of the Borscht Belt in the 1970s and '80s, Mitchell Grossinger Etess and his family envisioned a casino to revive their hotel resort.
They tried to get New Yorkers to warm to the idea, which required...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:43 PM
| May 8, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Two construction contractors were fined and ordered to stop working on the $50 million Amazon warehouse job in Windsor this week after the state Department of Labor determined that they lacked proper workers' compensation coverage, a state official said....
| May 12, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The state is launching a new TV ad campaign featuring entrepreneurs and business executives discussing why they choose to do business in Connecticut.
"For the last several years, we have worked to create a business climate in this state that grows jobs,"...
| 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...