| 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 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 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 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...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Investors for years have poured money into bonds despite the low yields, viewing them as low-risk and reliable. The trend has been so dominant that some experts have warned of a so-called "safety bubble."
But after the Federal Reserve indicated that...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Years ago, there was a sign on the ceiling of a college wrestling room that read: "If you can read this, you are in trouble. Move!"
The sign on Connecticut's ceiling is a report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis showing that the state was dead last...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Connecticut will lose its first gun manufacturer in the wake of its strict new gun law, and the South Carolina economic development officials who lured them to the Palmetto state may woo disaffected Maryland gun companies next.
"We'll be looking at...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Connecticut has made a policy and financial commitment to the University of Connecticut in Storrs. As a result, UConn is experiencing rapid growth, which is good for students and for businesses looking to hire talented young people.
This growth, however,...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Monday he is talking to investors seeking to bring an NHL franchise to Hartford, but he emphasized the return of hockey remains a remote possibility.
"I have spoken to individuals who have expressed a desire to bring a team...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 1:43 PM
— Governments in nine states have awarded at least $49 million in subsidies in the past five years to gun and ammunition makers whose products are under scrutiny after the school shootings in Newtown.
Almost 85 percent of those tax breaks or...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 3:32 PM
State officials know they must respond to the Newtown massacre and do whatever can be done to prevent another seriously disturbed gunman from slaughtering innocent people. It has to be a top priority.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made that clear in his State...