| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:54 PM
In the early years of the past decade, the four state museums were constantly threatened with closure or cutback. These vitally important historic and cultural sites — the Prudence Crandall Museum in Canterbury, the Henry Whitfield Museum in...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:09 PM
California's economy perked up in February, adding 58,800 net new jobs and gaining some momentum after a lackluster showing the month before.
The job gains helped push the unemployment rate down to 8% from 8.1% in January, the state's Employment...
| Feb 24, 2014
REVERE, Mass. — Voters in this working-class city on Boston's North Shore — with its long history of gambling on greyhounds and horse racing — will decide Tuesday whether to allow Mohegan Sun to build a $1.3 billion casino at the Suffolk...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:01 PM
This week, the Democrats who control our state legislature will have their last chance to kill off the gambling game keno. The game, which is to be run by the Connecticut Lottery, is expected to generate about $30 million a year. This is about 0.1 percent...
| 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...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Did you miss the anniversary last month?
That’s OK. So did President Obama.
It was the one-year anniversary of Rocco Landesman announcing his resignation as chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.
It’s been 13 months now and...
| 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,...