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  • Fund For Sandy Hook Responders Lags

    Fund For Sandy Hook Responders Lags
    More than a month after legislators announced the establishment of a fund to help first responders to the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, just less than $22,000 has been donated by the private companies that pledged to sustain it. As of...
  • New Northeast Utilities Should Stay A Player

    For nearly two decades, Northeast Utilities has been an unusually strong and imaginative force in economic development in Connecticut and western Massachusetts. The company's economic development and community relations department had a small core of...
  • Water-Bingeing UConn Needs To Sober Up

    The fervor with which the University of Connecticut clamors to slake its unquenchable thirst for more water is only a step removed from its undergraduates' thirst for beer. UConn officials argue their cause soberly, but the institution's behavior over...
  • Finding A Stunning View Of The Connecticut River From The Top Of Hubbard Brook Preserve

    Finding A Stunning View Of The Connecticut River From The Top Of Hubbard Brook Preserve
    The original plan was to walk along the banks of the Connecticut River on the abandoned Valley Railroad in Middletown and search for bald eagles. I had visions of an eagle perched high on a dead tree or picking at a fish along the icy river, but all I...
  • Chronically Understaffed CL&P Squeezes Workers Harder

    Who do you want standing between a blackout and Connecticut's increasingly frequent major storms — a utility worker in a hardhat behind the wheel of a bucket truck or someone in a $2,000 suit steering a desk in Hartford or Boston? Connecticut Light...
  • Is CL&P Really Ready For Storm Season?

    Is CL&P Really Ready For Storm Season?
    It was hard not to wonder, as thousands of households were plunged into darkness this past week, whether Connecticut Light & Power has the wherewithal to withstand another season of storms. Last week's weather didn't help the utility make its case that...
  • Companies with the most older workers

    As baby boomers begin to approach traditional retirement age, the workforce is aging rapidly. But not all industries are aging at the same rate. Some companies employ significantly more older workers than others. Just over a quarter (26 percent) of...
  • Americans for the Arts names top 10 companies that support the arts

     
    Corporate philanthropy has long been a means of soul-cleansing for American businesses. For arts institutions, corporate donations are a lifeblood without which many would cease to exist. The awkward symbiosis is for the most part unique to the U.S....
  • BrightScope Ranks The Best 401k Plans Among CT Companies

    The following is a list put together by BrightScope of the best 401(k) plans among CT companies with more than $100 Million in assets. Company -- Plan Name -- BrightScope Rating (Rounded to the nearest whole number) 1. The Phoenix Companies, Inc.: The...
  • Malloy requests that banks play nice. That's wrong. He should tell them.

    Malloy requests that banks play nice. That's wrong. He should tell them.
    Lost in the righteous anger toward Connecticut Light & Power last week was Gov. Dan Malloy's soft request of banks across the state to do the right thing. Listen, he essentially said, people are out of power and have been handicapped for days. A lot of...
  • 11/13/2011-Heroes

    11/13/2011-Heroes
    We the peeps of Connecticut have been angry at Northeast Utilities and CL&P, justifiably so, in my opinion. But there is one group of people we are not angry with, in fact, we are grateful to.    They came from 23 states and Canada. They worked...