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  • No Wrongdoing Here, Just Some Distractions

    You pay attention to the wrong things. That's what three politicians claimed when caught in betrayals of the public interest in the past two weeks. With no credible explanation for their bad acts, each branded their controversy a "distraction" as they...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Ticket Effort Starts; Saving Whalers The Goal

    A Hartford Whalers season ticket sales campaign has become a referendum on the team's future and began Tuesday with a difficult request: Forget the candidate's record. Gov. John G. Rowland and Lt. Gov. Jodi Rell brought corporate leaders -- and, in a...
  • NU Profits Jump 21%, But CT Residents Won't Be Saving Any Money on Gas or Electric

    NU Profits Jump 21%, But CT Residents Won't Be Saving Any Money on Gas or Electric
    As Connecticut residents prepare to pony up some of the highest rates for electricity in the country, Connecticut Light & Power’s parent company announced a 21 percent jump in profits in the first half of 2011 compared to the first half of 2010....
  • Northeast Utilities Posts More Profits, Tries to Jack Rates

    As Connecticut residents prepare to pony up some of the highest rates for electricity in the country, Connecticut Light & Power's parent company announced a 21 percent jump in profits. Will this windfall of cash be passed on to Connecticut ratepayers, who...
  • Utility Companies Say They Won't Raise Rates "At This Time"

    Utility Companies Say They Won't Raise Rates "At This Time"
    Connecticut Light & Power is not looking to pass on the costs of storm cleanup to ratepayers, at least "not at this time," says spokesman Mitch Gross. "We have no plans for any rate applications at this time," Gross says. "There have been many...
  • September 25, 2011: Can I Get a Witness

    September 25, 2011: Can I Get a Witness
    The state legislature is holding hearings on Connecticut Light & Power's response to Hurricane Irene. Right now they're talking to municipal leaders, but on Monday, citizens will get their shot.   For the first time in history, the state will allow...
  • Clown-O-Meter: Naked Man Leaps in Front of Vehicle, Screams Obscenities

    Clown-O-Meter:  Naked Man Leaps in Front of Vehicle, Screams Obscenities
    -Daniel C. Esty, commissioner of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, asked subordinates to reconsider rejecting a proposal from Connecticut Light and Power to install new meters across the state. The Hartford Courant later found...
  • 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...