| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:21 PM
A quarter-century ago, The Courant was the first major metropolitan newspaper in the country to establish a visiting-member chair on its editorial board.
We're once again opening our doors to visiting members, both to demystify our operations and to...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:19 AM
The lackluster economy prompted Gov. Martin O'Malley to propose erasing $84 million in planned spending for next year.
Just a day after the new state budget took effect, O'Malley persuaded the Board of Public Works unanimously to approve a modest set of...
| Jun 15, 2014
Maryland's economy has grown almost without fail in the last quarter-century, ticking up year after year.
But not in 2013.
That's according to early estimates from the U.S. Department of Commerce, which showed Maryland's gross domestic product...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:57 AM
A contractor summit connecting Connecticut businesses to opportunities coming out of Electric Boat's new multi-year $17.6 billion submarine contract with the Navy, originally expected to attract a few dozen companies, instead brought about 300...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:30 AM
The first thing Julie Franks-Marchese does each morning is click an app on her phone that gives her an air-quality report for Valencia, Pa., where she lives with her husband, Michael Marchese, and their sons, Jesse, 11, and Tyler, 15. Then she plans her...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Cooper Atkins of Middlefield was recently presented with President Obama's "E" Award for Exports by U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker. The 129-year-old company produces high-tech time, temperature and humidity instruments for the food and health care...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:23 PM
COLCHESTER — A summit for at least 148 manufacturers in the state is planned for June 16 at the University of Connecticut's Avery Point campus.
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, made the announcement Tuesday at the aerospace company Alpha Q...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:44 PM
William "Bob" Bailey, a singer, TV host and Las Vegas civil rights trailblazer who was the first chairman of the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, has died. He was 87.
Bailey, who suffered from Parkinson's disease, died May 24 under hospice care in Las...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:40 PM
From Samuel Colt and his revolver to Alfred Fuller and his brushes and Vernon Krieble and Loctite, Hartford has been a breeding ground for innovative business success. There's every reason to believe the same sort of problem-solving, leadership and...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Maryland's economy didn't grow last year, according to gross domestic product estimates released Wednesday.
The state's GDP remained unchanged, ranking it near the bottom of the country, the U.S. Department of Commerce said. GDP growth was worse only in...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:51 PM
The latest report from the U.S. Department of Commerce reveals that Maryland's gross domestic product or GDP, a primary measure of the economy's health, was unchanged in 2013. That zero growth rate caused Maryland to be ranked second to last among all...