December 10, 2013
by Christine Stuart | December 10, 2013 12:59pm
An utility company executive who donated $1,500 to the Connecticut Democratic Party’s federal account in October introduced Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday morning at the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce breakfast.
December 9, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | December 9, 2013 3:45pm
by Christine Stuart | December 9, 2013 12:17pm
The headline of this story was the question posed to a group of panelists Monday at the “CT at Work” conference sponsored by the Connecticut Humanities Council at Wesleyan University.
December 5, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | December 5, 2013 3:39pm
A security breach at JPMorgan Chase has potentially exposed the personal information of 14,000 Connecticut residents with prepaid debit cards issued by state agencies, according Treasurer Denise Nappier.
December 4, 2013
by Christine Stuart | December 4, 2013 12:41am
November 29, 2013
by Jason Paul | November 29, 2013 6:30am
Today is Black Friday and the stores are doubtlessly mobbed. This season a rash of stores will have opened on Thanksgiving Day proper. The holiday was late this year, giving retailers a more condensed window before Christmas. Also, once you start opening stores at midnight on Friday, moving it up four hours to 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day isn’t much of a stretch. One could argue about where the line should be. It might be a good idea to prevent stores from opening until midnight Thursday.
Yet, once the discussion becomes the line, we’ve already lost the fight.
Tags: thanksgiving, black friday, consumerism, greed, impatience, Jason Paul, dh
November 22, 2013
by Susan Bigelow | November 22, 2013 8:52am
It’s almost Thanksgiving, which means a day of home, family, togetherness and, if you’re unlucky enough to have a job at one of an increasing number of retailers, going in to work that evening.
Tags: wages, minimum wage, fast food, Black Friday, retail, workers, workers' rights, labor, Susan Bigelow, dh
November 21, 2013
by Christine Stuart | November 21, 2013 11:47am
November 20, 2013
by Christine Stuart | November 20, 2013 1:06pm
With a $12 million hole to fill over the next five years, the head of the state’s trash authority believes the state should allow it to receive a renewable energy credit for the trash it burns and turns into energy.
Tags: CRRA, Tom Kirk, trash to energy, Macky McCleary, energy, RECs, Lonnie Reed, dh
November 18, 2013
by Christine Stuart | November 18, 2013 12:49pm