by Doug Hardy | Nov 10, 2017 3:09am
Posted to: Consumer Protection | Economic Development | Environment | Jobs | Public Health | Weather | Bloomfield | East Granby | East Hartford | Farmington | Glastonbury | Hartford | Newington | Rocky Hill | South Windsor | West Hartford | Wethersfield | Windsor
HARTFORD, CT — David Silverstone, a 71-year-old West Hartford attorney, came out of semi-retirement to represent customers of the Metropolitan District Commission, the Hartford region’s water and sewer authority.
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by Susan Bigelow | Oct 19, 2017 5:52pm
Posted to: Analysis | Business | Economic Development | The Economy | Technology sector | Jobs | Opinion | State Capitol | Transportation | East Hartford | Enfield | Hartford | Stamford | West Hartford
Imagine a striking city of skyscrapers, greenery, pedestrian-filled bridges over a glistening river, buried highways, and a riverside ferris wheel, all contained within a “cohesive ecosystem” of nearby towns. This is the remarkable, radical revisioning of Hartford dreamed up by the creators of Connecticut’s longshot bid for Amazon’s second headquarters.
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by Christine Stuart | Oct 19, 2017 4:21pm
Posted to: Economic Development | The Economy | Technology sector | Jobs | Hartford | Stamford
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut submitted two bids to Amazon Thursday in hopes of landing the company’s coveted second headquarter location, which comes with the promise of 50,000 jobs.
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by Terry Cowgill | Oct 6, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Business | Economic Development | The Economy | Jobs | Opinion | Scotland
A lot of ink has been spilled — digital and otherwise — on the dismal state of Hartford’s finances and the very real possibility of bankruptcy. Not so much about one of the state’s smallest towns, which is “teetering on the edge of insolvency,” and, relative to its size, is facing challenges almost as daunting as the capital city’s.
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by Christine Stuart | Oct 5, 2017 4:42pm
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | The Economy | State Budget
HARTFORD, CT — Following budget talks with legislative leaders Thursday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy warned that the budget stalemate will cost Connecticut jobs if it’s not resolved soon.
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by Christine Stuart | Sep 22, 2017 12:12pm
Posted to: Economic Development | Jobs | Labor | Bridgeport | Enfield | Hartford | New Haven | Stamford
HARTFORD, CT — There are 17 Connecticut communities vying to be chosen as the site the Department of Economic and Community Development will submit to Amazon in its search for its second corporate headquarters.
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by Cara Rosner | Sep 8, 2017 2:32pm
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | Workforce Development | The Economy | Labor | State Budget | Taxes
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut businesses are “holding steady” — keeping a cautious eye on legislative priorities and the unresolved state budget — according to a survey released today.
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by Susan Bigelow | Sep 1, 2017 9:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Business | Economic Development | Opinion | Sports | Hartford | Leisure & Hospital Sector
Let me get it out of the way right up front: I didn’t get to see the Hartford Yard Goats play this summer. But man, I wish I had.
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by Jack Kramer | Aug 17, 2017 1:37pm
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | The Economy | Labor
by Joe DeLong | Aug 11, 2017 7:41am
Posted to: Analysis | Economic Development | Equality | Town News | Opinion | Sponsored Opinion | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol
Something remarkable happened last fall in a crowded conference room in Meriden. Municipal leaders from across the state gathered to discuss community-based economic growth with reform from the General Assembly. The committee, on the heels of a discussion point, were taking a short break when Leo Paul, First Selectman of Litchfield, began to speak.
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