by Hugh McQuaid | December 17, 2014 5:30am
It took Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other officials about 20 minutes to travel from New Britain to Hartford on Tuesday on a tour of the 9.4-mile dedicated bus route that is scheduled to open in March.
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by Christine Stuart | November 14, 2014 3:15pm
As Connecticut’s insurance exchange gets ready for the second year of enrollment there’s a new leader at the helm, a shorter enrollment period, more choices, and less money for outreach.
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by Kristi Allen | November 11, 2014 1:12pm
A $6.7 million U.S. Department of Labor grant announced Monday by U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy and Rep. Elizabeth Esty will help unemployed residents find work in the healthcare and information technology fields.
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by Hugh McQuaid | September 25, 2014 3:09pm
In an academic setting, Tom Foley would be “flunked” for lifting portions of his urban policy agenda without attributing his sources, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Thursday of his Republican opponent.
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by Christine Stuart | September 24, 2014 4:31pm
One of the centerpieces to Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley’s urban policy agenda is a proposal to cut the car tax rate in any city or town where it’s higher than 30 mills.
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by Christine Stuart | September 9, 2014 1:09pm
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was back on the campaign trail Tuesday pitching a proposal to make college in Connecticut more affordable.
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by Susan Bigelow | July 25, 2014 10:00am
Hartford may not get that stadium after all, thanks to a bumbling city government and fierce opposition from residents. This might be a good thing for the city, even though it’s a loss for the region.
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by Terry D. Cowgill | July 4, 2014 4:30am
Distressed municipalities will often turn to anything they think will help with economic development.
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by Madeline Stocker | July 3, 2014 7:10am
The threads of what Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra had formerly referred to as a “done deal” continued to unravel Wednesday evening, when he was forced to reword his original statement that building a $60 million stadium for a minor league baseball team was inevitable.
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by Susan Bigelow | June 6, 2014 7:00am
New Britain baseball is ending the way it started, by moving about 10 miles down the road. In 1983, the Bristol Red Sox moved to New Britain; in 2016, the New Britain Rock Cats will likely be Hartford-bound.
Will it be worth it? That’s a surprisingly hard question to answer.
Continue reading "OP-ED | If Done Right, Hartford Minor League Baseball Could Be More Than Worth It" »