by Kevin Flood | Jan 15, 2019 5:00am
Posted to: Business | International Trade | The Economy | Energy Sector | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Transportation | New Britain
With One Caveat, Analysts Say Gas Prices Will Probably Continue to Drop in 2019
If you liked 2018’s gasoline prices, you’ll probably love 2019’s, according to analysts, who predict motorists will end up paying even less at the pump this year.
But they’re also quick to employ the word “caveat.”
Continue reading "Prices Drop As Overproduction Goes Hand-in-hand With Record-low Demand for Gasoline" »
by Jack Kramer | Jan 4, 2019 1:29pm
Posted to: Business | The Economy | State Budget | Pensions | Hartford
HARTFORD, CT —Stemming population loss, fixing the state’s deteriorating highways and tackling the multi-billion dollar issue of the teacher’s retirement system were the top issues a panel of experts listed Friday as ways to right Connecticut’s fiscal ship.
Continue reading "Biz Panel: Moving Traffic, Tackling Teacher Pensions, Stopping Population Loss" »
by Shawn R. Beals | Dec 18, 2018 11:17am
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | The Economy | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Transportation | Aviation | BDL
WINDSOR LOCKS — Frontier Airlines will return to Bradley International Airport in 2019, adding three flights a week to Denver starting March 28, officials announced Tuesday morning.
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by Susan Bigelow | Dec 18, 2018 5:00am
Posted to: The Economy | Retail Sector | Housing | Opinion | Enfield
The tiny mall in my town survived through economic recessions and department-store closing and consolidation, but now the end is on the horizon. All of the anchors except for Target and the movie theater are gone, killed off by the retail apocalypse, and last week it was sold at auction. It’s a sad story being repeated all across the country.
So, now what? What do we do with this relic of a bygone way of life, this symbol of How It Used To Be?
Continue reading "OP-ED | What Do We Do With Dead and Dying Malls?" »
by Christine Stuart | Dec 17, 2018 12:32pm
Posted to: The Economy | Education | Election 2018 | Health Care | Jobs | Labor | Hartford
HARTFORD, CT — The students at Grace Academy, an interfaith, tuition-free middle school for girls, had some tough questions for Lt. Gov.-elect Susan Bysiewicz and the 19-member transition subcommittee focused on women’s issues.
Continue reading "Women Propose Paid FMLA, Increase in Minimum Wage, Free Community College" »
by Jack Kramer | Dec 12, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Agriculture | The Economy | Town News | Groton | Mansfield-Storrs | Meriden | New Haven | Newington | Stamford | Torrington | Westport | Windham
HARTFORD, CT — There will be nine new dispensaries in New Haven, Westport, Stamford, Torrington, Meriden, Groton, Newington, Mansfield, and Windham to serve the state’s growing medical marijuana program.
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by Christine Stuart | Dec 11, 2018 3:00pm
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | The Economy | Jobs | Labor | State Capitol
HARTFORD, CT — Following his last state Bond Commission meeting, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy talked about the progress the state has made in growing the economy, and he offered at least one regret.
Continue reading "Malloy Touts Investments, Offers One Regret" »
by Christine Stuart | Dec 5, 2018 4:21pm
Posted to: Business | Innovation | The Economy | Technology sector | Election 2018 | Jobs | Taxes | Hartford
HARTFORD, CT — The decision to locate Infosys’ Innovation Hub in Hartford involved an incoming governor, an outgoing governor, a number of business leaders, and the academic community.
Continue reading "The Evolution and Grand Opening of An Indian Tech Company In Hartford" »
by Jack Kramer | Dec 5, 2018 5:00am
Posted to: Child Welfare | Civil Liberties | Consumer Protection | The Economy | Election 2018 | Public Health | State Budget | Taxes
HARTFORD, CT — Those opposed to legalizing recreational marijuana in Connecticut are armed with a new study that shows that states that have legalized pot have a higher percentage of teenage users.
Continue reading "Opponents Cite Study That Says Pot Legalization Leads to Higher Teen Usage" »