September 18, 2018
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Subsidy for Dublin Flights to Likely Reach $30 Million By 2020

By Mitchell Young WINDSOR LOCKS: A potential $4 billion state budget deficit wasn’t enough to persuade the Malloy administration to end Connecticut’s subsidy of flights from Bradley International Airport to Dublin, Ireland.…
September 19, 2018
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Citing “Excessive" New State Regulation, Mortgage Lender, Halts Expansion…

EAST HARTFORD: A growing and expanding mortgage company has halted its expansion and new headquarters after a dispute with the Connecticut Banking Department. 1st Alliance Lending LLC announced it’s terminating a planned…
September 19, 2018
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Springfield Casino Draws Big – Connecticut Casinos See Small Slot Dips

SPRINGFIELD, MA., LEDYARD: While the Connecticut and now Massachusetts casinos go head to head, the tax coffers of both states remain big winners. The newly opened [August 24] MGM Casino in Springfield reported $9,456,976.90…
September 12, 2018
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Energy and Jobs Report As Environmental Groups Challenge State Over…

HARTFORD: Just as the state and environmental groups face off in Federal Court on Thursday September 13 over moves to cut back on energy efficiency programs, a new report outlines the scope of the industry in Connecticut.…
September 12, 2018
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Connecticut Tickets Companies Sue New York AG

HARTFORD: Two Connecticut ticket sales company, TicketNetwork and Ticket Galaxy have filed lawsuits against acting New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood. The company’s are asking for a declaratory judgement against New…
September 12, 2018
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Connecticut Boosts Maximum Unemployment Benefit

HARTFORD: Tight labor market or not Connecticut is raising its maximum weekly unemployment benefit by $18. This is the highest amount allowed under law, the increase will take the current maximum of $613 to $631, effective…

Connecticut Home Sales and Prices Take Off

Aug 29, 2018
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HARTFORD: Continuing good news for home sellers and Realtors Single-family home sales in Connecticut increased in July on a…

CBIA Launches Statewide Issues-Based Public Awareness Campaign

Aug 29, 2018
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HARTFORD: As a new campaign for governor and competing visons for Connecticut take hold, the Connecticut Business and…

Women Owned Businesses Increase Across The US – Connecticut Lags

Aug 29, 2018
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In a new report commissioned by American Express shows women across the state are making a big impact on the Nutmeg economy…

High Speed Fiber Internet - Expands Connecticut Foothold To New Haven

Aug 29, 2018
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NEW HAVEN: High speed Internet access will be coming to select neighborhoods in New Haven, with the potential for expansion…

Another Day Older And Deeper In Debt

Aug 29, 2018
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By Joel Schiavone Connecticut State expenses for employee benefits current and past have gone from 10% of the budget to 30%…

New Haven Today, But Tomorrow – Two Views

Jul 23, 2018
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The streets of the City of New Haven are well packed with young people and even suburbanites for the first time in decades.…

Non-Profit Water Company Makes “Venture” Investment In Indoor Farming Company

Jul 19, 2018
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MERIDEN, NEW HAVEN: The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) announced a $500,000 investment in…

Road Show On Federal Funding of Tech - Coming To New Haven

Jul 20, 2018
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NEW HAVEN: The SBIR Road Tour is coming to New Haven on Tuesday, August 21, to convey the "nondilutive technology funding…

Connecticut Disses Eversource New Offer and Resubmits Original Merger to Regulators

Jul 23, 2018
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CLINTON: The Connecticut Water Service [Nasdaq: CTWS] is moving forward with their merger plans with its cross-country…

New Haven Biotech Inks $150 Million Cash Now - Deal

Jun 20, 2018
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NEW HAVEN: Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd. [NYSE: BHVN] based in the city’s downtown has just shown the wisdom…

Health

Medical Practice Consultants Relocate to Shelton

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SHELTON: U.S. Vascular Management Group of Trumbull has leased 8,600 SF of premier office space at International Place, 6 Research Drive in Shelton.…

Quinnipiac Appoints Dean of Nursing School

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NORTH HAVEN : Lisa G. O’Connor of East Haddam has been appointed Dean, of the School of Nursing at Quinnipiac University, O’Connor had been associate…

Hartford HealthCare To Acquire Bridgeport’s St. Vincent's Medical Center

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BRIDGEPORT: St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport and its parent Ascension Health have signed a non-binding letter of intent with Hartford…

Anti-Marijuana Organization Cites Potential Costs to Legalization

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HARTFORD: While Advocates for legalization of recreational use of Marijuana in Connecticut cite economic benefit to the state an anti-legalization…

Advocates for marijuana sales point to big economic boost

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By: Keith M. Phaneuf |ctmirror.org Advocates for legalizing recreational marijuana use in Connecticut — and taxing its sales — are hoping a holistic,…

Breaking down this year’s Access Health CT open enrollment

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By: MACKENZIE RIGG | ctmirror.org In all, 114,134 residents enrolled in private health insurance through the state’s health insurance exchange,…

Wallingford Medical Device Company Launches Product To Control Internal…

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WALINGFORD: Z-Medica, LLC, a developer of hemostatic devices, announced that QuikClot Control+® approved by the FDA in June of 2017 is now…

Children's Hospital Invests In Mass. Biotech

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HARTFORD: Connecticut Children's Medical Center has made an investment in a small Massachusetts based biotech company Biostage, Inc. [OTCQB:…

State Seeks More Medical Marijuana Sellers

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HARTFORD: US Attorney General Jeff Sessions may be trying to arrest the increase in marijuana sales in states across the country, but Connecticut is…

Chester Retirement Community Sold

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CHESTER: Chester Village West set on 55 acres with 105 cottages and apartments was purchased by Masonicare, based in Wallingford, the state’s largest…

Technology

High Speed Fiber Internet - Expands Connecticut Foothold To New Haven

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NEW HAVEN: High speed Internet access will be coming to select neighborhoods in New Haven, with the potential for expansion to other areas.…

Stamford Creates An “Innovation Playground” For Start-Up And Large…

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By Thomas Madden, AICP, Director of Economic Development, Stamford Stamford is preparing to be the city of tomorrow through a repeating $2 million…

Imaging Company Purchases Headquarters Building

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STRATFORD: Kubtec Digital X-Ray has purchased a freestanding building at 111 Research Drive for $1.045 million. The building, on 0.67 acre,…

Road Show On Federal Funding of Tech - Coming To New Haven

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NEW HAVEN: The SBIR Road Tour is coming to New Haven on Tuesday, August 21, to convey the "nondilutive technology funding opportunity" provided…

Non-Profit Water Company Makes “Venture” Investment In Indoor Farming…

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MERIDEN, NEW HAVEN: The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) announced a $500,000 investment in Meriden-based Trifecta…

Legacy AV Company Shows Its Stuff With New Headquarters

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NORTH HAVEN: HB Communications, founded in 1946 is an audiovisual communication solutions company, has opened the doors to its newly renovated…

Tech Firm Relocates To Shelton Office Building

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SHELTON, Dark Field Technologies has relocated their headquarters from Orange to Shelton, according to Jon Angel, president of Angel Commercial,…

New Haven Architects’ Design One of Six Selected for review for uberAIR…

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NEW HAVEN, LOS ANGELES: New Haven based Pickard Chilton working with Arup, Corgan, and The Beck Group was selected as one of six leading architecture…

Connecticut Innovations Funds 43 Companies in Final 2017 Quarter

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ROCKY HILL: Connecticut Innovations (CI), Connecticut’s venture capital arm and what they say is the “leading source of financing and ongoing support…

Fox Network Prevails Against Fairfield Video Search Company In Court

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FAIRFIELD: TVEyes, Inc. has lost in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to Fox News Network, LLC, a decision preventing the…

Real Estate & Construction

Kitchen Retailer Buys Building and Will Relocate

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NORTH HAVEN: Kitchen Advantage, LLC, will relocate their kitchen design showroom to 276-278 State Street, from their Washington Avenue location. The…

Medical Office Building Picked Up By New Jersey Developer

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PLAINVILLE: The Medical Office Building at 440 New Britain Avenue, a 27,685 square foot facility sold for $5.5 million. Holliday Fenoglio Fowler,…

EB Leases Building From The Mashantuckets

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NORTH STONINGTON: The Electric Boat Corp has signed a lease for a 125,000 square feet including 72,439 square foot high bay warehouse space at…

Merger Gives Architectural Firm Access To California Market

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GLASTONBURY: The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM), architects with offices in Connecticut, Georgia, New York and Massachusetts announced a merger with…

AIA Architype Magazine - September 2018

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The Digital Magazine of AIA Connecticut SEPTEMBER 2018 In this issue: Building the Future of AIA Connecticut Member Spotlight: Hoffmann Architects…

Suburban Office Complex Sells

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GUILFORD: Pearce Commercial Real Estate’s Joel Gavin sold a 13,440 square foot building at 405 Church Street for $1.8 million. The property was…

Mayne Added To GZA As Project Manager (2)

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GLASTONBURY: GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc., has added Branford resident Christopher Mayne as an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Project Manager in…

Promotional Products Company Buys New Building For Expansion

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CHESHIRE: Darter Properties, LLC purchased the 12,875 square foot industrial / flex building at 500 Cornwall Avenue adjacent to its existing…

What’s Trending in CT’s Design/Construction Industry

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By Amar Shamas, Gilbane Building Company In a few short months, the people of Connecticut will choose their next governor. The viewpoint and policies…

Bond’s New Haven Connecticut Office Expands; Adds Building Team

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BOND'S Ramos Expands New Haven Team NEW HAVEN: BOND, A Boston based building, civil, utility and energy construction firm has expanded and its New…

Government

Springfield Casino Draws Big – Connecticut Casinos See Small Slot Dips

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SPRINGFIELD, MA., LEDYARD: While the Connecticut and now Massachusetts casinos go head to head, the tax coffers of both states remain big winners.…

Another Day Older And Deeper In Debt

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By Joel Schiavone Connecticut State expenses for employee benefits current and past have gone from 10% of the budget to 30% over the past few years.…

CBIA Launches Statewide Issues-Based Public Awareness Campaign (2)

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HARTFORD: As a new campaign for governor and competing visons for Connecticut take hold, the Connecticut Business and Industry Association [CBIA] is…

New Haven Today, But Tomorrow – Two Views

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The streets of the City of New Haven are well packed with young people and even suburbanites for the first time in decades. Apartment rehabs and new…

The Collapse of New Haven

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By Joel Schiavone Enjoy your summer. This is the lull before the storm. Campaigning begins in earnest for state and local elections which will…

Mr. Smith Wants to Go to Hartford

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OPINION: By Mitchell Young Or does he? Webster Bank Chairman and former CEO James Smith said on April 6 he wants to be Connecticut’s next Governor,…

Joel Schiavone: New Haven What Road To Where

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Joel Schiavone in New Haven magazine's first profile in 2007, on the Chaple Street that he layed the foundation for. Perhaps more than any single…

90's Era New Haven Developer Bob Mathews Indicted For EB 5 Visa "Scheme"…

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The estate of former New Haven Developer Bob Mathews, now under federal indictment. The home was priced for auction at $26.5 million, but has been…