December 15, 2017
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Datto Founder Donates $50 Million to Alma Mater

STAMFORD: Austin McChord, founder and CEO of Datto, one of Connecticut’s fastest growing tech companies has donated $50 million to the Rochester Institute of Technology his alma mater. Dattco is a data protection company…
December 15, 2017
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Final Tax Bill Better For CT Homeowners, Students - Yale Gets Hit

By: Ana Radelat | ctmirror.com Washington – As House and Senate negotiators of a final tax bill worked to finish the plan Thursday, changes were made that could help Connecticut homeowners and students. In reconciling…
December 15, 2017
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Iconic New Haven Apizza Restaurant Sold

Sally's Apizza founder Sal Consiglio [1978] NEW HAVEN: One of New Haven’s most famed pizza restaurants, Sally's Apizza and keystone in New Haven being the Pizza Capital of the world has been purchased after 80 years owned by…
December 12, 2017
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Utility Company Demanding Silence From Environmental Goup

HARTFORD, BOSTON: Eversource Energy [NYSE: ES] released a statement saying it was putting the Environmental Defense Fund [EDF] “on notice that the company will pursue legal action if EDF doesn’t halt its false and defamatory…

CT: Millstone Profitable Through 2035

Dec 15, 2017
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By: Mark Pazniokas | ctmirror.com State energy officials concluded in a preliminary report released Thursday that the…

Northeast Rail Plan Off Track Without Funds and Fairfield County Oppositiion

Dec 12, 2017
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By: ANA RADELAT ctmirror.com Washington – An ambitious — and to some in Connecticut controversial — plan to overhaul the…

Tiny Alexion Competitor Sees Its Drug Move Forward In Clinical Trials

Dec 13, 2017
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By Mitchell Young NEW YORK and LONDON: Akari Therapeutics, Plc [NASDAQ:AKTX], a biopharmaceutical company in clinical…

Activist Investor Targets Alexion

Dec 08, 2017
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Billionaire Paul Elliott Singer of Elliot Investment has been described as one of the country's toughest money managers and…

$500 Million for Bertolini But Aetna May Not Make Big Apple Move

Dec 08, 2017
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By Mitchell Young WOONSOCKET: A suburb city of Providence, Rhode island the country’s smallest state is the home of CVS…

Largest Sales Increase In Single Family Homes In A Decade

Dec 08, 2017
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BOSTON: Single-family home sales in Connecticut continued their increase in sales jumping 3.8 percent in October compared to…

Tribes Counter MGM, Hinting at Bid for New Casinos

Dec 06, 2017
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By: MARK PAZNIOKAS | ctmirror.com The tribal owners of the Foxwoods Resorts and Mohegan Sun casinos sent legislative leaders…

Mohegan Sun Inks Bridgeport Concert Deal, Harbor Yard Concert Plan A Potential Casualty of Bridgeport Casino War

Dec 06, 2017
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BRIDGEPORT: Just a day after MGM Resorts CEO James Murren tried to rally Bridgeport’s business community in a speech to…

Glastonbury Financial Service Company Raises $6 Million From Strategic Investors

Dec 05, 2017
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GLASTONBURY: Payrailz, a digital payments company offering advanced bill payment and money transfer solutions to banks and…

Health

Access Health projecting 2018 Enrollment Will Match Last Year’s

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By: Mackenzie Rigg | CTmirror.com Access Health CEO Jim WadleighKyle Constable / CTMirror.org HARTFORD: With about three weeks left in open…

Feds: State Can Impose Work Requirement for Medicaid Recipients

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Medicaid chief: Feds are willing to approve work requirements By: Phil Galewitz | Kaiser Health News | Seema Verma, head of the Centers for Medicare…

City Sues Connecticut Pharmaceutical Company

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NEW HAVEN: The city has joined the parade of states and cities suing the privately owned Stamford, Connecticut based Purdue Pharma and other…

So Far Only Lobster Pot in Maine

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AUGUSTA: Not everyone is willing to toke up for some taxes. Like Connecticut legislators, Maine’s Governor Paul LePage was not willing to allow…

AETNA- CVS HOOKUP COULD HAPPEN BY DECEMBER

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UPDATE FROM REUTERS> By Mitchell Young WOONSOCKET, RI: Aetna [NYSE: AET] CEO Mark Bertolini probably won’t be enjoying the commanding view of the New…

Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Respond To Health Care Premium Increases

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HARTFORD: Connecticut Chamber of Commerce executives and their health insurance marketing partner the Chamber Insurance Trust announced they are…

Health Exchange CEO Says Insurers May Drop Out for 2018

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On August 2nd Jim Wadleigh CEO of Access Health, Connecticut’s ACA [Obamcare] health exchange. Said that concerns that the Trump Administration might…

Even With Obamacare’s Survival, A Shakeup In CT Healthcare System Threatens

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By, Ana Radelat ctmirror.com WASHINGTON:– Even though the U.S. Senate failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, there will potentially be changes to…

CT Health Exchange Scaling Back Retail Outreach

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Access Health CT CEO, James Wadleigh Dropping Retail Locations in New Haven and New Britain Kyle Constable ctmirror.org HARTFORD: Facing a shortened…

Health Insurers Seek Double-Digit Rate Increases

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By: Kyle Constable ctmirror.org Connecticare actuary Kelsey, tries to lay out the numbers behind the company's proposed rate increases. Hartford: Two…

Technology

Datto Founder Donates $50 Million to Alma Mater

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STAMFORD: Austin McChord, founder and CEO of Datto, one of Connecticut’s fastest growing tech companies has donated $50 million to the Rochester…

Glastonbury Financial Service Company Raises $6 Million From Strategic…

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GLASTONBURY: Payrailz, a digital payments company offering advanced bill payment and money transfer solutions to banks and credit unions, announces…

FuelCell Energy and Toyota Announce Renewable Transportation Fuel Project

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DANBURY: Some good news comes to Fuel Cell Energy [NASDAQ: FCEL] with an agreement with Toyota to purchase hydrogen for vehicle refueling at the Port…

UCONN Incubation Companies Exceed Funding Target

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STORRS: UCONN Technology Incubation Program companies have raised $54 million in financing in 2017, exceeding the programs $50 million goal and…

New Haven Company Raises $18 Million for Next Generation Computer Tech

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NEW HAVEN: Two seasoned Venture investors have led an $18 million Series A investment into New Haven Quantum Circuits Inc [QCI] The new funds came…

VentureClash Announces Winners of $5 Million Global Investment Challenge

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ROCKY HILL: Connecticut Innovations [CI] Connecticut’s quasi public venture capital organization announced the winners of its VentureClash, $5…

Connecticut Venture Group and ResultsJunkies In Fairfield, Hamden and…

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Crossroads Venture Group's (CVG) Investor, Entrepreneur & Resource Network will be traversing around CT with Paul Singh's ResultsJunkies North…

Nine Foreign Companies selected for Connecticut Innovations Venture Clash…

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Nine companies from around the globe compete for $5 million in investments ROCKY HILL: Connecticut Innovations (CI), the state;s quasi public venture…

Tech Council To Host "Scale Up" for Emerging Companies

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ScaleUP CT is a half-day event that will focus on supporting the emerging growth companies. November 2 at the Omni Hotel. Scale Up is presented by…

Connecticut's Fastest Growing Tech Companies Cited

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HARTFORD: The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and Marcum LLP announced the winners of the 2017 Marcum Tech Top 40, the tenth annual awards…

Real Estate & Construction

Chozick Realtor Puts Togehter Package of Apartment Sales For New York…

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Hartford's Mark Twain Apartments Fetch $2.6 Million In Sale HARTFORD: It was a good year end for Steve Pappas of the Hartford office of investment…

Law Firm Helps Smooth Way for Teachers Corner

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HARTFORD: Hunton & Williams LLP and interntional law firm based in Richmond VA.,as advised RBH Group of Newark NJ., in its $20 million acquisition…

AIA CT Recognizes An "Emerging Architect"

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CENTERBROOK: Aaron Trahan, AIA, of Centerbrook Architects & Planners The award, sponsored by the has earned the 2017 Emerging Architect Award from…

Overlook Breaks Ground On $40 Million Housing Development

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HARTFORD: The Housing Authority of the City of Hartford [HACH] and Overlook Village ReDevelopment Associates broke ground for the redevelopment of…

Engineering Firms Hires New Marketing Director

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MIDDLETON: Allison Puzycki has joined Consulting Engineering Services (CES). Puzycki is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University and has a bachelor’s…

S/LA/M/ Designs New Center of Healthcare Education at Sacred Heart

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FAIRFIELD: The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) “programmed and designed” the new 120,000 square foot $65 million Center for Healthcare Education at…

Frederici Brands Leases Space

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WILTON: Federici Brands is relocating its headquarters into 10,451to 15 River Road. Federici Brand is the creators of the “Time Bomb” age defying…

QA+M Architecture to design 75,000 s/f Newington Town Hall

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Newington, CT After nearly 10 years of public debate, the town approved a $28.8 million bond for a new town hall with voters favoring the project by…

New Haven Region Realtors Annual Awards

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New Officers For CCI, Sworn In On November 30th, the CCIM Connecticut Chapter held its annual installation of officers’ dinner in conjunction with…

Home Prices In Two Connecticut Metros Still Lag Pre-Recession Prices

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Home prices across the nation have mostly recovered from the worst of the from the declines suffered during the “Great Recession,” according to…

Government

Final Tax Bill Better For CT Homeowners, Students - Yale Gets Hit

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By: Ana Radelat | ctmirror.com Washington – As House and Senate negotiators of a final tax bill worked to finish the plan Thursday, changes were made…

What Are They Smoking Up There?

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HARTFORD: Even as a mayor who wants to be Governor calls on the state to “oversee” a dysfunctional government, the Hartford Court of Common Council…

Connecticut Seeks Revenue through CT Fresh Start Tax Program

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HARTFORD: Connecticut is hoping to bring in $85 million with a “voluntary” tax compliance program, Fresh Start for both individuals and business.…

Tax Commissioner: GOP Plan, Many in State to Pay More

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By: Ana Radelat | ctmirror.com State Department of Revenue Services Commissioner Kevin B. Sullivanctmirror.com Washington – Connecticut Commissioner…

Survey, CT Residents "Take Care of The Basics"

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CONNECTICUT: A new survey by administered by the quasi-government Connecticut Economic Resource Center [CERC] says that residents are concerned about…

Fed Tax Bill Would Bang CT Homeowners and Small Biz

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By: Ana Radelat | ctmirror.com Senate tax bill would have big impact on CT homeowners, small businesses Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch,…

Economist Gioia: ‘Historic’ State Budget Will Boost Business Confidence

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By: Keith M. Phaneuf | ctmirror.com A vice president and economist with the ConnecticutBusiness and Industry Association, Peter Gioia has spent the…

Many Connecticut Public Companies Would See Lower Corporate Taxes With…

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WASHINGTON: The Republican House of Representative has presented a corporate tax reduction plan from 35% to 20%. The website WalletHub.com issued a…