January 17, 2018
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New Haven's New Tech District Is Right Around The Corner

By Mitchell Young NEW HAVEN: In December 2014, digital media entrepreneurs David Salinas and Peter Sena founders of Digital Surgeons a New Haven digital marketing firm with 45 employees were seeking a new location. Like many…
January 17, 2018
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Radio Daze as Five Stations Change Hands

HARTFORD Red Wolf Broadcasting of Ledyard has purchased five Connecticut radio stations from Connoisseur Media of Westport. The stations include WDRC-AM, WDRCFM, Hartford, WSNG, Torrington, WMMW, Meriden, and MOD 102…
January 17, 2018
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Large Scale Entertainment and Racing Facility Opening In Stamford

STAMFORD: Tesla is not the only electric vehicle making news in the Nutmeg State. RPM Raceway, which calls itself “America’s ultimate all-electric indoor karting and entertainment destination,” is bringing its “authentic…
January 17, 2018
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Class A Space Fills In 2017 – Loosens as Fairfield and New Haven Counties…

By Mitchell Young STAMFORD, NEW HAVEN: Colliers International [NASDAQ:CIGI] released their annual and quarterly office leasing activity reports for Fairfield County. The County’s leasing activity for 2017 reached the second…

New Haven Biotech’s Drug is "BioEquivalent" To Standard ALS Drug

Jan 17, 2018
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NEW HAVEN: Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd. [NYSE:BHVN] announced positive results of its bioequivalence study…

Hartford’s Insurance Employees Get Some Respect and Dough

Jan 17, 2018
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HARTFORD: Good news finally for employees of Hartford based insurance companies. First off some ready money as both The…

Pressing Question for CT: A State Tax Break for Private School Tuition?

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By: Jacqueline Rabe Thomas | ctmirror.org The federal tax overhaul may have triggered an automatic state tax break that…

Tax Bill May Make 2018 A Wild Year For CT Divorces

Jan 16, 2018
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By: Ana Radelat | ctmirror.org Washington – Meghan Freed, who practices family law in Hartford, said the massive tax…

Luckey Climbers To Build Bigger With New Haven Facility Purchase

Jan 04, 2018
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NEW HAVEN: Luckey Climbers will be moving into a new facility at 300 East Street after a purchase by 300 East Street LLC…

New Haven Biotech – Enters Agreement With Pfizer Worth More than $830 Million

Jan 05, 2018
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NEW HAVEN: The privately owned biotech Arvinas LLC, based on research by Yale’s Craig Crews, entered a license agreement and…

Alexion Regains its Stock Footing And Makes Peace Agreement With Activist

Jan 05, 2018
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Opinion and Analysis By Mitchell Young Alexion Board Chair David Brennan Activist Investor, Paul Elliott Singer NEWHAVEN:…

State Seeks More Medical Marijuana Sellers

Jan 05, 2018
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HARTFORD: US Attorney General Jeff Sessions may be trying to arrest the increase in marijuana sales in states across the…

Opposition Forms to Feds Proposal Opening North Atlantic to Oil Drilling

Jan 05, 2018
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By: Ana Radelat | ctmirror.com Ocean Confidence is a semi-submersible deep-water drilling rig used in the Gulf of Mexico.…

Health

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…

ACA Mandate Gone, State Eyes Imposing Its Own

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By: Ana Radelat | ctmirror.com Washington – As Congress is about to vote on a tax overhaul that will gut the Affordable Care Act’s mandate that most…

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…

Technology

New Haven's New Tech District Is Right Around The Corner

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By Mitchell Young NEW HAVEN: In December 2014, digital media entrepreneurs David Salinas and Peter Sena founders of Digital Surgeons a New Haven…

Nigerian National Pleads Guilty in E-Mail Scheme Defrauding Connecticut…

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NEW HAVEN: John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Patricia M. Ferrick, Special Agent in Charge of the New Haven…

Two Fast Growing Bank Service Companies Set Joint Marketing Plan

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Leaders in Core and Compliance Management Services Working Together to Expand the Deployment of the Unified Compliance Management Model in the…

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…

Real Estate & Construction

New Haven's New Tech District Is Right Around The Corner

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By Mitchell Young NEW HAVEN: In December 2014, digital media entrepreneurs David Salinas and Peter Sena founders of Digital Surgeons a New Haven…

University Extends Support For Employees to Buy In City

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NEW HAVEN: Yale University is extending The Yale Homebuyer Program, for another two years, through Dec. 31, 2019. The program that gives permanent…

Connecticut Builder Elected As Vice Chair of the National Association of…

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TORRINGTON: Greg Ugalde, a builder and developer with more than 25 years of experience in the Connecticut home building industry, was elected as the…

Large Scale Entertainment and Racing Facility Opening In Stamford

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STAMFORD: Tesla is not the only electric vehicle making news in the Nutmeg State. RPM Raceway, which calls itself “America’s ultimate all-electric…

Vacant River Building Sold, $1 Million Bulkhead To Be Constructed

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NEW HAVEN: Patriot Marine, LLC, a dredging and maritime construction company based in Winthrop, MA, has purchased 90 River Street, New Haven, an…

Hartford’s Insurance Employees Get Some Respect and Dough

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HARTFORD: Good news finally for employees of Hartford based insurance companies. First off some ready money as both The Hartford [NYSE: HIG] and…

Class A Space Fills In 2017 – Loosens as Fairfield and New Haven Counties…

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By Mitchell Young STAMFORD, NEW HAVEN: Colliers International [NASDAQ:CIGI] released their annual and quarterly office leasing activity reports for…

Rental Complex Sells for More Than $330,000 Per Unit

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SHELTON: Located at 100 Avalon Drive, the 99-unit Avalon Huntington apartment complex built in 2008 has sold for $33 million. The property is…

New Haven Renters Give City an F on Economy and Apartments While Rents Rise

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NEW HAVEN: New Haven rents declined significantly in December [.05%] according to apartmentlist.com but are still up significantly by 4.5% in…

Fairfield Retail Location Sells for $3.1 Milion

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FAIRFIELD: the sale of 1876 Black Rock Tpke. was sold for $3.1 million, Baldwin Pearson & Co., Inc., handled the transaction. George Shawah Jr.,…

Government

Tax Bill May Make 2018 A Wild Year For CT Divorces

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By: Ana Radelat | ctmirror.org Washington – Meghan Freed, who practices family law in Hartford, said the massive tax overhaul surprised divorce…

Murphy and Blumenthal Vote Against Government Funding Bill

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By: Ana Radelat | ctmirror.com Washington – With the clock ticking toward a government shutdown, the U.S. House and Senate on Thursday approved a…

An Accountant's View of Tax Plan's Impact On Connecticut

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Andrew Lattimer, a certified public accountant and partner at BlumShapiro. By: Ana Radelat | ctmiror.com As a historic overhaul of the nation’s tax…

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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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…

575 585 Villa AvenueAngel Commercial, L.L.C., participated in the $825,000 sale of 575-585 Villa Ave., Faifield, a 6,344 SF retail and office building on .32 acres. Jon Angel, president of Angel Commercial, L.L.C., represented both the buyer and the seller in this transaction. Angel stated the investment property was purchased from Fleet National Holdings by Villa 575, LLC.