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MGM Springfield targets region as part of hiring push

Patricia Daddona |

MGM Springfield on Monday promoted its efforts to hire 3,000 workers for the new casino locally and from the surrounding region -- including Connecticut.

InsurTech accelerator launches in Hartford

Patricia Daddona |

CTNext and three Connecticut insurers have joined forces with Startupbootcamp to launch the continent's first accelerator for insurance technology in Hartford.

Major city of Hartford debt insurers open to refinancing

Patricia Daddona |

Two insurance companies that insure the Capital City's debt say a long-term refinancing could help Hartford avoid a bankruptcy filing.

Report: Crime down over past six years in Connecticut

Patricia Daddona |

The incidence of crime dropped 18 percent in Connecticut over the past six years, including a 20 percent decline in violent crime, according to state and federal authorities.

Foxwoods adding kart racing to casino attractions

Patricia Daddona |

Foxwoods Resort Casino is continuing to expand its non-gaming attractions with the addition early next year of a European-style indoor karting center.

Searching for Greater Hartford's most innovative office spaces

For our Nov. 13 real estate and architecture focus, HBJ will highlight Greater Hartford companies with unique workplace environments that aim to lure top talent, increase communication or employee...

UConn opens heat research lab

Patricia Daddona |

The UConn Korey Stringer Institute in Storrs has opened a new heat research lab.

Madison finance exec to make run for governor

Patricia Daddona |

Financial executive Bob V. Stefanowski Jr. of Madison is launching a bid to become the Republican candidate for governor.

Tolls would be required for Larson's 'big dig'

Kym Soper | Journal Inquirer |

Connecticut abolished tollbooths more than 30 years ago, and every attempt to reinstate them since has been blown out of the water. But that would have to change, says U.S. Rep. John B. Larson, D-1st...

Report: Greater Hartford's GDP flat in 2016

Patricia Daddona |

The Hartford area's economic growth rate was flat in 2016, ranking in the bottom half of U.S. metropolitan areas tracked by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the BEA said Thursday.

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