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Package stores offer dime recycling fee in lieu of liquor bottle deposits


Connecticut's package stores have proposed a 10-cent “recycling fee” as a compromise alternative to the 25-cent deposit Gov. Ned Lamont recommended last month.

Raymour & Flanigan seeks major Manchester expansion

Joe Cooper |

Retailer Raymour & Flanigan Furniture is looking to significantly expand its Manchester warehouse space to improve storage and delivery logistics, town records show.

A guide for the NCAA men's tournament in Hartford

Joe Cooper |

The XL Center isn't hosting a top seed in this week's NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament in Hartford, but several high-profile teams, including last year's national champion, will be on...

Committee advances health insurance 'public option' bill

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut small businesses would be able to join the state's health insurance plan, under a piece of legislation that just received a favorable committee vote.

Minimum wage bills pass committee

Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

A series of bills that would raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour passed through the Labor and Public Employees Committee on Thursday, but critics say the proposals could have an adverse impact on...

State House Square’s debt woes return

Gregory Seay |

Downtown Hartford’s State House Square skyscraper is close to defaulting on the balance of its renegotiated $88 million mortgage, two realty debt-trackers say.

CT casinos record eighth straight month of declining slot revenues

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut’s two tribal casinos on Friday each reported a decrease in February slot revenues, marking their eighth consecutive month in decline.

Opponents take aim at Lamont's sales tax expansion plan

Joe Cooper |

Add the legal industry to the list of professional-service providers opposed to Gov. Ned Lamont's pitch to dramatically broaden the state's sales tax.

CT housing permits weak in Jan.

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut homebuilders pulled fewer municipal permits to erect new housing in January than they did a year earlier, fresh data shows.

Longtime ProHealth CEO Reed to retire

Matt Pilon |

ProHealth Physicians said Thursday its longtime CEO, Jack Reed, will retire after 22 years with the organization, which is Connecticut’s largest standalone medical group by doctor headcount.

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