Hoffman Ford Lincoln sales GM Bill Genereux under the hood of a Ford Fusion electric vehicle in East Hartford. Genereux says a state tax credit has been crucial in helping dealerships sell more EVs in recent years.

As electric car sales accelerate, environmental advocates still worry

In recent years, Hoffman Ford Lincoln general sales manager Billy Genereux has sold and leased from his East Hartford show room an increasing number of plug-in hybrid vehicles, which can run on both...

Newlyweds Kevin and Carly Arpin celebrate their wedding with a mountaintop ceremony at Powder Ridge in Middlefield in September. Below, a skier tries out a synthetic snow run at Powder Ridge.

Powder Ridge revamps business model to bridge four seasons

The Powder Ridge Park in Middlefield and Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Parks in Portland have long offered winter, spring and summertime recreational sports, but that fourth tourist season...

As executives age, future of CT family-owned businesses under threat

Connecticut's family owned businesses face an uncertain future in the years ahead due to a confluence of factors, a reality that could have stark consequences on the state's economy, which has long...

This week's focus

CT's transportation infrastructure needs grow as funding ebbs

Q&A talks with Don Shubert of the Connecticut Construction Industries Association, which recently released a report calling for greater investment in the state's transportation infrastructure.

Fuel-cell vehicles await their moment

Of the 5,565 electric vehicles (EV) registered in Connecticut, three are powered by fuel cells — which convert compressed hydrogen gas into electricity.

Q&As from recent editions
Executive Profile

UConn AD Benedict in search of fans, facilities, revenues

UConn Athletic Director David Benedict played linebacker at Southern Utah University in the 1990s and looks like he still could level a ball carrier, but today he tackles the issues of running an $82...


Q&A with West Hartford's Matthew Hart

Matthew Hart became West Hartford town manager July 31, a significant position in a top-tier town known for sound management, quality schools, reputable restaurants, and a thriving town center and...

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