Lillian Bartkowicz (left) and Dorothy Bartkowicz Weber, of Richards Machine Tool Co. in Newington.

While still a rarity, more women are cracking manufacturing ownership, executive ranks

The Bartkowicz sisters, Lillian and Dorothy, bear a rare and distinguished mantle among Connecticut businesses: They are female owner-operators of a Newington manufacturing company in a state that...

As Thomas Loughman enters his third year as CEO of the Wadsworth Atheneum, he says philanthropy remains the key to the Hartford art museum’s future.

As tax reform threatens philanthropic giving, Wadsworth CEO focuses on audience development, donor retention

During his first two years as CEO of the Wadsworth Atheneum, Thomas Loughman says he's been pleased by steady support from corporations and individuals and by the Hartford museum's ability to draw...

Samuel Gray Jr., president and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford (left), Julie Dubé, director of program services for the Hartford clubs, and  James Clark, president and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, based in Atlanta, are pictured in the college and career center at the Asylum Hill Boys & Girls Club in Hartford.

Boys & Girls Clubs sharpen focus on college, career readiness

Employers looking for new workers might very well find them coming out of a local Boys & Girls Club in Hartford, or any of the other 4,367 clubs in the U.S.

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CBIA says electricity supplier's 'unethical' practices left business customers with higher energy bills

Connecticut's third-party electricity suppliers have been in the headlines plenty in recent years, as state regulators probed their business practices, levied fines against some of them and...


CT fuel cell industry sees hope, challenges ahead

Q&A talks with Joel Rinebold, chairman of the Connecticut Hydrogen-Fuel Cell Coalition and director of energy at CCAT, about the state and future prospects of Connecticut's fuel cell industry.

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Thomas Kucharski | Consumables Sales and Operations Manager, SST Consumables division of Makino Inc.

The electrical discharge machines (EDMs) that do precision cutting critical to aerospace and other industries rely on special copper, brass and zinc-coated wire for the cutting process, much of it...

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