Greg Schann, president of Curaleaf Connecticut, says the medical-marijuana grower could increase production by about 70 percent when it moves to a new and larger Simsbury facility next year.

Farmer turned medical-marijuana grower Schaan bullish about industry's future

Farmer turned medical-marijuana grower Greg Schaan is bullish about the industry's future.

Steve Szymanski, director of business development at Nel Hydrogen (formerly Proton Onsite in Wallingford), fills up a hydrogen car at the company's hydrogen fueling station, which was  the first in Connecticut and has recently  been upgraded to accept credit cards.

CT laying groundwork for next green wave: Hydrogen cars

Just as hundreds of public electric-vehicle charging stations have cropped up in Connecticut in recent years, helping put thousands of clean cars on the road, the stage is gradually being set for a...

MetroHartford Alliance CEO and President David Griggs is implementing a new strategy that will have the regional chamber of commerce playing a larger economic-development role.

MetroHartford Alliance's new direction focuses on economic development, revival of Hartford Chamber

As part of a new strategic plan, the MetroHartford Alliance is ramping up its economic-development role and reviving the Hartford Chamber brand.

Greater Hartford retail has had a mixed year. Newcomers like Saks Off Fifth, buybuy Baby and Cost Plus World Market filled new retail space in West Hartford, while Sears and Toys R Us closed several locations around the state. Meantime, healthcare facilities, like GoHealth Urgent Care (shown right) have filled traditional empty retail locations.

Amid brick-and-mortar shakeup, Greater Hartford's retail vacancy rate shrinks

Amid a brick-and-mortar shakeup, Greater Hartford's retail vacancy rate has declined. Find out why.

 
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