Newly appointed Department of Transportation Commissioner Joe Giulietti in the agency's control room, which monitors traffic flows on the state's highways. Finding more money to invest in highways, roads and bridges will be one of his chief challenges.

'Rail guy' Giulietti is Lamont's transportation 'game changer'

Joe Giulietti was chosen as commissioner of the Department of Transportation to jumpstart Gov. Lamont's ambitious high-speed rail plans. The challenges he faces are many.

These startup founders, hailing from around the world, participated in the first Stanley+Techstars accelerator program and are now trying to grow their businesses from Hartford.

Amid quest to build Silicon Valley-style hub, some Stanley+Techstars startups eagerly call Hartford 'home'

These startup founders, hailing from around the world, participated in the first Stanley+Techstars accelerator program and are now trying to grow their businesses from Hartford.

Quietly, CT makes derided 'death' tax friendlier to state's wealthiest residents

Major changes are impacting the state's controversial "death tax." Find out how new estate and gift tax exemption levels will save the state's wealthiest residents big money.

Several local executives have invested in a production company working to make a movie about the late Connecticut boxer Willie Pep (left), a featherweight champion who holds the record for career wins. Actor James Madio, pictured right at a New Britain diner, will play the lead role of Pep, who died in 2006, if the film makes it to production.

CT execs pony up for film about Willie Pep’s boxing comeback

Local business executives are ponying up cash to underwrite a Hartford-based film about Willie Pep's boxing comeback. However, more funding is needed to get the movie off the ground.

 
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Jim Hennessey | Owner, The Music People

At 83 years old, Jim Hennessey is still in the office every day at The Music People, the Berlin-based music accessory and professional audio equipment company he started four decades ago.

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