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Study: Faster internet not a boon to all of CT

Matt Pilon |

Government officials in a number of Connecticut cities and towns have long wanted to broaden access to faster internet speeds to spur economic development and make their local communities more...

2018 employment program to serve 1,300 youths

Joe Cooper |

More than 1,000 youths in Greater Hartford will begin working on Monday under a summer career readiness program aimed at training young people for jobs in high-demand sectors.

Trader Joe’s preps for late summer store, warehouse openings

HOWARD FRENCH | JOURNAL INQUIRER |

Grocery store chain Trader Joe’s is aiming for a late summer opening of its first store east of the Connecticut River, a company official said Wednesday.

Developer plots $200M mega-sports complex in W. Locks with stadiums, hotels, 500 jobs

Joe Cooper |

A developer has announced plans to build and operate a $150 million to $200 million multi-sport complex in Windsor Locks featuring two roughly 6,000-seat stadiums, turf fields, retail space and...

Hartford 21: The tower Northland got right

Gregory Seay |

Larry Gottesdiener recalls the day years ago when he showcased his soaring 36-story Hartford 21 luxury apartment tower to local developers.

Hartford's most prolific landlord airs his frustration, optimism for the city

Greg Bordonaro| Gregory Seay |

Still one of Hartford's most prolific landlords, Northland CEO Larry Gottesdiener airs frustration, optimism about the city's future.

Malloy hails New Britain data center as tech industry draw

Matt Pilon |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday said that a proposed fuel-cell powered data center in New Britain that was recently selected for a long-term energy contract is “a major step in Connecticut...

CT approves $8.5M for transit-oriented development projects

Joe Cooper |

Projects in Hartford and West Hartford are among five municipalities that share in an $8.5 million grant to accelerate transit-oriented development, the governor announced.

Report: 68% of Hartford residents in ‘challenged’ areas

Joe Cooper |

Hartford has the most residents living in “challenged” neighborhoods in the U.S., according to a new report.

Nonprofit Notebook — June 18, 2018

A Wells Fargo & Co.-administered small business program that aims to spur minority business growth has awarded $850,000 in funding to the...

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