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Hartford Foundation kickstarts new investment arm

Joe Cooper |

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has launched a new investment arm that will include collaborative investments in companies, organizations and funds that officials say will expand the...

CT invites brownfield cleanup fund requests

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut says it's now accepting applications through Halloween from municipalities and economic-development agencies for its latest round of competitive brownfield cleanup grants.

Bond Commission OKs millions for Hartford, other projects

Joe Cooper |

The state Bond Commission on Thursday approved tens of millions of dollars for numerous economic development projects during one of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's last commission meetings before his term...

Manufacturer postpones quest for $17.3M Windsor facility

Joe Cooper |

An Enfield-based manufacturer of building facades has postponed its application to build a $17.3 million manufacturing facility in Windsor while it reassess the projected cost, town officials said.

Stanley Black & Decker's downtown tech center a beacon into U.S. manufacturing's future

Gregory Seay |

Stanley Black & Decker's downtown Hartford technology center provides a lens into U.S. manufacturing's future.

Cities, towns vie to test drive CT's autonomous vehicle program

Joe Cooper |

Several cities and towns are vying to test drive the state's autonomous vehicle pilot program.

Bond Commission to consider tens of millions for econ. development projects

Greg Bordonaro| Joe Cooper |

The state Bond Commission is scheduled to vote next Thursday on tens of millions of dollars for various economic development initiatives, including three Hartford projects that would help bring...

Johnson is Hartford's new economic-development czar

Gregory Seay |

The city of Hartford has hired New Haven housing administrator Erik Johnson to oversee its economic-development efforts -- the third person to hold the post in the last three years.

CT economic promoters named among N. America's top 50

Joe Cooper |

Two key Connecticut business promoters have been named among North America's top 50 economic development professionals, according to a national consulting agency.

NIMBYism on display in Newington

Greg Bordonaro |

"No." It's a common refrain you hear from town or city residents whenever a new development is proposed.

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