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UConn balks at West Hartford site valuation

Gregory Seay |

UConn says it's appealing West Hartford's $24 million assessed value of its former campus site that the town at one time planned to buy.

CT: Alexion repaid $28M in Dec.

Gregory Seay |

Alexion Pharmaceutical's decision to eventually relocate global headquarters to Boston cost the New Haven drug maker $28 million in “clawbacks'' of state financial assistance received in recent...

The Hartford buys Foremost-branded small commercial business

Hartford-based property and casualty insurer The Hartford said Monday it plans to acquire the Los Angeles, Calif.-based Farmers Exchanges' Foremost-branded small commercial business.

Aer Lingus taps $4.5M state subsidy after direct flights miss revenue target

Matt Pilon |

During its first year flying to Dublin, Ireland out of Bradley International Airport, Aer Lingus missed its revenue goal, triggering a $4.5 million subsidy from the state, the Hartford Business...

Infill paces Greater Hartford's surging development projects

Gregory Seay |

Want a sure sign the real estate market in your neighborhood is healthy and ripe for expansion?

Talent, prototyping needs lead Southington medical-parts maker to expand

Southington medical-parts maker Economy Spring has been in growth mode for more than two years, but since its parent company is in Illinois, managers initially looked both within and outside...

MetroHartford Alliance taps Minn. economic dev. expert as new CEO

The MetroHartford Alliance has chosen a Minnesota-based economic development expert as its new president and CEO.

Southwest's Bradley-to-St. Louis flights debut in Aug.

Gregory Seay |

Southwest Airlines will offer, starting later this summer, daily service between Connecticut's Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks and St. Louis, Mo., using 143-seat Boeing 737s, aviation...

Woody's closing iconic Hartford hotdog joint

The iconic Woody's hot dog joint in downtown Hartford is closing, but the eatery could be reincarnated into a catering or food truck business, the owners say.

A demand for lots more detail on community college consolidation


Officials of the state's 12 community colleges must answer a long list of questions from the schools' accrediting body before their plan to shed hundreds of administrative positions can move forward.

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