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Amazon HQ2 sites have been decided. Now the real work begins


For 14 months, about 500 people in Northern Virginia worked to bring Amazon's second headquarters to the region.

Hartford's other Main Street development block

Gregory Seay |

Sitting just blocks from Dunkin' Donuts Park and surface parking lots comprising Hartford's Downtown North quadrant, is a cluster of buildings fronting Main Street that some city and development...

Plans offer glimpse of Hartford's Main-Park St. redevelopment

Joe Cooper |

The developers of a planned 108-unit mixed-use apartment community at the corner of Main and Park streets in Hartford have revealed site plans showing the project will include over 20,400 square feet...

Hartford Foundation to split $2.9M among 29 communities

Joe Cooper |

After a statewide listening tour, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded $2.9 million to address a lack of resources in the 29 municipalities the community chest serves.

Insurers: Hartford donation meant to spur city's most vulnerable assets

Joe Cooper |

For Aetna, Travelers and The Hartford, donating a combined $10 million to Hartford has helped the Capital City avoid bankruptcy, grow jobs and protect its most vulnerable assets.

Despite naysayers, Larson won’t bury the tunnel idea

TOM CONDON | CT Mirror |

Two years ago, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson stunned many in Connecticut with an idea to build a system of highway tunnels under Hartford and East Hartford longer than Boston’s “Big Dig.”

Travelers' Bessette: XL Center key to Hartford's future

Greg Bordonaro |

The XL Center is crucial to Hartford's future, and city and state policymakers must come up with a plan to make sure the building isn't mothballed.

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

Matt Pilon |

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

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Windham OKs $14.6M community, senior center

Joe Cooper |

Windham voters at referendum Tuesday approved plans to build a $14.6 million community and senior center at a Main Street plot formerly housing the old Jillson Square theaters.

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