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Best Places to Work offer tips for talent retention

Meet this year's top workplaces around the state.

With infrastructure needs aplenty, Lamont eyes public-private partnerships for new development

Matt Pilon |

Gov. Ned Lamont wants to use public-private partnerships to help finance Connecticut's vast infrastructure needs, including new train stations.

Now a decade old, Playhouse on Park is a little theater with a diverse portfolio

Frank Rizzo Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Despite early challenges, Playhouse on Park in West Hartford is building a diverse theater portfolio.

Opponents of school regionalization to descend on Capitol


When Scott Lawrence and his wife moved to Connecticut ten years ago, they chose to settle in Wilton — largely because of the excellent school system.

Hartford Foundation gifted a record amount in '18

Joe Cooper |

Philanthropic giving at The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving peaked in 2018 in terms of the amount of grants awarded to the region's nonprofit and educational institutions.

Nonprofits, colleges share $1M grants for workforce development

Joe Cooper |

Several nonprofits and state colleges are splitting more than $1 million in grants from a quasi-public funder to spur workforce development in Connecticut.

New Greater Hartford program designed to jumpstart small biz in “distressed” areas

Joe Cooper |

A new program aimed at spurring small business growth in economically distressed areas has launched in Hartford's North End.

Arts Council, Travelers debut new grant program

Joe Cooper |

Amid declining revenue streams, the Greater Hartford Arts Council says it's forged a new program with property and casualty insurer The Travelers Cos. to spur more arts investments.

It may be bumpy, but Lamont sees 'a path forward'


Gov. Ned Lamont cast his first budget proposal Wednesday as “a path forward,” a map for a wealthy state struggling to wriggle free of a crushing pension debt amassed over decades, end...

Lamont presents $43 billion, two-year plan to legislators


Gov. Ned Lamont proposed a $43 billion, two-year state budget Wednesday that lays the groundwork for tolls, shifts more pension debt onto future taxpayers, deals another blow to hospitals, but also...

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