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CT's People's United to acquire Farmington Bank

Gregory Seay| Joe Cooper |

Bridgeport super-regional lender People's United Bank has acquired community lender First Connecticut Bancorp Inc., the holding company parent of Farmington Bank, for approximately $544 million.

Waterbury clinician settles CT Medicaid fraud

Gregory Seay |

A Waterbury private social worker must repay Connecticut $200,000 and accept a 10-year ban to settle civil claims he abused the state's Medicaid program, authorities say.

CT transport fraudster gets yr. in prison

Gregory Seay |

A Meriden truck-transport broker will spend a year and a day in federal prison for defrauding more than $600,000 from Connecticut manufacturers who relied on his shipping services, prosecutors say.

Pair convicted in CT ‘jackpotting’ scheme

Gregory Seay |

A Springfield man was convicted Monday of fraud for his participation in the “jackpotting'' theft of more than $120,000 from automated teller machines in Connecticut and Rhode Island, federal...

Municipalities sue PURA over broadband decision

Matt Pilon |

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities has filed a lawsuit challenging a recent regulatory decision that has implications for high-speed internet service in the state.

Foxwoods CEO Rappaport dies suddenly

Greg Bordonaro |

Foxwoods Resort Casino President and CEO Felix Rappaport died unexpectedly on Monday, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation announced.

54-unit W. Hartford apartment tower bows Thurs.

Gregory Seay |

West Hartford's newest apartment community, one with 54 units, debuts Thursday on New Park Avenue, next to the Elmwood CTfastrak station.

CT Water, SJW merger continues after solicitation attempt

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut Water Service Inc. is sticking with its $750 million merger agreement with California's SJW Group after the Clinton-based water utility says it was unable to lure new bidders.

Travelers Championship week kicks off with slate of events

Joe Cooper |

State and Travelers Championship officials kicked off a week-long worth of events Monday at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell.

Hartford Rail Line lures 10K-plus during opening day

Joe Cooper |

Free rides on the CTrail Hartford Line drew more than 10,300 people during its opening day on Saturday, officials said.

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