Nonprofits press CT to privatize more social services

Connecticut's private, nonprofit social service agencies released an agenda Wednesday that includes further privatization of state-sponsored services.

Bill gives private colleges parity in state's degree program approval process

A proposed bill in the state Senate would make permanent legislation that temporarily exempts most independent higher-education institutions from seeking state approval before introducing new programs.

Hartford Yard Goats near ticket launch

The Hartford Yard Goats on Wednesday said individual tickets for home games at Dunkin' Donuts Park will go on sale Friday, Feb. 8.

Concepción named head of revived Hartford Chamber of Commerce

State Rep. Julio A. Concepción (D-Hartford) has been named the new executive director of the newly revived Hartford Chamber of Commerce.

PosiGen's $90M credit facility means more solar in CT

PosiGen, a New Orlean-based solar provider, said it has secured a new $90 million credit line that will help it continue its work leasing solar panels to low-and-moderate-income households in Connecticut.

UTC's 4Q profits jump 73%; CEO Hayes airs separation plans

Farmington conglomerate United Technologies Corp., which plans to split into three separate companies, on Wednesday said its fourth-quarter profits soared 72.7 percent on booming aerospace sales and a favorable U.S.

CT reaps $1.8M from hip-implant pact

Connecticut will collect a $1.8 million share of a multi-state settlement with the makers-marketers of a defunct brand of metal hip-implant devices, authorities say.

CT home prices hit 5-yr. high in '18

Connecticut home prices rose in December to their highest in five years, said Boston publisher-home sales tracker The Warren Group. Condo prices posted their best performance since 2015.

United Bank’s 2018 net climbs

Hartford community lender United Financial Bancorp Inc. posted higher fourth-quarter and full-year net profit in 2018.

Hartford, E. Hartford 'innovation places' bows

Hartford and East Hartford entrepreneurs and companies focused on manufacturing can now access 3-D printing, engineering design and other services, courtesy of the Technology Labs Assistance Program (TLAP).