Hartford area's July home, condo sales higher

The Hartford area’s house and condominium sales rose in July, Realtors said.

Malloy shifts executive order funds, adjusts school aid

With no state budget in hand, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday reshuffled $100 million in current fiscal year spending, a move that mainly affects nonprofits and school systems and concerned other government leaders.

CT education tech plan sets new five-year goals

The Connecticut Commission for Educational Technology has revealed a five-year plan to promote digital learning, technology infrastructure and data and privacy in the state.

CT's craft brewers stoke state economy

The number of active craft breweries in Connecticut has tripled over the past five years, while nearly 40 new outlets are being planned, according to the Brewers Association.

Boston PE firm acquires E. Berlin manufacturer

Boston private equity firm Artemis Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in East Berlin polymers maker StanChem for an undisclosed sum, the companies said.

Airline stocks hit by Spain terror attacks

Shares in European airlines and tour operators slumped on Friday after a spate of terror attacks rocked Spain, killing or injuring people from 24 countries.

Machines, not Americans, could replace immigrant workers

Jim Bogart sees a growing trend in his patch of America: Farmers are turning more and more to machines because they can't find enough workers to harvest fruits and vegetables.

Sales tax hike seems an 'inevitability,' but questions remain

Connecticut's top state senator said Wednesday he believes moderate Democrats are “growing increasingly comfortable” with a sales tax increase that could ease pressure to slash municipal aid and help break an...

Three CT Home Depots to get rooftop solar

Home Depot will erect solar panels on the rooftops of 50 stores in six states, including three in Connecticut, the home improvement retailer announced Thursday.

Despite sinking sales, STR trims 2Q losses

Enfield solar component manufacturer STR Holdings reduced its second-quarter losses by cutting expenses and other costs amid a steep drop in sales revenue.