8 CT bioscience projects get CI funding

Eight bioscience projects with ties to Yale, UConn and Quinnipiac University -- including one involving a wearable device to help detect strokes and a mobile app to pair cancer patients with clinical trials -- will receive...

Trinity, independent hospitals join Aetna ACO

Hartford-based health insurer Aetna has formed a narrow-accountable care plan with Trinity Health of New England and six independent hospitals.

Lincoln Financial to acquire Boston life insurer for $3.3B

Radnor, Pa., financial advisor Lincoln Financial Group, which has a presence in Hartford, said Friday it has agreed to acquire Boston's Liberty Life Assurance Co. for $3.3 billion.

People's United's 4Q net a record

Bridgeport lender People's United Financial Inc. posted record fourth-quarter profits from loans, fees and belt-tightening en route to higher earnings for all of 2017.

Education reform leader Villar to depart CBIA for Mass. job

Jeffrey Villar is leaving his post as executive director of the Connecticut Council for Education Reform to take a new position with the Southbridge, Mass., school district.

Hooker Day Parade to continue under new producer

The Hartford-based group Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will produce the city's annual Hooker Day Parade in 2018, organizers said Thursday.

U.S. could become world's biggest oil producer in 2018

The United States could soon be pumping more oil than any country on earth.

Amazon HQ2 cities: Here are some of the biggest snubs

Detroit. Charlotte. Birmingham. San Antonio.

Ex-Webster manager to serve 366 days

A former Webster Bank branch manager will spend a year and a day in federal prison for embezzling at least $535,000 from elderly customers' accounts, authorities say.

CT lawmakers weigh revival of earmarks

Reviled as corrupting and anti-democratic, congressional earmarks may have a revival because of recent comments from President Donald Trump and GOP lawmakers’ growing frustration with the budget process.