In the October 16, 2017 edition

Budget woes delay efforts to woo mixed martial arts, boxing bouts

Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters can begin kicking and punching in cities like Hartford and Bridgeport once the verbal sparring...

Thirty years later, Smith-led Webster Bank a regional force

As he prepares to cede day-to-day operations of the Waterbury bank his father launched 85 years ago, Jim Smith reflected recently...

Telecom industry gains ground in opposition to public high-speed web option

Internet providers appear to be gaining ground in a long-running dispute with Connecticut municipalities that want to offer...

CT Convention Bureau awards

The Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau recently honored eight residents and business executives at its...

MetroHartford Alliance, Webster Bank official recognized

The MetroHartford Alliance was awarded the Gold Award at the 2017 International Economic Development Council's annual awards for...

Savings Institute Bank & Trust Pays Off Nonprofit's Loan

Covenant Soup Kitchen in Willimantic received $10,000 from the Savings Institute Bank & Trust to help pay off the...

Robinson+Cole Lawyer Leads Student School-Supply Drive

Robinson+Cole lawyer Alaine C. Doolan led the effort to donate 35 backpacks filled with school supplies to the...

Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters receives $10,000 donation

Andy Fleischmann, president and CEO of Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, recently accepted a $10,000 donation from the...

Tips for managing office politics

“Workplace Poker — Are You Playing the Game or Just Getting Played” by Dan Rust (Harper Business, $25.99).

Post-truth era business development strategies

Many of the effects of the post-truth era (PTE) make business development more complex because its collective effects make it...

Tackling the truck-driver shortage

While the state grapples with worker shortages, most notably in transportation, as reported by the Hartford Business Journal...

Natural gas supply critical to keeping CT manufacturers competitive

If you picked up a magazine, reached into your kitchen cabinet, jumped in your car for a ride, or had soda or water from a...

Budget gridlock a necessary recentering of fiscal policy

Connecticut remains the only state in America without an enacted budget, leaving outside observers and many residents to believe...