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Hartford Rail Line to launch June 16

Joe Cooper | 2

The long-awaited CTrail Hartford Line will launch on June 16 with trains operating between New Haven, Hartford and Springfield, officials announced Tuesday.

Hartford city council approves Dillon Stadium redevelopment

Joe Cooper | 1

The Hartford city council on Monday approved a major redevelopment plan that authorizes the Capital Region Development Authority to manage Dillon Stadium for at least five years in an effort to bring...

CT Innovations hopes its record 2017 returns woo more venture investment

Matt Pilon |

Like a gambler confident in his long-term strategy, Connecticut Innovations doesn't sweat a bad bet.

Produce distributors propose development in Hartford's South Meadows

Joe Cooper | 1

A Hartford and national produce distributor have each submitted proposals to develop and bring new jobs to 20 acres of a desolate industrial area in Hartford's South Meadows, according to the Capital...

Infosys to test Connecticut's tech talent pipeline

Matt Pilon |

State officials and employers alike cheered last month as Indian IT giant Infosys announced plans to hire 1,000 information technology employees in Hartford by 2022.

New MetroHartford Alliance CEO Griggs seeks to globalize region's economic message

Gregory Seay |

Greater Hartford's diverse palette of “industry brands,” from manufacturing to finance to insurance to bioscience, each has a story to tell, and David Griggs says it's one he's here to...

City cites ex-downtown YMCA site for blight

Gregory Seay |

The high-rise former downtown home to the Hartford YMCA has landed in the crosshairs of the city's blight enforcers.

Ex-Enfield development official pleads guilty to fraud

Joe Cooper |

The former head of Enfield's economic development agency pleaded guilty Friday to embezzling more than $95,000 in federal funds, federal prosecutors said.

Hartford region crafting new economic development strategy

Matt Pilon |

In Hartford, 2018 is turning out to be a planning year.

East Hartford outlet mall officially dead

Gregory Seay |

East Hartford's proposed $105 million outlet mall is dead.

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