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Whitcraft takes on NY private equity partner

Patricia Daddona |

Eastford aerospace parts manufacturer the Whitcraft Group said this week it has added a New York private equity firm as an investment partner.

Wal-Mart drops plans to construct ‘supercenter’ in Manchester

Joe Cooper | Journal Inquirer |

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has shelved plans to build a 152,430-square-foot “supercenter” on Spencer Street in Manchester, town officials said this week.

XL Center will host '19 NCAA men's basketball tourney games

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Hartford's XL Center has been chosen to host first and second round games of the 2019 NCAA men's basketball tournament, the NCAA announced Tuesday.

Hartford reverses few property-assessment appeals

Gregory Seay |

The city of Hartford has wrapped up its hearings of this year's property-assessment appeals, with only 148 properties receiving lower assessed values following an Oct. 2016 revaluation that led to a...

Yard Goats open Hartford ballpark at 7 p.m.

Patricia Daddona |

After a year with no place to call home, the Hartford Yard Goats kick off opening day at 7 p.m. Thursday at the new Dunkin' Donuts Stadium while Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin keeps his eye on bringing...

$23M to 6 CT communities for housing

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut's housing agency is providing $23 million to develop more than 200 units of affordable housing to combat homelessness in Hartford, and five other communities, authorities say.

Italian restaurant chain to open Southington eatery

Patricia Daddona |

Fazoli's, a Kentucky-based fast casual Italian chain, said Wednesday it is partnering with the TA Restaurant Group to open a new eatery in the Milldale section of Southington late this summer.

Windsor Locks canal may be considered for hydropower

Harlan Levy | Journal Inquirer |

Can the Windsor Locks Canal provide electricity to the town from hydropower?

Bankrupt Bob's eyes closing 9 CT stores

Patricia Daddona |

Bankrupt Meriden apparel-sporting goods retailer Bob's Stores proposes shutting nine of its Connecticut, according to its parent's bankruptcy filing.

Tolland firm snares Canadian EV charger pact

Patricia Daddona |

Tolland business developer Lot 78 Inc. says it has signed an exclusive marketing deal to introduce its Juice Bar electric vehicle charger to the Canadian market.

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