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TheaterWorks wins $2.5M CT renovation grant

Patricia Daddona |

TheaterWorks said Tuesday it has received a $2.5 million urban act grant as a grant-in-aid from the Connecticut Bond Commission to assist with renovations to its home at City Arts on Pearl in...

Ex-Enfield official indicted for fraud

Gregory Seay |

The former head of Enfield's economic development agency is accused of embezzling more than $95,000 in federal funds, Enfield police and federal prosecutors say.

UConn balks at West Hartford site valuation

Gregory Seay |

UConn says it's appealing West Hartford's $24 million assessed value of its former campus site that the town at one time planned to buy.

CT: Alexion repaid $28M in Dec.

Gregory Seay |

Alexion Pharmaceutical's decision to eventually relocate global headquarters to Boston cost the New Haven drug maker $28 million in “clawbacks'' of state financial assistance received in recent...

The Hartford buys Foremost-branded small commercial business

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford-based property and casualty insurer The Hartford said Monday it plans to acquire the Los Angeles, Calif.-based Farmers Exchanges' Foremost-branded small commercial business.

Aer Lingus taps $4.5M state subsidy after direct flights miss revenue target

Matt Pilon | 1

During its first year flying to Dublin, Ireland out of Bradley International Airport, Aer Lingus missed its revenue goal, triggering a $4.5 million subsidy from the state, the Hartford Business...

Infill paces Greater Hartford's surging development projects

Gregory Seay |

Want a sure sign the real estate market in your neighborhood is healthy and ripe for expansion?

Talent, prototyping needs lead Southington medical-parts maker to expand

Patricia Daddona |

Southington medical-parts maker Economy Spring has been in growth mode for more than two years, but since its parent company is in Illinois, managers initially looked both within and outside...

MetroHartford Alliance taps Minn. economic dev. expert as new CEO

Patricia Daddona |

The MetroHartford Alliance has chosen a Minnesota-based economic development expert as its new president and CEO.

Southwest's Bradley-to-St. Louis flights debut in Aug.

Gregory Seay |

Southwest Airlines will offer, starting later this summer, daily service between Connecticut's Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks and St. Louis, Mo., using 143-seat Boeing 737s, aviation...

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