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Southington lighting showroom to move, double in size

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut Lighting Centers is relocating its Southington store in December to 50 Graham Place from 235 Queen St. and doubling the size of its showroom there.

Middletown insurance broker acquired by NYC firm

Patricia Daddona |

Middletown broker KGS Insurance Services has been acquired by a New York City-based firm for an undisclosed sum.

Hartford solicits bidders for development around Dunkin' Donuts Park

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford officially issued its request for proposals (RFP) Monday seeking bidders to develop 32 city-owned properties totaling 13 acres around Dunkin' Donuts Park.

CT awards $13.6M to revitalize brownfield projects

Patricia Daddona |

Seven Hartford area blighted properties are among those in 14 cities and towns that will receive a total of $13.6 million in state funding for redevelopment, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday.

South Windsor pasta maker launches 70,000-sq.-foot expansion

Patricia Daddona |

South Windsor pasta maker Carla's Pasta has broken ground on a 70,000-square-foot expansion at 50 Talbot Lane that will add up to 60 employees when complete.

Survey shows mixed business conditions in CT

Patricia Daddona |

More Connecticut businesses are reporting a mix of improving and worsening conditions for the third quarter, according to a survey released Monday by the Connecticut Business & Industry Association.

Wallingford drugmaker's layoffs to continue into 2018

Patricia Daddona |

Wallingford drugmaker Bristol-Meyers Squibb, which is planning to close facilities in the state by the end of 2018, is phasing in 29 more layoffs through January.

Goodwin Hotel closes Harlan Brasserie

Patricia Daddona |

The Goodwin Hotel in downtown Hartford has closed its French-American restaurant but plans to open a new eatery with new concept in 2018.

Fiscal uncertainty makes growth harder, not impossible

Connecticut got another double-dose of bad economic news last week.

Hartford, state aim to build bridges with Israel's tech economy

Matt Pilon |

Nearly two dozen Israeli startup executives and government officials, fresh off visits to New York and Philadelphia, made one last stop on their East Coast road show this month — to downtown...

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