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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


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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