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Hartford is at a crossroads

Two major events happened last week that will have potentially significant ramifications for the city of Hartford and its future.

Bidders, vision emerge for development around Dunkin' Donuts Park

Gregory Seay |

The New York landlord of downtown Hartford's Stilts Building and 100 Pearl Street office skyscrapers wants to reinvigorate “desert” acreage around Dunkin' Donuts Park into a viable...

Spectra Boutique Apartments developers lure downtown tenants with amenities

Matthew Broderick Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

When Jeff Ravetz, president of New York-based Girona Ventures, first acquired the former Sonesta Hotel on Constitution Plaza in 2011 — with the goal of converting the building into 190 upscale...

Medical device makers sweat tax revival

Matt Pilon |

Time is winding down for medical device manufacturers that have been lobbying to delay (again) or repeal an Obamacare tax on their sales revenues.

CT incentivizes tax scofflaws to pay up

Patricia Daddona |

State officials are launching a new voluntary compliance program that incentivizes delinquent taxpayers to report and pay back taxes with the goal of returning as much as $85 million to state coffers.

Former Dunkin' Donuts Park developers to appeal case against Yard Goats

Patricia Daddona | 1

The former developers of Dunkin' Donuts Park are appealing a court ruling that found the Hartford Yard Goats did not "meddle" in relations with the Capital City over ballpark construction changes and...

Middletown business owner gets 6 months in prison for falsifying credentials

Patricia Daddona |

The owner of a Middletown industrial safety training company has been sentenced to six months in prison and fined $20,000 for falsely certifying that he had completed a lead abatement course,...

A new push to tackle an old problem: transportation neglect

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT MIRROR |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Thursday a day of reckoning has arrived for Connecticut's depleted special transportation fund and the services and projects it finances, outlining what is likely to be an...

Bronin takes step toward gubernatorial run

Matt Pilon |

Second-year Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin on Thursday filed paperwork to create an exploratory committee for governor.

Hartford councilors demand better deal from waste plant

Matt Pilon |

The redevelopment of a major waste-to-energy incinerator and recycling operation in Hartford's South Meadows is expected to boost the revenue that the city receives from the tax-exempt facilities,...

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