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House Speaker Aresimowicz launches tourism blue ribbon panel

Joe Cooper |

House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz (D-Berlin) launched a new panel Tuesday aimed at boosting Connecticut's $14.7 billion tourism industry.

CT Convention & Sports Bureau president Phelps to retire

Joe Cooper |

H. Scott Phelps, president of the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau (CTCSB), on Tuesday announced he will retire at year-end after leading the organization that helps market dozens of statewide...

CT gets 2 of Dunkin's reimagined stores

Gregory Seay |

Two new Connecticut Dunkin' Donuts restaurants opening Thursday in Simsbury and Wallingford will feature restyled store designs, employee uniforms and service amenities.

Windsor Locks PZC moves sports complex forward

Anthony Branciforte | Journal Inquirer |

The Windsor Locks Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a general plan of development for the proposed All Sports Village complex.

Windsor couple eyes first Windsor Locks brewery

Joe Cooper |

A Windsor couple is looking to turn their passion for brewing into Windsor Locks' first brewpub.

Millennial-driven groups' pro-Hartford sentiments aim to woo young professionals

Joe Cooper |

Millennial-driven groups are sprouting up in Hartford and the suburbs to change the image of, and woo young professionals to, the city and region.

Foundation has $1.7M for Dillon Stadium, Colt

Gregory Seay |

Central Connecticut's leading community hope chest is committing $1.7 million to fund upgrades to Hartford's Dillon Stadium and historic Colt Park.

UConn trustees OK $8.3M hotel sale

Joe Cooper |

UConn's board of trustees on Wednesday unanimously approved the $8.3 million sale of its 95-room hotel to a Chicago-based real estate developer.

Hartford's Parkville Market shovel ready

Joe Cooper |

A 20,000-square-foot food market featuring more than 20 locally-operated restaurant vendors is expected to open in Hartford's Parkville neighborhood in spring 2019, the governor announced.

McLadden’s restaurants acquired by Mass. group

Joe Cooper |

A Massachusetts restaurant group says it has acquired McLadden's restaurants in West Hartford, Simsbury and Northampton, Mass.

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