| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:25 PM
When the Brookings Institution came out with a listing of the 200 wealthiest metropolitan areas in the entire freaking world, it seemed shockingly weird to see Hartford at the very top and Bridgeport just below at No. 5.
Whenever Connecticut folks...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 5:51 PM
TicketNetwork announced Wednesday that the company was pulling out of a high-profile economic development program following a tumultuous three days that began when CEO Donald Vaccaro was arrested early Monday.
"TicketNetwork is regrettably withdrawing...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 6:57 AM
Think Charles Dickens’ The Christmas Carol;
“Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner…You will...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 1:28 PM
Children folded paper into origami frogs, twisted green and yellow tissue paper into flowers, danced on a nearby stage and donned cowboy hats and tiaras during acting lessons by employees of Hartford Stage.
This is no after-school program or day care....
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:49 AM
Cigna Corp. said Friday it completed its acquisition of Austin, Texas,-based Great American Supplemental Benefits for $305 million in cash.
Bloomfield-based Cigna bought the Texas health insurer from Cincinnati-based American Financial Group, Inc.
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Connecticut wants to attract captive insurance companies, hoping the state's unrivaled labor market of people in the industry will work to its advantage -- along with a tax credit.
In October, the state legislature refined regulations and approved a...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 3:56 PM
The world's largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates of Westport, announced an ambitious expansion plan Wednesday that includes building a new headquarters and nearly doubling its staff in the next decade, all with generous state help — up to $115...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 3:27 PM
A new international construction technology and materials firm will bring 408 jobs to the state, filling a North Haven building emptied when a Canadian printing company closed operations in 2008.
Sustainable Building Solutions, introduced Wednesday by...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Downtowns in Providence, Springfield and other New England cities gained traction last year in their assault on office vacancies left over from the recession, as employers cautiously began leasing space in greater numbers.
But downtown Hartford is still...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:36 PM
— Deloitte, a giant international accounting, consulting and financial advising firm, will receive between $9 million and $14.5 million in state tax dollars to expand its workforce in Connecticut over the next 61/2 years, the governor announced...
| Apr 27, 2009
Unless you've been rushed to the hospital in an emergency, the time to start thinking about paying the bill for hospital care comes as soon as your doctor says you need to have a test, procedure or surgery.
"What patients have to pay hospitals is not set...
| Jun 7, 2010
The doctor-patient relationship is moving online. With 68% of American adults now using the Internet to search for healthcare information, it's no surprise that many also want digital access to their doctor. Whether they have that option will depend...