| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:44 AM
EAST HARTFORD -- When you use compressed air to fire millions of tiny BBs at engine parts, it makes the metal more durable for years to come.
It's not really visible, but at 10-times magnification, the metal is dimpled all over.
"The benefit is really...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Connecticut had its first bank failure in more than a decade Friday as a community lender that aspired to better serve urban neighborhoods was declared insolvent by banking regulators.
The Community's Bank, with its headquarters and one branch in...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:57 AM
William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance, based in Shelton, has taken the top spot for large employers in the 2013 Courant/FOX CT Top Workplaces awards.
Also winning top awards were Virtus Investment Partners Inc. of Hartford, the top winner in...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:10 PM
WINDSOR — Amazon could soon deliver a new distribution center to Windsor, bringing with it hundreds of jobs and a substantial tax boon.
A town official said that the location on Day Hill Road is one of a few finalists, although developers called...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:18 AM
The guts of virtually every industry are rife with politics and gossip. Craig Margelony has learned firsthand that pro wrestling is no exception. "[Wrestling politics are] very interesting. There's a lot of egos," says Margelony, who founded and...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:35 PM
When members of a Connecticut delegation met in Shanghai with top officials at the Chinese civilian aerospace manufacturing company recently, they already knew about the Asia certification for selling jet engine and airplane parts into the burgeoning...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Federal and state probes into the Community Renewal Team are continuing, according to a new audit report — while the Hartford anti-poverty agency has quietly severed a controversial payroll arrangement with its former CEO that had attracted...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:02 PM
When railroad enthusiast Tim Branner learned about a collection of newly refurbished Pullman cars running between Chicago and New Orleans, he knew he'd found the perfect way to celebrate his 50th birthday.
"My wife and I like to travel long distance...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:21 PM
This Labor Day piece was not written by a robot. But it won't be long before it is.
In the early 1880s, unions led by machinist Matthew Maguire held a labor day event to honor the "workingman." The idea caught on as many cities and states began...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Eat your way through greater Hartford in September, with two versions of Taste of the Suburbs planned in the first half of the month.
The first event, taking place at "west of the river" suburban restaurants, features special $20.13 prix-fixe menus...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:00 PM
An extremely rare form of eye cancer left Carol Gillispie without sight, but her handicap transformed her into an advocate for others with disabilities, and into an independent woman.
"She was not a woman who would complain about injustice," said Anne...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Bonefish Grill opens to the public Monday, Aug. 19 at 2903 Berlin Turnpike in Newington, becoming the second location of the "polished casual" seafood restaurant chain in Connecticut.
Bonefish's menu is naturally heavy on selections from the sea, with...