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Can Trump bolster Connecticut’s manufacturing sector?

Sikorsky Aircraft's decision to stay in Connecticut is helping to stabilize the state's manufacturing sector. The company has involved itself in an initiative involving the state college system that seeks to pair students with available jobs. | Photo courtesy of the Office of Governor Dannel Malloy

November 11, 2016 - 3:49pm

New port authority director juggling politics, guarding boundaries

The Port of New London is at the center of a dredging dispute between Connecticut and New York related to dredging in Long Island Sound. | James Mosher/Crain's Connecticut
October 27, 2016 - 4:41pm

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

Connecticut Yankee, state want action on stranded nuclear fuel

A dry cask storage facility at the site of the former Connecticut Yankee nuclear power plant is an obstacle to a possible sale of the 525-acre property, spokesman Bob Capstick said. | Photo courtesy of Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Co.

October 26, 2016 - 2:03pm

Hartford chamber chief suggests economic remedies

Hartford's financial situation is rapidly approaching the emergency stage, MetroHartford Alliance President and CEO Oz Griebel says. | Photo by Walter Williams/Crain's Connecticut

October 19, 2016 - 10:17pm

Elements combining to boost fall tourism in Connecticut

This tree on the grounds of the Uncasville Post Office is bursting with bright autumn red. | Photo by James Mosher/Crain's Connecticut
October 17, 2016 - 1:00am

Government auction nets $612K for three Connecticut lighthouses

Penfield Reef Light, which adorns Black Rock Harbor near Fairfield, received the highest bid in the latest U.S. government auction of Connecticut lighthouses. The auction for Penfield Reef closed Oct. 10 with a high bid of $282,345. The bid is pending acceptance with the U.S. General Services Administration. | Photo courtesy of the GSA

October 12, 2016 - 11:45pm

Connecticut film industry rolls with changing landscape

Rocky Hill-based Synthetic Cinema International has 10 full-time employees with the number swelling to as high as 50 when shooting projects. | Photo courtesy of Synthetic Cinema International

October 6, 2016 - 6:56pm

FAST and furious? New IRS powers may upset taxpayers, Conn. attorney says

The facade of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington, D.C. | Photo courtesy Creative Commons

September 28, 2016 - 12:12pm

Conn. profitability hits 10-year high but investment view skeptical

The Connecticut Business and Industry Association’s 2016 Survey of Connecticut Businesses, released Sept. 9, showed profitability at a 10-year high thanks to increasing sales and internal company cost-cutting. | Photo by Doug Kerr via Flickr

September 19, 2016 - 5:21pm

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