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Career Path: From the seas to the bees, Navy vet turns beekeeper

Nathan Sheets started with one beehive and now has a honey-making empire. Photo courtesy of Nature Nate's. 

June 19, 2017 - 5:35pm

Energy efficiency programs rev up manufacturer's growth

With new “stop gate dampers” at each machine and improvements to the 150-horse power motor, Connecticut Spring & Stamping's upgraded system is much more energy efficient. (Photo Courtesy of CJPR)

April 26, 2017 - 6:52pm

Tech center aims to make social service workers more mobile, slice costs

Assisted Living Technologies Inc. President Ron D'Aquila, left, and Fred Gauthier of Patient Advocate for You examine a MedMinder, which monitors dosages of prescription drugs, at the Technology Center of Meriden. Besides being a showroom for equipment handled by Assisted Living Technologies, the center offers training for social service workers seeking accreditation. | Photo Courtesy of Alliances by Alisa Media Relations

April 14, 2017 - 11:11am

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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Sweet spot: UConn basketball alum nabs role as sugar group’s first female CEO

Courtney Gaine has used lessons learned from playing from Geno Auriemma, UConn's highly successful women's basketball coach, to advance in her career. She was recently named the first-ever female CEO of The Sugar Association Inc., the U.S. sugar industry's trade group.

(Courtesy of the University of Connecticut)

March 8, 2017 - 12:24pm

Active seniors, advancing technology herald age of specialty hospitals

The fifth floor of the new Stamford Hospital building will be home later this year to an orthopedic specialty hospital created in partnership with New York-based Hospital for Special Surgery. | Courtesy of Stamford Health

February 17, 2017 - 4:54pm

Healthcare mergers, alliances extend to Connecticut’s fight against cancer

Medical Oncology and Blood Disorders LLP recently joined New Jersey-based Regional Cancer Care Associates. The six Connecticut doctors that comprise MOABD have offices in several locations, including the John A. DeQuattro Cancer Center in Manchester. | Photo by James Mosher/Crain's Connecticut
January 25, 2017 - 11:38pm

Driving innovation: Connecticut senator pushes for self-driving cars task force

A bill proposed in the Connecticut Legislature would create a task force to examine the ramifications of self-driving cars. Jeff Aiosa, president of Carriage House of New London, a Mercedes-Benz dealership, predicts huge changes in the auto industry stemming from the push to perfect autonomous vehicles. | James Mosher/Crain's Connecticut

January 23, 2017 - 10:03am

Connecticut researchers compare effectiveness of medical pot vs. opioids

St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, based in Hartford, is conducting the first medical marijuana study to be approved by the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection. Results are expected to be published in a year. | Photo by Walter Williams/Crain's Connecticut
January 11, 2017 - 11:27am