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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

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

Tom Bailey

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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

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

Peter Aziz

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

Jason Stowe

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Underdog story: Filmmaker celebrates ‘invisible heroes of baseball’

Hall of Fame baseball player Wade Boggs teamed up as a co-producer on Molly Secours' film "Scouting for Diamonds." | Photo courtesy of Ben Pearson

September 29, 2016 - 1:49pm

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

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

Cortnie Purdy-Fausner

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Acclaimed Conn. attorney wrestles with family law’s growing complexity

Thomas P. “Thom” Parrino, co-founder of Westport-based law firm Nusbaum & Parrino P.C., received a Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement membership this summer. | Photo provided

September 22, 2016 - 11:52pm

Big E firsts highlight growth of Connecticut beer making, food tourism

A Connecticut craft beer garden at The Big E in West Springfield, Massachusetts, offers a taste of the Nutmeg State's growing craft beer industry. | Photo courtesy of the Connecticut Office of Tourism

September 21, 2016 - 3:22pm

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