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Connecticut strong on energy efficiency, but high prices hobble business

Connecticut electricity carried on lines like these belonging to Eversource Energy Inc. continues to be at relatively high prices, acting as a continuing impediment to business recruitment, according to the Connecticut Business and Industry Association. | Photo by James Mosher for Crain's Connecticut

March 2, 2017 - 1:52pm

Conn. dairy farmers diversify as number of farms, milk prices drop

The Farmer's Cow, a six-farm milk cooperative formed in 2005, has added to its product lines and offerings including the 2012 summer opening of a restaurant in Mansfield known as The Farmer's Cow Calfe and Creamery. | Courtesy of the The Farmer's Cow LLC

February 15, 2017 - 6:31pm

Connecticut bankers expect to go from good to better in 2017

People's and other Connecticut banks fared very well last year despite the low interest-rate environment and slack job market. | Photo of the Hartford skyline by Doug Kerr via Flickr

February 9, 2017 - 3:10pm

Can Hartford woo the New York Islanders to XL Center?

Whalers banners hang in the XL Center. | Photo via Wikimedia 

February 2, 2017 - 5:30pm

Lottery rakes in record cash amid Connecticut’s push for third casino

The Michael's Hess gas station in Waterford is among hundreds of locations statewide that offer Connecticut Lottery products including keno. | James Mosher/Crain's Connecticut
January 13, 2017 - 2:48pm

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

Connecticut accounting society’s new director reflects evolving profession

Bonnie Stewart, a lawyer who has been working at the Connecticut Business and Industry Association since 1988, will begin a new job next month as the director of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants. | Photo courtesy of CTCPA

December 21, 2016 - 2:21pm

Election-fueled economic confidence builds around Connecticut Capitol

The next session of the Connecticut General Assembly opens for business Jan. 4. | Photo by Walter Williams/Crain's Connecticut

December 16, 2016 - 12:34pm

Weathering scandal, Wells Fargo is growing in Connecticut

Despite a national scandal earlier this year, Wells Fargo & Co. is continuing to grow its Connecticut business and workforce. | Photo by James Mosher

December 15, 2016 - 1:01pm

New Haven chamber joins elite company with national honor

Tony Rescigno, president of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, holds the accreditation plaque given him by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The New Haven-based organization is the only Connecticut chamber with the accreditation. | Photo by Robyn Mastrobuoni courtesy of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce

December 6, 2016 - 6:14pm