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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

Connecticut’s ‘New Urbanism’ faces crime, transit hurdles

Storrs Center is a prime example of "New Urbanism," according to a group of New England devotees of the planning philosophy that is gaining worldwide popularity. | Photo by Kim Bova courtesy of the LeylandAlliance
October 21, 2016 - 1:32pm

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

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

Auto sales trend higher as Conn. pushes electric vehicles

Ford is one of several makes handled by the Bob Valenti AutoMall in Mystic. The Valenti name is on several dealerships from one end of Connecticut to the other, thanks to the dynasty started by Ferdinand Valenti Sr., who opened the family's first dealership in Wallingford in the 1920s.  |  James Mosher/Crain's Connecticut

September 29, 2016 - 10:53pm

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Millennials pull Danbury, Waterbury closer to New York

Improvements to the Metro-North Railroad between Connecticut and New York are part of the Nutmeg State's strategy to keep millennials in Connecticut, by satisfying their desire for a connection to the Big Apple. | Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York via Flickr

August 25, 2016 - 4:44pm