February 23, 2018
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Blue Buffalo New Top Dog with $8 Billion Buyout

WILTON: A Connecticut startup and success story Blue Buffalo Pet Foods [NASDAQ:BUFF] is reportedly being sold to General Mills [NYSE: GIS]to buy pet food maker Blue Buffalo for $8 billion in a cash transaction Headquartered…
February 23, 2018
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Edible Arrangements Takes On Google In Trademark Lawsuit

WALLINGFORD: Edible Arrangements is hoping to deliver a bitter taste to Google as it files a federal lawsuit against the company in Connecticut, objecting to Google using its Edible Arrangements trademark to aid competitors…
February 23, 2018
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Realtors Group Cites Industrial Growth and Slower Office Market

Trader Joe’s new 700,000 s/f distribution center is now under construction at Phoenix Crossing; HARTFORD:, The Connecticut/Western Massachusetts chapter of SIOR announced the results of its semi-annual membership survey of…
February 23, 2018
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OPINION:Time's Up: Significant Legislation Proposed on Sexual Harassment…

Illustration by the Publsiher SUBMITTED From the Law Firm, Carmody, Torrance, Sandak, Hennesey Legislators in the Connecticut State House and Senate have proposed legislation that will significantly impact sexual harassment…

New Haven’s Vacant Class A Space Overhangs The City

Feb 16, 2018
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NEW HAVEN: According to the most recent research report for New Haven from Colliers International the New Haven office…

Bristol Myers Campus Sold

Feb 16, 2018
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WALLINGFORD: Massachusetts-based , Calare Properties, real estate development company firm has purchased the Bristol-Myers…

Anti-Marijuana Organization Cites Potential Costs to Legalization

Feb 16, 2018
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HARTFORD: While Advocates for legalization of recreational use of Marijuana in Connecticut cite economic benefit to the…

CBIA Survey: Business Can’t Find Workers, Aren’t Selling Globally, Credit Available, Business Good

Feb 16, 2018
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HARTFORD: Responders to CBIA’s Fourth Quarter Economic and Credit Availability Survey demonstrate a stable but relatively…

New Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing Ecosystem Helps Test Ideas, Hire Talent, Raise Capital

Feb 09, 2018
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Logan: "Entrepreneurs can do more than offer rewards to backers." PLANTSVILLE: Two Connecticut entrepreneurs are taking on…

Poll Reveals What Nutmeggers Want

Feb 09, 2018
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FAIRFIELD: A new survey reports what most Connecticut residents feel about the state of the state. Sacred Heart University’s…

Mass Mutual To Close Enfield Location and Consolidate In Springfield and Boston

Feb 09, 2018
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After $38 million in improvements just three years ago Mass Mutual is leaving its Enfield location and consolidating…

Year Results Show Alexion’s Drugs Continue To Show Sales Growth

Feb 09, 2018
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NEW HAVEN: Even as the company prepares to head north to a new headquarters in Boston, the New Haven portfolio of drugs…

Congress Approves Budget Bill With Plenty For Connecticut

Feb 09, 2018
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By: ANA RADELAT | ctmirror.org Washington – In rare bipartisan agreement, Congress on Friday approved a massive budget deal…

Health

Anti-Marijuana Organization Cites Potential Costs to Legalization

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HARTFORD: While Advocates for legalization of recreational use of Marijuana in Connecticut cite economic benefit to the state an anti-legalization…

Advocates for marijuana sales point to big economic boost

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By: Keith M. Phaneuf |ctmirror.org Advocates for legalizing recreational marijuana use in Connecticut — and taxing its sales — are hoping a holistic,…

Breaking down this year’s Access Health CT open enrollment

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By: MACKENZIE RIGG | ctmirror.org In all, 114,134 residents enrolled in private health insurance through the state’s health insurance exchange,…

Wallingford Medical Device Company Launches Product To Control Internal…

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WALINGFORD: Z-Medica, LLC, a developer of hemostatic devices, announced that QuikClot Control+® approved by the FDA in June of 2017 is now…

Children's Hospital Invests In Mass. Biotech

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HARTFORD: Connecticut Children's Medical Center has made an investment in a small Massachusetts based biotech company Biostage, Inc. [OTCQB:…

State Seeks More Medical Marijuana Sellers

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HARTFORD: US Attorney General Jeff Sessions may be trying to arrest the increase in marijuana sales in states across the country, but Connecticut is…

Chester Retirement Community Sold

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CHESTER: Chester Village West set on 55 acres with 105 cottages and apartments was purchased by Masonicare, based in Wallingford, the state’s largest…

ACA Mandate Gone, State Eyes Imposing Its Own

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By: Ana Radelat | ctmirror.com Washington – As Congress is about to vote on a tax overhaul that will gut the Affordable Care Act’s mandate that most…

Access Health projecting 2018 Enrollment Will Match Last Year’s

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By: Mackenzie Rigg | CTmirror.com Access Health CEO Jim WadleighKyle Constable / CTMirror.org HARTFORD: With about three weeks left in open…

Feds: State Can Impose Work Requirement for Medicaid Recipients

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Medicaid chief: Feds are willing to approve work requirements By: Phil Galewitz | Kaiser Health News | Seema Verma, head of the Centers for Medicare…

Technology

New Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing Ecosystem Helps Test Ideas, Hire…

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Logan: "Entrepreneurs can do more than offer rewards to backers." PLANTSVILLE: Two Connecticut entrepreneurs are taking on the crowd funding and…

Tech Company Hopes To Disrupt CT Real Estate Market

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FAIRFIELD: Connecticut has a new real estate company that is hoping that their expertise in software and digital marketing will allow them to disrupt…

New Haven's New Tech District Is Right Around The Corner

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By Mitchell Young NEW HAVEN: In December 2014, digital media entrepreneurs David Salinas and Peter Sena founders of Digital Surgeons a New Haven…

Nigerian National Pleads Guilty in E-Mail Scheme Defrauding Connecticut…

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NEW HAVEN: John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Patricia M. Ferrick, Special Agent in Charge of the New Haven…

Two Fast Growing Bank Service Companies Set Joint Marketing Plan

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Leaders in Core and Compliance Management Services Working Together to Expand the Deployment of the Unified Compliance Management Model in the…

Datto Founder Donates $50 Million to Alma Mater

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STAMFORD: Austin McChord, founder and CEO of Datto, one of Connecticut’s fastest growing tech companies has donated $50 million to the Rochester…

Glastonbury Financial Service Company Raises $6 Million From Strategic…

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GLASTONBURY: Payrailz, a digital payments company offering advanced bill payment and money transfer solutions to banks and credit unions, announces…

FuelCell Energy and Toyota Announce Renewable Transportation Fuel Project

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DANBURY: Some good news comes to Fuel Cell Energy [NASDAQ: FCEL] with an agreement with Toyota to purchase hydrogen for vehicle refueling at the Port…

UCONN Incubation Companies Exceed Funding Target

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STORRS: UCONN Technology Incubation Program companies have raised $54 million in financing in 2017, exceeding the programs $50 million goal and…

New Haven Company Raises $18 Million for Next Generation Computer Tech

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NEW HAVEN: Two seasoned Venture investors have led an $18 million Series A investment into New Haven Quantum Circuits Inc [QCI] The new funds came…

Real Estate & Construction

Tyre Promoted To Lead Architect’s Stamford Office

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STAMFORD: Michael Tyre, AIA, an “award-winning designer” with Amenta Emma Architects, has been promoted to managing principal of the firm’s Stamford…

$39.5 Million Secured For Apartment Construction

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TRUMBULL. Construction of Trumbull Loft Apartments will be moving forward with the financing secured through CBRE Capital Markets’ debt & structured…

Hamden Industrial Building Sold

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HAMDEN: Press|Cuozzo Commercial Services completed the sale of 2 Hamden Park Drive, a one-story, masonry office/warehouse facility built in 1990 and…

Construction Underway At New Senior Living Community

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SHELTON: Foundation work is underway on a new Brightview Senior Living Community. The latest addition to Brightview’s assortment of communities is…

$1.3 Apartment Million Apartment Sale in Manchester

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MANCHESTER: United Multi Family (UMF) brokered the sale of 22 units known as the Pembroke Court Apartments located at 131 Hilliard Street for $1.3…

The Proto Group Brokers Show Sales and Leases Totaling $1.78 million

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Learning Exchange Signs Up for a 10,000 Square Foot Space In New Haven NORTH HAVEN: The Proto Group has released details on several leases bringing…

OPINION: The Powerful Role Of Storytelling In Creating Mission-Driven…

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By Laura Pirie, Pirie Associates Architects Storytelling is one of the most powerful tools we use at Pirie Associates to create environments for our…

"Speculative" Bridgeport Project Moves Toward Completion

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Construction Resources reaches 55% completion of Cherry Street Lofts development BRIDGEPORT: A project that was met with skeptics when proposed four…

Shopping Center Brings In The Big Bucks On Sale

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Jeffrey Dunne, David Gavin and Travis Langer of CBRE’s National Retail Partners represented the owner, CapFor Westport, LLC, at 1365 Post Road East…

Realtors Group Cites Industrial Growth and Slower Office Market

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Trader Joe’s new 700,000 s/f distribution center is now under construction at Phoenix Crossing; HARTFORD:, The Connecticut/Western Massachusetts…

Government

Anti-Marijuana Organization Cites Potential Costs to Legalization

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HARTFORD: While Advocates for legalization of recreational use of Marijuana in Connecticut cite economic benefit to the state an anti-legalization…

Advocates for marijuana sales point to big economic boost

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By: Keith M. Phaneuf |ctmirror.org Advocates for legalizing recreational marijuana use in Connecticut — and taxing its sales — are hoping a holistic,…

Fairness to Governor May Come At Expense of Business

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Hartford: Governor Dannel Malloy thinks the Federal government has been so good to business that a little more tax coming their way is just fine.…

Poll Reveals What Nutmeggers Want

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FAIRFIELD: A new survey reports what most Connecticut residents feel about the state of the state. Sacred Heart University’s Institute for Public…

Federal Reserve Program Sends Grants to Ten Connecticut Cities

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BOSTON: Concern about the Federal Reserve raising interest rates in the face of good economic news may have sent the stock market reeling, but ten…

Tesla Revs Up For Another Pass On Direct Selling

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HARTFORD: Tesla is looking to a new legislative session in their effort to enable its “direct-to-consumer business model” and sell its electric cars…

Malloy Seeks Tolls, Gas-tax Hike to Rebuild Transportation Network

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By: Keith M. Phaneuf ctmirror.org Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will ask legislators this year to establish electronic tolling on Connecticut highways by…

Klarides: Will Not Run for Governor

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By: MARK PAZNIOKAS ctmirror.org House Minority Leader Themis Klarides, R-Derby, ended months of speculation about her political ambitions Wednesday,…