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State posts small increase in construction jobs

Connecticut gained 2,000 construction jobs in the year starting in May 2016, according to data released recently by the Associated General Contractors…

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Monday 06/19/2017
state-wellrepresented-at-paris-air-show State well-represented at Paris Air Show
icon Posted: 19 June 2017 [10:26 PM]

Several small Connecticut manufacturing companies are in Paris this week for the 52nd Paris Air Show. They include Aero Gear of Windsor,…

area-mcdonalds-teaming-with-ubereats Area McDonald's teaming with UberEATS
icon Posted: 19 June 2017 [10:24 PM]

NEW BRITAIN -McDonald’s is now available for delivery in New Britain, Berlin and Newington through UberEATS. “We are excited to…

Sunday 06/18/2017
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cars-converge-for-bill-englert-show Cars converge for Bill Englert show
icon Posted: 17 June 2017 [10:04 PM]

BRISTOL - Rain held off Saturday evening for the 8th annual Bill Englert Memorial Car Show, making it an afternoon to remember…

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Monday 06/05/2017
Employment sees increase in May report from ISM
icon Posted: 05 June 2017 [09:20 PM]

(Tempe, Arizona) - Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May, and the overall economy grew for the 96th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business. The report was issued by…

Wednesday 05/31/2017
chamber-welcomes-2-additions Chamber welcomes 2 additions
icon Posted: 31 May 2017 [08:13 PM]

BRISTOL - The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce recently hired two new employees, Mecheal Hamilton and Katie D’Agostino. Mecheal Hamilton, who also…

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Wednesday 05/24/2017
woodcarving-show-and-sale-is-june-3 Woodcarving Show and Sale is June 3
icon Posted: 24 May 2017 [09:58 PM]

BRISTOL - More than 50 woodcarvers and vendors will participate in the nineteenth Annual Connecticut Woodcarvers Association Woodcarving Show and Sale, hosted by the New…

forestville-salon-changes-hands Forestville salon changes hands
icon Posted: 24 May 2017 [09:04 PM]

BRISTOL - After joking with her older sister’s friend about selling their business of 30 years, Nancy Ravagnani and her husband ended…

Tuesday 05/23/2017
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delegation-visits-dacruz-patriot-manufacturing Delegation visits DaCruz, Patriot Manufacturing
icon Posted: 21 May 2017 [10:08 PM]

BRISTOL - State Rep. Whit Betts, R-Bristol, and state Sen. Henri Martin, R-Bristol, recently spent time touring local manufacturers DaCruz Manufacturing and…

Thursday 05/18/2017
plainville-welcomes-multidealer-coop-circa Plainville welcomes multi-dealer co-op Circa
icon Posted: 18 May 2017 [09:09 PM]

PLAINVILLE - Animatronic gorillas waved to chamber officials as they entered Circa, Bob Korpita’s new antique shop, Wednesday to browse his eclectic…

Monday 05/15/2017
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this-weeks-meetings This week's meetings
icon Posted: 14 May 2017 [09:08 PM]

BRISTOL Monday, May 15 Special Board of Finance Meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall, City Council Chambers, 111 N. Main St.; Inland Wetlands…

Friday 05/12/2017
Anthem gives up on bid for Cigna
icon Posted: 12 May 2017 [08:29 PM]

INDIANAPOLIS - Anthem is finally ending its soured, $48 billion bid to buy rival Cigna, but the nation’s second-largest health insurer isn’t giving up a fight over whether Cigna deserves a termination fee for the scrapped deal. Anthem says Cigna…

Wednesday 05/10/2017
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Monday 05/08/2017
new-insurance-agency-opens-in-southington New insurance agency opens in Southington
icon Posted: 08 May 2017 [10:20 PM]

SOUTHINGTON - Donato DiVirgilio, president of the new Farmers Insurance office on the Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, received a warm welcome from Southington Chamber…

new-britain-herald-office-moving New Britain Herald office moving
icon Posted: 08 May 2017 [10:15 PM]

NEW BRITAIN - The offices of The New Britain Herald will relocate from Court Street to the Liberty Square office building effective…

industrial-park-a-target-for-development Industrial Park a target for development
icon Posted: 08 May 2017 [10:09 PM]

Special to the Press BRISTOL - In an effort to increase the economic development of Bristol’s Southeast Industrial Park, the city has…

Sunday 05/07/2017
holistic-therapy-center-opens-on-main-street Holistic therapy center opens on Main Street
icon Posted: 07 May 2017 [10:33 PM]

SOUTHINGTON - Lotus Moon Studios, a new “positive living center”, has opened at 132 Main St., offering holistic therapies, workshops and private…

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Thursday 04/27/2017
big-names-among-espns-massive-layoffs Big names among ESPN's massive layoffs
icon Posted: 27 April 2017 [08:37 PM]

BRISTOL - The day after lay-offs hit ESPN, the names of those affected have been slowly coming out through social media. Some…

Wednesday 04/26/2017
espn-says-goodbye-to-100-employees ESPN says goodbye to 100 employees
icon Posted: 26 April 2017 [10:12 PM]

BRISTOL - ESPN notified 100 employees Thursday morning that they had been laid off.   Those affected were not identified publicly by…

Tuesday 04/25/2017
espn-officials-no-timeframe-for-layoffs ESPN officials: No timeframe for layoffs
icon Posted: 25 April 2017 [09:19 PM]

STAFF WRITERS BRISTOL - ESPN officials insist the company has no time frame for expected layoffs, despite a recent report indicating those…

Monday 04/24/2017
utc-aerospace-working-on-submarines UTC Aerospace working on submarines
icon Posted: 24 April 2017 [10:16 PM]

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., has begun manufacturing the first Large Vertical Array for Virginia…

business-ct-2017-may-3-in-farmington Business CT 2017 May 3 in Farmington
icon Posted: 24 April 2017 [10:15 PM]

WETHERSFIELD - Available education, employment and workforce development services, and how to successfully use them, will be explored at the upcoming Business…