Feasibility study of Hartford’s XL Center OK’d

The board of directors of the quasi-public Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA), which oversees the 16,000-seat arena with Spectra Venue Management, voted unanimously Thursday night to rehire Conventions, Sports & Leisure International (CSL) to perform a new market demand and financial feasibility study of the venue. The study will begin as state lawmakers have been […]

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Key Connecticut officials meeting with feds on transportation funding

The meeting was arranged due to detailed work by Gov. Ned Lamont’s chief of staff, Ryan Drajewicz, who headed to Washington this summer to talk to the Trump administration and seek new funding to fix the state’s aging infrastructure. As a result, federal officials from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau will speak […]

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Alexion to put $10 million into New Haven facility

Alexion Pharmaceuticals plans to invest $10 million in labs at its facility in the city to increase the company’s capacity to reach clinical studies of its rare disease research. Alexion, in a statement, said its Global Product Development lab expansion at the 100 College St. site will be completed by the end of 2020. Yale […]

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CT’s small solutions to climate change: when flood control spurs economic development

But since 2016, Meriden has had far fewer water worries thanks to an innovative flood control concept called Meriden Green. City planners, landscape architects and others who do climate resilience work in Connecticut think it should be a model for every community. The core of the project has turned the brownfield area and the river […]

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Millstone, utilities finalize 10-year contract

State regulators recently approved a 10-year contract between the owner of Millstone Power Station and utility companies, effectively ending the yearslong political, regulatory and environmental battles to keep the plant operational. The contract calls on the utilities to buy half the plant’s output over the next decade. The price per kilowatt hour in the contract […]

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Middletown’s $87.35M combined middle school an investment ‘for our children’

The occasion was the ceremonial groundbreaking for the new facility for students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades, which will incorporate students from Woodrow Wilson Middle School and Keigwin Middle School into an $87.35 million state-of-the-art building expected to be complete within the next two years. This is the first time a new middle school […]

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Feds to brief legislators on transportation funding alternatives

With a briefing by federal transportation finance officials, the administration of Gov. Ned Lamont is expected to give lawmakers a glimpse Friday of potential ways the state might fund a 10-year transportation infrastructure plan without significant highway tolls. Officials from the Build America Bureau of the U.S. Department of Transportation are coming to Hartford to […]

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Sewer pump station hearing moved to Oct. 2

Closing and demolition of the District Two sewage treatment plant on Route 7 and the piping of that wastewater for treatment at the soon-to-be renovated District One sewer plant on South Street will be up for comment at a Planning and Zoning Commission public hearing on Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the town hall […]

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New Haven firm pitches idea for 200-unit complex in New London

RJ Development + Advisors LLC, a New Haven-based commercial real estate development company, has put together conceptual plans and an ambitious schedule for construction of a four-story, 200-unit market-rate residential complex at the corner of Hamilton and Howard streets. https://www.theday.com/local-news/20190913/new-haven-firm-pitches-idea-for-200-unit-complex-in-new-london

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