Nonprofit arts groups receive $161,000 in state grants

The Connecticut Office of the Arts doled out more than $1.5 million in grants statewide.

Former Day editorial writer wins Yankee Quill award

Maura Casey, a former associate editorial page editor and columnist for The Day, was among five journalists named Monday as winners of this year's Yankee Quill award for their contributions to New England journalism.

McDonald's, Starbucks agree to filter out Wi-Fi porn

McDonald's and Starbucks are implementing filtering technology that blocks customers using Wi-Fi from accessing pornography sites

DILBERT

BUSINESS SNAPSHOT

LOCAL

Montville resident seeks help in opening grocery

An Oakdale woman is trying to fund the reopening of a food store on Route 32 through crowdsourcing.

Bozrah egg farm plans expansion

Hillandale Egg Farm's plans include the construction of two new cage-free egg facilities within the next several months, state Sen. Cathy Osten announced Monday.

State falls in business-climate ratings

Connecticut’s great leap forward last year in the CNBC Business Climate rankings has become a giant step back in this year’s study.

NATIONAL

Southwest Airlines says technology outage fixed but more flights cut

Southwest passengers brace for long lines; airline tries to recover from technology breakdown

US home construction posted solid gain in June

US home construction rose solid 4.8 percent in June as building surged in Northeast, West