Connecticut tribes talk to legislators about expanded gambling

Connecticut’s two tribal casinos are trying to gauge support at the General Assembly for an expansion of gambling to stem what a new study shows is the rapid loss of customers to out-of-state competition.

Job centers yield employment of 10,000 throughout region

Nearly 10,000 people found jobs either directly or indirectly as a result of visits last year to the four American Job Centers in eastern Connecticut, according to an impact study released this week.

Connecticut readies $7.5 million in cleanup funding

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Wednesday a new $7.5 million round of funding to remediate and develop brownfields across the state.




Customer anger directed at telecom firms

Telecommunications snafus topped the list of consumer complaints in Connecticut last year.

Block Island wind farm gets $290 million in financing

Block Island Wind Farm obtains financing

Twin River acquisition is latest change in Northeast's gaming landscape

Fallout from Massachusetts' embrace of casinos continued to rain down Wednesday, with Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I., announcing it has agreed to buy Newport Grand, the slots-only gambling hall.