Candidates for governor say they'd boost tourism funding

Five gubernatorial candidates addressed the Connecticut Tourism Coalition’s board Friday, with all of them acknowledging that chronic underfunding of the state’s marketing efforts has left it vulnerable to competitors.

Casino-expansion bill moves forward — minus repeal of East Windsor project

The legislature’s Public Safety and Security Committee passed a casino-expansion bill Friday after removing a provision that called for repealing authorization for the commercial casino the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes expect to...

New London has a new development director

Mayor Michael Passero on Friday announced the appointment of New London native Felix Reyes as the city’s new director of the Office of Development and Planning.




Shellfish farmer submits new application for Niantic River project

Tim Londregan's Niantic Bay Shellfish Farm vessel berthed on the Niantic River is seen Aug. 17, 2017, off Mago Point. Londregan wants to open a shellfish hatchery on the river.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

The shellfish farmer seeking to grow oysters and scallops in the Niantic River filed a new application Thursday with the Waterford-East Lyme Shellfish Commission that amends his original proposal to the commission in 2016.

Association of Realtors announces annual award winners

The Eastern Connecticut Association of Realtors held its annual awards banquet on Wednesday, celebrating the work and achievements of local Realtors.

Norwich applies for new Opportunity Zone designations

City officials on Friday nominated six areas of the city for a new federal Opportunities Zone tax investment incentive program designed to spur development in low-income “underserved areas.”