Day staff recognized by Connecticut journalism group

Sean D. Elliot won first-place awards in photo essay and feature writing for his coverage of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of 2021 on the Coast Guard barque Eagle's trip to Portland, Maine, on Aug. 4, 2017.

The Day received 19 first-place awards at the Connecticut SPJ Annual Meeting and Excellence in Journalism Awards held Thursday night at the Grassy Hill Country Club in Orange.

Foxwoods to roll out racing simulators, Wingstop restaurant

Racing simulators engineered by Winfield Heritage Racing will be installed on the casino's Great Cedar concourse, where they will simulate the experience of driving Formula One and NASCAR race cars.

Mix passion with business, students told

Students from local high schools mill about at the 12th annual Money Madness personal finance seminar geared toward students Thursday, May 24, 2018, at Crozier Williams Student Center at Connecticut College. The event was sponsored by Chelsea Groton Bank. (Lee Howard/The Day)

The owner of a new coffee-roasting business in downtown Norwich told more than 200 high school students gathered Thursday at a Money Madness seminar sponsored by Chelsea Groton Bank not to "veer too far off the road of what you're passionate about."




Pfizer settles kickback case related to copay assistance for $24 million

Pfizer will pay the government nearly $24 million as part of a settlement to resolve allegations that it funneled money through a foundation resulting in illegal kickbacks.

Norwich Public Utilities reaches contract agreements with two labor unions

Norwich Public Utilities officials this week approved three-year contracts with two labor unions that include 3 percent raises per year, double medical visit copayments and a Norwich residency incentive for workers.

Mohegan Sun marks rebranding of Sky Tower hotel spa

Mohegan Sun rebranded the Elemis Spa in its Sky Tower hotel as Mandara Spa on Tuesday.