New London fishing fleet signs lease at Fort Trumbull

The trawler Catherine-Amy, front left, approaches the dock where the Carley Grace, back left, and Provider are docked at New London Seafood Distributors in the Fort Trumbull section of New London on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The city’s commercial fishing fleet has secured a lease to continue its operations on the Fort Trumbull peninsula and opened the door to future expansion.

Labor experts: Connecticut continues slow growth

From July to August, the state gained 1,100 net jobs and the employment rate dropped from 4.4 to 4.3 percent.

Nearly half of cellphone calls will be scams by 2019, report says

Nearly half of all cellphone calls next year will come from scammers, according to First Orion, a company that provides phone carriers and their customers caller ID and call blocking technology.


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No way out? US, China tariffs may become the 'new normal'

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EB to discuss shipyard expansion plans Thursday night

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Thiel-backed fund hits the jackpot with $12 billion stake in pot business

Peter Thiel at the National Press Club in Washington on Oct. 31, 2016. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Andrew Harrer.

Tilray, a Canadian company with just $20 million in revenue last year, has benefited from the surge in demand for pot stocks as Canada gears up to legalize the drug next month, and companies including Coca-Cola and Diageo show interest in the sector.