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Premium Content Tech firm exec to reopen Mystic Indoor Tennis

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Mystic - Mystic Indoor Tennis, which closed down Aug. 1 in the midst of bankruptcy proceedings, is expected to reopen in the next two months under new ownership.Matt McCormack, a Mystic resident and chief executive of the successful...

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Premium Content Eastern Conn. manufacturing alliance shows steady growth

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Norwich - The Eastern Advanced Manufacturing Alliance grew by six member companies in the past year, but association president Ray Coombs is hoping to double membership to about 60 by 2015."EAMA really has a lot to offer," Coombs...

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Premium Content Big Y's Old Saybrook market to open, with cake, Thursday

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Old Saybrook - Big Y supermarket will open its new $9 million store at 28 Spencer Plain Road Thursday, celebrating with a cake-cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m.Springfield, Mass.-based Big Y said the new store will include a team of...

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Premium Content Mystic businessman looks to buy tennis club

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 4:41 pm

Mystic Indoor Tennis, which closed down Aug. 1 in the midst of bankruptcy proceedings, is expected to reopen in the next two months under new ownership.

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Premium Content Pfizer wraps approval process for new breast cancer drug

 August 19, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Day Staff WriterPfizer Inc. said Monday it has completed its new drug application for the breast-cancer remedy palbociclib, which earned breakthrough status last year from federal regulators when used in...

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Premium Content Manufacturing alliance meets today in Norwich

 August 19, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

The alliance now includes 34 employers, including new members Whitcraft, Micro Precision, Airgas USA, Sterling Precision Machining, Xuare and Connecticut Tool.

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Premium Content Gales Ferry fitness center is far cry from the typical gym

 August 17, 2014; Updated: 11:15 pm

The Human Performance Therapy Centre off Route 12 in Gales Ferry may look like a gym to an outsider, but to owner Glenn VanLeuven it is a labor of love.

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Premium Content Statewide job gains still far outpace region's

 August 16, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

The sixth straight month of job gains statewide - the first solid half year of employment boosts since the Great Recession ended - gave Connecticut officials hope Friday that July's numbers are a harbinger of better times ahead. But locally,...

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Premium Content Power loss, stalling prompts Ford recall

 August 16, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Ford is recalling about 160,000 Focus ST hatchbacks and Escape crossovers from the 2013-14 model years because the turbocharged, 2-liter 4-cylinder engine may lose power or stall, the automaker said Friday.

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Premium Content Tax-free shopping starts Sunday in Connecticut

 August 16, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Connecticut's annual sales-tax holiday coinciding with back-to-school shopping kicks off Sunday and runs through Aug. 23.The tax holiday primarily applies to clothing and footwear costing less than $300 per item.Gov. Dannel P.

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Premium Content Groton business group meet Thursday

 August 16, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

The Groton Business Association will host its monthly meeting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday in the Zbierski House at the corner of Beach Pond Road and Shore Avenue in Groton City.

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Premium Content Casinos' slots revenues down in July

 August 15, 2014; Updated: 12:13 am

Foxwoods, which announced Thursday that it was in talks with senior lenders after failing to comply with “certain financial covenants,” reported keeping $44.3 million in slots “win” last month, an 8.9 percent decline over...

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Premium Content Architects revere Sun design

 August 15, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Panel of nine prefers look of Sun's Massachusetts casino If architects who reviewed the two projects competing for the sole Greater Boston casino license were the final arbiters, Mohegan Sun would be sitting pretty.In June, nine...

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Premium Content Eyeglass Lass fills once-vacant storefront

 August 15, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New London - The Eyeglass Lass has opened on State Street as the first wave of vacant downtown storefronts begins to be filled thanks to the CreateHereNow program.Other businesses that will be launched or relocated around the State...

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Premium Content Bulletin publisher off to Niagara Falls Gazette

 August 15, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Chris Voccio, publisher of The Bulletin in Norwich, announced this week that he is leaving the newspaper later this month after being named publisher of the 12,000-circulation Niagara Gazette in Niagara Falls, N.Y. Voccio came to The...

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Premium Content New phase at Niantic’s seaside village begins

 August 15, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New Boston Fund Inc. has announced the start of a new phase of development at Niantic's Seaside Village on Hope Street.The next phase, focusing on Village Center, will offer 45 townhome units ranging from about 900 to 1,300 square feet.

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Premium Content Connecticut Water profits rise

 August 15, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Clinton-based Connecticut Water Service said its first-half profits this year of $10.5 million represented a substantial increase from the $6.9 million net income reported the previous year.Earnings per share were 96 cents for the first...

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Premium Content Losses lead to talks between Foxwoods, lenders

 August 14, 2014; Updated: 5:27 pm

Acknowledging its failure to meet the terms of a loan agreement reached in July 2013, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, owner of Foxwoods Resort Casino, announced Thursday it's exploring its options with senior lenders.

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Premium Content Connecticut Innovations invests in IsoPlexix

 August 14, 2014; Updated: 11:57 pm

Connecticut Innovations is investing $300,000 in IsoPlexis, a life science research tools company in Branford.

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Premium Content Liberty Bank seeks diversity award nominees

 August 14, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Created in 2001, the award honors someone who has made an outstanding and ongoing contribution to the cause of promoting and celebrating diversity in the communities served by the bank.

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Premium Content Local professionals to receive Women of FIRE awards

 August 14, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

The awards go to outstanding women in the finance, insurance and real estate fields.

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Premium Content Nonprofit plans for bookstore take shape

 August 13, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New London - The Monte Cristo Bookshop's conversion to a nonprofit cooperative took a step forward this week when about 15 potential volunteers gathered at the Crocker House to plot a new direction for the 2-year-old...

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Clinton board rejects propane storage facility

 August 13, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Clinton's Planning and Zoning Commission has rejected plans for a large propane storage and distribution facility in town. The board voted 7-1 on Monday night against the facility proposed by energy company Global Partners LC of Waltham,...

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Premium Content Connecticut Attorney general warns of virus that holds files hostage

 August 13, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Attorney General George Jepsen is warning Connecticut consumers and businesses about an emerging computer virus known as "ransomware" and offering tips on how they can protect themselves from cyber-criminals as well as what to do if your computer...

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Premium Content State's first aerospace summit coming to Groton in September

 August 12, 2014; Updated: 5:25 pm

The Aerospace and Defense International Trade Summit will invite manufacturers from all over the world to attend the event Sept. 21-23 at the Mystic Marriott. Nations expected to be represented include the United Kingdom, Germany, Israel, Spain and...

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