The Long Island Railroad has surpassed Metro North as the busiest commuter railroad in the country. The LIRR increased its ridership in 2013 by two percent, compared to 0.7 percent for Metro North.
A less heralded aspect of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's 2014 agenda is a plan to increase the number of homes and businesses burning biomass for heat.
The Norwalk and Danbury hospitals have officially merged. Officials made the announcement Wednesday night at the Norwalk Hospital’s annual meeting.
An economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York gave a mostly positive outlook for 2014 for Connecticut, despite the state's slow pace coming out of the recession.
Connecticut and New York will lag behind western states in job growth in 2014. That’s according to a report by the Pew Center for Charitable Trusts published today. Connecticut does fare the best overall of the New England states, however.
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