Business

Newtown Donations
8:17 am
Wed December 11, 2013

GE reaches out to Newtown by lending workers

The Newtown Recovery Project's Joni Capoccitti and Anne Alzapiedi
Credit The Newtown Recovery Project

In the aftermath of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown has received support from all over the world. The donations, media inquiries, and outpouring of both concern and curiosity proved overwhelming for the small Fairfield County town. But among the donors, General Electric Corporation stood out by providing the town something it desperately needed: workers.

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Business
10:14 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Data breach at JP Morgan Chase may have affected 7,000 people in Conn.

People stand in the lobby of JPMorgan Chase headquarters in New York. (File photo)
Credit AP Photo/Mark Lennihan

Connecticut officials say they've learned that about 7,000 people in the state may have had their personal information put at risk due to a data breach at JP Morgan Chase.

The bank says the breach might have affected about 465,000 around the country who have a UCard, a prepaid debit card, and use its website. 

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Fearing future strikes, hospital shuts out workers
10:27 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Conn. hospital, workers trying to end lockout

The entrance to Lawrence Memorial Hospital's main campus in New London, Connecticut
Credit Lawrence + Memoriail Strikes

Officials from Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London and the union representing nurses who work there met at the bargaining table on Tuesday to work on a deal that would end a lockout.

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"First Five" economic development program
7:00 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Pitney Bowes receives millions in state funds to stay in Conn.

The state of Connecticut is giving the Stamford-based office technology company Pitney Bowes $10 million in forgivable loans and $17 million additional in loans, grants and tax credits, in order to keep the company in the state.

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First budget with PSEG at helm
6:15 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

LIPA delivers rate freeze with cuts and grants

Credit AP

The Long Island Power Authority announced a $3.5 billion budget Tuesday.  That’s $72 million less than last year before New Jersey-based PSEG took over near all operations.  Deep cuts were made to deliver on promises of a rate freeze.   

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