Business/Labor/ Economic Development
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 2, 2015 2:57 pm | Comments (1)
Joseph Vidro said he learned how to be a dynamic dad from his own father, and he tries to live up that example with his own three kids.
“I learned about being resourceful from him and the things he did to provide for his family,” said Vidro, shown with his 10-year-old daughter Aniaya.
by Staff | Jul 1, 2015 8:19 am | Comments (4)
New Haven’s hottest homegrown grassroots digital information-sharing company plans to double its workforce thanks to $1.6 million in new financing.
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 26, 2015 4:50 pm | Comments (6)
Clyde Thompson had a new visitor to his barber’s shop on Dixwell Ave Friday afternoon: U.S. Senator Chris Murphy. While he could not convince the senator to stay to get his hair trimmed, together they launched plans to improve access for small businesses in the city.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 23, 2015 5:34 pm | Comments (7)
A company that is changing the way people get around is teaming up with the local branch of the NAACP, The WorkPlace and the Workforce Alliance to connect people with a way to make an income.
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 23, 2015 5:24 pm | Comments (16)
A second sizzling chain opened its doors, and a downtown burger war was joined.
by Paul Bass | Jun 22, 2015 3:34 pm | Comments (17)
The developer of a soon-to-open apartment-retail building at Chapel and Howe streets vowed to make “right” a slew of alleged labor violations — which he said the state might have cited in error.
by Paul Bass | Jun 19, 2015 1:59 pm | Comments (16)
An abandoned bus garage at the gateway to Fair Haven could become a big-box supermarket — or else a “cool space” incubation hub for “a new generation of makers.”
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 18, 2015 5:14 pm | Comments (14)
Bike and pedestrian-friendly trails that connect to each other and to public transit. Sea walls, flood plains and roads that are prepared for climate change-sparked super storms. More space for people to grow food; less space for big-box stores and parking.
by Paul Bass | Jun 15, 2015 4:52 pm | Comments (2)
Rosa DeLauro said she would love to tell us all the reasons she successfully led a charge to stop President Obama, at least for now, from negotiating a Pacific trade treaty. But if she were to tell us, she’d be breaking the law.
by Paul Bass | Jun 15, 2015 4:09 pm | Comments (21)
The state legislature’s top leaders claimed they’re “open” to the governor’s plea to roll back some business-tax increases—but made clear they’re not swayed by the threats from General Electric that led to the plea.