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Posted inEnergy & Environment, Money

Microgrid project draws three-dozen applications

Connecticut’s first-in-the-nation microgrid pilot project received some three-dozen applications by Wednesday’s deadline, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Most were from cities and towns, including some with multiple submissions; but there were also some from universities, hospitals, companies, a state transit facility, Tweed airport, the Navy sub base and even an as-yet-to-be-built […]

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Economic forecast: a risky year for Connecticut

Hartford — An economic outlook conference greeted the New Year cautiously Friday, pointing to the slow and largely jobless recovery from the 2008 recession and the inability of Congress to reach a grand bargain necessary to avert devastating cuts to Connecticut’s defense industry. “I think everybody here knows we dodged a bullet this week. We […]

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Former state Sen. Ernest Newton arrested

Former state Sen. Ernest E. Newton II, D-Bridgeport, a convicted felon who attempted a political comeback in 2012, was arrested Friday and charged with committing fraud to obtain $80,550 in public financing for his unsuccessful bid to return to the Connecticut General Assembly. Newton, 56, who lost a three-way Democratic primary for the state Senate […]