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Google's 'mystery barge' is on the move once again

 August 1, 2014; Updated: 9:52 am

Google's four-story barge, which was built in New London and moved to Maine in October, was moved to South Portland, Maine, on Wednesday and is said to be leaving soon for points unknown.Roger Hale, owner of Turners Island cargo terminal...


Premium Content Union files grievance against Fusion Paperboard

 July 31, 2014; Updated: 12:45 am

Members of United Steelworkers Local 1840 filed a grievance against their employer, Fusion Paperboard in Sprague, Wednesday because they say the company violated the collective bargaining agreement between the local union and the boxboard company.


Premium Content Home consignment store to celebrate opening

 July 31, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

A ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the opening of Stonington Consign to Design, a new home furnishings and accessories consignment store, will take place at 5 p.m. Monday at the store's location in the Velvet Mill at 22 Bayview Ave.,...


Premium Content Builders' group holds CPR classes

 July 30, 2014; Updated: 10:36 am

Builders & Remodelers Association of Eastern CT will hold a CPR First Aid Certification Class on Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 5-9 p.m. at the Builders Association Training Center, 20 Hartford Road, Suite 28, Salem. There is a $50 per...


Premium Content Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money awards grants

 July 30, 2014; Updated: 10:31 am

Citizens Bank will award $30,000 to three organizations in Connecticut as part of the Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money initiative. Overall, is the bank is donating $1.5 million to nonprofits supporting financial education across...


Premium Content Generators on Demand holds open house in Old Lyme

 July 30, 2014; Updated: 10:24 am

 The public is invited to join the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut at 5 p.m., Tuesday to celebrate the opening of Generators on Demand’s new warehouse and showroom at 61-1 Buttonball Road, Old Lyme. Refreshments and...


Premium Content Rousseau recognized as top investment advisor

 July 30, 2014; Updated: 10:20 am

Charles Rousseau, CFP, CLU, ChFC, CRPC, was recognized for the second straight year as the top investment advisor representative in the New England Financial Group, LLC, at their annual awards banquet in May. New England Financial Group...


Premium Content Bass joins L+M Medical Group’s Obstetrics and Gynecology practice

 July 30, 2014; Updated: 10:18 am

Dr. Virginia Bass has joined the L+M Medical Group’s Obstetrics and Gynecology practices located in Westerly and New London. A member of both the Westerly Hospital and L+M medical staff, Bass will provide a wide range of obstetric...


Premium Content Nurse practitioners credentialed as multiple sclerosis certified nurses

 July 30, 2014; Updated: 10:34 am

Nurse practitioners Andrea Bartels and Andrea Stewart have been credentialed as multiple sclerosis certified nurses by the Multiple Sclerosis International Certification Board. Bartels and Stewart, who have been with the Neurological...


Premium Content Chamber cruise set for Aug. 26

 July 30, 2014; Updated: 10:27 am

The 4th Annual Sea Jet Cruise and Dessert Showcase is 5:30-8 p.m., Aug. 26 onboard Cross Sound Ferry’s MV Sea Jet 1. The Chamber of Commerce invites you to spend an evening on the water enjoying desserts by Ivy’s Simply...


Premium Content Atef joins Hartford HealthCare Medical Group in Norwich

 July 30, 2014; Updated: 10:26 am

Cardiologist Dr. Amr Atef, a member of the medical staff at The William W. Backus Hospital, has joined Hartford HealthCare Medical Group in Norwich. Patients who would like to continue their relationship with Dr. Atef should call (860)...


Premium Content Frenette named Director of Technology at Chelsea Groton Bank

 July 30, 2014; Updated: 10:22 am

Jeff Frenette has joined Chelsea Groton Bank as Senior Vice President, Director of Technology. Frenette will manage the bank’s technology resources including personnel, network infrastructure, systems, telecommunications, hardware...


Premium Content Assad joins Chamber of Commerce as administrative assistant.

 July 30, 2014; Updated: 10:33 am

Courtney Assad of Mystic has joined the staff of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut as administrative assistant. Assad is a 2014 graduate of Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, N.Y., with a bachelor of science degree in...


Premium Content Botelho named Director of Marketing at Crystal Mall in Waterford

 July 30, 2014; Updated: 10:29 am

Debbie Botelho has assumed the position of Director of Marketing and Business Development at Crystal Mall. She will be responsible for all business development, media, events and marketing efforts including digital marketing and social...


Premium Content Mystic jewelry store owner to launch breast cancer campaign Aug. 7

 July 30, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

For the month of August, Simply Majestic, a Mystic jewelry store specializing in customized pieces, will be raising money for breast cancer research with the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation. The campaign holds special meaning for the...


Premium Content Mohegans give up lease on Palmer, Mass., property

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 12:23 am

Mohegan Sun is terminating its lease of the Palmer, Mass., property where it had once hoped to develop a $1 billion resort casino and water park.In a statement issued late Monday afternoon, the casino confirmed that it was relinquishing...


Premium Content Amid earnings decline, Mohegan authority committed to expanding

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 12:09 am

Despite dramatic declines in earnings, Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority executives said Tuesday they'll aggressively continue to pursue out-of-state gaming licenses and expect to break ground by the end of the year on a $110 million hotel at Mohegan...


Pfizer's second-quarter profit sinks 79 percent but tops forecasts

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 12:17 am

Pfizer’s second-quarter earnings plunged 79 percent from last year, when the world’s second-largest drugmaker booked a business spinoff gain of more than $10 billion. The latest results still edged analyst expectations.


Premium Content Business journal honors Norwich woman

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Lindsey Mathieu, the 33-year-old owner and founding principal of Golden Egg Concepts, a Norwich-based marketing company that primarily serves architectural, engineering and construction firms, is among 42 people who will be recognized Sept. 22 at...


Premium Content Holdridge's set to receive farm award

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 12:03 am

Holdridge's in Ledyard will receive the Century Farm Award Aug. 6 at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station's Plant Science Day, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lockwood Farm in Hamden.



 July 26, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has approved 15 grant requests in its second-quarter totaling $19,000. This past quarter, 15 local groups received a financial boost through Charter Oak's Community Giving Grants Program. Grant recipients...


Premium Content HealthyCT co-op opens board nominations

 July 25, 2014; Updated: 10:50 pm

HealthyCT, Connecticut's nonprofit health insurance co-op, has begun notifying members that the nomination process is open for the company's first Board of Directors election. At least six of the 11 voting members on HealthyCT's Board will be...


Premium Content Klingerman travels: New London firm moves to East Lyme

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 12:18 am

East Lyme - After 53 years in business in downtown New London, Klingerman Travel has completed a move to this town's Flanders section.


Premium Content Blinderman joins sales team of Southern CT Freightliner

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 11:23 am

Robert Blinderman of Waterford has joined the sales team of Southern CT Freightliner, a full-service sales and service center for medium and heavy duty trucks by Freightliner, Mitsubishi Fuso, and Sprinter.


Premium Content Black Hawk cruises benefit local charities

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 11:18 am

The Black Hawk of Niantic has once again had two fireworks cruises to benefit the local community as part of the Black Hawk and the Community program. During the Sailfest fireworks, more than 70 packages of diapers were donated by...

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