The LEGO building club at the Voluntown Public Library.

Jewett City Bank Foundation Donates To Local Libraries

Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation has donated to four local libraries for facility and program enhancements. A $5,000 grant will go to the Slater Library in Jewett City, made in addition to a $1,000 annual support award, helping to fund the replacement of the library’s oil tank. A $2,500 award t...

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New Haven Medical Facility Picked Up By Healthcare Trust

A 300,000-square-foot medical/office building in New Haven has sold to a second out-of-state owner. One Long Wharf Drive was purchased by Healthcare Trust of America Inc. of Scottsdale, Arizona for $72 million. The seller, a New York-based investment group, bought the property in 2007 for $28 millio...

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Lofty Goals, Little Progress

Federal housing policy makers and mortgage lending groups have been talking about expanding access to home loans for greater numbers of credit-worthy buyers for more than a year. They call it “opening up the credit box” and insist that it’s an important goal. So how’s it going? Not so great....

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Managing Real Estate and Agents

Beth DiLoreto started selling condominiums when she was 18 years old, an age when most teens are behind the cash register at a local mall. After 10 years or so, she began a long transition that would eventually see her become a regional vice president at BHHS. Currently she is the full-time manager ...

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Vacant Buildings On Half Acre Sold In New Canaan

A set of vacant buildings in New Canaan recently changed hands. The property at 23 Vitti St., containing two buildings, sold for $1.525 million. The buildings are 5,550 square feet and 2,100 square feet, sitting on 0.55 acres. The location has about 121 feet of frontage on Vitti Street. The seller w...


Historic Building In Cheshire Center Will Become Law Office

The 3,600-square-foot former Cheshire meeting house has been purchased by a local lawyer. The property at 36 Wallingford Road, located next to Cheshire’s town hall, was purchased by Frank Bartlett Jr., a principal in the law firm of Bartlett Burns LLC. Bartlett is planning to remodel and restore this the landmark for the firm’s new offices. Car...

CHFA Announces $185M Bond Offering

The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority is planning a bond offering to finance about 750 single-family mortgages. The agency will offer $145 million in fixed-rate tax exempt bonds on Feb. 9 and another $40 million in variable-rate bonds during the first week of March. The quasi-public agency relies on its bond offerings to support housing finance...

US Banks Targeted By Activist Investors On Merger Wave Hopes

Activist investors are putting the U.S. banking sector in their crosshairs, betting that headwinds whipping through the industry will accelerate consolidation among lenders. While these activist hedge funds have already targeted some major financial companies, such as insurer American International Group Inc. and auto loan lender Ally Financial Inc...

State Accepting Greenway Designation Nominations

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and Connecticut Greenways Council are seeking nominations for state greenway locations. The council recognizes a greenway as an open space that enhances the community and is supported by local government initiatives. Designated greenways – for recreation and resource protect...

Gov. Malloy Warns Connecticut Needs Major Budget Changes

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy issued a somber warning to state lawmakers on Wednesday, cautioning that Connecticut’s budget is not sustainable and that changes must be made to how the state crafts its budget to meet a “new economic reality” of shrinking revenues. The Democrat said state government must “reset our expectations of what we can afford,...