Low-cost energy audits hunt for savings


Homeowners take advantage of the state's energy audit program.

Santa taking care of business

Traders Peter Tuchman, left, and Kevin Lodewick pose with Santa Claus Wednesday on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Etess: Mohegan Sun committed to Catskills casino plan

Mitchell Etess assured New York gaming regulators that he and Mohegan Sun remain commited to pursuing a casino project in the Catskills.

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LOCAL

Local contractor Advanced Improvements is expanding

Advanced Improvements LLC, one of the leading home-improvement contractors in southeastern Connecticut, has announced that the company’s services are expanding into Massachusetts and New York.

Mystic Shipyard readies tree for holiday event

The Mystic Shipyard crew led by Jeff Marshall and Mark Sauchuk of MJ Sauchuk delivered and decorated the Christmas tree at the Mystic River Park.

Backus named top performer

Backus Hospital has been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission.

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U.S. agency threatens air bag maker

A dispute between U.S. safety regulators and air bag maker Takata Corp. escalated Wednesday when the government threatened fines and legal action unless the company admits that driverís air bag inflators are defective and agrees to a nationwide...

Pepsi gets early Super Bowl campaign start

Super Bowl XLIX is still more than two months away, but Pepsi is drumming up an audience for the halftime show.