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The newly-built passenger ferry Nova Star arrives Tuesday in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, ready to for its daily, round-trip crossings between Yarmouth and Portland, Maine, beginning on May 15.

U.S. Highway Trust Fund nearly broke

Dayton, Ohio - On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: The government's Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke. If allowed to run dry, that could set back or shut down projects across...


Five things to know about tax day

The deadline for filing taxes was midnight Tuesday. Here are five things to consider:

1. No penalty for most

If you're due a refund - and about three-quarters of filers typically are - the April 15 deadline was no big deal.


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U.S. consumer prices rise by a slight 0.2 percent in March

Washington - Lower U.S. gasoline prices kept consumer inflation in check last month, helping to offset higher costs for food and clothing.

The Labor Department said Tuesday that the...


Thames Valley offers Internet upgrade

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Thames Valley Communications announced Monday the rollout of faster, 110 megabyte-a-second, Internet service for residential customers in Groton, Gales Ferry, Mystic, Noank, Stonington and...


Northstar backs High Hopes benefit

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Northstar Wealth Partners LLC, with six offices statewide including Old Saybrook, will help sponsor High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Inc.'s annual benefit, Symphony 2014, June 14.

Northstar is...


IRS phishing alert

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A new phishing scheme is using the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service's name to gain access to consumer information.

The IRS said emails that appear to be from the service include a bogus case...


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Premium Content Staples plaza retains new leasing agent

New England Retail Properties Inc. of Wethersfield has announced that it has been retained by...

Premium Content Pfizer chairman named trade group chief

The nation's largest pharmaceutical trade association has named Pfizer's chairman, Ian C. Read,...

Premium Content Emissions test delay for recalled vehicles

Connecticut vehicle owners subject to a General Motors recall will get extended emissions due...

Premium Content Pineapple Award lists area’s nominees

The 2014 Pineapple Awards has listed nominees for eastern Connecticut:

Premium Content Bioscience network to meet Wednesday

Connecticut United for Research Excellence will host the chief executive of a start-up...

Premium Content Groton Business Association meets Thursday

The Groton Business Association will host its monthly meeting from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Thursday at...


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