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12 percent of borrowers at 2-year colleges in Connecticut default on student loans

At Middlesex Community College, 18 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

EVERSOURCE ENERGY: Eversource Natural gas Employees Ratify Four-Year Contract

Eversource is pleased to announce that its Connecticut natural gas employees in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Locals 420 and 457, have ratified a new four-year contract

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF EASTERN CONNECTICUT: UCFS to Host Power of Social Media Community Presentation

Thanks to a grant from the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT, UCFS invites parents, youth, professionals, and community members to a presentation about how to use social media responsibly, the dangers of social media, and the role of social media in human trafficking.

CIGNA: Cigna Foundation Grant Enables March of Dimes to Expand Supportive Pregnancy Care: New Model of Group Prenatal Care Can Help Prevent Rising Preterm Births

A three-year, $310,000 grant from the Cigna Foundation will enable March of Dimes to expand a new model of group prenatal care – Supportive Pregnancy Care – designed to help improve the health of moms and babies during pregnancy, labor and delivery and infancy.

THE HARTFORD: The Hartford Purchases Y-Risk, A Company Specializing In Insurance For The Sharing And On-Demand Economy

The Hartford has purchased Y-Risk, a managing general underwriter specializing in the sharing and on-demand economy, from Allstar Financial Group, Inc.

Sacred Heart University fields most volleyball players in Connecticut

Sacred Heart University ranked No. 1 for student volleyball participation in the state, according to a Watchdog analysis of college sports participation.

GREATER MYSTIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Ignite Offers Office Hours with Mentors on Monday, December 17th at BIOCT Innovations Commons

Ignite, a program of Thames River Innovation Place, will hold its monthly Office Hours program with Marcum Associates.

EVERSOURCE ENERGY: Prepare Your Home Energy Plan for 2019 in Three Steps

As we approach the end of another year and find ourselves spending more time indoors, now is the perfect time to reflect on home energy usage habits and some of the changes that can make a year-round impact.

EAST WINDSOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Get in the Swim for next Summer

Financing Whether you are having a new swimming pool built at your home, or having your existing pool extensively renovated, determining how to finance your pool is one of the most important decisions you’ll make.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF EASTERN CONNECTICUT: Coast Guard Athletics Hosts 8th Annual Women's LeadHERship Symposium

The Coast Guard Academy held its eighth annual Women's LeadHERship Symposium on Monday in the Otto Graham Hall of Athletic Excellence in Billard Hall.

GREATER NEW HAVEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Shipman & Goodwin LLP Attorney J. Dormer Stephen Appointed to BioCT Board: 12/12/2018

J. Dormer Stephen, Co-Chair of Shipman & Goodwin’s Business and Finance Practice Group, has been appointed by BioCT to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors.

EVERSOURCE ENERGY: Eversource Supports Local Food Bank

More and more people struggle with hunger every day, and it’s the Connecticut Food Bank’s mission to combat that.

Analysis: Home affordability in Fairfield County tanks

Fairfield County had the lowest home affordability index in Connecticut in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

College wrestling earned nearly $500,000 for Connecticut schools in 2016

Sacred Heart University wrestling brought in $9,853 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Connecticut that year, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Bridgeport 58% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Bridgeport is $230, 58 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).v

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