Connecticut


Bloomfield, Conn.'s DMR Materials 'Revolutionizes' Customer Service

When Michael Bercowetz approached his father, Donald, about a new role that he wanted to fill in the family business, DMR Materials, it was after several years of observing the materials production and sale industry, how their own business operated and how their competitors' businesses operated....


Sales Auction Company Hosts 12th Annual Spring Auction

Sales Auction Company, family-owned and operated since 2009, invited attendees to the first onsite auction of the year. On April 30, 2021 a virtual timed event took place. In 2020, the virtual auction was the only option....


Construction Begins On Bridgeport Residential Complex

Construction work has begun on Canfield Park, two mid-rise five- and six-story apartment buildings across from the Fairfield Metro North Train Station in Bridgeport, Conn. Spinnaker Real Estate of Norwalk, Conn., and Eastpointe of Fairfield, Conn., are the real estate companies partnering on the property and they secured a $68 million loan to construct the 300-unit property in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport....


VIDEO: Bagela Turns Millings Into Money for Thomaston, Connecticut's M.J.W. Services

Josh Williams and Megan Hill had each grown up around the heavy equipment trades. In 2012, the husband and wife team started M.J.W. Services in Thomaston, Conn. Originally focusing on utility contracting, within a few years some other doors opened for Williams and Hill....


Connecticut Approves East Windsor Solar Farm, Largest in the Northeast

The Connecticut Siting Council has approved the largest solar development in the northeastern United States, a 120-megawatt project covering 485 acres. Construction of Gravel Pit Solar could begin as early as this year and be finished in late 2022 or early 2023, state and local officials said....


O&G Industries Leads $54.6M I-84 Safety, Operational Improvement Job

The Connecticut Department of Transportation's (CTDOT) $54.6 million I-84 Safety and Operational Improvements project in West Hartford, awarded to O&G Industries Inc. , is based upon the mitigation of traffic congestion and safety concerns that can arise in heavy traffic situations....


Charter Oak Bridge Project Set to Bring Congestion Relief for Connecticut's Capitol Region

The delivery of the Connecticut Department of Transportation's (CTDOT) I-91 Charter Oak Bridge (COB) Project, a large-scale initiative that combines two projects to reduce congestion and improve safety in the city of Hartford, and towns of East Hartford, and Wethersfield, is less than two years away....


Connecticut Working to Bring State Pier Project on Budget

A Connecticut state official involved in planning for the reconstruction project at State Pier in New London said efforts are under way to keep the project on budget. Kosta Diamantis, deputy secretary of the Office of Policy and Management (OPM), addressed the Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) in January and fielded questions about the possibility of costs escalating for the $157 million project, which is being funded through a partnership by the state and joint venture partners Eversource and Ørsted....


VIDEO: Gwenmor Marine Contracting Tackles Dredging Project at Groton Long Point

Gwenmor Marine Contracting, located at the mouth of the Mystic River in Mystic, Conn., is a fourth-generation, family-owned marina and marine contracting business. The company was founded in 1946 by Emmet Murphy's great-grandfather with "a small handmade barge." Murphy's grandfather "Sandy" McGugan, only just recently passed away, and each generation after him has continued to grow the business....


Funds to Fix Connecticut's Roads, Bridges Drying Up, No Solutions in Sight

While the coronavirus dominated summer headlines, Connecticut's five-year effort to accelerate the transportation rebuilding program slowed to a stroll on July 1. A risky initiative to force tolls — by borrowing and spending billions of extra dollars on new projects between 2016 and 2020 — concluded on that date, without those fees or any other plan to pay for all of it....






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