| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:35 PM
When members of a Connecticut delegation met in Shanghai with top officials at the Chinese civilian aerospace manufacturing company recently, they already knew about the Asia certification for selling jet engine and airplane parts into the burgeoning...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:07 AM
A decision by Boeing to end production of the C-17 Globemaster, the military's large transport aircraft, will lower yearly revenues at Pratt & Whitney by $400 million, one defense analyst estimated Thursday.
Pratt, a division of Hartford-based United...
| Jun 2, 2013
PRAIANO, ITALY — I first met bestselling author Connecticut's Wally Lamb on Nov. 9, 2012. I'd never read his work, was trying to write fiction of my own when I learned he was coming to the Mystic Arts Café to read from his forthcoming novel, "We Are...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:24 AM
Maxwell Williams, resident director at Hartford Stage, is now the new associate artstic director at the theater.
He succeeds Hana Sharif.
“I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Max over the past year," says artistic director Darko Tresnjak,...
| Sep 11, 2010
Grant Woollacott disappeared for a few moments, then returned carrying a fireproof safe that he placed gently on his mother's dining table.
The 18-year-old West Hartford resident unlocked the safe and reached inside for a letter from Germany addressed to...
| Sep 9, 2011
Grant Woollacott kept his promise.
Congratulations seem to be in order, but that makes the 19-year-old uncomfortable. The book, he said, was never about him.
"It's more important to me that these people are honored," Woollacott said of the men and women...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Denny Dillon has lived an improvised life.
Whether growing up in Cleveland, only to be thrust into high school in the Philippines, or riffing with John Travolta, which landed her a memorable part in"Saturday Night Fever," or finding herself in an out-of-...
| May 6, 2009
The Machinists union at Hamilton Sundstrand lashed out at the company and its new president Tuesday over what the union said was a sudden layoff of 62 hourly workers with little warning.
Hamilton would not confirm Tuesday how many workers it had laid off...
| Jun 5, 2009
A whiff of multibillion-dollar deals can set hearts aflutter even in flush times.
So word Thursday that United Airlines has told the world's top airplane-makers that it's considering an order of as many as 150 new aircraft might provoke giddiness in...
| Apr 7, 2009
A radically updated Pentagon spending plan announced Monday would cut off new orders of the F-22 Raptor fighter jet this year, jeopardizing thousands of Connecticut jobs that depend on the program.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates called for an end of...