Economic Gateway http://www.exploremoregroton.com Groton Economic Development News RSS Feed Wed, 25 Apr 2018 03:31:05 -0700 en-us Dan Haar: A factory job boom in CT? New numbers say yes http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=16940 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Here’s a quirk you might not believe if you lived through the state’s loss of 90,000 manufacturing jobs, more than a third of its total, between 1999 and 2016: Connecticut gained 2,900 fac... Craft Brewers Call On Lawmakers To Lift Limits http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=16939 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Tue, 25 Apr 6800 15:24:46 -0800 HARTFORD, CT — An army of craft brewers descended on the state Capitol Tuesday to ask legislators to lift the limit on how much beer they can sell from the state’s increasingly popularity ... Two Connecticut-Namesake Submarines Train in Arctic Circle http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=16938 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Two U.S. fast-attack submarines that have the Nutmeg State to thank for their names are working together near the top of the world. Los Angeles-class fast attack sub USS Hartford and Seawolf-class ... CT shellfish industry, going strong, hopes for EU breakthrough http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=16937 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Connecticut’s shellfish business has been experiencing a solid turnaround over the past few years — and a March 8 Food & Drug Administration announcement is raising hopes even higher. ... Manufacturing Continues As Bright Spot In Connecticut’s Economy http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=16936 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Tue, 25 Apr 2800 15:24:00 -0800 EAST HARTFORD, CT — There are about 13,600 job openings in Connecticut manufacturing right now, and even though the state has beefed up its community college training programs and increased... How Connecticut became the least likely innovation hub in the U.S. http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=16935 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Tue, 25 Apr 0000 15:23:43 -0800 Think back to where Connecticut was 20 years ago. A National Hockey League franchise had just left the state, it was one of the only places in the country where incomes were actually... Manufacturing Connecticut's Future Workforce http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=16934 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Catherine Smith is Commissioner of Connecticut's Department of Economic and Community Development. She stopped by for an update on the state's economy and manufacturing workforce. Later, we... Mystic pastry chef to compete on Food Network show http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=16918 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A Mystic baker is one of nine pastry chefs across the country competing on the upcoming season of "Best Baker in America," premiering on the Food Network on May 7. Adam Young, owner and h... Family-Friendly Happy Hour http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=16807 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A family trip to Mystic may include the historic Mystic Seaport and interactive Aquarium. A boat tour or visits to quaint shops rounds out the smiles and sweet memories.  Now you’re downtow... Town of Groton Launches Business Assistance Website to Attract Investors, Businesses and Residents http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=15055 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Tue, 25 Apr 0800 15:12:46 -0800 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 2017 GROTON, CT -- The newly created Groton economic development website offers a full suite of business assistance resources and comprehensive business information.... 50 years after winning the Boston Marathon, Amby gives it another go http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=17101 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Tue, 25 Apr 6800 15:24:46 -0800 Ambrose "Amby" Burfoot’s most joyous moment of the 1968 Boston Marathon certainly didn’t occur while running the fabled 26.2-mile foot race. “I was absolutely terrified ... A run for the ageless http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=17103 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Tue, 25 Apr 6800 15:24:46 -0800 Imagine if Tom Brady donned his Patriots uniform in the year 2068 and tossed a touchdown pass to teammate Rob Gronkowski, or if Red Sox rightfielder Mookie Betts stepped up to the plate at Fenway that... Dan Meiser and Mystic's Farm to Table Movement http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=17111 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Tue, 25 Apr 6800 15:24:46 -0800 Two years into a job at the State Capitol, Dan Meiser asked Richard Rosenthal, owner of the Max Restaurant Group, for five minutes of his time. Dan was seeking a career change and was eager to enroll ... EB, Navy gearing up for boost in submarine production http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=17109 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The U.S. Navy is working to build three attack submarines in some years as opposed to two, and wants to keep five of its attack submarines in service longer than expected to address a dip in the numbe... Norwich, New London and Groton included in governor’s Opportunity Zone plan http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=17108 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Seven U.S. Census tracts from southeastern Connecticut — three each in New London and Norwich and one in Groton — will be included in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s plan to reques... Chelsea Groton reports ‘terrific year’ http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=17102 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Chelsea Groton Bank on Monday reported strong net income of $6.1 million last year, but missed its profit mark of more than $7 million largely because of a one-time tax event related to adjustmen... Sub base reflects on its 150-year history http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=16992 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Tue, 25 Apr 6400 15:23:51 -0800  For its first 50 years, the New London Navy Yard in Groton was not of particular importance. Today, the site is home to the Naval Submarine Base, where 15 of the Navy's 52 attack submarin... Career workshop gives high school students tips on customer service, interviewing http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=16980 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Tue, 25 Apr 0000 15:23:43 -0800 What do you do if you're working the front desk of a hotel, and a guest arrives four hours before check-in but is furious his room isn't ready? How do you respond if you're an aquarium wor... May 1 to May 3: National Small Business Week Virtual Conference http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=16919 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and SCORE will host a free, 3-Day Virtual Conference during National Small Business Week. This online conference will take place Tuesday, May 1 through Th... Passport to Connecticut Libraries http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=16692 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Several area libraries will be participating in the “Passport to Connecticut Libraries” program during the month of April. A Connecticut Library Association initiative, the Passport progra... Groton CT Attractions And Events Make A Great Vacation http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=14444 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Groton CT is a shoreline town located in the South Eastern Connecticut lying between New York and Boston.  It is a home beyond home as it offers one of the most romantic and mind-blowing sites fo...