Economic Gateway http://www.exploremoregroton.com Groton Economic Development News RSS Feed Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:44:29 -0800 en-us Nautilus, Submarine Force Museum get new boss http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=15645 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 After serving aboard the USS Helena (SSN-725) and USS Chicago (SSN-721), two of the Navy's oldest submarines still in service, Lt. Cmdr. Reginald Preston thought his next set of orders would be to... Pfizer Groton Labs Opens Call for 2018 Community Grants http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=15524 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Local non-profit organizations are invited to apply for Pfizer Groton Laboratories’ 2018/2019 competitive grants. Applications from organizations serving communities in Southeastern Connecticut,... Jim Turner, credited with saving EB from closure, dies at 83 http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=15434 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 James E. Turner, Jr., a former president at Electric Boat who is widely credited with keeping the company afloat amidst downsizing and Navy cuts, died Dec. 27 at the age of 83. "I think he&#39... Groton Ink Master returning to tattoo show as mentor http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=15365 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In October, Steven Tefft was filming the 10th season of "Ink Master." Tefft, who owns 12 Tattoos on Route 12 in Groton, previously won the title of Ink Master in season two — and with ... Industrial park expansion in region fueled by growing demand http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=15220 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Thu, 20 Jan 4000 15:13:58 -0800 Groton — Next summer, those finishing an intense workout at Crossfit Inguz on Leonard Drive will be able to reward themselves by going next door for a little craft beer and cheese. That's... Town of Groton Launches Business Assistance Website to Attract Investors, Businesses and Residents http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=15055 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Thu, 20 Jan 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.... State numbers show venture financing on the rise http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=14441 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Through his Blackdirt Farm in Stamford, David Nicola planted $850,000 last month in an initiative to repurpose Georgia farmland for the “grass-fed” and organic movement. Back ... Defense startup aims to bring underwater search technology into the future http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=14442 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 At the new ThayerMahan office, chief operating officer Richard Hine holds up a chart with colorful bubbles that demonstrate the components of a "marine robotics ecosystem." ThayerMahan is... Groton CT Attractions And Events Make A Great Vacation http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=14444 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/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... General Dynamics Wins Modification Deal for USS Washington http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=14445 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Military shipbuilder General Dynamics Corporation 's GD business division, Electric Boat, recently secured a modification contract worth $20.6 million for planning and executio... Economic Development Chief Touts Tourism As Bright Spot In Connecticut http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=14446 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 With the leaves turning, Connecticut’s economic development director on Wednesday touted the start of the autumn tourism season as one way to pump up Connecticut’s slow-growth economy. ... Groton launches website on update of zoning regulations http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=15646 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Groton — The town has launched a new website to give residents and others access to information about the progress of updating Groton’s zoning regulations. The site, www.grotonctzoning.... What’s next for former Benny’s sites? http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=15633 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Three former Benny's sites in southeastern Connecticut stand vacant. Three different owners are working to fix that. The Groton site is one of the two not sold to Carpionato Group. Benny's ... Real McCoy Rum of Mystic partners with Constellation Brands http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=15601 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Real McCoy Rum of Mystic has announced that Constellation Brands, which had $7.3 billion of sales in 2017 and is best known for distributing Corona beer, has acquired a minority stake in the compa... You thought the deep freeze was bad? The winter of 1918 was worse http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=15602 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 During the winter of 1917-18, Long Island Sound filled with huge cakes of floating ice that made maritime travel dangerous for weeks. Several steamboats were damaged while plowing through ice fields, ... Planet Fitness moves to a new location http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=15603 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Planet Fitness has moved to a new location on Long Hill Road. The new location, located in the TJ Maxx plaza, is almost double the size of Planet Fitness' previous Groton location. The b... Business Planning and Access to Data http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=15604 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Are you a new entrepreneur just beginning to plan your business? Or, a well-established entrepreneur revisiting and fine tuning an existing business plan? If you answered YES, then you know the import... In hunt for a career, hundreds flock to EB fair in Westerly http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=15605 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The company is looking to hire 14,000 people in Connecticut and Rhode Island over the next 10 years, according to human resources chief Brian Howard. Most of that will be to replace employees who are ... In hunt for a career, hundreds flock to EB fair in Westerly http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=15634 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Cyrus Connors stood in line at the Westerly Education Center, waiting to speak to an Electric Boat staffing representative about his interest in becoming a shipfitter or sheet metal worker. Connors... Happy New Year from the Mystic Cheese company http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=15540 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Thu, 20 Jan 1200 15:15:57 -0800 Happy New Year from The Mystic Cheese Company! As you may have heard, 2018 is going to be a huge year for Mystic Cheese! We are opening a new location in Groton this summer and we will be neighbors wi... General Dynamics Wins $432M Virginia-Class Submarine Deal http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news/?item=15160 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 General Dynamics Corp. 's GD business division, Electric Boat, recently secured a modification contract for providing fiscal 2018 lead yard services and development studies and design efforts for ...