Economic Gateway http://www.exploremoregroton.com Groton Economic Development News RSS Feed Tue, 16 Oct 2018 03:47:03 -0700 en-us Learning to Fly in Mystic http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=19141 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Fearless Flyers Academy Offers Experience Unlike Any Other in New England Our region is known nationwide for our underwater expertise and submarine base. But here’s something you might not kn... New Groton committee would work to spruce up town with volunteers http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18958 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Groton – The Town Council on Tuesday night is expected to establish a Beautification Committee devoted to beautifying areas in town using volunteers. The committee wa... Connecticut Consumers Show Growing Confidence in State’s Economy and Business Conditions; Upbeat Attitudes Seen in Prospects for Next 6 Months http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18956 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Residents Still Have Concerns, Ranging from Healthcare Costs to Job Prospects Connecticut residents are increasingly upbeat about the state’s economy, expressing more optimism about business ... State: Connecticut Posts Jobs Increase In June, Erasing Previous Declines http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18955 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Mon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Employers in Connecticut added 6,100 jobs in June, erasing declines in March and April and taking a nick out of the unemployment rate, the state Department of Labor said Thursday. In addition,... Why Care about Independent, Locally Owned Businesses? http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18954 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Locally owned businesses play a central role in healthy communities and are among the best engines that cities and towns have for advancing economic opportunity and building resilient places. Small bu... Survey: CT residents more upbeat about economy, business growth http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18953 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Connecticut residents are becoming more optimistic about the state's economy, and job and business environment, according to a new survey. About 77 percent of state residents surveyed recently ... Groton Welcomes Home Ivory Ella http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18795 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Thu, 23 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The clothing company got its start in Groton and recently launched a retail store in Mystic An accomplished team of entrepreneurs has brought its booming business back home to Groton! Ivory... Bringing Connecticut's Coastal History To Your Phone http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18736 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Researchers at UConn are teaming up with local history groups to create a state “Blue Trail.” The idea is to build an interactive outdoor museum on Connecticut’s coast, that&rsqu... Looking to start a business in Connecticut? http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18485 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Let us help you get your business started off on the right foot! We all know that business success doesn't happen by accident. It's planned for - but without a roadmap, it's hard to kno... U.S.: In Connecticut, Personal Incomes Off To Strong Start In 2018 http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18482 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Connecticut residents had more money in their pockets at the start of 2018, with personal income jumping 4.6 percent, faster than the increase nationally, the U.S. Department of Commerce reported. ... Choose Your Lifestyle In Groton, CT http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18087 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Ready to put down roots? Consider Groton, Connecticut as your forever home. Whether you are looking to buy a historic home, be within walking distance of the beach or live in the center of all the dow... Engineering Entrepreneurship Leads Three CT Institutions to Collaborate in Masters Program http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18481 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The latest effort to attract talented entrepreneurs from around the world to the state of Connecticut is a new partnership between the University of Connecticut, Trinity College and the University of ... Arrival Of Infosys And Seven Stars Raises Hopes For Financial Tech Future Of Hartford Region http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18480 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A string of recent announcements promising jobs and private investment have raised hope that Hartford will become a hub for innovation in financial technology. Stretching from one of... Welcome Home! All The Resources You Need To Get Settled In Groton, CT http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18086 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Mon, 23 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Relocating to Groton? The Economic Development team is here to make your move easier and help you feel at-ease in your new home. All the resources you’ll need are conveniently gathered in one pl... CT looking to bond $50M to create more 'job-ready' citizens http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18180 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Connecticut taxpayers could fund up to $50 million to train and certify as many as 10,000 eligible residents to fill job shortages in manufacturing, health care and construction, workforce development... General Dynamics Wins Deal to Modify Virginia-Class Submarine http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18179 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 General Dynamics Corp. 's GD business division, Electric Boat, has clinched a modification contract to procure onboard repair parts for Virginia Class Submarines Pre-Commissioning U... Feds OK all 72 CT 'opportunity zones' http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18178 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Connecticut has won federal approval of its 72 "opportunity zones'' (OZs) statewide, including seven in New Haven, making them eligible to lure tax-favored private investment to improve h... Groton Heights: A Rare and Historical Investment Opportunity http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18084 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Looking for an investment opportunity? Then you’ll want to jump on the historic Groton Heights property. The building features 27,000 square feet on a 2.04-acre plot. It was first erected in 191... Three Connecticut universities rank among best in the world http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18175 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A new study by the Center for World University Rankings pitted 1,000 of the globe's top schools against each other, ranking them by the quality of education and faculty, as well as alumni emp... GOV. MALLOY: FEDERAL GRANT WILL AID NEW ENGLAND STATES IN CREATING COALITION TO COLLABORATE ON DEFENSE-RELATED BUSINESS http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18171 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 $1.5 Million Awarded to New England States for Regional Defense Industry Collaboration (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced that Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Ma... Savor The Local Delicacies In Groton http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18083 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 When you visit Groton, be sure to bring a hearty appetite. Our community features an array of unique shops that will leave your taste buds craving more. One such example is the family-owned Sift Bake ... Financing Made Easy: Why You Should Launch Your Business In Groton http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=18082 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Raising money to start your own business can be a challenge. But Groton, Connecticut is a great place to begin that process because we have the resources to make the journey easier—whether you a... Kickstart Your Business in Groton http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=17506 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Mon, 25 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Here in Groton, we are committed to helping your new business succeed. There are multiple opportunities for loans and grants, and our economic development team is ready to help you find an operating s... Symposium focuses on education needs for workforce http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=17773 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Norwich — The Connecticut Department of Labor kicked off its annual CT Learns & Works conference on Wednesday morning at Three Rivers Community College, the location for the first of fo... Electric Boat CT Aid Deal To Bring New Work, Waterfront Investment http://www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news/?item=17772 www.exploremoregroton.com/groton/news-and-media/news Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Electric Boat said it’s poised for a major upgrade of its facility in Groton Connecticut. The company is planning to spend $850 million and hire another 2,000 workers. Connecticut officials have...