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Luther Turmelle

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Recent articles by Luther:

With rising electricity rates, some CT residents turning to third party providers

Switching from a standard service offer to a third party electric provider is currently saving money for Connecticut consumers. → Read More

Norwalk building sold for $6 million, cosmetic upgrades planned

The three-story building at 430 Main Avenue in Norwalk was owned by a limited liability company headed by the founder of Apex Capital Management in Fairfield. → Read More

Litchfield County bank being acquired by upstate New York financial institution

The deal between NBT Bank and Salisbury Bank and Trust , which is based in Lakeville, will expand the Connecticut presence of the Norwich NY bank. → Read More

Following flight mishaps, Blumenthal proposes legislation to hold airlines accountable

The bills proposed by the two US senators would set compensation for delayed and cancelled flights and prohibit airlines from charging unreasonable fees. → Read More

German research institute picks New Haven for first U.S. location

New Haven was selected from an initial field of 80 U.S. locations to host BioMed X's... → Read More

LEGO moving Americas headquarters, 740 jobs out of Connecticut

LEGO is moving its Americas headquarters, currently based in Enfield, Connecticut, to Boston by the end of 2026. → Read More

Proposal calls for term limits for CT utility regulators: 'The longer you serve there, the more you hobnob '

State Sen. Norman Needleman, D-Deep River, wants to limit Public Utilities Regulatory Authority commissioners to a pair of four-year terms. → Read More

Trader Joe's to open ninth Connecticut store in Glastonbury

The California-based supermarket chain currently has eight Connecticut stores and the new Glastonbury location will employ more than 80 people. → Read More

United Illuminating moves to help CT customers cope with high energy costs

United Illuminating is providing a pair of bill credits for customers, with one that only to customers enrolled in the company's financial hardship program. → Read More

Gov. Ned Lamont proposes tax cut for CT businesses

Gov. Ned Lamont's business tax proposals in Connecticut will recommend a change to Connecticut’s pass-through entity tax credit. → Read More

Bob's Discount Furniture, Ulta Beauty moving into CT plaza

Bob's Discount Furniture and Ulta Beauty will be moving into Orange Meadows Shopping Center later this year. → Read More

Aviation companies expanding at Waterbury-Oxford Airport

The Oxford-based airport, which is owned and operated by the Connecticut Airport Authority, is seeing an increased level of business activity. → Read More

How CT officials are looking to tackle the rising cost of electricity

Efforts to make electricity more affordable in Connecticut include working with Vermont to develop transmission lines to import more Canadian hydropower. → Read More

CT manufacturing company drops employee health care premiums

Nearly 1,100 employees at The Lee Co., as well as their spouses and family will see no changes to health coverage by Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield. → Read More

New Trumbull mall owners set to meet with local officials: 'We want them to be a partner'

The new owner of the Trumbull mall is Great Neck, N.Y.. based Namdar Realty Group, which also owns malls in Meriden and Enfield. → Read More

CT, Mass. officials question spike in electric prices, look for solutions: 'Extraordinary times'

Tuesday's meeting also included representatives of Eversource Energy, the electric distribution company that serves customers, in CT., Mass, and New Hampshire → Read More

CT, Mass. officials to hold joint 'fact finding' effort on ways to reduce electric rates

The initial online meeting will include representatives of Eversource Energy, which has electric customers in both states. → Read More

Former Branford movie theater sits empty, but ideas for reuse floated

The Branford multiplex opened in 1998 as a Hoyt's Cinema and was later sold to Regal Cinemas, which is owned by a British company. → Read More

CT-based Sikorsky files challenge over Black Hawk replacement contract

Sikorsky, the Connecticut-based helicopter manufacturer, says it plans to challenge an Army decision to not use its prototype as a replacement for the Black Hawk. → Read More

Navy contract with Sikorsky will boost annual helicopter production levels

The Navy has given the Stratford-based defense contractor clearance to increase production levels of its CH-53K helicopter to as many as 20 per year. → Read More