Community Outlook: ‘The Economy is Healing’ - Retail, EB are leading the way in region’s job growth
Led by stores and restaurants, Eastern Connecticut is in a recovery, regaining jobs lost in a recession that started seven years ago.
Post-recession, local economy is still among the hardest hit nationwide - But economist sees reasons for optimism
More than five years after the Great Recession started receding in the rearview mirror of the nation, southeastern Connecticut is still looking for the exit ramp.
Job centers yield employment of 10,000 throughout region
Nearly 10,000 people found jobs either directly or indirectly as a result of visits last year to the four American Job Centers in eastern Connecticut, according to an impact study released this week.
Manufacturing will be focus of studies at Science and Technology magnet school
The Science and Technology Magnet High School of Southeastern Connecticut in New London will launch a new program next fall that will allow students to simultaneously earn both a high school diploma and an associate degree in advanced manufacturing.
Report identifies number of Connecticut workers whose families fall short of economic stability
Housing and child care are two of the biggest hurdles for the working poor, as low-paid employees across southeastern Connecticut struggle to stay financially afloat in a state where 51 percent of the jobs pay less than $20 an hour.