Conn. contractors missing from national construction survey

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The Associated General Contractors of America’s annual outlook on the industry found that 31 percent of firms in the industry plan to add staff this year and there is optimism that work on highways and hospitals will pick up this year. Overall, the association said 2013 will be an improvement over 2012 with firms reporting […] [Read More]

While electricity bills are falling, UI looks for increase in 2014

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United Illuminating announced on Friday it is looking for a rate increase for 2014, which the company says will not actually increase most customers’ bills. The New Haven-based electric utility that serves the greater New Haven and Bridgeport areas, is seeking to increase its distribution rate to bring in $67 million in additional revenue in […] [Read More]