Science & Technology

Monday, July 29, 2019
New Grant Helps Children's Museum Expand Its Hartford Footprint

WEST HARTFORD, CT -- A new grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving will allow the West Hartford-based Children’s Museum to bring Hartford children more STEAM programming. Michael Werle, the museum’s executive director, said a partnership between the museum, the Hartford Public Library, the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Hartford, and Connecticut Children’s is going to help the museum expand on its offerings in the city.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
CT Nonprofits Ponder Impact of Proposed United Technologies Merger, Corporate Relocation

FARMINGTON, CT -- One of the many questions surrounding the pending merger between UTC and Massachusetts-headquartered Raytheon, announced almost simultaneously with this year’s Special Olympics, is what happens next year?  Will the merged company, Raytheon Technologies, continue to support nonprofit organizations in Connecticut to the extent that UTC has, in many instances, for decades.  That remains a question not only at Special Olympics, but at nonprofit organizations large and small throughout the state.