Mayor Luke Bronin has tapped Erik Johnson, a top official at New Haven’s housing authority, to lead Hartford’s development services department. Johnson replaces Sean Fitzpatrick, who resigned in January amid a controversy over his residency. Department heads are required to live in Hartford. Johnson was most recently the senior director of strategy, policy and innovation for the New Haven Housing […]
Dollie McLean is a passionate, admired, inspirational soul. Together with her husband, Jackie, she turned a remarkable idea into a state-of-the-art facility, the Artists Collective, on Hartford’s Albany Avenue in 1999. But, the nonprofit’s new headquarters was doomed from the start. Unfortunately, the Collective failed to fully fund its endowment, which could be used for paying […]
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On September 5, 2018, the University of Hartford and Upper Albany Main Street launched its fall 2018 Micro Business Incubator (MBI) semester. This semester, 15 students from the Barney School of Business will be paired with micro businesses within the Hartford community to assist with business plans, social media, websites, loyalty programs, point-of-sale, inventory barcoding, and […]