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Volvo blazes hybrid trail with 2020 S60 e-AWD

The 2020 Volvo S60 Inscription e-AWD. (Volvo/TNS)

While Volvo has always been a step ahead of the crowd when it comes to safety, the Swedish carmaker these days is carving a new trail with hybrids and plug-ins, too.

Waterhouse Salon celebrates 30 years downtown

Ric Waterhouse had just dropped out of college with only a few dollars to his name when he arrived in the city with no job and no place to live, 3,000 miles from home.

Unveiled: Lucid Air, the $150,000 electric car challenging Tesla

Lucid Motor's Lucid Air electric car is seen in this promotional image provided by the Newark-based company. (Lucid Motors)

Tesla considers itself the electric car technology leader, but there's a new competitor emerging to vie for that title. The company is Lucid Motors, a start-up in Newark, Calif., near Silicon Valley.


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Company secures approvals for New London apartment complex, drops plans at Fort Trumbull

A.R. Building Co. has secured approvals to start a third project in the city: an 89-unit apartment complex at 22 Georgetown Road.

Connecticut employment increased in August, but at a slower pace

The most new jobs were in the education and health sector, and manufacturing was the only sector to lose jobs.

Fed sees rates near zero through 2023, perhaps longer

FILE - In this June 30, 2020, file photo Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell, reflected in the sneeze guard set up between himself and members of the House Committee on Financial Services, speaks during a hearing on oversight of the Treasury Department and Federal Reserve pandemic response on Capitol Hill in Washington.  The Federal Reserve adjusted its inflation target to seek price increases above 2% annually, a move that will likely keep interest rates low for years to come.  The Fed on Wednesday, Sept. 16,  also left its benchmark short-term rate unchanged at nearly zero, where it has been since the pandemic intensified in March.  (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)

With the economy still struggling to recover from the pandemic recession, Federal Reserve policymakers signaled Wednesday that their benchmark short-term interest rate will likely remain at zero at least through 2023 and probably even longer