Jiahui Hu
Staff Reporter
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Harp lauds Alexion’s return

Alexion CEO David Hallal, Mayor Toni Harp and University President Peter Salovey gathered in the biotech’s new headquarters at 100 College St. on Monday morning to celebrate the company’s return to the Elm City.

Stop & Shop workers consider strike

Stop & Shop workers in New England may soon stage a strike due to the chain’s failure to agree on a new contract this weekend with the United Food and Commercial Workers, the union that represents the grocery’s employees.

$14.5 million given for Q House renovation

The Board of Alders last week accepted a $14.5 million grant from Gov. Dannel Malloy that kick-starts reconstruction of the Q House, a Dixwell community center that closed in 2003 after 79 years.

Malloy joins bipartisan energy group

Gov. Dannel Malloy stood by 16 governors from blue and red states alike last week when he signed a bipartisan clean energy accord.

Malloy supports female inmates

Gov. Dannel Malloy’s Second Chance Society — a collection of programs and legislation to reduce incarceration and decrease crime — advanced this month with the opening of the state’s first reintegration program for women.

Grant to refurbish brownfields

After receiving a $200,000 state grant last week, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will move forward with plans to transform contaminated lots in the city into new stores and affordable housing.

Yale grows lab space

The interior of a mustard-colored three-story office building on George Street will transform into a suite of New Haven’s newest biotech laboratories, answering calls from city developers to grow the Elm City’s biotech hub.

Salsa Fresca workers allege discrimination

Six months after Tex-Mex eatery Salsa Fresca opened on 51 Broadway, three former employees are alleging the restaurant’s management discriminated against them because they are native English speakers.

Murphy candid on mental health reform

Sen. Chris Murphy discussed mental health, guns and the Republican Party Friday afternoon with a crowd of roughly 100 Elm City psychiatry professionals and patients at the Connecticut Mental Health Center.

Alexion tallies $2.604 billion in revenue

Alexion — a pharmaceutical company that relocated to New Haven on Jan. 19 — announced its 2015 financial results Wednesday morning, revealing revenues of $2.604 billion. With this year-end result, Alexion increased its revenues by 21 percent over the past year, having earned $2.146 billion in 2014. CEO David Hallal said the company expects revenues to continue growing by around 20 percent in the upcoming year.

$5.5 million to fund New Haven tech hub

After receiving a $5.5 million grant from the state last week, Connecticut Transit’s abandoned bus depot moved one step closer to transforming into “The District” — a 105,000-square-foot complex that will house a CrossFit gym, cafes and office space to tech companies.