Economic Development in Eastern Connecticut

This page contains tools and a wealth of information to help you start or bring your business to eastern Connecticut.

Eastern Connecticut Info

Eastern Connecticut Regional Profile: learn about Eastern Connecticut and its towns.
Site Finder: search for available properties, brought to you by CERC.
seCTer: NL County’s Regional Economic Development District.


Employer Transportation: how to get around in eastern Connecticut.
Getting here: directions via train, plane, bus, ferry and car.
Regional Map: interactive map and town websites.

Business Education

Online Solutions Website 101: What goes into making and running a website.

Sales and Marketing

Sales and Marketing Marketing opportunities: promote your business for little or no cost.
Radio Advertising: contact information for local radio stations.
Media Advertising: information for website and newspaper ads.

State Government

Government Legislative Initiatives: bill tracking and federal legislators infomation.
Strategic Partnerships: local and state business related agencies.
Business Resources: organizations that provide services to businesses.

Business Start Up

Start a new business SCORE: a nonprofit dedicated to the success of small business.
DECD: Connecticut Economic Development Program.


Start a new business Insurance Resource Center: assists with member's insurance needs.


Employer Internships: contacts to setup an internship or other job opportunity.
Job opportunities: ECT offers a mix of both white and blue collar jobs.
Top 10 Employers: New London County 2011

Local EDC's

Employer Economic Dev. Commissions: informational towns websites.