TAG: Connecticut

SiteOne acquires Connecticut distributor

December 21, 2016By

SiteOne Landscape Supply acquired East Haven Landscape Products (EHLP). The acquisition gives SiteOne a footprint along the southeastern Connecticut coast and including Greenwich, Conn.; Windsor, Conn., and Bedford Hills, N.Y. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We are excited to welcome East Haven Landscape Products to SiteOne,” said Doug Black, CEO of SiteOne Landscape Supply. “The addition of EHLP... read more

Davey acquires assets of Total Tree Care in Connecticut

April 19, 2016By

The Care of Trees, a subsidiary of The Davey Tree Expert Co., acquired certain assets of Total Tree Care, a tree care company serving residential clients in Connecticut. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, and the company declined to specify what the acquired assets are. Total Tree Care is a 60-year-old company founded by Tom and Harianne Williams and owned by their... read more

Connecticut firm fined $280K in back wages

September 11, 2014By

Ultimate Services Professional Grounds Management, located in Wolcott, Conn., was ordered to pay $280,000 in back wages to 80 workers and $20,000 for failing to hire U.S. workers and underpaying temporary foreign workers, The Hartford Courant reports. The fines are a result of wage-and-hour violations committed by the company from 2011 to 2012. For more on this story, visit The... read more

Government Affairs: Lyme disease a problem, opportunity

August 4, 2014By

In June, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed bipartisan legislation designed to find solutions to the growing Lyme disease problem. Cases of Lyme disease are expected to top 5,000 in Pennsylvania when all the data for 2012 is compiled. Lyme disease, a debilitating condition caused by bacteria related to the syphilis bacteria, is a major concern for those who work outdoors... read more

Noon Turf Care acquires Connecticut-based Grasshopper Lawns

February 18, 2014By

Noon Turf Care, located in Marlborough, Mass., acquired Grasshopper Lawns of Naugatuck, Conn. Terms were undisclosed. Owned and operated by Doug Columb, Grasshopper Lawns has served residential and commercial customers in the Southern Connecticut area for more than 43 years. “We are excited to welcome Grasshopper Lawns’ customers to our family,” said Christopher Noon, CEO of Noon Turf Care. “We... read more

Griffin closes on Imperial transaction to Monrovia

January 9, 2014By

Griffin Land & Nurseries completed the sale of its landscape nursery business subsidiary Imperial Nurseries to Monrovia. The transaction includes a sale of Imperial’s inventory and certain other assets for an initial cash payment of approximately $840,000 received at closing (subject to certain adjustments) and a note receivable for $4,250,000 to be paid in two installments: June 1 and June... read more