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  • Problems With New Britain Stadium Put Solomon On The Move

    Problems With New Britain Stadium Put Solomon On The Move
    Rock Cats owner Josh Solomon doesn't like being called a liar. Nobody likes being called a liar. And that's probably as good a place as any to start. Solomon, who has reached a tentative deal to move the Double A baseball team 13 miles from New...
  • Twins Not Ready To Comment On Rock Cats' Future

    Twins Not Ready To Comment On Rock Cats' Future
    The Minnesota Twins have been sending their Double A players to New Britain since 1995 and the organization has always been happy with the arrangement. How the proposed shift of the Eastern League's New Britain Rocks to a new stadium in downtown...
  • City Emails Shed Light On Early Rock Cats Talks

    City Emails Shed Light On Early Rock Cats Talks
    HARTFORD — On a late November afternoon in 2012, city officials met with executives from the New Britain Rock Cats and put in motion a secret 18-month negotiation to bring the minor league club to Hartford. The meeting at Salute on Trumbull Street...
  • Top-Flight Tournament Swings Into Cromwell

    It's time to take a break from the debate about moving a minor league baseball team from New Britain to Hartford and focus on a truly big-league event in central Connecticut: the Travelers Championship. The professional golf event is in Cromwell this...
  • New Britain Schools Get Federal Grant To Curb Student Violence, Substance Abuse

    NEW BRITAIN - The school system is beginning a federally funded four-year effort to reduce student violence along with drug and alcohol use. The city will use part of its Safe Schools/Healthy Students funding to pay Ryan Morgan to coordinate the...
  • New Britain Summer Theater Camp Features "The Little Mermaid"

    NEW BRITAIN - The city's theater camp offers young peope a chance to perform in The Little Mermaid this summer. Beginning June 30, members of the Downtown Players will engage in show rehearsals, theater workshops and recreational activities as they...
  • Jim Shea: Spiders, Soccer Keep Me Away from Brazil

    In the movie "Baja Oklahoma" (Leslie Ann Warren, Julia Roberts, Peter Coyote) a bookie who frequents the bar around which the plot revolves is asked at one point why he doesn't wager on soccer. He responds that he would never bet on a sport where they...
  • Morales making difference in Twins lineup

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Minnesota Twins - INSIDE PITCH MINNEAPOLIS -- In what has become a bit of a soap opera for the Minnesota Twins, the organization has confirmed that center fielder Aaron Hicks will once again become a switch hitter....
  • New Britain High School Students Wins Award For Pinocchio Performance

    NEW BRITAIN - Student Julia Leitao of New Britain High School won a Halo Award for theater excellence, the school system reported. The awards are sponsored by the Seven Angels Theatre in Waterbury. On May 28, the school's production team along with 20...
  • This Ain't Lionel — Time To Fix The Bridge

    This Ain't Lionel — Time To Fix The Bridge
    If we were living in the model train set of some giant kid, the Norwalk River railroad bridge would be one of his favorite pieces. It's 562 feet long, and 202 feet of that can "swing" or pivot on an axis to let boats come through. Of course, it's a two-...
  • Abstract Artists Show Their 'Juice' In New NBMAA Exhibit

    Abstract Artists Show Their 'Juice' In New NBMAA Exhibit
    The new exhibit at New Britain Museum of American Art has work by 40 prominent contemporary abstract artists, their works all hung densely, salon-style, in the cozy Davis Gallery. The artists in "This One's Optimistic: Pincushion," approach their work...
  • Primary Gives Hartford Residents A Vote On Stadium

    Primary Gives Hartford Residents A Vote On Stadium
    Thanks to state Sen. Eric Coleman, D-Bloomfield, many Hartford voters get to participate in an August referendum on city leaders' secretly hatched plan to spend $60 million on a minor league baseball stadium. Coleman, seeking re-election as a primary...