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  • Rock Cats Deal: Hartford To Realign Four Streets, Buy Land

    Rock Cats Deal: Hartford To Realign Four Streets, Buy Land
    HARTFORD — Before Hartford can sign a lease with the New Britain Rock Cats, the city council must approve proposals that would realign four streets, authorize buying downtown property for $1.78 million and allow officials to issue or reallocate...
  • Hartford Can Capitalize On New Trend In Minor League Parks

    Hartford Can Capitalize On New Trend In Minor League Parks
    To the naked eye, New Britain Stadium appears as fresh today as it was on Opening Day 1996. Built for $10 million 19 years ago, the stadium at Willow Brook Park has seemingly aged well. The Rock Cats have traditionally drawn well, and management has not...
  • An Olive Branch For Rock Cats

    The Rock Cats-to-Hartford discussion is bittersweet. It pits one community vs. another. One step that could bring everyone a bit more together is for the team to play a four-game series in New Britain every year. Baseball fans in surrounding towns would...
  • Associate Head Coach Resigns From Central Basketball Program

    Sean Ryan, the associate head coach of the Central Connecticut men's basketball team, has resigned and is no longer part of the program. Ryan was promoted to associate head coach before the 2013-14 season, his fourth on the Blue Devils staff under...
  • Task Force Issues Plan For Dealing With Mental-Health Issues In Young Adults

    HARTFORD — A task force studying how well the state treats and supports young adults with mental health issues released its final report on Tuesday, announcing 47 recommendations that together make up what lawmakers and committee members called a...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Northern Connecticut Nonprofit Receives Awards

    The People's United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People's United Bank, announced today that it awarded $176,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the communities it serves in Northern Connecticut. Twenty-eight...
  • 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...
  • Red Sox 2, Twins 1

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Red Sox 2, Twins 1 BOSTON -- It took 15 starts and until the middle of June, but Jon Lester is finally over the .500 mark. The veteran left-hander, who entered this season with a 100-56 career...
  • Local Sports Digest

    Rock Cats Win Kennys Vargas hit a grand slam in the seventh inning, powering the Rock Cats to a 7-2 road win Tuesday against the Harrisburg Senators. It was Vargas' 13th home run of the season, and it raised his RBI total to 55. Tyler Duffey (2-2)...
  • Red Sox, Lester sneak past Twins

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Red Sox, Lester sneak past Twins BOSTON -- Jon Lester could be heard shouting out a mild expletive as Kendrys Morales' pop fly ended a 33-pitch first inning Tuesday night. Tough way to start, but...
  • 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...