| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:37 AM
HARTFORD — City officials said they will make a "major sports announcement" Wednesday, when details of a plan to lure the New Britain Rock Cats to the city will be revealed.
The Courant has reported that the Eastern League affiliate of the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:15 AM
We have a history. Oh, do we have a baseball history.
The only Civil War veteran inducted by the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown brought professional baseball to Hartford in 1874. Not only was Morgan G. Bulkeley a team owner, he helped make the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:36 PM
HARTFORD — The New Britain Rock Cats are negotiating with Hartford officials to move the minor league baseball team to the city in 2016.
City officials who requested anonymity said Monday there is a proposal to build a stadium at Main and Trumbull...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:38 PM
HARTFORD — The city will seek proposals as early as next week to redevelop more than a dozen acres just north of downtown, seeking to capitalize on new attention that a planned minor league park is bringing to the long-ignored area.
| Jun 8, 2014
| 4:05 AM
PLAINVILLE — Home builder Johnny Carrier savors the nail gun's staccato tap-tap as two workers finish piecing together two-by-fours at Samuel's Crossing near the Plainville-Farmington line.
Carpenters hoist up the wall frame for the colonial,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:01 AM
NEW BRITAIN - Anyone who needs to do business with the city this week should act quickly.
City Hall offices will be closed July 4 in honor of Independence Day, and will reopen on July 7.
The public library and the New Britain Museum of American...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 7:19 AM
West Hartford's Elmwood neigborhood has another fresh new restaurant face with the addition of Elmwood Kabob & Bar on New Britain Avenue.
The new eatery, with its menu of Mediterranean, Southeast Asian and Indian-inspired cuisine, joined the mix in...
| Jul 4, 2014
When Hartford officials announced their plan to build a stadium to bring the Rock Cats Double A baseball team to the city from New Britain, I thought it was a good idea. I believed then that Hartford government leaders had done due diligence. But as...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:00 PM
New Britain Stadium, New Britain, post-game, www.rockcats.com.
Danbury Fair Mall, Danbury, 8 p.m., www.danburyfairmall.com. Postponed to July 5.
Jennings and Penfield Beaches, Fairfield, 9 p.m., www.fairfieldct.org. Postponed to...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Hartford HealthCare, a statewide network of health care providers with 18,000 workers, is eliminating 350 jobs, the chief operating officer announced Monday.
About 230 people will be leaving through layoffs, buyouts and retirements, and the rest of the...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
NEW BRITAIN — The city is raising fees at its recycling and trash transfer station.
“Right now we are taking a substantial loss on every transaction – these new rates simply cover the cost of providing this service. By no means is...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 2:59 PM
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-...