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  • 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...
  • Hartford Plans $60 Million Stadium; Rock Cats Owner Says 'Opportunity Couldn't Pass Up'

    Hartford Plans $60 Million Stadium; Rock Cats Owner Says 'Opportunity Couldn't Pass Up'
    HARTFORD — More than a year of secret talks culminated Wednesday on the steps of city hall as the mayor and the owner of the New Britain Rock Cats announced a deal to bring the minor league baseball team to Hartford. What had been whispered by...
  • A Rich Minor League History In New Britain

    A Rich Minor League History In New Britain
    HARTFORD — The expected departure of the Rock Cats to Hartford for 2016 will leave New Britain, a city of 73,000, without minor league baseball for the first time since 1983. It will also leave a 6,000-seat stadium, only 18 years old, quiet on...
  • Academy Of The Holy Family Softball Makes State Championship Tournament

    Academy Of The Holy Family Softball Makes State Championship Tournament
    It was a serious schedule conflict for the seniors on the Academy of the Holy Family softball team, but the best kind possible: their first game in the state championship tournament was slated for the same day as commencement. “It’s going to...
  • Hartford Officials To Announce Plan To Move Rock Cats To City

    Hartford Officials To Announce Plan To Move Rock Cats To City
    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...
  • Salvation Army Does More Than Ring Bells

    Salvation Army Does More Than Ring Bells
    While almost everyone is familiar with the Salvation Army’s holiday season bell-ringers, the Thrift Stores (now officially known as Family Stores), and the red shield logo, not many know all of the services provided via donation, and the structure...
  • Summer In The City? Baseball Would Make It Special

    Summer In The City? Baseball Would Make It Special
    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...
  • Rock Cats In Talks To Move From New Britain To Hartford

    Rock Cats In Talks To Move From New Britain To Hartford
    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...
  • Summit To Help Manufacturers Tap Into EB Supply Line

    COLCHESTER — A summit for at least 148 manufacturers in the state is planned for June 16 at the University of Connecticut's Avery Point campus. U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, made the announcement Tuesday at the aerospace company Alpha Q...
  • Once Again, UConn Needs To Attract State Football Players

    Once Again, UConn Needs To Attract State Football Players
    UConn football coach Bob Diaco said it's important that Connecticut high school coaches know he and his staff care about them. Connecticut is not a hotbed for BCS-level talent, and it might sound like a broken record, but UConn still needs to do a better...
  • Charter Oak Federal Credit Union To Open New Headquarters in Waterford

    Charter Oak Federal Credit Union said Monday it will open a new $18 million headquarters next week in Waterford. The credit union, with more than a dozen branches throughout New London and Windham counties, will move administrative operations from four...
  • Putin Should Bring His Skates To Norwich

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and I have something in common: We both play senior hockey. I hasten to note that the similarities end there. I have been smacking a vulcanized rubber disc around for 60 of my 64 years. Putin, 61, took it up several...