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Time to abandon CT Studios project?

It's no secret economic development projects can be a tough slog in Connecticut. Whether it's attempting to build a new minor league ballpark in the Capital City, or a billion-dollar...

Deller: It's all about 'programming' Hartford

Gregory Seay |

Thomas E. Deller, the Capital City's economic-development visionary, says it's time for Hartford to deliberate the kinds of “programming'' it wants available to citizens.

Hartford builds on its 'arts, culture capital' mantle

Gregory Seay |

Finally, after decades of trying — and failing — downtown Hartford is shedding its “office park'' image.

Dawn of a new Hartford?

Check out week 1 of our five-week summer series focused on what Hartford might look like a decade from now. This week, we look at real estate and economic development.

Give the Rock Cats deal a chance


Walk into any Hartford bar or restaurant this summer and you're likely to see sparser crowds than usual.

Segarra: Hartford won’t pay $60M for Rock Cats’ stadium

Mayor Pedro E. Segarra said Friday he is backing off plans to have the city bond $60 million to build a new minor league ballpark for the New Britain Rock Cats baseball team.

Bridgewater's deal collapse signals weakness in Malloy's development strategies

Connecticut taxpayers realized $115 million in savings last week, but it wasn't thanks to some much needed state government cost cutting.

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Hartford's Back9Network inks DirecTV deal

Hartford golf lifestyle media company Back9Network said it has signed its first TV deal with DirecTV, a major milestone that will put its content in front of a much wider audience in September.

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