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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.

Jackson Lab workersí shelter quest exposes CTís limited apt. supply

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Blake Hanson is accustomed to problem solving.

Mohegan's NJ casino unveils online gaming plans

The Mohegan-operated Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. on Friday unveiled its plans to make online casino games and poker available to the public.

Hartford Housing Authority negotiates Bowles Park redevelopment deal

Hartford's Housing Authority is negotiating with a Connecticut development group to redevelop the 410-unit Chester A. Bowles Park residential property, located in the city’s Blue Hills...

MassMutual’s Enfield campus facelift draws $13M in state aid

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Tuesday the state is giving MassMutual Life Insurance Co. up to $13 million in state incentives as part of an expansion of its Enfield campus.

Rocks Cats’ project $8.1M in revenue with Hartford move

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Once the Rock Cats move their franchise from New Britain to Hartford, the team could instantly become one of the top 15 highest earning minor league ballclubs in the country, according to initial...

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