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Yard Goats confirm stadium won't open before June 16

Matt Pilon |

The Hartford Yard Goats have once again postponed their home opener. It ws announced this afternoon that its first home game will not come until after Thursday, June 16.

ESPN, 'in the crosshairs,' looking at new way to measure viewers

CNNMoney |

ESPN and its shrinking number of subscribers have been blamed for slowing down its parent company, Disney. At its upfront presentation to advertisers, ESPN president John Skipper brushed off those...

Building a Fan Base: Yard Goats sell baseball 'experience' to lure fans

Keith Griffin |

Since shutting down as the New Britain Rock Cats last yea, Yard Goats General Manager Tim Restall and the Double-A baseball team's staff have been largely engaged in selling the team to anyone who...

DEEP: No improvement in river herring numbers

State environmental regulators have extended a ban on fishing river herring for another two years.

Bloomfield golf club turns over course management

Keith Griffin |

Bloomfield's Tumble Brook Country Club has turned over its management to Troon Privé Operations, a private course management company.

Yard Goats put out help wanted sign

The Hartford Yard Goats have put out the help wanted sign. The team and its concessions vendor need to hire up to 300 game-day workers.

Professional soccer team coming to New Britain

Officials from the American Soccer League and New Britain Mayor Erin E. Stewart have scheduled a press conference Thursday to announce the city's new partnership with the league to bring the only...

Bronin, Centerplan, Yard Goats reach Hftd. stadium settlement

Gregory Seay | 1

Hartford mayor Luke Bronin announced Wednesday morning that the city has reached a settlement with the developer of Dunkin' Donuts stadium and its Double A tenant baseball team, the Hartford Yard...

Stadium delays force Yard Goats to start season on road


No matter the pace of construction over the next few months, the lights at Hartford's minor league baseball stadium won't be turned on come opening day.

5 to Watch in 2016

As we begin a new year Hartford Business Journal has identified five Greater Hartford business, education and nonprofit leaders who will be under the spotlight in 2016 as they...

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