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Report: Weather hurt 2014 marathon attendance, spending


The ranks of spectators, volunteers and participants at last year's rainy Hartford Marathon declined 13 percent from the year before, race organizers revealed Thursday.

G. Fox scion gifts Bloomfield land to CT

A scion of former G. Fox Co. department store co-founder Beatrice Fox Auerbach donated 40 Bloomfield acres to the state to preserve as public open space, authorities say.

Bunker Mentality: Golf courses look to counter harsh winter, declining play

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut's golf industry is trying to avoid a shanked tee shot as it wages a battle to remain financially viable and relevant to a waning customer base.

Historic Shuttle Meadow preserves golf, nature

Gregory Seay |

Berlin's Shuttle Meadow Country Club has all the trappings of a successful golf course: Rolling, tree-lined fairways and greens that are challenging but playable. When not on the greens,...

18 years after departure, Hartford Whalers brand still a money maker

Debra Rughoo Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

The Hartford Whalers left town about 18 years ago but the team's ageless logo is still proving to be a money maker.

UConn parade set for Sunday

There will be a victory parade Sunday afternoon in Hartford to celebrate the UConn women's basketball team's 10th NCAA championship, officials announced.

DEEP opening Glastonbury gun range

The state’s Glastonbury Shooting Range will open for free supervised public weekend use starting Saturday, the state says.

Wolf Pack owner to spin off sports business

The Madison Square Garden Co. said it intends to spin off its sports and entertainment businesses, which includes the professional hockey team Hartford Wolfpack, into a separate company.

CT continues fishing ban on herring

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection has continued its prohibition against taking fish species alewife and blueback herring from most inland and marine waters in the state.

DEEP pumped 1M gallons of boat sewage in 2014

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection's pumpout facilities removed a record 995,000 gallons of sewage from recreational vehicles in 2014 in Long Island Sound and Candlewood...

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