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CT well-wishes its 9 Olympians

Gregory Seay |

Nine Connecticut residents – including two from the Hartford area -- headed to Brazil as Olympians have gotten a warm sendoff from state leaders.

Work could resume soon on beleaguered ballpark

Patricia Daddona |

The company guaranteeing the construction of the Yard Goats Park in Hartford has entered into an agreement that could bring back the architect soon, according to an announcement by Mayor Luke Bronin.

Travelers Championship week kicks off with charitable focus on ALS

Patricia Daddona |

The Travelers Cos., Inc. on Monday launched its 2016 Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, focusing on a disease that affects one of its own.

Former Dillon Stadium developers indicted on fraud charges

Matt Pilon |

A federal grand jury has indicted the two former developers of Hartford’s Dillon Stadium, accusing both of defrauding the city out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Boat infrastructure cash up for grabs

Connecticut boaters in need of a place to park their vessel will benefit from a round of federal funding, state officials announced this week.

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.

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