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$850K economic impact the icing on CT skating event

Patricia Daddona |

A national figure skating competition next weekend is expected to generate nearly $850,000 in revenue for the Greater Hartford and Farmington Valley areas, officials announced Thursday.

Yard Goats ticket surcharge approved late in game

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford City Council on Monday approved a ticket surcharge on Yard Goats baseball games that is expected to yield about $105,000 to help pay for Dunkin' Donuts Park.

Burlington trails reopened after insect infestation

Matt Pilon |

State officials said recreational trails at Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area in Burlington are open again, following approximately three months of tree removal to manage insect infestations.

Volleyball tourney to bring $4.5M impact to region

Patricia Daddona |

Greater Hartford is hosting an expanded volleyball tournament that organizers say will ultimately bring $4.5 million in revenue and 14,000 enthusiasts to the region.

Hartford Wolf Pack to call XL Center home for another season

Patricia Daddona |

The Hartford Wolf Pack, the N.Y. Rangers' American Hockey League affiliate, will continue playing home games at the downtown XL Center through the 2017-18 season, the Rangers announced Wednesday.

2017 national cycling championship kicks off in Hartford

Patricia Daddona |

A 2017 national cycling competition kicked off in Hartford's Riverside Park today, and runs through Jan. 8, with a promise of amassing $1.8 million in revenue for the Greater Hartford region.

Painting contractor sues Centerplan, Arch over ballpark work

Patricia Daddona |

A Danbury painting and insulation contractor for Hartford's Dunkin' Donuts Park is suing the former developer and surety alleging the “unreasonable” withholding of payment for work done...

Edsall returning as UConn head football coach

Patricia Daddona |

Randy Edsall, the “winningest” coach in UConn history, is returning to UConn as head football coach, Director of Athletics David Benedict announced Wednesday.

City to appeal judge's $4.8M eminent domain ruling

Patricia Daddona |

The city of Hartford expects to appeal a judge's ruling that it underpaid a developer for a parcel of land it seized through eminent domain situated near Dunkin' Donuts Park.

Judge approves Hartford ballpark mediation agreement

Patricia Daddona |

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect action by the court on Friday.

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