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Yard Goats: Price of naming rights confidential

The soon-to-be Hartford Yard Goats minor league baseball team announced a ballpark naming-rights deal with Dunkin' Donuts, but the team says it won't disclose the amount.

Dunkin’ Donuts buys naming rights to Hartford ballpark

When Hartford’s ballpark opens for its inaugural season in 2016, it will bear the name of the ubiquitous New England coffee and breakfast retailer Dunkin’ Donuts, the Hartford Yard Goats...

UTC adds two years to tennis tourney sponsorship

United Technologies Corp. said it has renewed its fledgling sponsorship of the Connecticut Open women’s tennis tournament through 2017.

Summer Green Guide publishes

Dive deep into the environmental law enforcement at the Connecticut Attorney General's Office, take a look back at 75 years of garbage at the Hartford Landfill, find out how to create fashionable...

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.

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