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Ballpark access dispute settled

Patricia Daddona |

A dispute involving the city of Hartford and Centerplan over access to furniture and equipment near Dunkin' Donuts ballpark has been resolved.

Time to support baseball in Hartford

With the foot of snow dumped on Connecticut last week, it's hard to imagine that baseball's opening day in Hartford is less than a month away.

Travelers Championship winners Watson, Knox to return in June

Patricia Daddona |

Two-time Travelers Championship winner Bubba Watson and defending champ Russell Knox have committed to play in the 2017 tournament, organizers announced Friday.

Brackets for Good Htfd. fundraising tops $53K

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford area nonprofits have raised $53,149 in the Brackets for Good tournament so far, the third highest among 11 metro regions fundraising for the contest, organizers said Friday.

Study: March Madness costs $2B in productivity, but boosts morale

Patricia Daddona |

As millions of workers across the U.S. prepare to fill out March Madness brackets next week, the basketball tourney competition could cost employers more than $600 million in lost productivity and...

AAC, dance tourneys offer Htfd. economy $7.3M boost

Patricia Daddona |

The city of Hartford will play host to 50,000 visitors when the 2017 Frontier Communications American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Championship kicks off for four days starting Thursday.

XL Center losing nearly $1M a year

Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing to spend $250 million on renovations to the XL Center though the venue lost close to $1 million in each of the previous four years, according to annual reports from...

Brackets for Good nonprofit competitors raise $18,000 so far

Patricia Daddona |

Sixty Hartford area nonprofits have raised more than $18,000 in the Brackets for Good competitive fundraising tournament in the first round so far, organizers said Thursday.

City rejects 'far-fetched' plan to sell Dunkin' Donuts Park

Patricia Daddona |

The Hartford City Council Monday rejected a proposal by one of its members to sell $71 million Dunkin' Donuts Park.

Top PGA pro McIlroy to play 2017 Travelers tournament

Patricia Daddona |

Rory McIlroy, the reigning FedExCup champion of the PGA Tour, has committed to play in the 2017 Travelers Championship tournament in June, organizers announced Friday.

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