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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.

Malloy: Choice is modernize or close aging XL Center

Mark Pazniokas | CT Mirror |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Friday that a $250 million plan to overhaul the aging XL Center in downtown Hartford to keep University of Connecticut teams as tenants is a blueprint to modernize a 1970s...

Webster Bank sues ex-ballpark developer, others for nearly $6M

Patricia Daddona |

Waterbury-based Webster Bank is suing Centerplan Construction Co., the former builder of Dunkin' Donuts Park, for allegedly partially defaulting on three separate loans totaling more than $10.2...

Hundreds vie for Yard Goats' stadium jobs

Patricia Daddona |

More than twice the number of people needed for game-day positions with the Hartford Yard Goats come opening day April 13 in Dunkin' Donuts Park turned out at a weekend job fair.

Legislators: $250M for XL Center while foundations crumble?

Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

Many area legislators are questioning Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposal to spend $250 million on renovations to the XL Center, saying they would prefer more attention be paid to the crumbling...

UConn ticket surcharge to fund athletic facilities

Neill Ostrout | Journal Inquirer |

UConn is adding a surcharge it calls a “Facilities Investment Together” fee on all athletic tickets beginning in the 2017-18 academic year to support athletics building projects around...

Plan for XL Center to test value of entertainment

TOM CONDON | CT MIRROR |

The Hartford Whalers haven't played a game in the capital city in two decades — but a visitor to the region could be forgiven for thinking the team was still around. The Hartford Whaler Booster...

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