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State tourism spending yields 12x return

The $32 million Connecticut has spent on tourism marketing since 2012 has yielded $393 million more in tourism revenues over that time span, according to a report by the Connecticut Department of...

Rock Cats choose five finalist names

The New Britain Rock Cats, who will move to Hartford for the 2016 season, have narrowed a list of suggested new team names to five, they said Wednesday.

The Hartford Hedgehogs? Rock Cats unveil 10 possible team names

The New Britain Rock Cats unveiled 10 possible team names on Wednesday — one of which will become the minor league baseball team's new moniker when it relocates to Hartford in 2016.

Mohegans finalize succession plan for long-time CEO

The Mohegan Tribe on Monday announced it will promote three of its in-house executives as CEO Mitchell Grossinger Etess transitions into retirement over the next six months.

Study: CT shellfish population at risk

A study co-authored by the Natural Resources Defense Council named Connecticut as one of the 15 most at-risk states with a coastal economy at risk of ocean acidification.

Ten-year-old to grace CT Angler's Guide cover

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection has selected Immanuel Smyrnow, 10, for the cover of the 2015 Connecticut Angler's Guide.

Mohegans to open 10 sub shops

The Mohegan Tribe of Uncasville plans to open 10 Jersey Mike's Subs sandwich shops in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, as the resort casino owners continue their diversification play.

CT brewer’s big bottles coming to Webster Arena

Stratford brewery Two Roads Brewing, which distributes throughout Connecticut and beyond, said event goers who pony up for suite-level seats at Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena will be able to...

Rock Cats renaming contest begins

A Tuesday groundbreaking ceremony for a minor league baseball stadium in Hartford’s Downtown North section also marked the beginning of the end of the moniker for the team that will play there.

CT Special Olympians coming Feb. 28

More than 900 Special Olympians will descend on several Hartford and Litchfield county venues for their 2015 Winter Games on Feb. 28 and March 1.

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