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Yard Goats prep for season, selling tickets Mar. 14

Patricia Daddona |

The Hartford Yard Goats' home game tickets go on sale March 14 for all games, including its planned opening day April 13 at the delayed but progressing Dunkin' Donuts Park.

Dillon Stadium developer pleads guilty to fraud charges

Gregory Seay |

An Avon man involved in a scheme to redevelop Hartford's Dillon Stadium and bring pro soccer to the city was convicted Monday of money-laundering charges related to the scheme, federal authorities...

Berthiaume embraces second act as N. Britain baseball GM

John Stearns |

Gerry Berthiaume was home over the holidays working as treasurer for his church when Mike Pfaff, co-owner of the New Britain Bees baseball team, called about his interest in becoming general manager.

Malloy offers NHL's NY Islanders a Hartford home

Greg Bordonaro |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin have penned a letter to executives of the New York Islanders NHL hockey team offering them the chance to play in Hartford on an interim basis...

$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.

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