| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Think about it — a beautiful night in June, sitting in the stands behind home plate, looking out at the downtown Hartford skyline. How better to put an exclamation point on the Hartford renaissance!
I love this dream. I travel frequently to...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:25 PM
It's the luxury box.
That's why Hartford city officials want to put taxpayers on the hook for $60 million to build a minor league baseball stadium.
The proposed contract between the city and the Rock Cats, owned by Boston real estate developers,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:43 PM
Here's what we know about the proposal to build a baseball stadium in Hartford and move the New Britain Rock Cats into it:
• Hartford residents are split on it, at least based on the comments at a packed public meeting Wednesday at the Hartford...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Criminal convictions and past imprisonment of Michael M. Sharpe, the CEO of a charter school organization that receives millions in taxpayer funds, are worrying Hartford and state officials – who said Wednesday they hadn't known of his record and...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The Rock Cats-to-Hartford deal is such a Rabelaisian feast of knavery, greed, deceit and commonplace stupidity that you almost can't use it to teach a specific lesson about government. Because nothing about the process has been worthy or truthful, it's...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:03 PM
For those of us who follow economic development in Connecticut, it seems odd to see the Rock Cats saga unfolding without Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
The governor's apparatus kicks into gear every time a bakery considers expanding in Bozrah, and he's been...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Thanks to state Sen. Eric Coleman, D-Bloomfield, many Hartford voters get to participate in an August referendum on city leaders' secretly hatched plan to spend $60 million on a minor league baseball stadium. Coleman, seeking re-election as a primary...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Of all the issues raised in the last week about the prospective arrival of the New Britain Rock Cats in Hartford — whether the city can afford it, the chimerical jobs numbers, the robbing of the team from a sister city, the 17 months of secret...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:45 AM
La ciudad planea construir un estadio de $60 millones para atraer a los Rock Cats de New Britain a Hartford, dijeron funcionarios el miércoles en una conferencia de prensa donde asistieron el dueño del equipo y algunos jugadores.
La afiliada de la...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:16 PM
There was cheering at Wednesday's press conference announcing the move of the New Britain Rock Cats to Hartford, as if the home team had just rallied for a win.
Mayor Pedro Segarra told the assemblage that the city would spend up to $60 million to build...
| May 15, 2014
| 3:31 PM
CHICAGO — DeAndre Daniels hopes to follow Kevin Ollie's advice and "separate himself" from the crowd of players available in the NBA draft.
"He always preaches doing the small things," Daniels told the Chicago Tribune on Thursday after a day of...