| 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,...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:02 PM
So Darko Tresnjak, you’ve just won a Tony Award for outstanding director of a musical, what are you going to do now?
No, not go to Disney World, especially after your show “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” beat out “...
| 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 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 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...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Weeks after the city announced it would build a $60 million stadium to lure the New Britain Rock Cats to Hartford, a flurry of questions remains about how it will fund the endeavor.
Hartford officials have said they plan to construct a 220,000-square-...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:27 PM
HARTFORD — State Sen. Eric Coleman said Thursday that city leaders should have lined up private investment to help build a $60 million baseball stadium in Hartford before announcing that the project was a "done deal."
Coleman, whose district...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:50 PM
HARTFORD — City council President Shawn Wooden said Wednesday that he would not support building a $60 million stadium for the New Britain Rock Cats in Hartford unless the city gets some private funding for the project.
City officials have said...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Rock Cats owner Josh Solomon doesn't like being called a liar. Nobody likes being called a liar. And that's probably as good a place as any to start.
Solomon, who has reached a tentative deal to move the Double A baseball team 13 miles from New...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:17 PM
The New Britain Rock Cats stunned baseball fans with their potential relocation to Hartford, but this is not the first time that a team move to the capital city has been discussed.
The Rock Cats broached the idea for a new stadium in Hartford with the...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:17 AM
HARTFORD — On a late November afternoon in 2012, city officials met with executives from the New Britain Rock Cats and put in motion a secret 18-month negotiation to bring the minor league club to Hartford.
The meeting at Salute on Trumbull Street...