| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:58 PM
HARTFORD — The city council is poised to vote Tuesday on a series of proposals related to a $350 million development project north of downtown that includes a new stadium for the New Britain Rock Cats.
The council's operations, management,...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Investigadores trabajaban el miércoles por determinar la causa del incendio del martes en el 598 Avenida Blue Hills, cómo murió el bombero Kevin Bell y el bombero Jason Martínez resultara quemado en el fuego.
Bell, 48, un veterano de seis años, servía en...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 6:33 PM
HARTFORD — Addressing all the city's teachers for the first time Monday, Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez called on them to be "all-in" for students — to be advocates and mentors to Hartford children and teens — while promising to...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 1:14 PM
The seats are springier, the lobby is spiffier and the ambience is perfect for setting a scene — or a play.
That's the assessment of the theater execs, state and city politicians, funders and actors who checked out Hartford Stage at its renovation...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:58 AM
HARTFORD — The city's cost of leasing a minor league ballpark from the company that lost a bid to develop land north of downtown would have been less than the proposed leasing costs by the winning bidder, newly released documents show.
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:35 PM
HARTFORD — The city would pay $3.77 million annually for the first five years it leases a minor league baseball stadium that is part of a sweeping redevelopment plan, according to projections in city documents and the developer's plan.
| 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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:57 PM
HARTFORD — Developers interested in transforming vacant parcels of land north of Hartford's downtown into housing, retail and a 9,000-seat minor league baseball stadium had until 3 p.m. Friday to submit their proposals.
But city officials on...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:26 PM
HARTFORD — The city's proposal to build a minor league baseball stadium could derail plans for a new XL Center or compete with the existing downtown arena, a top development official said in an email obtained by The Courant.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:17 PM
The goal of bringing minor league baseball to downtown Hartford is a more vibrant downtown. To that end, all the parts have to work together. The stadium should complement other venues, whenever possible, not compete with them.
A concern about this...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:38 PM
HARTFORD — The city will seek proposals as early as next week to redevelop more than a dozen acres just north of downtown, seeking to capitalize on new attention that a planned minor league park is bringing to the long-ignored area.