| 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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:40 PM
HARTFORD — A month before the public will have an opportunity to weigh in on a proposal to build a minor league baseball stadium, the city is seeking bids related to the project.
City officials are soliciting bids for an architectural firm and...
| 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 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.
| 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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:32 AM
HARTFORD — The public will have an opportunity to weigh in on a proposal to build a baseball stadium just north of the city's downtown at a meeting Wednesday.
Mayor Pedro Segarra, Director of Development Services Thomas Deller and other city...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:12 AM
HARTFORD — City residents fumed Wednesday over what they called a lack of transparency and inflated job and visitor projections for a proposed minor league baseball stadium in Hartford.
The more than 250 residents who attended a hearing at the...
| 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 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 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 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...