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  • Move The Rock Cats?

    Why go to the trouble and expense to move New Britain baseball to Hartford? The famous busway should do an admirable job of bringing Hartford to New Britain baseball. Shouldn't it? Warren Hathaway, Glastonbury
  • Rock Cats Stadium No Deal For Hartford

    Rock Cats Stadium No Deal For Hartford
    Many years ago, the big news in Hartford was a guy named Robert Kraft, who wanted Connecticut to build him a $375 million football stadium downtown. He'd leave Massachusetts for a free stadium and a no-tax deal on a new hotel, bringing his NFL Patriots...
  • Auto Shop Owner Sues Pratt, Ex-Landlord, Blames Them For Exposure To Chemicals In Workplace

    The operator of an automotive shop in Rocky Hill is suing his former landlord and the building's previous owner, Pratt & Whitney, alleging that they failed to warn him about harmful chemicals that caused serious medical issues for him and his workers....
  • Paralyzed Man Gets Surprise Lift To Son's Graduation

    Paralyzed Man Gets Surprise Lift To Son's Graduation
    DANBURY — A paralyzed Connecticut man was given a special gift Monday by a generous ambulance company. Frank Foster was transported from New Britain to Danbury by the Ambulance Service of Manchester to see his only son graduate from Bethel High...
  • Holocaust Survivor And Korean War Veteran To Speak In New Britain

    NEW BRITAIN - Roman Luftglas, a Holocaust survivor and veteran of the Korean War battles of Pork Chop Hill and Old Baldy, will speak June 30 at the Kiwanis Club's pre-Independence Day meeting. Luftglas, a West Hartford resident, earned the combat...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Farmington Bank Teaches Junior Achievement Classes To Mayberry School Students

    Fourteen Farmington Bank employees, including Residential Loan Specialist Joseph Soucie, taught the fundamentals of financial literacy to students in grades K-5 at Dr. Franklin H. Mayberry School in East Hartford. The Farmington Bank employees, who...
  • Oracle to buy Columbia's Micros Systems in $5.3 billion deal

    Oracle to buy Columbia's Micros Systems in $5.3 billion deal
    Silicon Valley giant Oracle Corp. plans to acquire Columbia-based Micros Systems Inc. for $5.3 billion in a deal executives and industry observers said could generate local job growth instead of the typical corporate consolidation. In the deal...
  • Police: Woman Allegedly Charged $15,000 To Elderly Client's Credit Cards

    Police: Woman Allegedly Charged $15,000 To Elderly Client's Credit Cards
    FARMINGTON — A New Britain woman who is accused of making $15,000 in fraudulent charges on an elderly person's credit cards was arrested Saturday, police said. Carrie Cooper, 33, was charged with 18 counts each of identity theft, illegal use of a...
  • Officials: Cleanup Should Start Soon At Plainville's Chung Property

    PLAINVILLE — A long-blighted, 9-acre retail parcel that's near the New Britain city line will be cleared once state officials approve a hazardous waste removal plan submitted by the property's most recent owner, the town manager said Monday. The...
  • Regional Digest: Rock Cats' Win Streak Snapped

    Cats' Win Streak Snapped The Rock Cats' 11-game win streak, the longest in franchise history, ended Monday night with a 4-3 loss to the Altoona Curve at New Britain Stadium. Down 2-0 early, the Rock Cats tied it 2-2 in the bottom of the third when...
  • Hicks going back to switch-hitting

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Minnesota Twins - INSIDE PITCH MINNEAPOLIS -- In what has become a bit of a soap opera for the Minnesota Twins, the organization has confirmed that center fielder Aaron Hicks will once again become a switch hitter....