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  • All-Courant Softball

    The 2014 All-Courant high school softball Fab 15 team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more:   THE FAB 15 Olivia Banulski, Bristol Central, Sr., CF — .538 avg., 42 hits, 31 runs, 5 HRs Katelyn Corr, Suffield, Jr., CF...
  • UConn Women's Freshmen Learning Ropes From Upperclassmen

    UConn Women's Freshmen Learning Ropes From Upperclassmen
    WEST HARTFORD — Over the course of the summer, the UConn women's basketball staff will do what it always does to help its freshmen assimilate to campus and court life. It will teach the players to work and sometimes even take them on day trips to...
  • Power Company Cancels Contract With Tree-Trimming Firm

    Connecticut Light & Power Co. has ended its contract with a tree-trimming company involved in a train crash Monday and a fatal accident earlier in the month when a worker was killed by a falling branch. "We have canceled our contract with Trees Inc....
  • Parent Of Eastern Mountain Sports, Bob's Stores Acquires West Coast Sports Chain

    The owner of Eastern Mountain Sports and Bob's Stores says it has an agreement to buy Sport Chalet, Inc., a chain of West Coast sporting goods stores, in a deal whose value could reach close to $15 million. Vestis Retail Group, based in Meriden, said...
  • Sport Chalet sold to East Coast Vestis Retail Group

    Sport Chalet sold to East Coast Vestis Retail Group
    Landmark La Cañada Flintridge sporting goods chain Sport Chalet Inc. is being sold to Vestis Retail Group, creating one of the largest sporting goods retailers in the country.  Vestis, which owns East Coast sports retailers Bob's Stores and Eastern...
  • Sport Chalet sold to Vestis Retail Group

    Sport Chalet sold to Vestis Retail Group
    Sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet Inc., which was founded in La Cañada Flintridge more than 50 years ago, was sold to an East Coast company that will use the purchase to create one of the nation's largest sporting goods chains. Connecticut-based...
  • Local officials react to sale of La Cañada-based Sport Chalet

    Local officials react to sale of La Cañada-based Sport Chalet
    Local officials reacted Wednesday to the news announced earlier this week that sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet, a longtime La Cañada company and flagship of the city’s Town Center, is being sold to an East Coast retail group. Vestis Retail...
  • Presentation July 10 On Affordable Care Act For Small Businesses

    With rules on small business Obamacare health coverage creating ongoing confusion, the Community Economic Development Fund is hosting a free presentation next week for small business owners on the Affordable Care Act. The meeting is from 5:30 p.m. to 7:...
  • Meriden Steel Company Buys Torrington Competitor

    A Meriden steel company has purchased a smaller competitor in Torrington in a bid to expand its market into Upstate New York and Western Massachusetts. Logan Steel Co. said Tuesday it has acquired Cesco Steel Co. of Torrington, helping the Meriden...
  • Classic Films At Bargain Prices All Summer At Southington Drive-In

    Classic Films At Bargain Prices All Summer At Southington Drive-In
    Southington Drive-In, at 935 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, starts a new summer season of fun weekend classic film events with the most iconic summer blockbuster ever: "Jaws" on Saturday, June 7. The drive-in charges $15 per carload, $10 for Southington...
  • Hartford HealthCare Eliminating 350 Jobs

    Hartford HealthCare, a statewide network of health care providers with 18,000 workers, is eliminating 350 jobs, the chief operating officer announced Monday. About 230 people will be leaving through layoffs, buyouts and retirements, and the rest of the...