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  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In Shadow Of Probe, Rowland Leaves As WTIC Talk-Show Host

     In Shadow Of Probe, Rowland Leaves As WTIC Talk-Show Host
    HARTFORD — Former Gov. John G. Rowland, identified Monday in federal court as a co-conspirator in an alleged campaign financing scheme, announced Thursday that he was leaving as WTIC-AM's afternoon talk-show host. "Today will be my last show as...
  • Boxers In Connecticut Hall of Fame

    Boxers with state ties in the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame. 2013 ISRAEL "PITO" CARDONA: Cardona, a Hartford native, turned to pro boxing at the age of 18, winning his pro debut in 1993. He won the International Boxing Organization super...
  • Policía de Hamden: Mujer amenaza de bomba a la Universidad de Quinnipiac para cancelar la graduación

    Policía de Hamden: Mujer amenaza de bomba a la Universidad de Quinnipiac para cancelar la graduación
    Una mujer de Massachusetts que no quería que su familia supiera que había abandonado la escuela y que no se graduaba llamó haciendo dos amenazas de bomba a la Universidad de Quinnipiac el domingo en un esfuerzo por cancelar la ceremonia. Danielle Shea,...
  • As Decades Pass, WWII Vets Reassess Memories

    As Decades Pass, WWII Vets Reassess Memories
    Their memories are clear, undimmed after seven decades. John Fletcher can see dead German soldiers stacked in a truck and multicolored parachutes dropping on Bastogne, Belgium, in the desperate winter of 1944-45. A scene from August 1942 plays in...
  • Pep Bashed Boxers, Lee Punched Out Copy In Hartford's Heyday

    In the early morning hours of Nov. 21, 1942, less than a year after the United States was thrust into World War II, the latest edition of The Hartford Courant hit the streets of a city wondering how one of its own fared on the biggest stage in sports....
  • A Kennedy Stirs Connecticut's Politics

    State Sen. Ed Meyer, D-Guilford, will not seek a sixth term in November. He has been a brave soldier in the endless battle to protect the public's right to know what its government is doing. This is harder duty than most people think. Those invested...