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New Britain Rock Cats

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Ex-Mayors Trade Rock Cats Barbs

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) – Two former mayors of New Britain are exchanging accusations over who’s at fault for the New Britain Rock Cats’ move to Hartford. The New Britain Herald reports that ex-Mayor Timothy […]

11/19/2014

A sketch of the Downtown North development. (DoNo Hartford LLC.)

Hartford PZC Doesn’t Recommend Cats Deal

Thumbs down Tuesday night from Hartford’s Planning and Zoning Commission regarding the plan to develop Downtown North, which includes a new stadium for the New Britain Rock Cats.

09/24/2014

Hartford residents turn out Sept. 17 for a city council public hearing to discuss the proposed $350 million development for Downtown North in Hartford. (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Big Turnout For Hearing On Stadium Proposal

Hartford residents packed two rooms and dozens stood at microphones at the Parker Memorial Community Center Wednesday night to once again, express their views on a $350 million proposal that includes a minor league baseball stadium for the Rock Cats in the Downtown North section of the city.

09/18/2014

Rendering of proposed Rock Cats Stadium (courtesy City of Hartford)

Report: Twins Cut Ties With Cats

The Minnesota Twins have cut ties, for now, with the New Britain Rock Cats as their Double-A Minor League Baseball affiliate.

09/17/2014

Rock Cats Stadium proposal (courtesy City of Hartford)

Hartford Council Handed Rock Cats Plans

Hartford’s Common Council Thursday formally accepted a resolution from Mayor Pedro Segarra outlining recommendations regarding the selection of DoNo Hartford, LLC as the preferred developer for the Downtown North properties.

09/05/2014

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Meeting Tomorrow On Hartford Development, Stadium

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra is calling a special meeting of the City Council for Thursday night to discuss receive, and refer to committee and public hearing development plans for the area […]

09/03/2014

Critics of Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra's Rock Cats stadium plans marched to city hall for a public hearing on the purchase of land for the project.  Some marchers doubt the mayor's assertion that he is creating a plan that will put less of the $60-million price tag on the backs of taxpayers. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Rock Cats Pay Taxes

The New Britain Rock Cats have avoided potential eviction from their baseball stadium by paying more than $164,500 in property taxes.

08/21/2014

Byron Buxton (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Top Prospect Injured In New Britain Expected To Be OK

The Minnesota Twins and their frustrated fans have stopped holding their breath. Future center fielder Byron Buxton was only left with a concussion from a scary collision with a minor league teammate.

08/14/2014

Byron Buxton (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Baseball’s Top Prospect Suffers Concussion In First Rock Cats Game

Minnesota Twins star prospect Byron Buxton was taken off the field in an ambulance after an outfield collision Wednesday night in his first game for Double-A New Britain.

08/14/2014

New Britain Stadium (Photo Credit: minor league baseball.com)

NB Mayor To ‘Cats: Pay Up Or Get Out

New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart has put the owners of the New Britain Rock Cats on notice – if they don’t pay their property taxes, they’ll have to find a new home.

08/02/2014

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