When the Chicago Cubs announced they were leaving their old TV home to start their own network, it was viewed by some as a prudent business decision that would create another vital revenue stream. With more revenue streams, the Cubs theoretically would be contenders for years. That of course, hasn’t happened. The Cubs are in the early stages of a rebuild of undetermined length. In the middle of the first full season of Marquee Sports Network in 2021, Cubs president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer came to the conclusion he could not sign his three biggest stars and executed a massive sell-off to restock the farm system, beginning the next phase of Cubs history. But instead of stating the obvious, Hoyer declined to refer to the plan as a rebuild and even questioned why a reporter needed to put a label on it. Ten months later, the Cubs are well below .500 and looking to prospects such as Christopher Morel, Justin Steele and Keegan Thompson. The Cubs still refuse to concede … [Read more...] about Column: Criticize the Chicago Cubs? Not on Marquee Sports Network’s ‘The Reporters’ show.
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0 Arts & Entertainment The Connecticut Trolley Museum will present a number of events this summer. Tim Jensen , Patch Staff Posted Reply EAST WINDSOR, CT — A number of events are slated this summer at the Connecticut Trolley Museum. A partial listing includes: June 19 – Father's Day Behind the Scenes Tour & Guest Motorman Day-"Behind-the-Scenes" tour will give visitors the opportunity to take a close-up look at some of the current restoration projects including Connecticut Company Car #3001 (almost 121 years old!), Brooklyn Rapid Transit #169 (128 years old!) & Northern Ohio Traction & Light Co. #1500 (113 years old!). Additionally, tour the grounds that are normally closed off to visitors with a Museum guide and watch Pump Car Demonstrations. Admission prices are $13 for Adults, $11 for Children ages 2-11 & half off for Museum Members. Dads and Granddads receive FREE admission when accompanied by a paying … [Read more...] about Summer Events Scheduled At The Connecticut Trolley Museum
(CBS News & Stations)– CBS announced its 2022-2023 primetime programming lineup of CBS Originals, featuring four new dramas, one alternative series, special event programming and 18 returning series. For 2021-2022, the Network finished #1 for the 14 th straight season, winning 19 of the past 20 seasons. The four new series for fall are the dramas “East New York” starring Amanda Warren as the newly promoted boss of the 74 th Precinct located on the edge of Brooklyn; “Fire Country”, from Jerry Bruckheimer and inspired by series star Max Thieriot’s (SEAL Team) experiences growing up in Northern California fire country; humorous legal drama “So Help Me Todd,” starring Academy Award winner Marcia Gay Harden as a meticulous successful attorney and Skylar Astin as her aimless private detective son she hires to work for her law firm and the reality romance adventure “The Real Love Boat,” inspired by the classic hit scripted series “The Love Boat.” READ MORE: Dow Tumbles 1,160 … [Read more...] about CBS Unveils 2022-2023 Primetime Lineup
0 Schools Graduating class represented 163 of Connecticut's 169 towns as Eastern Connecticut State University commencement returns to Hartford. Michael Lemanski , Patch Staff Posted Reply One of the biggest graduation traditions at Eastern Connecticut State University is a ceremony where pennies are tossed into a fountain to 'make a wish' about the future. Members of the Class of 2022 bask in the glory of commencement exercises in a packed XL Center in Hartford. ECSU commencement speaker Lena Rodriquez, offers some words of wisdom. ECSU Senior Class President Karina Torres speaks at graduation exercises Tuesday. HARTFORD — Nearly 1,000 new college graduates celebrated one of the most memorable moments in their young lives Tuesday at Eastern Connecticut State University's 132nd commencement exercises. Based in Willimantic, ECSU was finally able to return to … [Read more...] about ECSU Grads Celebrate Culmination Of College Careers
0 Business The company, which sells wireless supplies and equipment, bought the former banquet hall for $525,000, multiple news outlets have reported. Gabby DeBenedictis , Patch Staff Posted Reply BRISTOL, CT — A technology company currently based in New Britain is moving its headquarters to the former Nuchie's banquet hall in Bristol, according to reports. Wireless Shop LLC bought the 9,425-square-foot building located at 164 Central St. for $525,000 last month, the Hartford Business Journal reported . The company supplies independent retailers with technology products, according to its website . "We've been around for almost 25 years," Wireless Shop CEO Raj Anthonypillai told The Bristol Press . "Our background is in the wireless business and we are a master dealer with AT&T Mobile, H20 Mobile, Lycamobile and many others MVNOs." Read more: Former Nuchie's Location Has Sold (MVNOS, or mobile … [Read more...] about Wireless Device Company Moving Into Former Nuchie’s: Reports
0 This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author's own. Sports Weekly road race series is one of the most extensive of its kind Scott Benjamin , Community Contributor Posted | Updated Reply Bob Satterlee checks his time after 4.8 miles. Paul Butler has run in the Roxbury Road Runners Club series for 20 years. Ed Sandifer Bill Burley Jim Fixx Mary Mahrer Larry Kershnar By Scott Benjamin ROXBURY – As the running boom was taking off, Bill Burley decided to recreate the "fun" he had in a summer race series in suburban Westport by bringing it to the rolling farmlands and winding stonewalls of rural Litchfield County. Burley, who had taught Physical Education at the Bedford and Coleytown elementary schools in Westport, had just finished his first year as principal at the now-defunct East Street Elementary School in New Milford. … [Read more...] about Roxbury runners get fit, conquer hills, make friends