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Volunteers show they ‘Care’ last Friday

May 27, 2016
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Since 1992, hundreds of volunteers from all walks of life have dedicated their time to helping nonprofit agencies throughout West Central Connecticut. Sponsored by the United Way of West Central Connecticut, Day of Caring gives an opportunity for youth and employees of local corporations to join hands and open their…

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Blue Devils reign over Hurricanes

May 27, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER After just missing their first win of the season at Hunter Memorial Golf Club in Meriden after settling with a 190-190 tie against Maloney the week prior, the Blue Devils golf team took advantage at Stanley Golf Course in New…

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Memorial Day plans in Plainville

May 27, 2016
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Plainville’s Memorial Day parade will kick off at 9 a.m. on Monday May 30, at the corner of Broad Street and Whiting Street. Parade participants will gather on Broad Street at 8:30 a.m., and head west. The parade route loops around and winds down Main…

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A phone call changed Bea Miller’s summer plans

May 27, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Bea Miller was just going about her business, prepping a new album for her fans, when the call came. Selena Gomez wanted her to open her tour, which makes its way to Connecticut on May 29. “I couldn’t believe it,”…

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Author will share recipes, story of overcoming hardship

May 27, 2016
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New Britain native and Bristol resident Dale Reney has journeyed from cooking in the kitchens of three- and four-star restaurants to being homeless and addicted to drugs and alcohol. Most recently his life’s journey took a different – and happy — turn when overcame his…

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Summer concert series announced

May 27, 2016
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The Friends of Norton Park Concerts have planned another season of enjoyable music beginning on Tuesday, June 7.  The concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. and are held at the band shell near the playground area.  Bring your chairs and your picnic and enjoy nine weeks…

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Photographer to showcase his live concert images

May 27, 2016
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Southington based photographer John Atashian will be displaying a selection of his live concert photographs at the Plainville Public Library on Wednesday, June 1 and continuing through Thursday, June 30. The photo display will include large photographic canvas wrap prints of The Rolling Stones, Taylor…

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Cyndi Lauper, Boy George successfully woo Mohegan crowd

May 27, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR In the stage left corner at the Mohegan Sun Arena, there was a prop pay telephone. And when Cyndi Lauper sang the country/ R&B classic “Misty Blue” (from her new album, “Detour”), the performer used the handpiece of the phone…

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CT budget settled so town to set mill rate

May 27, 2016
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Now that state lawmakers passed a $19.7 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2016-2017, the Town Council can move forward with setting the mill rate. The state budget was approved on May 13, passing the House of Representatives by a 74-70…

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