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PARC getting ready for annual walkathon

August 23, 2016
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PARC walk 2016 PR 1 Alicia Rostkowski

For more than 50 years, PARC has provided family centered services for people with developmental disabilities in Plainville and surrounding towns. Now members, staff, volunteers and supporters are preparing for its largest fundraiser of the year: the 16th Annual Helen Coughlin Memorial Walkathon set for Saturday, Oct. 1 at Norton Park. Alicia Rostkowski, a PARC…

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State Sen. Martin supports Petit in state house race

August 23, 2016
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PLAINVILLE— State Senator Henri Martin (R-31st) has endorsed the election of Dr. William Petit, Jr. to serve in the Connecticut House of Representatives for the 22nd District (Plainville), according to a press release from Martin’s campaign. “I am supporting Dr. Petit for the 22nd District…

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Obituaries: Michael Horn

August 23, 2016
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Obituaries: Michael Horn

Michael Horn, 52, died on Monday, Aug. 15 after a long battle with a genetic heart condition. He was the husband of Dawn Horn. He was born on July 26, 1964. He was originally from Waterbury,  but he resided in Southington and Plainville. Besides his…

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Bees welcome Bluefish in for final time this season

August 23, 2016
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Bees welcome Bluefish in for final time this season

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees return home to take on the Bridgeport Bluefish for the final time this season! First pitch 6:35PM! Series: The last series between the Bees and Bluefish took place in late July at Bridgeport with the Bluefish winning two…

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Wheeler Y offers new youth programs

August 23, 2016
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The Wheeler Regional YMCA’s Youth Development, 149 Farmington Ave., in Plainville is offering some new programs. Chess Club for ages 8-15. Track Club for ages 8-15 Archery for ages 8-15 Teen Leadership Club for Grades 9 and 10 Space is available and registration is now…

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Witch’s Dungeon commemorates 50th with medallions

August 23, 2016
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER When Cortlandt Hull founded the Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum in 1966 at just 13 years old, never did he expect it to become the longest running classic horror and fantasy attraction nationwide. The museum began 50 years ago on…

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Malloy’s budget office releasing funds to watchdog agencies

August 23, 2016
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget office is releasing $183,000 in state funds it withheld from the state’s three watchdog agencies. Leaders of the Office of State Ethics, State Elections Enforcement and Freedom of Information commissions have argued the Democratic governor…

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Obituary: Michael Horn, 52

August 22, 2016
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Michael Horn, 52, died on Monday, Aug. 15 after a long battle with a genetic heart condition. He was the husband of Dawn Horn. He was born on July 26, 1964. He was originally from Waterbury,  but he resided in Southington and Plainville. Besides his wife, Dawn,…

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Blue Crabs snap Bees’ win streak at 4

August 22, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees were unable to extend their winning streak to a season-high five games as they dropped the series opener to the Blue Crabs 9-6. The Game Changed When…:…Crabs’ first baseman Michael Snyder launched a two-run home run…

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