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70-year-old pianist wants to perform in 70 CT towns… for free

June 27, 2016
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Connecticut-based pianist, composer, and educator Rex Cadwallader is celebrating his 70th birthday by offering to play seventy concerts in Connecticut for free. Cadwallader, who has lived and performed in Connecticut for the past twenty-two years, says he is “anxious to give back to the individuals, organizations and communities that have been so supportive” of his…

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Compounce fireworks on Saturday

June 27, 2016
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On Saturday, July 2, Lake Compounce will host its annual fireworks display over the lake in celebration of Independence Day. Produced by Pyrotecnico, the show, beginning with the laser show starts at 9 p.m., and fireworks will be launched from the far side of the…

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License renewal for pinball, pool tables, and games of chance

June 27, 2016
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Southington Police Chief John F. Daly released a reminder for all individuals who have current licenses for pinball games, games of chance, and pool tables. All licenses will be expiring on Thursday, June 30, 2016. These licenses will be renewed at the Southington Police Department…

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SPD offers tips for avoiding vehicle break-ins

June 27, 2016
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Southington has experienced a rash of vehicle break-ins over the past few months. While officers are diligently working to solve this problem, the Southington Police Department issued a press release to remind residents that there are things to do in order to prevent these crimes:…

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Police urge residents to join the fight against illegal drug activity in town

June 27, 2016
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In a recent press release, the Southington Police Department committed to combating the sale and possession of illegal drugs in Southington. As part of this ongoing effort they communicated two ways to report illegal drug sales and possessions. Both can be reported anonymously. People with…

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Obituary: John ‘Phil’ Utke, 69

June 27, 2016
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John “Phil” Utke, 69, of Southington, passed away on June 24, 2016 at HOCC New Britain Campus. He was the husband of Esther (Miller) Utke. He was born November 15, 1946 in New Britain, son of the late John and Jean (Thiery) Utke. John served…

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Blues back on track

June 27, 2016
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The Bristol Blues got back on track in a big way after three straight tough losses, taking the win over their western division rival, the Pittsfield Suns. Frankie Gregoire (Marist) had a huge day at the plate, coming only a triple short of the cycle,…

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Bees fall short

June 27, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less:New Britain could not pick up the series win in the finale vs. Lancaster, settling for the split after their 6-4 loss. The Game Changed When…: ……With the game tied 1-1 heading into the bottom of the sixth, Lance…

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Bees look for win against Lancaster

June 26, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees look to take the final game of their four-game set with the Lancaster Barnstormers! First pitch 5PM! Series: New Britain fell to Lancaster 13-3 in game three of the series last night. After today’s series finale, the two…

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