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Tennis tourney coming to area in June; participants sought

March 4, 2014
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The largest community tennis tournament in New England is here in Connecticut. The Wint Filipek Sr. Memorial Tennis Tournament is scheduled for June 7 to 15 at the Copper Valley Swim & Tennis Club, Cheshire. This is a non-profit event. All proceeds benefit the Winton S. Filipek Sr. Scholarship Fund, Inc., which has awarded $67,500…

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NB Art League seeks work that is all about the ‘Blues’

March 4, 2014
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The Art League of New Britain is announcing The Blue Show 2014, an exhibit celebrating “BLUE,” in both art and mood. The show will run from Friday, March 14 to Sunday, April 6 at 30 Cedar St. in New Britain. An Opening Reception will be on Friday, March 14, from 6 to 9 p.m., with…

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Latest info on next week’s storm from AccuWeather; up to a foot of snow expected

February 28, 2014
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Latest info on next week’s storm from AccuWeather; up to a foot of snow expected

AccuWeather.com reports on the latest update of the snow that may hit Connecticut on Monday.    March may not come in like a lion everywhere across the nation, but winter will roar during the first several days of the month and impact more than 100 million people. Snow will expand from the northern Rockies and…

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Another blast of winter, snow coming toward Northeast, says AccuWeather

February 27, 2014
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Another blast of winter, snow coming toward Northeast, says AccuWeather

The beginning of March looks less than auspicious with a snow storm that will stretch 1,500 miles across the United States, according to AccuWeather. AccuWeather.com reports March may not come in like a lion everywhere across the nation, but winter will roar during the first several days of the month and impact more than 100 million…

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Snow headed this direction Monday

February 26, 2014
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Snow headed this direction Monday

A lingering snow storm appears to be on the way to the east as February shifts to March, according to AccuWeatherAccuWeather.com reports March may not come in like a lion everywhere across the nation, but winter will roar during the first several days of the month and impact more than 100 million people. Early indications are…

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Winter weather will be slow to subside, says AccuWeather

February 25, 2014
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Winter weather will be slow to subside, says AccuWeather

If you’re waiting for a spring warm-up, the weather pattern will be uncooperative heading into March, says AccuWeather. AccuWeather.com reports while spring officially begins on March 20 and there are signs of a pattern change beginning around that date, winter may not be in a hurry to let go over much of the Central and Eastern…

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Grammys looking to honor music educators

February 25, 2014
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Applications for the second annual Music Educator Award are currently online; to nominate a teacher, visit GRAMMYMusicTeacher.com. The deadline to nominate is March 31, 2014. The application process will adjust each year to allow the broad array of effective teaching styles and methods used in the discipline to be recognized and awarded. The award is…

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Connecticut food purveyors sought for event

February 25, 2014
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The Waterbury Neighborhood Council will host the second annual CONNfection event, a showcase featuring Connecticut made food and wine, on Thursday, March 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Palace Theater in Waterbury. Tickets are $25 per person and can be bought by phone at (203)346-2000, online at www.palacetheaterct.org, or in person at the…

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Prom dress donations sought

February 25, 2014
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A Moment Away is collecting dresses for “The Princess & The Prom,” the dresses must be from the past five years. The dresses can be dropped off at 61 Curtiss Street, Southington, CT06489. Any person who brings in a dress will receive a $10 voucher (limit two). Donations are being accepted now through March 20.…

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Raw government data to be released via executive order of governor

February 20, 2014
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today announced in a press release he has signed an executive order that will result in widespread amounts of raw government data to be collected, placed on the internet, and shared with the public in a major effort to increase transparency and provide a useful database that can be utilized by…

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