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Lean Manufacturing course to be offered by Tunxis

January 21, 2014
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TunxisCommunity College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division will offer a Lean Manufacturing Principles and Tools Certification course starting in February. The introductory program is designed to instill Lean thinking for improved business performance through continuous improvement training. Participants will learn about the Toyota Production Systems (TPS) model, and other topics to help prepare for…

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Infant massage class offered Jan. 29

January 21, 2014
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The Parent and ChildCenter at BristolHospital is hosting a free focus group entitled “Infant Massage: Nurturing Touch.” This group will teach parents about the many wonderful benefits of infant massage – for both parent and baby. The workshop is hands-on, so participants will need to bring their baby as well as a few blankets. Prenatal…

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Gov. urges caution in storm

January 21, 2014
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With a significant winter storm bearing down on the state, a state of Connecticut press release said Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is urging residents to take it slow and avoid travel during the height of the storm Tuesday night. Governor Malloy, the release said, has also directed the activation of the state’s Emergency Operations Center(EOC) at 3 p.m. today to…

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Storm brings foot of snow, airport cancellations

January 21, 2014
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Storm brings foot of snow, airport cancellations

Some parts of the eastern seaboard will see up to a foot of snow, reports AccuWeather. The storm has cancelled many air flights, so check with your carrier.   AccuWeather Global Weather Center — 21 January 2014 – AccuWeather.com reports a snowstorm sweeping the mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Tuesday is bringing accumulations between 6 inches and 1 foot…

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Expect snowy Tuesday, says AccuWeather

January 20, 2014
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Expect snowy Tuesday, says AccuWeather

 Tuesday looks as if there will be snow in the forecast for Southern New England, says AccuWeather AccuWeather Global Weather Center — 20 January 2014 – AccuWeather.com reports tAlong the leading edge of the invading polar blast, accumulating snow will spread from the Midwest to the East Coast on Tuesday. The snow will come courtesy of yet another…

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Gov. takes action in light impending cold temps

January 20, 2014
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With bitter cold temperatures expected to impact the state over the next week, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced in a press release that he has activated the state’s Severe Cold Weather Protocol, directing the Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (DEMHS), the Department of Social Services (DSS), the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services…

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Potholes may be in New England’s future, says AccuWeather

January 17, 2014
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The crazy swings in temperature in the northeast make it a ripe season for a bumper crop of potholes, explains AccuWeather. AccuWeather Global Weather Center — 17 January 2014 – AccuWeather.com reports another round of frigid air is moving into the United States, and the results could be messy for roadways in the Northeast. Early January brought a…

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Snow possible for holiday weekend in New England

January 17, 2014
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Snow possible for holiday weekend in New England

There are no monster storms on the horizon this weekend, but snow is in the forecast, says AccuWeather AccuWeather.com reports folks wanting a big snowstorm in the Northeast will have to wait a while longer. However, there will be enough cold and snow for skiing will continue through the extended Dr. Martin Luther King weekend. The…

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Cold weather to return, says AccuWeather

January 14, 2014
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Cold weather to return, says AccuWeather

The nation isn’t done with the “Polar Vortex” yet. Although temperatures will not challenge last week’s single digit fare, AccuWeather said the brief respite from sub-freezing temperatures is at an end. AccuWeather.com reports in the wake of the mild air that has been sitting over much of the eastern half of the nation over the…

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AccuWeather says storms could cause some trouble

January 13, 2014
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AccuWeather says storms could cause some trouble

Most of the impact seems elsewhere, but AccuWeather says New England should keep an eye out for some storms that may head our way. AccuWeather.com reports a few weak storm systems staggered over several days will prevent a major snowfall from unfolding in the East this week, but wet weather will allow minor travel problems…

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