Author: mchaiken

Bees beat Bluefish

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees scored four runs in the fourth inning to give them their second straight win over the Bridgeport Bluefish. The Game Changed When…: With the bases loaded, Jovan Rosa hit a single…

Coyote River Band keeps on flowing

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR If you check the music calendars across the state, especially in the months conducive to outdoor performances, you’re likely to come across the name of Coyote River Band. The Connecticut band was formed six years…

Bees top Bluefish

Box score   BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Behind strong nights for Bees’ pitchers and Jon Griffin, the Bees took the series opener from the Bluefish 5-2. The Game Changed When…: Clinging to a one-run lead in the…

Cooling centers open

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy is reminding Connecticut residents that as the state is experiencing its first heat wave of the summer, cooling centers are open in towns and cities throughout the state and can be located by…

Blues still on a skid

The Bristol Blues were unable to snap out of their recent skid, dropping their third consecutive game to the North Shore Navigators by a score of 10-2, bringing their record to 13-16 on the season. This one was a tale…

Bear killed on I-84 Tuesday

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut State Police are warning drivers to watch out for bears after a motorist struck one on Interstate 84. Police say the bear was hit Tuesday morning on the eastbound side of I-84 in New…

Meeting listings, starting July 8

TUESDAY, JULY 12 BRISTOL BUSINESS BUILDERS. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Topic, “How to Increase Business Through Referral Sources.” Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, Benefits Center, 200 Main St., Bristol. CentralCTChambers.org/Events ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first…

Kids listings, starting July 8

"House for Every Bird," by J.R. and Jeanne Chmielewski .  

FRIDAY, JULY 8 PLAINVILLE MAKER SPACE. 10:45 a.m. Children can create, build, and discover. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450. SOUTHINGTON ‘IMAGINATION GENERATION.’ 7 p.m. Grade 3 to 6 students in the Southington Summer Theater Junior…