Author: mchaiken

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

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…

Health listings, starting July 8

THURSDAY, JULY 14 PLAINVILLE FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 1 to 2 p.m. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. HHCSeniorServices.org LIVING WITH SPINAL STENOSIS. Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. 10 to 11 a.m.…

Music listings, starting July 8

FRIDAY, JULY 8 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Carmine’s Bar, 389 Main St., East Hartford. MONDAY, JULY 11 OTHER SIMPLY SWING. Walnut Hill Park, band shell, New Britain. TUESDAY, JULY 12 PLAINVILLE RIVERBOAT RAMBLERS. 6:30 p.m. Norton Park, band shell, Plainville. BRISTOL…

Bees vie for edge against Skeeters

NEW BRITAIN BEES (37-35) AT SUGAR LAND SKEETERS (36-36) ========== In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees and Skeeters wrap up their three-game series looking for the edge in the rubber match! First pitch 8:05PM! Series:New Britain shut out Sugar…