Author: mchaiken

Business booming downtown

By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER Each year, town officials, local business owners, and representatives from the Southington Chamber of Commerce take a stroll through downtown Southington. On their walk, they have an opportunity to exchange ideas for enhancing the area,…

Sewage plan upgrade favored by council

By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER The Town Council voted 8-1 in favor of a bond ordinance for improvements to the Southington Water Pollution Control Facility. The bond ordinance approved by the council on June 13, with councilor John Barry (D)…

Bees outlast Barnstormers

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: A back-and-forth game that was delayed at the start by rain could not keep the Bees from pulling out the 5-4 win in opener at Lancaster. The Game Changed When…: ……Jon Jones, who…

Bees shut out Somerset

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: It was the James Skelton and Kyle Simon show as Skelton hammered two home runs and Simon pitched a complete game shutout. The Game Changed When…: …The game got off to a fast…

Music listings, starting June 24

FRIDAY, JUNE 24 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Gibson Bar and Grill, 161 Bridge St., East Windsor. TUESDAY, JUNE 28 PLAINVILLE MAGIC MOMENTS. 6:30 p.m. Doo-wop and rock ‘n’ roll songs. Norton Park, band shell, Plainville. BRISTOL REDLINE BAND. “Rockin’ Out at…

Meetings listings, starting June 24

ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public Library, lower level, 56 East Main…

Support group listings, starting June 24

ONGOING BRISTOL NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. All family, friends of addicts are welcome to attend. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. AL-ANON. Tuesdays at 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby…

Kids listings, starting June 24

FRIDAY, JUNE 24 BRISTOL ANNUAL PET PARADE. 9 a.m. Bring your pet or stuffed animal for fun and games. Bristol Blues Mascot BB will make an appearance. Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Free. ElizabethLivingston@ci.bristol.ct.us, (860) 584-7790. IMAGINE NATION LOVES…