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Gov., lt. gov. hold forum in New Britain today

March 14, 2013
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The following press release came out of the governor’s office: On Thursday evening, Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman will host a community forum in New Britain, where they will speak with members of the public on the state’s pressing issues.  This will be the second event of this series of community…

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Deadline approaches for grant, scholarship applications from Main Street Foundation

March 12, 2013
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Application deadlines are quickly approaching for grants and scholarships from funds administered by the Main Street Community Foundation. Grant applications are due on April 5, 2013, and scholarship applications are due on April 1 by 4 p.m. Information is available on the Foundation’s website at www.mainstreetfoundation.org. The Main Street Community Foundation serves the Connecticut towns…

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Choral Society performs March 15, 16

March 8, 2013
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Plainville Choral Society will present Vivaldi’s Gloria, directed by Peter Peluso, on March 15 and 16 at 7:30 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. “The theme for PCS this year is ‘The Classics’,” according to Peter Peluso, “and this show will feature classic choral pieces. In addition to Vivaldi’s Gloria, there will be performances by a…

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Snow is in the forecast for this week

March 5, 2013
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Snow is in the forecast for this week

Accuweather says snow could be on its way State College, Pa. — 5 March 2013 — AccuWeather.com reports snow will reach the New York City metropolitan area to Boston as well as part of northern New England and upstate New York with the midweek storm. It has been a nail-biting time for meteorologists as to…

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Classic metal with a ‘Mob’ twist

March 5, 2013
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Classic metal with a ‘Mob’ twist

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The members of Adrenaline Mob come from bands celebrated for their original material. The band’s singer Russell Allen comes from Symphony X. Drummer Mike Portnoy arrived from Dream Theater and Avenged Sevenfold. And guitarist Mike Orlando made his name with Sonic Stomp. But for the band’s latest release, “Coverta,” Adrenaline…

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More weekend snow, but northern New England looks targeted for worst of it

February 22, 2013
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More weekend snow, but northern New England looks targeted for worst of it

  The northern part of New England looks to be targeted for another nasty snow storm. But from central Connecticut, south, the snow looks to be wet and heavy but accumulating only 1 to 3 inches, according to Accuweather. State College, Pa. — 22 February 2013 — AccuWeather.com reports the third storm in as many…

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Snow in the forecast for this weekend, says Accuweather: CT may be spared the worst of it

February 21, 2013
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Snow in the forecast for this weekend, says Accuweather: CT may be spared the worst of it

 It’s the weekend, it must mean it’s going to snow. Accuweather is warning that New England is likely to see snow this weekend. Although, Connecticut seems as if it will be spared the whallop in storm for Massachusetts, where places like Worcester could see another 6 inches added to its record total. State College, Pa.…

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Show us your shorts… WCCC mounts film fest, local filmmaker joins in

February 21, 2013
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Show us your shorts… WCCC mounts film fest, local filmmaker joins in

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR 106.9 WCCC is going Hollywood this Sunday with its Rock’n and Reel’n Short Film Fest. And a local filmmaker, Neal Thomassen, a Southington High School alum, is up there on the marquee. The event is planned for Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Hard Rock Café at Foxwoods…

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Accuweather says possibility exists for snow this weekend

February 20, 2013
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Accuweather says possibility exists for snow this weekend

It might be snow, it might be rain, but Accuweather says something’s on the way.   State College, Pa. — 20 February 2013 — AccuWeather.com reports another weekend is approaching and it appears another snowstorm may be in the works for part of weather-weary New England with a close call for part of the mid-Atlantic.…

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Snow continues to haunt forecast, says Accuweather

February 18, 2013
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Snow continues to haunt forecast, says Accuweather

New England just can’t dog the snow, according to the latest forecast from Accuweather.com State College, Pa. — 18 February 2013 — AccuWeather.com reports a storm quickly following on the heels of the weekend’s New England snowstorm is set to return snow to the Great Lakes and Northeast Monday through Tuesday. The upcoming storm for…

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