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A comedic blast from the past at CTC

August 19, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR A slice of humor from the 1960s will grace the stage at Connecticut Theatre Company this month. The local theater troupe will be performing 1962’s “Boeing-Boeing” by Marc Camoletti (which was later turned into a movie in 1965). The comedy also was revived on Broadway in 2008 and included actresses…

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Cliburn gets 1,600th win in victory over Ducks

August 19, 2016
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Box score   In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees delivered Stan Cliburn his 1,600th career win in style, completing the four-game sweep of the Ducks with a 7-0 shutout. The Game Changed When…:…Mike Lee escaped a second and third, one out jam in the fifth inning thanks to a 9-6 double play that prevented…

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Bees win third straight

August 18, 2016
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Box score   In 140 Characters or Less: Dominant pitching by the Bees lead to the 3-1 win over the Ducks, putting Stan Cliburn one win away from 1,600. The Game Changed When…:…Rob Bryson struck out back to back batters to end the eighth inning after the Ducks got a run off Kevin Vance to…

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Performance listings, starting Aug. 19

August 17, 2016
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NOW thru AUG. 21 OTHER ‘BOEING, BOEING.’ Performed by Connecticut Theatre Company. Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Repertory Theatre, 23 Norden St., New Britain. $18 for adults, and $16 for students and seniors. www.ConnecticutTheatreCompany.org.

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Eversource issues warning about latest scams

August 17, 2016
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Eversource business and residential customers across Connecticut continue to report receiving unsolicited phone calls and home visits from individuals selling “discounted power” and claiming to be “representatives” or “partners” of Eversource. In light of this, the company is warning customers that these individuals are not affiliated with Eversource and are most likely either scammers or…

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Bees go for number 3 vs. Ducks

August 17, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees go for their third consecutive win over the Ducks tonight! First pitch 6:35PM! Series: The Bees have taken the first two games of the four-game series to close the Ducks’ season series lead to 8-7. After tonight, the series wraps up tomorrow night with another 6:35PM start time.…

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Offense leads way for Bees

August 17, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: For the second straight game, the Bees rode a big second inning offensively to beat the Long Island Ducks 9-5 in game two of the series. The Game Changed When…:…the Bees broke out for six runs in the second inning, which forced the Ducks to play from way…

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St. Paul 5K coming Aug. 26

August 16, 2016
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St. Paul Catholic High School will host its 7th Annual Falcon 5K in memory of Michael Walsh ’07; on Friday, Aug. 26 with a start time of 6:30 p.m. Proceeds from this race will benefit the Father Edmund O’Brien Scholarship Fund and the Michael Walsh ‘07 Scholarship Fund, which supports students furthering their education. Falcon…

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Bees go for second straight against Ducks

August 16, 2016
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Bees go for second straight against Ducks

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees try to get Stan Cliburn one step closer to 1,600 career wins as they look for their second straight win over the Ducks! First pitch 6:35PM! Series: The Bees narrowed the Ducks’ lead in the season series to 8-6 with last night’s series opening 4-2 win. The teams…

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Bees top Ducks

August 16, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: A three-run homer and a RBI double combined with great pitching sealed a 4-2 New Britain win over Long Island. The Game Changed When…:The Bees did all their scoring in the second inning when Michael Crouse hit a three-run home run and James Skelton added a RBI double…

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